Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) Stock Rose 17.91% in Premarket Trade

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) rose in pre-market trading. Hedge funds are known to underperform the bull markets but that’s not because they are terrible at stock picking. Hedge funds underperform because their net exposure in only 40-70% and they charge exorbitant fees. Applied Optoelectronics shareholders have witnessed an increase in support from the world’s most elite money managers lately.

Technical Stock Analysis 

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI), a Technology sector firm, traded 703821 shares in last trading session and stock gained 4.29% with closing price of $9.49 per share. Company gross margins represents its total sales revenue minus its cost of goods sold (COGS), divided by the total sales revenue earned by the company, expressed as a percentage. And its good to know that the higher that percentage, the more the company retains on each dollar of sales, to service its other costs and the debt obligations, and Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI)’s gross margin stands at 29.10%.

Investment Worthy Stock or not? 

For personal guess ROI is usually expressed as a percentage and is typically used for taking any financial decisions, for the purpose of comparing a Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI)’s profitability or to compare the efficiency of different investments, hence, AAOI return on investment (ROI) is -0.30%. 

52-Week Range 

52-Week Range are valuable stats for watching Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI)’s past year fluctuation as that gives investors an idea of how much the security has moved in the last year and whether it is trading near the top, middle or bottom of the range. Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI)’s stock value has moved between $8.55 – 49.95 in last one year. 

Analyst’s Views 

Analysts mean target price for Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) is $10.08 while analysts mean recommendation is 3.20. 

Stock Performance 

Its weekly performance is 7.96% while year to date (YTD) performance is -38.50%. 

EPS Growth

Earnings per share growth is defined as the percentage change in normalised earnings per share over the previous 12 month period to the latest year end. It gives a good picture of the rate at which a company has grown its profitability. Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI)’s EPS growth this year is -100.50%. For best decision making investors should look at Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI)’s EPS growth for next year stands at 75.20%. 

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