Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI)

12.78
0.38 3.06
NASDAQ
Prev Close 12.40
Open 12.40
Day Low/High 12.24 / 12.81
52 Wk Low/High 12.90 / 50.30
Volume 493.51K
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 19.89B
Market Cap 246.61M
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

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Better Buys Than Alphabet

Better Buys Than Alphabet

Alphabet's results last month pointed to several better plays than the search giant.

Applied Optoelectronics Looks Ahead

Applied Optoelectronics Looks Ahead

With three bullish divergences in trend and momentum, I want long exposure to this name.

Playing 58.com as Trade Tensions Ease

Playing 58.com as Trade Tensions Ease

With Trump backing off trade threats, Chinese names like 58.com are back in play.

5 Major Things You Missed in Alphabet's Earnings -- And How to Trade the Results

5 Major Things You Missed in Alphabet's Earnings -- And How to Trade the Results

There are the names I would look to play off the Google results rather than Google itself.

GE and Kohl's Are Among 2 Stocks Poised For Reversal

GE and Kohl's Are Among 2 Stocks Poised For Reversal

These names are showing bullish and bearish technical patterns over the past week.

Tech Stocks That Look Fairly Cheap Following the Rout

Tech Stocks That Look Fairly Cheap Following the Rout

Though many tech names still carry high multiples, there are now quite a few with reasonable valuations.

Failed Rallies Are Increasing In Number

"My biggest concern about the market right now is the action in individual stocks. I've already discussed some pockets of strength in biotechnology, but I've been a net seller overall. I simply see too many things that look to be stalling. The actio...

An Eye For An Eye

I have cautioned in my Diary and in the Comments Section about the optical technology space for several years. The latest victim is Applied Optoelectronics -- down by -$8 or 23% -- and the company is caught in the middle of a product transition and ...

Aggressive Play on Applied Optoelectronics

Aggressive Play on Applied Optoelectronics

This trade makes money if AAOI finishes above $34.30 come five weeks from now.

Applied Optoelectronics Warns, Optical Sector Likely to Suffer

For months I have been negative on the fundamentals of the optical space. After the close Applied Optoelectronics pre-announced to the downside -- in a meaningful way.  I would expect Finisar , Lumentum ,Oclaro an the others to suffer in the time ah...

My Takeaways and Observations (Early Afternoon Edition)

And I think it's gonna be a long long time 'Till touch down brings me round again to find I'm not the man they think I am at home Oh no no no I'm a rocket man Rocket man burning out his fuse up here alone - Elton John, Rocket Man   "'The Brain' Was ...

Look Back to Go Forward

Look Back to Go Forward

You might learn more from the losing trades.

Some Midday Observations

  * Applied Optoelectronics is a standout - +$8. This can happen with a stock that has 19 million shares outstanding (and a float of only 18 million shares) and when nearly 9 million shares are short.   * Allergan has given up most of its +$7 gain. ...

Can The Optical Sector Be Seeing The Coming of A Takeover?

"Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord: He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored; He hath loosed the fateful lightning of His terrible swift sword: His truth is marching on."   -- Battle Hymn of the Repu...

This One Hasn't Gone According to Plan

This One Hasn't Gone According to Plan

I stepped in to hedge off any downside potential on Applied Optoelectronics.

Time to Wrap Up 3 Trades

Time to Wrap Up 3 Trades

We'll collect gains on 2 and the other is basically flat.

AAOI's Drop Inflicts Emotional Damage

AAOI's Drop Inflicts Emotional Damage

Weakness in Applied Optoelectronics offers an entry point.

The Right Side Is Still the Long Side

The Right Side Is Still the Long Side

These 5 stocks are on my radar.

Don't Short Dull Market's Action

Don't Short Dull Market's Action

It's better to pick stocks than to call tops.

These Stocks Are Ready to Reverse Course

These Stocks Are Ready to Reverse Course

This week's bullish and bearish reversal patterns.

Rev's Forum: Here's the Deal With the Mythical Summer Rally

Rev's Forum: Here's the Deal With the Mythical Summer Rally

Trading is duller than usual right now.

5 Key Takeaways From Recent Tech Earnings Reports

5 Key Takeaways From Recent Tech Earnings Reports

On the whole, tech stocks had a solid earnings season. But many richly-valued names sputtered despite releasing decent numbers.

Bad Vision

The optical space has taken another leg down today (Applied Optoelectronics -$30, Lumentum Holdings -$4 and Oclaro -7%). I would continue to avoid this sector.

That Was the Week That Was

"That was the week that was... it's over, let it go." --Millicent Martin (with David Frost), "That Was the Week That Was" Yesterday the S&P 500 lost about five handles, putting the week back to flat. I suspect were it not for the Mueller grand jury ...

Rev's Forum: Each Index Is Partly Right, but All of Them Are Wrong

Rev's Forum: Each Index Is Partly Right, but All of Them Are Wrong

If you want a true measure of market health, you simply can't generalize based on just an index or two.

Trader's Daily Notebook: It's Almost Time to Take a Shine to Gold Stocks

Trader's Daily Notebook: It's Almost Time to Take a Shine to Gold Stocks

Meanwhile, at least the Russell 2000 ETF is consistent.

Bad Optics

Optical player Applied Optoelectronics cuts its sales forecast.   Shares are down by $23.  As I have written, charts tell us where we have been and not where we are going.

Bad Optics

A warning from MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings that China business is weak has adversely impacted the optical sector today. Oclaro , Applied Optoelectronics and Lumentum Holdings are down in sympathy.