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Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) went up by 11.28% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $50.30 and move down -376.33%, while AAOI stocks collected +18.92% of gains with the last five trading sessions.

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) Worth an Investment?

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAOI) The 36 Months beta value for AAOI stocks is at 2.02, while 1 of the analysts out of 9 who provided ratings for Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. stocks as a “buy” while 0 as overweight, 6 rated it as hold and 2 as sell. The average price we get from analysts is $10.21 which is -$0.48 below current price. AAOI currently has a short float of 43.74% and public float of 18.4M with average trading volume of 598.46K shares.

AAOI Market Performance

AAOI stocks went up by 18.92% for the week, with the monthly jump of 17.99% and a quarterly performance of -13.37%, while its annual performance rate touched -75.30%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 16.22% for AAOI stocks with the simple moving average of -36.48% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for AAOI stocks, with Rosenblatt repeating the rating for AAOI shares by setting it to “Neutral”. The predicted price for AAOI socks in the upcoming period according to Rosenblatt is $10 based on the research report published on June 27, 2019.

Raymond James, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see AAOI stock at the price of $10. The rating they have provided for AAOI stocks is “Mkt Perform” according to the report published on February 22, 2019.

Needham gave “ Hold” rating to AAOI stocks, setting the target price at $10 in the report published on February 22, 2019.

AAOI Stocks 2.44% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought AAOI to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -79.01% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 4.49%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 5.69%, while the shares surge at the distance of +17.59% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -16.46% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, AAOI went up by +18.92%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -68.13% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $9.16. In addition, Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. saw -31.56% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.

AAOI Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI), starting from Murry Stefan J., who sold 2,000 shares at the price of $15.40 back on Dec 19. After this action, Rushing now owns 64,520 shares of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc., valued at $30,809 with the latest closing price.

AAOI Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at -4.03 for the present operating margin and +32.63 for gross margin. The net margin for Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. stands at -0.80. Total capital return value is set at -2.69, while invested capital returns managed to touch -0.56. Equity return holds the value -4.40%, with -3.10% for asset returns.

Based on Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI), the company’s capital structure generated 26.91 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 21.20. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 18.97 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 18.33 and long-term debt to capital is 14.45.

EBITDA value lies at -5.92 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 4.68. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 0.85 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.27. The receivables turnover for Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. is 5.92 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.58. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.51.