The stock of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd (NASDAQ:AOSL) is a huge mover today! About 362,770 shares traded hands or 152.40% up from the average. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd (NASDAQ:AOSL) has risen 66.91% since April 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 61.68% the S&P500.
The move comes after 9 months negative chart setup for the $518.41 million company. It was reported on Nov, 30 by Barchart.com. We have $20.87 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:AOSL worth $20.74M less.
Analysts await Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd (NASDAQ:AOSL) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $0.08 earnings per share, up 260.00% or $0.13 from last year’s $-0.05 per share. AOSL’s profit will be $1.91M for 67.94 P/E if the $0.08 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.14 actual earnings per share reported by Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -42.86% negative EPS growth.
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd (NASDAQ:AOSL) Ratings Coverage
Out of 5 analysts covering Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (NASDAQ:AOSL), 3 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 2 “Hold”. This means 60% are positive. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor has been the topic of 9 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Northland Capital upgraded the shares of AOSL in a report on Thursday, February 4 to “Outperform” rating. TheStreet downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Saturday, August 29 report. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd (NASDAQ:AOSL) on Friday, August 7 to “Hold” rating. The rating was initiated by Sidoti on Monday, January 11 with “Buy”. B. Riley & Co maintained Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd (NASDAQ:AOSL) on Wednesday, August 12 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd (NASDAQ:AOSL) earned “Buy” rating by B.riley on Wednesday, September 28. The firm has “Buy” rating by B. Riley & Co given on Thursday, August 11. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, February 4 by B. Riley & Co. The stock of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd (NASDAQ:AOSL) earned “Neutral” rating by Sidoti on Thursday, March 17.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited is engaged in designing, developing and supplying a broad range of power semiconductors globally, including a portfolio of Power MOSFET and Power IC products. The Company seeks to differentiate itself by integrating its expertise in device physics, process technology, design and advanced packaging to optimize product performance and cost. Its portfolio of products targets high-volume end-market applications, such as notebooks, netbooks, flat panel displays, mobile phone battery packs, set-top boxes, portable media players and power supplies. The products are incorporated into devices by original equipment manufacturers, or OEMs. The Company utilizes third-party foundries for all of its wafer fabrication and it deploys and implements its proprietary MOSFET processes at these third party foundries. The Company relies upon its in-house capacity and an associated provider for most of its packaging and testing requirements.”
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 2.28 in 2016 Q2. Its up 1.03, from 1.25 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, as 8 funds sold all Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd shares owned while 28 reduced positions. 10 funds bought stakes while 35 increased positions. They now own 12.66 million shares or 6.58% less from 13.55 million shares in 2016Q1.
The New Jersey-based Systematic Fin Ltd Partnership has invested 0.02% in Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd (NASDAQ:AOSL). Morgan Stanley holds 0% or 219,209 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, California Public Employees Retirement System has 0.01% invested in Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd (NASDAQ:AOSL) for 228,300 shares. Eam Investors Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 206,170 shares or 0.43% of the stock. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa accumulated 0% or 708 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn has invested 0% of its portfolio in Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd (NASDAQ:AOSL). Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 0% or 22,311 shares. Allianz Asset Mgmt Ag holds 0% of its portfolio in Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd (NASDAQ:AOSL) for 16,660 shares. Bank Of Montreal Can has 0% invested in the company for 740 shares. Grt Prns Ltd Liability Corp last reported 0.05% of its portfolio in the stock. Bridgeway Cap last reported 0.08% of its portfolio in the stock. Acadian Asset Lc last reported 567,258 shares in the company. Jpmorgan Chase accumulated 1.01M shares or 0% of the stock. Barclays Public Ltd Com accumulated 45,936 shares or 0% of the stock. Parametric Port Assoc Limited Co owns 65,363 shares or 0% of their US portfolio.
Insider Transactions: Since July 1, 2016, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 12 selling transactions for $5.04 million net activity. The insider Chang Daniel Kuang Ming sold 1,860 shares worth $42,594. $763,429 worth of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd (NASDAQ:AOSL) was sold by Ho Yueh-Se on Wednesday, September 21. Another trade for 50,000 shares valued at $1.05 million was sold by Chang Mike F. 2,564 Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd (NASDAQ:AOSL) shares with value of $58,972 were sold by Liang Yifan.
More recent Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd (NASDAQ:AOSL) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: “Alpha & Omega Semiconductor stock price target raised to $20.50 from $12.50 at …” on April 29, 2010. Also Quotes.Wsj.com published the news titled: “News Alpha & Omega Semiconductor Inc.AOSL” on February 11, 2011. Zacks.com‘s news article titled: “Others Overlooked Alpha amp; Omega Semiconductor (AOSL), Should You Buy It Now?” with publication date: November 11, 2016 was also an interesting one.
AOSL Company Profile
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited, incorporated on September 27, 2000, is a designer, developer and global supplier of power semiconductors. The Company’s portfolio of power semiconductors includes approximately 1,600 products, as of June 30, 2016. The Company’s portfolio of products focuses high-volume applications, including personal computers, flat panel televisions, light-emitting diode (LED) lighting, smart phones, battery packs, consumer and industrial motor controls and power supplies for television, computers, servers and telecommunications equipment. The Firm sells its products primarily to distributors in the Asia Pacific region, who in turn sell these products to end customers. The Firm conducts its activities primarily in the United States, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Korea and Japan.
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