How Analysts Rated AU Optronics Corp (ADR) (NYSE:AUO) Last Week?

Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. The stock of AU Optronics Corp (ADR) (NYSE:AUO) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Drexel Hamilton. Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new position in AU Optronics Corp during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $473,000. The semiconductor company reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.02. AU Optronics Corp had a return on equity of 17.46% and a net margin of 9.48%. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $1.19 and is expected to be $1.13 for the current year with 962,400,000 shares now outstanding.

In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Au Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO) has analysts' mean recommendation of 3.5. Analysts expect next quarter's EPS will be $0.29 and the next full year EPS is anticipated to be $0.40. The stock now has Weekly Volatility of 1.91% and Monthly Volatility of 2.81%. Finally, Sensato Investors LLC boosted its stake in shares of AU Optronics Corp by 15.5% in the first quarter. No trade can occur until someone is willing to sell a stock at a price that another is willing to buy it at. AU Optronics Corp presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $4.38. (NYSE:AUO) is 8.76%, 2.94% over the last quarter, and -3.02% for the past six months.

These firms have also modified their investment in AUO.

The P/E ratio is 3.13 and the market value is 3.59B.

Currently AU Optronics Corp. The stock of AU Optronics Corp (ADR) (NYSE:AUO) earned " rating by Fubon Bank on Thursday, July 30. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of AU Optronics Corp from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 30th. Year to date AU Optronics Corp.

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Shares of AU Optronics Corp (NYSE AUO) opened at 3.81 on Thursday. Causeway Capital Management LLC now owns 177,100 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $677,000 after buying an additional 25,200 shares during the period. For institutional shareholders who wish to sell a large number of shares of a certain stock, lower liquidity will force them to sell the stock slowly over a longer period of time, to avoid losses because of slippage. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $4.95 and touched its 52-Week Low of $3.44. 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. Comerica Bank now owns 54,466 shares of the semiconductor company's stock worth $219,000 after buying an additional 6,235 shares during the period.

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AU Optronics Corp., launched on August 12, 1996, is a thin-film-transistor liquid-crystal display (TFT-LCD) panel provider. On September 9, 2016 the stock rating was rated "Market Perform" in a report from Bernstein down from the previous "Outperform" rating. The Company operates in two business segments: display business and solar business.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on AU Optronics Corp. 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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