The key reasons why Applied Optoelectronics Inc (AAOI) is -51.60% away from 52-week high?

Witnessing the stock’s movement on the chart, on Wednesday, Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ: AAOI) had a quiet start as it plunged -0.17% to $11.98, before settling in for the price of $12.00 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, AAOI posted a 52-week range of $1.70-$24.75.

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The company of the Technology sector’s yearbook sales growth during the past 5- year span was recorded -2.51%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -74.26%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 1.79%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $38.15 million, simultaneously with a float of $35.73 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $466.14 million. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $12.09, while the 200-day Moving Average is $13.76.

Applied Optoelectronics Inc (AAOI) Ownership Facts and Figures

Nothing is more important than checking the behaviour of major investors towards the stock of the Communication Equipment industry. Applied Optoelectronics Inc’s current insider ownership accounts for 8.17%, in contrast to 75.92% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on May 14 ’24, this organization’s Director bought 9,800 shares at the rate of 10.54, making the entire transaction reach 103,292 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 217,055. Preceding that transaction, on Mar 18 ’24, Company’s Director bought 31,370 for 12.70, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 398,283. This particular insider is now the holder of 220,133 in total.

Applied Optoelectronics Inc (AAOI) Earnings and Revenue Records

Applied Optoelectronics Inc’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 1.79% and is forecasted to reach 0.78 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 13.00% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -74.26% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.

Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ: AAOI) Trading Performance Indicators

Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Applied Optoelectronics Inc (AAOI). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.06. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.89. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 2.27.

In the same vein, AAOI’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -1.83, a figure that is expected to reach -0.29 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 0.78 at the market close of one year from today.

Technical Analysis of Applied Optoelectronics Inc (AAOI)

Going through the that latest performance of [Applied Optoelectronics Inc, AAOI]. Its last 5-days volume of 1.71 million was inferior to the volume of 2.69 million it revealed a year ago. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 87.39% While, its Average True Range was 0.85.

Raw Stochastic average of Applied Optoelectronics Inc (AAOI) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 15.49%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 81.88% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 79.95% that was lower than 103.31% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.