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Applied Optoelectronics (AOI) is a company that designs and manufactures fiber optic networking products. It offers diode lasers, photodiodes, and related modules and equipment. The company serves internet data centers (Data Center), cable television broadband (CATV), fiber-to-the-home (FTTH), and telecommunications markets.

TypePublic
Founded1997
HQSugar Land, TX, US
Websiteao-inc.com
Employee Ratings2.7
Overall CultureA

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2021)2,534(-5%)
Job Openings17
Revenue (FY, 2021)$211.6 M(-9%)
Share Price (May 2022)$2.3(+8%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Applied Optoelectronics

Thompson Lin

Thompson Lin

Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board
Stefan Murry

Stefan Murry

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Strategy Officer
Fred Chang

Fred Chang

Senior Vice President and North America General Manager
Klaus Alex Anselm

Klaus Alex Anselm

Vice President Semiconductor Products
David C. Kuo

David C. Kuo

Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary
Shu-Hua Yeh

Shu-Hua Yeh

Senior Vice President and Asia General Manager
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Applied Optoelectronics Office Locations

Applied Optoelectronics has offices in Sugar Land, Duluth, Ningbo Shi and New Taipei City
Sugar Land, TX, US (HQ)
13139 Jess Pirtle Blvd
Duluth, GA, US
3305 Breckinridge Blvd #112
Ningbo Shi, CN
No. 88, Qiushi Rd.
New Taipei City, TW
No.18, Gong 4th Rd., 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 $211.57 m in FY, 2021
USD

Revenue (FY, 2021)

211.6m

Gross profit (FY, 2021)

37.7m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2021), %

17.8%

Net income (FY, 2021)

(54.2m)

EBIT (FY, 2021)

(56.8m)

Market capitalization (13-May-2022)

63.6m

Closing stock price (13-May-2022)

2.3

Cash (31-Dec-2021)

34.7m

EV

170.6m
Applied Optoelectronics's current market capitalization is $63.6 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

267.5m190.9m234.6m211.6m

Revenue growth, %

(30%)(29%)23%

Cost of goods sold

179.7m144.7m184.1m173.9m

Gross profit

87.8m46.2m50.5m37.7m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Revenue

56.4m52.7m43.4m46.1m40.5m65.2m76.6m49.7m54.2m53.3m

Cost of goods sold

38.8m40.4m32.9m34.1m34.1m51.5m57.4m39.0m43.4m45.1m

Gross profit

17.5m12.4m10.5m12.0m6.3m13.7m19.2m10.7m10.8m8.1m

Gross profit Margin, %

31%23%24%26%16%21%25%22%20%15%
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

60.0m43.4m34.7m

Accounts Receivable

34.7m43.0m47.9m

Prepaid Expenses

5.9m5.2m4.3m

Inventories

85.0m110.4m92.5m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Cash

74.9m81.1m70.0m55.9m51.1m46.8m45.5m44.0m43.5m

Accounts Receivable

32.1m28.4m29.7m25.8m50.0m51.5m47.6m48.4m43.9m

Prepaid Expenses

7.7m5.7m5.7m6.9m6.6m8.8m5.2m5.1m4.7m

Inventories

84.5m81.5m82.1m87.1m97.3m111.4m106.3m100.4m94.5m
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

(66.0m)(58.5m)(54.2m)

Depreciation and Amortization

24.0m24.7m25.4m

Inventories

1.6m(23.7m)15.8m

Accounts Payable

3.2m(3.3m)7.1m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Net Income

(10.5m)(21.8m)(30.6m)(16.8m)(35.4m)(45.0m)(15.6m)(23.8m)(39.6m)

Depreciation and Amortization

5.9m12.0m18.0m6.0m12.5m18.4m6.4m12.9m19.2m

Inventories

7.3m6.3m3.2m(4.5m)(15.4m)(27.3m)2.8m8.9m13.6m

Accounts Payable

(1.6m)1.6m(1.8m)3.4m12.7m23.3m(3.3m)(3.9m)(1.1m)
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Applied Optoelectronics Operating Metrics

FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Manufacturing Sites

333

Patents (US)

124149165

Patents (Foreign)

141142130

Facility Space (US), sq. ft.

142.43 k145.7 k139.45 k
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Applied Optoelectronics Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Global Technology, Inc.March 30, 2006

Applied Optoelectronics Revenue Breakdown

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Applied Optoelectronics revenue breakdown by business segment: 7.7% from Telecommunications, 44.6% from Cable Television, 46.1% from Data Center and 1.7% from Other

Applied Optoelectronics revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 46.2% from China, 46.9% from Taiwan and 6.9% from United States

Applied Optoelectronics Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

88/100

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Applied Optoelectronics Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Applied Optoelectronics Online and Social Media Presence

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Applied Optoelectronics Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A

    78/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    90/100

  • Compensation

    A

    81/100

  • Diversity

    B+

    78/100

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Applied Optoelectronics News and Updates

Applied Optoelectronics Announces Date of First Quarter 2022 Financial Results Conference Call

SUGAR LAND, Texas, April 14, 2022 (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 r…

Applied Optoelectronics Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Results

“For the fourth quarter, our revenue and non-GAAP EPS came in in-line with our expectations but our gross margin came in below our expectations due to an unfavorable product mix coupled with unanticipated supply chain and logistics costs,” said Stefan Murry, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Strateg…

Applied Optoelectronics to Present at Raymond James Virtual Technology Investors Conference

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Nov. 23, 2021 (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 Company will virtually presen…

Applied Optoelectronics Reports Third Quarter 2021 Results

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 third quarter 2021 ended September 30, 2021.

AOI to Present at Needham Virtual Networking, Security, & Communications Conference

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 Company’s participation in the investor conference.

Applied Optoelectronics Announces Date of Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results Conference Call

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 results for its third quarter 2021 ended September 30, 20…
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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 Lin, Stefan Murry and Fred Chang.

  • How many employees does Applied Optoelectronics have?

    Applied Optoelectronics has 2,534 employees.

  • What is Applied Optoelectronics revenue?

    Latest Applied Optoelectronics annual revenue is $211.6 m.

  • What is Applied Optoelectronics revenue per employee?

    Latest Applied Optoelectronics revenue per employee is $83.5 k.

  • Who are Applied Optoelectronics competitors?

    Competitors of Applied Optoelectronics include IPG Photonics, Corning Optical Communications and nLIGHT.

  • 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 New Taipei City.

  • How many offices does Applied Optoelectronics have?

    Applied Optoelectronics has 4 offices.