Shares in Applied Optoelectronics Inc (AAOI) Acquired by TT International

Elias Hubbard
January 6, 2018

Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 35,478 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,434,375.54. The hedge fund held 113,076 shares of the agricultural chemicals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.18 million, up from 60,325 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Goldman Capital Management Inc sold 84,900 shares as the company's stock rose 70.49% with the market. The stock increased 0.54% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $20.65. About 696,637 shares traded. Cowen & Co maintained Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) news were published by: Fool.com which released: "Why Darden Restaurants, Zimmer Biomet Holdings, and Applied Optoelectronics ..." on December 19, 2017, also Businesswire.com published article titled: "Robbins Arroyo LLP Is Investigating the Officers and Directors of Applied ...", Seekingalpha.com published: "Applied Optoelectronics: Shorts Are Fleeing" on December 18, 2017. It has underperformed by 16.31% the S&P500. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 522,837 shares in the company, valued at approximately $23,653,145.88. Newtyn Mngmt Ltd Liability Co owns 2.09% invested in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. The stock increased 1.29% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $38.38.

Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. It has outperformed by 605.35% the S&P500.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 sales for $867,608 activity. (NYSE:CHD) shares with value of $561,896 were sold by KATZ STEVEN J. Needham & Company LLC reissued a strong-buy rating and set a $75.00 price objective (down from $115.00) on shares of Applied Optoelectronics in a report on Thursday, October 12th. The correct version of this report can be read at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/applied-optoelectronics-inc-aaoi-shares-bought-by-wells-fargo-company-mn/1802409.html. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.38 EPS. AAOI's profit will be $14.54 million for 12.79 P/E if the $0.75 EPS becomes a reality.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.12, from 1.22 in 2017Q2. The shares were bought at an average price of $44.60 per share, for a total transaction of $999,040.00. 66 funds opened positions while 189 raised stakes. Coldstream Cap Mgmt Inc holds 0.03% or 1,010 shares. Ny State Teachers Retirement Sys reported 13,900 shares stake. (NASDAQ:COHR) to report $3.54 EPS on February, 6.They anticipate $1.30 EPS change or 58.04% from last quarter's $2.24 EPS. After having $3.58 EPS previously, Coherent, Inc.'s analysts see -1.12% EPS growth. Ledyard Bancorp holds 0% or 540 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Ftb Advsr has 0.01% invested in The Priceline Group Inc. Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability Corp stated it has 45,286 shares. Financial Bank Of Nova Scotia holds 15,588 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Suntrust Banks owns 0% invested in Coherent, Inc. (NYSE:CHD) for 263,206 shares. Jaffetilchin Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.06% invested in Coherent, Inc.

Among 9 analysts covering Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI), 7 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. (NASDAQ:AAOI) earned "Sell" rating by Northland Capital on Friday, August 4. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a "buy" rating and issued a $63.00 price objective on shares of Applied Optoelectronics in a research note on Friday, October 13th. On Thursday, July 13 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy". The rating was initiated by Societe Generale with "Hold" on Tuesday, October 13. The rating was maintained by Craig Hallum with "Buy" on Friday, July 14. On Friday, August 5 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". (NASDAQ:PCLN) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, February 28 by Benchmark. Applied Optoelectronics had a net margin of 21.29% and a return on equity of 32.35%. About 10.33M shares traded or 184.88% up from the average. (NASDAQ:HAS). Goldman Sachs Group invested in 1.41M shares or 0.03% of the stock. $58,520 worth of stock was sold by BLACK RICHARD B on Thursday, September 7. On Monday, September 11 the insider Lin Chewei sold $406,000.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in Q3 2017.

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI) from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday. 47 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. State Street invested in 0% or 454,966 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) stated it has 936 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ubs Asset Management Americas has invested 0% in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. Nationwide Fund Advisors boosted its holdings in shares of Applied Optoelectronics by 3.2% during the 2nd quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Com Ny accumulated 0.01% or 12,496 shares. 1832 Asset Management Ltd Partnership holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) for 14,700 shares. Endurance Wealth Management reported 2 shares. Cowen & Co maintained Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. More interesting news about Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. Glg Ptnrs LP reported 0.01% in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Applied Optoelectronics by 4.3% during the 2nd quarter. Massachusetts-based Reynders Mcveigh Capital Mgmt Limited Liability has invested 0.03% in Hasbro, Inc.

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