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4.17
-0.11
-2.57%
After Hours :
4.17
0.00
0.00%

Open

4.17

Previous Close

4.28

Volume (Avg)

306.17k (341.34k)

Day's Range

4.16-4.18

52Wk Range

2.71-4.99

Market Cap.

4.00B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

0.00 (0.05%)

Beta

1.50

Shares Outstanding

962.42M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

17.09 (0.25)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
Industry Electronic Components
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Underperform
    • Revenue

    • 13.71B

    • Net Income

    • 125.31M

    • Market Cap.

    • 4.00B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 1.74

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 2.65

    • Beta

    • 1.50

    • Forward P/E

    • 28.25

    • Price/Sales

    • 0.29

    • Price/Book Value

    • 0.74

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 2.07

      • EBITDA

      • 2.43B

      • Return on Capital %

      • 1.45

      • Return on Equity %

      • 4.66

      • Return on Assets %

      • 1.45

      • Book Value/Share

      • 0.18

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 962.42M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.00 (7/22/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 7/7/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Underperform
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 2.31

        • Credit Rating

        • -

        • Analysts

        • 2

        • EPS Estimate

        • -

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • -

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • -0.50

          • 4.60

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • -

          • 13.84

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • -

          • -36.37

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -0.36

          • 9.70

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -29.40

          • 0.25

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -

          • -6.36

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 8.73

            • 35.56

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 2.10

            • 16.80

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 1.74

            • 12.12

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 1.60

            • 35.16

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • -7.30

            • 19.59

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • -7.10

            • 110.88B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.77

              • 0.22

              • Current Ratio

              • 1.05

              • 2.70

              • Quick Ratio

              • 0.78

              • 1.89

              • Interest Coverage

              • -

              • 15.69

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 2.88

              • 1.74

              • Book Value/Share

              • 5.61

              • 10.76

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 16.67

                • 22.32

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 53.15

                • 708.86

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 10.79

                • 102.75

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 0.29

                • 1.32

                • Price/Book Value

                • 0.74

                • 1.89

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 2.07

                • 9.62

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                • Industry

                  • Return on Equity %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 4.66

                    (-12.20)

                  • 10.21

                    (12.27)

                  • Return on Assets %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 1.45

                    (-4.40)

                  • 6.14

                    (7.83)

                  • Return on Capital %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 2.06

                    (-7.20)

                  • 8.20

                    (10.25)

                  • Income/Employee

                  • 113.96k

                  • 13.26k

                  • Inventory Turnover

                  • 8.98

                  • 4.58

                  • Asset Turnover

                  • 0.83

                  • 0.51

                  Current Historical
                  Financials
                  • Income Statement
                  • Balance Sheet
                  • Cash Flow
                  Operating Income
                  273.16M
                  Operating Margin
                  1.99
                  Total Equity
                  -
                  Retained Earnings
                  -
                  Free Cashflow
                  -
                  Price/Cashflow
                  2.07
                  Ownership

                  Institutional Ownership

                  5.20%

                  Top 10 Institutions

                  4.52%

                  Mutual Fund Ownership

                  3.04%

                  Float

                  -

                  5% / Insider Ownership

                  -

                  Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                  Top Mutual Fund Owners

