Time to renounce Applied Optoelectronics Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI)?

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Applied Optoelectronics Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) has announced end of year results for the last financial year in which Net Profit Margin stood at 12.00%%. The company?s Return on Assets were 10.00%%. At the close of the day, the stock reported a Market Cap of $873.94M in the Semiconductor – Integrated Circuits Industry.

The company traded a total volume of 2,833,500, and the stock saw a change of 0.73% in the previous trading session. The company reported a 52-Week High of $-22.23% and a52-Week Low of $479.33%. The monthly Volatility of APPLIED OPTOELECTRONICS, INC. stood at 6.42%.

APPLIED OPTOELECTRONICS, INC. announced EPS of $1.73. This represents a growth of 170.10%% in EPS this year compared to what was reported last financial year and represents an overall growth of 43.90%% over the past five year. The company is now projecting an EPS growth of 17.50%% in the next five years.

APPLIED OPTOELECTRONICS, INC’s ownership was spread out with Insider Ownership amounting to 3.90% while Institutional Ownership amounted to 68.90%. Total insider transactions was -14.98% and total Institutional Transactions was -5.92%.

Return on Assets reported was 10.00%%. Return on Equity for the financial year was 16.70%% while Return on Investments was 12.30%%. The company closed the year with a Total Debt/Equity of 0.19 out of which Long Term Debt/Equity was 0.15. Current and quick ratio amounted to 2.60 and 1.80 respectively.

The company announced a gross margin of 33.40%% and an operating margin of 8.80%%. The company has 18.67M shares outstanding at a price of $46.81 per share.

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 16% Buy with a Weakest short term outlook on maintaining the current direction. Longer term, the trend strength is Minimum. Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend.

EPS growth reported for this year was 170.10%%. For the past five years, the company has reported EPS growth of 43.90%% with EPS growth for the next year projected to be 7.11%% while EPS growth for the next five years is projected to be 17.50%%.

P/E was 27.07 while Forward P/E was 11.22. P/S was 3.35 and P/Cash was 17.41.