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Credit Suisse Group Reiterates Neutral Rating for AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO)

13 August 2017, 01:30 | Kelvin Horton

The company is trading down by -2.10% since yesterday's close of $3.81. Lastly, BidaskClub cut shares of AU Optronics from a buy recommendation to a hold recommendation in a study report on Saturday, Jul 8th. The company had revenue of $84.41 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $87.09 billion.

Among 9 analysts covering AU Optronics (NYSE:AUO), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.33 derived from a total of 2 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings.

At the present time, shares of AU Optronics Corp.

Au Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO)'s trailing twelve month revenues are $11.47 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 0.32.

According to analysts Au Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO)'s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.31 and can go high up to $0.34. The stock now has Weekly Volatility of 1.91% and Monthly Volatility of 2.81%. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. increased its position in AU Optronics Corp by 68.7% in the first quarter. Conversely, most high-tech, Nasdaq-based stocks have a beta of greater than 1, offering the possibility of a higher rate of return, but also posing more risk. CLSA started coverage on shares of AU Optronics Corp in a research report on Friday, May 19th.

AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The company has Beta Value of 0.52 and ATR value of 0.13. 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. AU Optronics Corp has a 1-year low of $3.44 and a 1-year high of $4.95. AU Optronics Corp. (AUO) recently closed with fall of -2.92% to its 20-Day Simple Moving Average. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC now owns 40,077 shares of the semiconductor company's stock worth $142,000 after buying an additional 8,151 shares during the last quarter. The firm owned 533,000 shares of the semiconductor company's stock after buying an additional 532,500 shares during the period.

Over the past 50 days, AU Optronics Corp. stock's -22.22% off of the high and 3.49% removed from the low. Allianz Asset Management AG now owns 333,222 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $1,180,000 after buying an additional 243,142 shares during the period. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 5.4% on a year-over-year basis. If you are reading this piece on another website, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States & worldwide copyright & trademark legislation. Aperio Group LLC now owns 3,031,778 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $13,825,000 after buying an additional 834,713 shares in the last quarter. If you are accessing this piece on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of U.S. & worldwide copyright and trademark legislation. Aperio Group LLC increased its position in shares of AU Optronics Corp by 38.0% in the second quarter.

AU Optronics Corp.is a thin-film-transistor liquid-crystal display (TFT-LCD) panel provider. On Wednesday, June 29 the stock rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to "Outperform". The Firm operates in two business divisions: display business and solar business. On September 9, 2016 the stock rating was rated "Market Perform" in a report from Bernstein down from the previous "Outperform" rating. 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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