The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $14.04 on Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $0.15 a share for the upcoming quarter and $0.42 for the current fiscal. Technical View The technical analysis of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. is $10.20, and stock is hovering 1.02 or +10.04% distant from $10.20. It is noted that the 200-day MA is $13.85, and Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. stock is $-2.63 or -19.00% off from this point. Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) 52-week high is $22.79 and the 52-week low is $8.08. This explains if the stock moves $-11.57, it will post a 52-week high. In event of $+38.86% points decline, a 52-week low will be hit. Taking the Valuation Aspect To emphasize the valuation of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc., shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) ratio came in at 18.89. The stock last ended the trading session at $11.22 and registered a market cap of $191.60M. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) PEG ratio is at 1.53.
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