Applied Optoelectronics is a provider of fiber‑optic networking products. The Company serves cable television broadband (CATV) and fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) markets, as well as internet data centers, and offers optical modules, lasers, transmitters, transceivers, and turn-key equipment, as well as headend, node, and distribution equipment.





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TypePublic
HQSugar Land, US
Founded1997
Size (employees)3,054 (est)
Websiteao-inc.com
Applied Optoelectronics was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Sugar Land, US
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Key People/Management at Applied Optoelectronics

Thompson Li

Thompson Li

Founder,President , CEO
Stefan Murry

Stefan Murry

VP Sales & Marketing
Fred Chang

Fred Chang

VP Optical Module Devision
Klaus Alex Anselm

Klaus Alex Anselm

VP Semiconductor Products
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Applied Optoelectronics Office Locations

Applied Optoelectronics has offices in Sugar Land, Duluth, Ningbo Shi and Linkou District
Sugar Land, US (HQ)
13139 Jess Pirtle Blvd
Duluth, US
130 3025 Breckinridge Blvd
Ningbo Shi, CN
88 Qiushi Rd
Linkou District, TW
No.18, Gong 4th Rd., Gong’er Industrial Park, Linkou Dist.
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Applied Optoelectronics Financials and Metrics

Applied Optoelectronics Revenue

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Applied Optoelectronics's revenue was reported to be $382.33 m in FY, 2017 which is a 46.6% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q3, 2018)

56.4m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

17.5m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

31.1%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

(3.7m)

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

(9.6m)

Market capitalization (17-Jan-2019)

317.6m

Closing stock price (17-Jan-2019)

16.0

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

56.4m
Applied Optoelectronics's current market capitalization is $317.6 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

78.4m130.4m189.9m260.7m382.3m

Revenue growth, %

66%46%37%47%

Cost of goods sold

55.4m86.2m129.5m173.8m216.0m

Gross profit

23.0m44.2m60.5m87.0m166.3m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

20.8m24.9m32.7m36.5m30.2m49.6m57.1m50.4m55.3m70.1m96.2m117.4m88.9m65.2m153.1m56.4m

Cost of goods sold

14.4m16.2m21.5m24.4m20.2m32.9m39.0m36.2m38.0m47.0m54.8m64.1m49.5m39.4m93.4m38.8m

Gross profit

6.3m8.7m11.2m12.1m10.1m16.7m18.1m14.3m17.3m23.2m41.5m53.3m39.4m25.8m59.7m17.5m

Gross profit Margin, %

30%35%34%33%33%34%32%28%31%33%43%45%44%40%39%31%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

22.0m32.2m28.1m50.2m82.9m

Accounts Receivable

49.8m59.9m

Inventories

19.6m33.8m66.2m51.8m75.8m

Current Assets

77.9m113.2m153.9m157.6m229.7m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

7.3m52.4m34.1m37.0m9.9m28.4m37.6m45.5m42.3m55.9m59.7m74.8m70.9m82.3m76.2m56.4m

Inventories

16.4m23.9m31.2m33.1m43.6m52.5m60.2m60.3m59.8m54.9m57.5m59.7m74.6m92.6m93.3m107.9m

Current Assets

45.6m114.4m106.1m110.9m101.1m132.6m160.2m160.5m153.7m164.2m194.2m218.5m230.1m241.8m230.6m215.2m

PP&E

27.1m35.3m41.7m51.3m69.5m79.0m87.8m123.7m136.8m140.5m204.6m212.1m222.5m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(1.4m)4.3m10.8m31.2m74.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

3.4m6.2m9.4m14.2m20.4m

Inventories

(7.5m)(16.0m)(38.0m)10.2m(21.9m)

Accounts Payable

8.1m18.8m(1.3m)9.1m7.2m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

390.0k85.0k1.9m1.6m(675.0k)5.4m8.1m(1.3m)(727.0k)17.0m19.8m48.9m68.2m2.1m10.2m6.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

4.3m6.7m3.0m6.2m9.9m4.3m8.9m14.3m7.0m14.3m21.8m

Inventories

31.2m33.1m43.6m(19.7m)(30.6m)6.2m4.7m9.4m(4.3m)(6.4m)(21.1m)(15.8m)(21.6m)(41.3m)

Accounts Payable

22.6m22.6m25.3m(1.1m)1.7m(3.6m)4.9m3.9m10.2m17.5m14.6m2.6m7.8m10.1m
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

1.4 x
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Applied Optoelectronics Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016Jun, 2017

25 Gbps Laser Diodes Distibuted

1.40 m

Patents (Foreign)

86 104 120

Patents (US)

66 74 90
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Applied Optoelectronics Revenue Breakdown

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Applied Optoelectronics revenue breakdown by business segment: 32.0% from China, 63.2% from Taiwan and 4.8% from Other

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Applied Optoelectronics News and Updates

Applied Optoelectronics to Announce Fourth Quarter and Year 2018 Financial Results

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Jan. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI), a leading provider of fiber-optic access network products for the internet datacenter, cable broadband, telecom and fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) markets, today announced that it will release financial res…

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - AAOI

NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. ("Optoelectronics" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: AAOI) and certain of its officers. The class action, filed in United States District Court,...

AAOI LOSSES ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Important Deadline in Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. - AAOI

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAOI) from August 7, 2018 through September 27, 2018, inclusive (the ...

Lifshitz & Miller LLP Announces Investigation of Adient PLC, Applied Optoelectronics, Inc., Cocrystal Pharma, Inc., Microchip Technology Incorporated, MGT Capital Investments, Inc., TG Therapeutics, Inc. and USA Technologies, Inc.

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Adient PLC (ADNT) Lifshitz & Miller announces investigation into possible securities laws violations in connection with ADNT's CEO stepping down and decreased profit forecast for the year. If you are an Adient investor, and would like additional...

APPLIED OPTOELECTRONICS INVESTOR ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Exceeding $50,000 Investing In Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. To Contact The Firm

NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, is investigating potential claims against Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. ("Applied Optoelectronics" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:AAOI). If you invested in Applied Optoelectronics stock or...

Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP: Securities Fraud Class Action Filed Against Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. - AAOI

RADNOR, Pa., Oct. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP alerts investors that a securities fraud class action lawsuit has been filed against Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (Nasdaq: AAOI) ("Applied Optoelectronics") on behalf of purchasers of Applied...
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Applied Optoelectronics Company Life and Culture

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Applied Optoelectronics Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Applied Optoelectronics founded?

    Applied Optoelectronics was founded in 1997.

  • Who are Applied Optoelectronics key executives?

    Applied Optoelectronics's key executives are Thompson Li, Stefan Murry and Fred Chang.

  • How many employees does Applied Optoelectronics have?

    Applied Optoelectronics has 3,054 employees.

  • What is Applied Optoelectronics revenue?

    Latest Applied Optoelectronics annual revenue is $382.3 m.

  • What is Applied Optoelectronics revenue per employee?

    Latest Applied Optoelectronics revenue per employee is $125.2 k.

  • Who are Applied Optoelectronics competitors?

    Competitors of Applied Optoelectronics include HUBER+SUHNER, Cincinnati Bell and Lumentum Holdings.

  • Where is Applied Optoelectronics headquarters?

    Applied Optoelectronics headquarters is located at 13139 Jess Pirtle Blvd, Sugar Land.

  • Where are Applied Optoelectronics offices?

    Applied Optoelectronics has offices in Sugar Land, Duluth, Ningbo Shi and Linkou District.

  • How many offices does Applied Optoelectronics have?

    Applied Optoelectronics has 4 offices.