AU Optronics Corp (AUO) Shares Sold by Jane Street Group LLC

Jane Street Group LLC lowered its stake in shares of AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO) by 88.5% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 28,440 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 218,353 shares during the period. Jane Street Group LLC’s holdings in AU Optronics were worth $115,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of AUO. Allianz Asset Management GmbH grew its stake in AU Optronics by 24.8% in the 3rd quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH now owns 265,962 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $1,074,000 after buying an additional 52,817 shares in the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its stake in AU Optronics by 7.4% in the 3rd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 906,109 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $3,661,000 after buying an additional 62,100 shares in the last quarter. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd grew its stake in AU Optronics by 168.6% in the 3rd quarter. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd now owns 57,262 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $231,000 after buying an additional 35,945 shares in the last quarter. Wedbush Securities Inc. grew its stake in AU Optronics by 27.7% in the 3rd quarter. Wedbush Securities Inc. now owns 70,513 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $285,000 after buying an additional 15,301 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Aperio Group LLC grew its stake in AU Optronics by 2.2% in the 3rd quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 3,097,603 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $12,514,000 after buying an additional 65,825 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 6.67% of the company’s stock.

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

AU Optronics Corp (NYSE AUO) opened at $4.20 on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $4,042.19, a price-to-earnings ratio of 3.36 and a beta of 0.54. The company has a current ratio of 1.57, a quick ratio of 1.36 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46. AU Optronics Corp has a 1 year low of $3.52 and a 1 year high of $4.95.

AU Optronics (NYSE:AUO) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The semiconductor company reported $0.92 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.29 by $0.63. The firm had revenue of $87.40 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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 for the quarter was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.51 EPS. sell-side analysts anticipate that AU Optronics Corp will post 1.05 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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AU Optronics Company Profile

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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