Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI): Price and Financial Metrics

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI): $2.37

0.17 (+7.73%)

POWR Rating

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  • AAOI scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 85.08% of US stocks.
  • AAOI's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • AAOI's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 25.13% of US stocks).

AAOI Stock Summary

  • AAOI has a market capitalization of $62,752,182 -- more than approximately merely 14.92% of US stocks.
  • AAOI's price/sales ratio is 0.29; that's higher than the P/S ratio of just 7.8% of US stocks.
  • As for revenue growth, note that AAOI's revenue has grown 2.94% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of 29.97% of US companies in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to APPLIED OPTOELECTRONICS INC, a group of peers worth examining would be WISA, MRIN, TTNP, EYPT, and ARDX.
  • Visit AAOI's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

AAOI Valuation Summary

  • AAOI's EV/EBIT ratio is -3.3; this is 117.19% lower than that of the median Technology stock.
  • AAOI's price/sales ratio has moved down 1.5 over the prior 113 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AAOI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AAOI 2023-01-20 0.3 0.3 -1.0 -3.3
AAOI 2023-01-19 0.3 0.3 -1.1 -3.3
AAOI 2023-01-18 0.3 0.3 -1.1 -3.4
AAOI 2023-01-17 0.3 0.4 -1.1 -3.4
AAOI 2023-01-13 0.3 0.3 -1.1 -3.4
AAOI 2023-01-12 0.3 0.3 -1.1 -3.3

AAOI Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at -41.73%.
  • The 3 year price growth rate now stands at -76.12%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -35.84%.
AAOI's revenue has moved down $73,660,000 over the prior 49 months.

The table below shows AAOI's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 215.642 -10.8 -60.685
2022-06-30 212.216 1.888 -60.855
2022-03-31 214.106 -0.033 -54.602
2021-12-31 211.565 -11.644 -54.162
2021-09-30 209.482 -25.487 -53.061
2021-06-30 232.823 -35.122 -46.88

AAOI's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • AAOI has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 10.82% of graded US stocks.
  • AAOI's asset turnover comes in at 0.483 -- ranking 149th of 208 Electronic Equipment stocks.
  • VIAV, UCTT, and IIN are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with AAOI.

The table below shows AAOI's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.483 0.223 -0.083
2021-03-31 0.505 0.225 -0.092
2020-12-31 0.491 0.215 -0.101
2020-09-30 0.487 0.219 -0.102
2020-06-30 0.426 0.216 -0.108
2020-03-31 0.376 0.225 -0.113

AAOI Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AAOI, see our AAOI price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $15.71 Average Broker Recommendation 1.88 (Hold)

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AAOI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $2.37 52-week high $4.56
Prev. close $2.20 52-week low $1.48
Day low $2.18 Volume 107,947
Day high $2.43 Avg. volume 137,080
50-day MA $2.14 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $2.31 Market Cap 67.84M

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI) Company Bio

Applied Optoelectronics is a developer and manufacturer of advanced optical products, including components, modules and equipment, all of which is used for broadband fiber access networks. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Sugar Land, Texas.

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Latest AAOI News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about APPLIED OPTOELECTRONICS INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate AAOI as an investment opportunity.

Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI) Stock: Relying Heavily On Asset Sale For Future Growth

As Applied Optoelectronics stands today, its CATV unit and 400G product shipments are at tailwind for the company. See why we recommend a hold for AAOI stock.

Seeking Alpha | December 13, 2022

CIT Northbridge Credit Provides $27.78 Million Credit Facility to Applied Optoelectronics

CIT, a division of First Citizens Bank, today announced that CIT Northbridge Credit, as advised by CIT Asset Management LLC, served as agent on a $27.78 million credit facility for Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAOI), a leading provider of fiber-optic networking products.

Yahoo | December 5, 2022

Looking Into Applied Optoelectronics''s Return On Capital Employed

Benzinga Pro data, Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ: AAOI ) reported Q3 sales of $56.69 million. Earnings fell to a loss of $15.63 million, resulting in a 8.1% decrease from last quarter. In Q2, Applied Optoelectronics brought in $52.30 million in sales but lost $14.46 million in earnings. What Is Return On Capital Employed? Earnings data without context is not clear and can be difficult to base trading decisions on. Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) helps to filter signal from noise by measuring yearly pre-tax profit relative to capital employed by a business. Generally, a higher ROCE suggests successful growth of … Full story available on

Benzinga | November 18, 2022

The Founder of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI), Chih-Hsiang Lin, Just Bought 10% More Shares

Whilst it may not be a huge deal, we thought it was good to see that the Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. ( NASDAQ:AAOI...

Yahoo | November 14, 2022

Applied Optoelectronics Third Quarter 2022 Earnings: Misses Expectations

Applied Optoelectronics ( NASDAQ:AAOI ) Third Quarter 2022 Results Key Financial Results Revenue: US$56.7m (up 6.4...

Yahoo | November 9, 2022

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AAOI Price Returns

1-mo 36.21%
3-mo -15.36%
6-mo 37.79%
1-year -37.14%
3-year -81.68%
5-year -93.41%
YTD 25.40%
2022 -63.23%
2021 -39.60%
2020 -28.37%
2019 -23.01%
2018 -59.20%

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