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Oclaro Looks Attractive

10h seekingalpha
Financially sound, facing growing markets and having advanced technological products to sell, Oclaro offers a good risk/reward scenario. (438-9)

The $64 Million Question For Applied Opto

13h seekingalpha
Shorts, of which there are plenty in this stock, seemed to have advanced knowledge of Amazon pulling demand, perhaps even before management knew. (522-2)

Applied Optoelectronics: Time To Dip A Toe In?

2017-10-17 seekingalpha
Last week, shares of Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI) fell 20% because preliminary results for Q3 were released and they were significantly below Wall Street estimates. The reason for the decline was Amazon (AMZN) is in the process of transitioning from 40G to 100G in its data centers. I will not be diving into the reasons behind the decline as multiple authors have already covered it. What I will be looking at is multiple valuation methods, the technical outlook and high short interest, which all point to the potential for Applied Optoelectronics to have a strong bounce from these prices. (364-9)

The Most Hated Stocks in the Market | Bespoke Investment Goup

2017-10-17 bespokepremium
Short interest figures for the end of September were released last week, and we just recently sent out our regular update of overall and stock specific trends in short interest levels to clients.  In the table below, though, we wanted to provide a quick look at which stocks in the S&P 1500 have the highest levels of short interest (as a percentage of float).  All 25 names shown have at least 30% of their free-floating shares sold short, but amazingly, eight of those stocks have more than half of their float sold short. (377-5)

Applied Optoelectronics Inc (AAOI) Stock Is Just Not Cheap Enough Yet

2017-10-17 investorplace
Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ:AAOI) stock has lost over half of its value in two and a half months. AAOI stock cleared $100 in late July; it now trades below $45. (486-4)

Applied Optoelectronics: Panic Selling Won't Help

2017-10-13 seekingalpha
Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ: AAOI) just announced its Q3 preliminary results. In a rather short conference call, its management announced that Q3 revenue would be around $88-89 million instead of the previously guided $107-$115 million. This drastic guidance miss is attributable to lower sales to its largest customer (Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN)) which represented only 10% of Opto’s overall revenue as opposed to 47% in the preceding quarter. (453-4)

AAOI Stock: Applied Optoelectronics Inc (AAOI) Stock Looks Like a Steal Under $50 | InvestorPlace

2017-10-13 investorplace
Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ:AAOI) stock is taking yet another massive leg lower today after the fiber‑optic networking products company pre-announced dismal third-quarter numbers that fell well short of analyst expectations. (453-5)

Applied Optoelectronics: Just A Bump In The Road

2017-10-13 seekingalpha
Current valuation when compared to future growth prospects provide a fresh new opportunity for bullish investors. (397-1)

Applied Optoelectronics: Ugly Q3 Miss, Transitory Amazon Weakness - Buy The Dip

2017-10-13 seekingalpha
Applied Opto negatively pre-announced 3Q 2017 with EPS now expected to be $1.04-$1.09 versus previous guidance of $1.30-$1.43. (431-2)

Wall Street Breakfast: The Beat Goes On For Global Stocks As Records Continue To Fall

2017-10-13 seekingalpha
World stocks could be on track for more new record highs, as the MSCI World benchmark of large and mid-cap stocks is poised for a new all-time high amid gains in most Asian and European bourses. Japan’s Nikkei is ahead by 1% to pass the 21,000 level, the highest since 1996. China released figures showing imports last month jumped by a larger than expected 19% in dollar terms from a year ago. European shares have climbed to four-month highs, aided by some well-received earnings reports. (715-5)

Despite Dips, Applied Optoelectronics Inc (AAOI) Stock Isn't For Heroes | InvestorPlace

2017-10-13 investorplace
Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ:AAOI) has been one of the more volatile names on investor watch lists this year. AAOI stock is up 151% in 2017, but there have been a lot of bumps along the way. (601-5)

Applied Optoelectronics: Some Stylized Facts To Keep Investors Grounded

2017-10-13 seekingalpha
Applied Opto loses some $45M in revenues from Amazon in Q3, or half its prospective total revenues for the quarter. (364-8)

Why Investors Are Wrong About Applied Optoelectronics Inc (AAOI) Stock

2017-10-12 investorplace
A couple of weeks ago, yours truly suggested it would be mostly pointless to sue Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ:AAOI) simply because of the sizeable and unexpected drop in the value of AAOI stock. Shares have fallen 38% since the AAOI earnings report from early August, which was better than expected, but also cautioned investors that a major customer — most likely Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) — was taking some of its business elsewhere. (454-5)

BRIEF-Applied Optoelectronics' unit enters into Early Termination Agreement with Chailease Finance

