January 19, 2018

AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO) Short Interest Update

13 August 2017, 01:31 | Austin Hogan

The company has a 50-day moving average of $4.12 and a 200-day moving average of $3.99.

2 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter, analysts estimated mean sale target of 2578.71 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 2607 million and 2550.41 million respectively.

Let's have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the AU Optronics Corp (AUO). The semiconductor company reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.36 by $0.02. BidaskClub downgraded shares of AU Optronics Corp from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Saturday, July 8th. Finally, CLSA began coverage on AU Optronics Corp in a report on Friday, May 19th. During the same quarter previous year, the firm posted ($0.06) earnings per share. The stock now has Weekly Volatility of 1.91% and Monthly Volatility of 2.81%. Allianz Asset Management AG raised its position in AU Optronics Corp by 269.9% in the fourth quarter. Investors analyze price earnings ratio (P/E) ratio that helps how much they should pay for a stock based on its current earnings. UBS AG cut shares of AU Optronics Corp from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, July 27 by Drexel Hamilton.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for AU Optronics $2.78 Million in the Current Quarter.

Several research firms have commented on AUO.

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The PE ration is a market prospect ratio that calculates the market value of a stock relative to its earnings by comparing the market price per share by the earnings per share. Past 5 years growth of Au Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO) observed at 52.49%, looking forward for the next 5 years it has a strong prediction of 65.5% over growth. State Street Corp increased its position in AU Optronics Corp by 21.4% in the fourth quarter.

In recent trade, AU Optronics Corp. State Street has an ownership of 865,762 stocks of the semiconductor firms shares valued $3,064,000 after scooping up an extra 152,778 shares through out the quarter. Shares of AUO moved downward with change of -4.69% to its 50-day Moving average. The stock has 275.99 shares outstanding while 38.20% shares of the company were owned by institutional investors.

AU Optronics (NYSE AUO) transacted up 3.22% throughout intraday market trading on early Wednesday, topping $3.85. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company's stock. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 5.4% compared to the same quarter past year. If you are reading this piece on another website, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States & global copyright & trademark legislation. If you are accessing this piece on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of U.S. & worldwide copyright and trademark legislation. The stock has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $4.38.

AU Optronics a thin-film-transistor liquid-crystal display (TFT-LCD) panel provider. The correct version of this piece can be read at The Firm operates in two business divisions: display business and solar business. AU Optronics had 12 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Through Display business segment, the Company designs, develops, makes, assembles and markets flat panel displays and most of its products are TFT-LCD panels.

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