                  Top Institutional Owners

                  Mutual Fund Name

                  Institution Name

                  • Mutual Fund Name

                  • Shares Held

                  • % Change

                  • % Outstanding

                  • DFA Emerging Markets Value Portfolio

                  •  

                    9,251,028

                  • -0.02

                  • 0.96

                  • Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Idx Fund

                  •  

                    6,905,811

                  • 0.90

                  • 0.72

                  • Vanguard Total Intl Stock Idx Fund

                  •  

                    2,487,416

                  • 1.84

                  • 0.26

                  • DFA Emerging Markets Core Equity Fund

                  •  

                    1,500,152

                  • 0.00

                  • 0.16

                  • Dimensional Emerging Markets Value

                  •  

                    1,273,423

                  • 0.00

                  • 0.13

                  • Vanguard All-World ex-US Shares ETF

                  •  

                    1,077,469

                  • 6.56

                  • 0.11

                  • JHVIT Emerging Markets Value Trust

                  •  

                    893,228

                  • -0.28

                  • 0.09

                  • JHancock Emerging Markets Fund

                  •  

                    812,167

                  • 0.00

                  • 0.08

                  • KP International Equity Fund

                  •  

                    463,190

                  • 130.13

                  • 0.05

                  • Institution Name

                  • Shares Held

                  • % Change

                  • % Outstanding

                  • Dimensional Fund Advisors, Inc.

                  •  

                    18,201,381

                  • -0.81%

                  • 1.89

                  • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                  •  

                    9,781,294

                  • +4.19%

                  • 1.02

                  • Acadian Asset Management LLC

                  •  

                    5,070,563

                  • -0.19%

                  • 0.53

                  • Segantii Capital Management Ltd

                  •  

                    2,742,778

                  • -11.83%

                  • 0.29

                  • Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership

                  •  

                    2,312,632

                  • -5.44%

                  • 0.24

                  • Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB)

                  •  

                    1,471,681

                  • -55.22%

                  • 0.15

                  • Morgan Stanley & Co Inc

                  •  

                    1,242,045

                  • -5.12%

                  • 0.13

                  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

                  •  

                    1,042,096

                  • 0.00%

                  • 0.11

                  • State Street Corp

                  •  

                    836,684

                  • +16.63%

                  • 0.09

                  • Aperio Group, LLC

                  •  

                    636,166

                  • +10.32%

                  • 0.07

                  Company Profile

                  Sector

                  Technology

                  Industry

                  Electronic Components

                  Type

                  Speculative Growth

                  Style

                  Large Core

                  AU Optronics Corp was incorporated as Acer Display Technology, Inc. in 1996. The Company is engaged in research, development, production and sale of thin film transistor liquid crystal displays (TFT-LCDs) and other flat panel displa...moreys used in a wide variety of applications. It also engages in the production and sale of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules and systems. The Company has operate in two business segments: Display business and Solar business. In Display business, the company designs, develops, manufactures, assembles and markets flat panel displays and TFT-LCD panels. Its panels are primarily used in mobile PCs, monitors, consumer electronics products and televisions. In Solar business, the Company manufactures upstream and midstream products such as polysilicon, ingots, wafers and solar cel...morels. The Company designs, develops, and manufactures solar photovoltaic (PV) modules as well as produces solar PV systems and provide value-added services for solar PV systems projects. It designs, develops and manufactures the panels to address specific needs of the end-products in which they are used, such as thinness, light weight, resolution, color quality, brightness, low power consumption, touch panel features, fast response time, slim form and wide viewing angles. The Company sells the panels to brand companies and original equipment manufacturing service providers with operations in Taiwan, the PRC, Japan and other areas. The Company’s competitors includes LG Display and Samsung Display in Korea, Innolux, Chunghwa Picture Tubes and Hannstar Display in Taiwan; Sharp, Panasonic LCD, and Japan Display in Japan; and BOE, Century, Tianma, China Star Optoelectronics Technology and CEC-PANDA LCD Technology in the PRC.lessless

                  Key People

                  Kuen-Yao (K.Y.) Lee

                  Chairman of the Board/Director

                  Andy Yang

                  CFO

                  F.C. Hsiang

                  Executive VP/General Manager, Divisional

                  Mr. Chien-Pin (James) Chen

                  General Manager, Divisional/Vice President

                  Dr. Ronald Jen-Chuan Chwang,PhD

                  Director

                  • AU Optronics Corp

                  • No. 1, Li-Hsin Road 2

                  • Hsinchu, 30078

                  • TWN.Map

                  • Phone: +886 35008800

                  • Fax: +886 35643370

                  • auo.com

                  Incorporated

                  1996

                  Employees

                  63,499

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