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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.

TypePublic
Founded1997
HQSugar Land, US
Websiteao-inc.com
Employee Ratings3.2

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)3,054
Job Openings14
Revenue (FY, 2018)$267.5 M(-30%)
Share Price (Mar 2019)$12.7 (-7%)

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
3025 Breckinridge Blvd #130
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 $267.47 m in FY, 2018
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Revenue (FY, 2018)

267.5m

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

87.8m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

32.8%

Net income (FY, 2018)

(2.1m)

EBIT (FY, 2018)

(10.8m)

Market capitalization (22-Mar-2019)

252.7m

Closing stock price (22-Mar-2019)

12.7

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

55.6m
Applied Optoelectronics's current market capitalization is $252.7 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

78.4m130.4m189.9m260.7m382.3m267.5m

Revenue growth, %

66%46%37%47%

Cost of goods sold

55.4m86.2m129.5m173.8m216.0m179.7m

Gross profit

23.0m44.2m60.5m87.0m166.3m87.8m
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, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

22.0m32.2m28.1m50.2m82.9m55.6m

Accounts Receivable

49.8m59.9m

Inventories

19.6m33.8m66.2m51.8m75.8m93.3m

Current Assets

77.9m113.2m153.9m157.6m229.7m194.3m
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, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(1.4m)4.3m10.8m31.2m74.0m(2.1m)

Depreciation and Amortization

3.4m6.2m9.4m14.2m20.4m29.7m

Inventories

(7.5m)(16.0m)(38.0m)10.2m(21.9m)(28.4m)

Accounts Payable

8.1m18.8m(1.3m)9.1m7.2m(13.7m)
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

Revenue/Employee

87.6k

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 Announces 100Gbps PIN Photodiode Chips

SUGAR LAND, Texas, March 01, 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 the availability of 100 Gbps per…

Applied Optoelectronics Announces Pricing of $70,000,000 of Convertible Senior Notes due 2024

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Feb. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAOI) (“AOI”) announced today that it has priced its previously announced offering of $70,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 5.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2024 (the “Notes”) in an offering exempt fr…

Applied Optoelectronics stock falls after weak earnings forecast

Applied Optoelectronics Inc. shares fell more than 8% in the extended session Thursday after the company issued weaker-than-expected guidance for the first quarter. The company reported fourth-quarter net losses of $8.6 million, or 43 cents a share, compared with net income of $5.7 million, or 28 c…

Applied Optoelectronics Reports Fourth Quarter and Year 2018 Results

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Feb. 21, 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 financial results for its fourth …

Applied Optoelectronics Announces Sampling of 400G Silicon-Photonics Optical Module

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Jan. 22, 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 customer sample availability of …

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…
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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 $267.5 m.

  • What is Applied Optoelectronics revenue per employee?

    Latest Applied Optoelectronics revenue per employee is $87.6 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.