2017-10-11 reuters
* Applied Optoelectronics - ‍on Oct. 5, 2017, unit of co entered into an Early Termination Agreement with Chailease Finance Co., Ltd - SEC filing​ (364-2)

Why Applied Optoelectronics Inc (AAOI) Stock Can Make a Comeback | InvestorPlace

2017-10-11 investorplace
Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ:AAOI) is a classic case of a hyper growth company that hits the wall. During August, the company reported disappointing earnings, with the guidance calling for a 5% drop in revenues for Q3. By comparison, the prior quarter saw a 112% spike on the top-line and a 22% quarter-over-quarter ramp! (521-3)

Nokomis Capital, L.L.C. - Current Holdings - Fintel.io

2017-10-10 fintel.io
Nokomis Capital, L.L.C. has disclosed 32 total holdings in their latest SEC filings. Most recent portfolio value is calculated to be $ 341,288,000 USD. Actual Assets Under Management (AUM) is this value plus cash (which is not disclosed). Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.'s top holdings are Telenav, Inc. (NASDAQ:TNAV) , Xcerra Corp (NASDAQ:XCRA) , Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG) , B. Riley Financial, Inc. (414-3)

Applied Optoelectronics: Diamond In The Rough

2017-10-10 seekingalpha
The total addressable market for Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI) is expected to continue experiencing robust growth through increasing IP traffic and greater requirements for broadband speed improvements. (364-3)

Applied Optoelectronics: Extremely Compelling 2018 100G Data Center Optical Transceiver Market Demand Forecast

2017-10-09 seekingalpha
Credible market research firm LightCounting expects 2018 100G data center optical transceiver demand to double or triple and recently raised its 2017 forecast by 20%. (364-4)

Buy Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI) Stock at These Discounted Prices

2017-10-07 investorplace
Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ:AAOI) used to be one of the best growth stories on Wall Street. But in early August, AAOI stock went from growth darling to ugly duckling overnight after an ugly earnings report showed weakness in the underlying growth story. (602-4)

Can Applied Optoelectronics Inc (AAOI) Stock Regain Its Lofty Price? | InvestorPlace

2017-10-06 investorplace
Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ:AAOI) was one of 2017’s brightest stars. AAOI stock shot up from $20 at the start of the year, to more than $100 a share. Now it’s halved that gain. (387-4)

The Most Volatile Stocks On Earnings

2017-10-05 seekingalpha
The start of the new quarter brings with it the start of another earnings season, and next week is when we'll start to hear from companies reporting their Q3 2017 earnings. As we do prior to the start of each earnings season, in this post we update our list of the most volatile stocks on earnings. (449-4)

BRIEF-Applied Optoelectronics- Entered into credit facility with branch banking and trust company

2017-10-04 reuters
* Applied Optoelectronics Inc - on September 28, 2017, co entered into credit facility with branch banking and trust company - SEC filing (364-4)

DEADLINE TODAY: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Shareholders of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. of Commencement of a Class Action Lawsuit and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of October 4, 2017 - AAOI

2017-10-04 accesswire
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / October 4, 2017 / The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP: (364-0)

DEADLINE TODAY: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. and Reminds Investors with Losses In Excess of $500,000 to Contact the Firm

2017-10-04 accesswire
LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / October 4, 2017 / Lundin Law PC, a shareholder rights firm, announces a class action lawsuit against Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. ("Applied Optoelectronics" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: AAOI) for possible violations of federal securities laws from July 13, 2017 through August 3, 2017, inclusive (the "Class Period"). Investors, who purchased or otherwise acquired Applied Optoelectronics shares during the Class Period, should contact the firm by October 4, 2017, the lead plaintiff motion deadline. (364-0)

Options Traders Expect Huge Moves in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI) Stock

2017-10-04 zacks
Investors in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI - Free Report) need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market lately. That is because the Nov 17th 2017 $40 Put had some of the highest implied volatility of all equity options today. (379-1)

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Applied Optoelectronics is a leading, vertically integrated provider of fiber-optic networking products, primarily for four networking end-markets: internet data center, cable television, or CATV, fiber-to-the-home, or FTTH, and telecommunication, or telecom. The company design and manufacture a range of optical communications products at varying levels of integration, from components, subassemblies and modules to complete turn-key equipment.

In designing products for its customers, Applied Optoelectronics begins with the fundamental building blocks of lasers and laser components. From these foundational products, the company design and manufacture a wide range of products to meet its customers’ needs and specifications, and such products differ from each other by their end market, intended use and level of integration. The company primarily focused on the higher-performance segments within all four of its target markets, which increasingly demand faster connectivity and innovat...

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