Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect AU Optronics (AUO) Share Price

News headlines about AU Optronics (NYSE:AUO) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. AU Optronics earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 45.5705785222526 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of AU Optronics (AUO) opened at $4.56 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $4,320.00, a P/E ratio of 3.56 and a beta of 0.56. AU Optronics has a one year low of $3.60 and a one year high of $4.95. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a current ratio of 1.57 and a quick ratio of 1.36.

AU Optronics (NYSE:AUO) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The semiconductor company reported $0.92 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.63. The firm had revenue of $87.40 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $85.19 billion. AU Optronics had a net margin of 10.56% and a return on equity of 18.55%. The business’s revenue was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.51 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that AU Optronics will post 1.12 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of AU Optronics from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 22nd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of AU Optronics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold”.

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About AU Optronics

AU Optronics Corp. is a thin-film-transistor liquid-crystal display (TFT-LCD) panel provider. The Company operates in two business segments: display business and solar business. Through Display business segment, the Company designs, develops, manufactures, assembles and markets flat panel displays and most of its products are TFT-LCD panels.

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