Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI): Examining the Technicals

The Company's residential real estate segment plans and develops primary residential and resort residential communities of various sizes on its existing land. Applied Optoelectronics had a return on equity of 31.31% and a net margin of 21.92%. (Aaoi) (AAOI) stake by 23.49% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. AAOI is down around 55.25% from its 12-month high of $18.85 notched on Nov 01, 2016 but is -145.51% above its highest point the past 12 months of $103.41 a share. During the same quarter past year, the firm earned $0.16 EPS. Citigroup holds 0% in Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ:AAOI) or 2,025 shares.

On a weekly basis, the stock is -2.52%. Higher relative volume you will have more liquidity in the stock which will tighten spreads and allow you to trade with more size without a ton of slippage. (NASDAQ:AAOI) might see muted action given an ABR of 2.5 or Hold rating. It has outperformed by 605.35% the S&P500. Therefore 78% are positive. Applied Optoelectronics had 30 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, October 13 by Raymond James. The rating was maintained by DA Davidson on Friday, July 14 with "Buy". BidaskClub raised shares of Applied Optoelectronics from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st.

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) has a beta of 2.95, compared to a beta of 1 for the market, which implies that the stock's price movements are more extreme than the market as a whole. The firm has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, July 13. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, July 14 by Roth Capital. Zacks Investment Research lowered Applied Optoelectronics from a "hold" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th.

Several analysts have released their opinion on Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. Northland Capital maintained the stock with "Sell" rating in Wednesday, September 20 report. Company insiders own 8.19% of the company's stock. Insiders sold a total of 13,939 shares of company stock valued at $867,611 over the last ninety days. TheStreet upgraded shares of Applied Optoelectronics from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Friday, August 19th. The company has experienced volume of 1,847,402 shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading 3.03M share. Shares for $660,092 were sold by Yeh Shu-Hua (Joshua). On Monday, May 8 the insider Kuo David C sold $227,220.

AAOI has been the subject of a number of other research reports. The company reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.28 by $0.10. AAOI's profit will be $23.16 million for 8.38 P/E if the $1.20 EPS becomes a reality.

For the past 5 years, Applied Optoelectronics, Inc.'s EPS growth has been almost 43.9%.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.21 in Q2 2017. Johnson & Johnson's beta is 0.81 whilst the stock has an average true range (ATR) of 1.95. 3,168 Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ:AAOI) shares with value of $201,185 were sold by Murry Stefan J. 83 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. Mutual Of America Capital Mgmt Lc invested 0% in Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ:AAOI). Tci Wealth Advisors reported 14 shares. The third largest holder is Wellington Management Group Llp, which now holds $35.25 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 4.4% of its market capitalization. Lpl Limited Liability Corp holds 0% in Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ:AAOI) or 13,644 shares. Systematic Financial Management Lp reported 39,950 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn holds 0% or 51,965 shares in its portfolio. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ:AAOI). Pub Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio accumulated 123,224 shares or 0.04% of the stock. (NasdaqGM:AAOI) is 0.311825. The Return on Invested Capital is a ratio that determines whether a company is profitable or not.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 insider sales for $42,222 activity.

Fairholme Capital Management Llc holds 48.67% of its portfolio in St. Joe Co for 25.48 million shares. Lesa Sroufe & Co owns 193,071 shares or 3.36% of their U.S. portfolio. Following the transaction, the general counsel now directly owns 22,864 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,600,480. The sales growth rate helps investors determine how strong the overall growth-orientation is for a stock or portfolio.

About 18,668 shares traded. POLARIS INFRASTRUCTURE INC (TSE:PIF) has 0.00% since October 29, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

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