$0.75 EPS Expected for Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI); Gabelli Dividend & Income Trust (GDV) Has 1.13 Sentiment

January 18, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

The Gabelli Dividend & Income Trust is a closed ended equity mutual fund launched by GAMCO Investors, Inc. The company has market cap of $2.00 billion. The fund is managed by Gabelli Funds, LLC. It has a 7.97 P/E ratio. It invests in public equity markets of the United States.

Analysts expect Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) to report $0.75 EPS on February, 22.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 3.85% from last quarter’s $0.78 EPS. AAOI’s profit would be $14.54 million giving it 11.03 P/E if the $0.75 EPS is correct. After having $0.98 EPS previously, Applied Optoelectronics, Inc.’s analysts see -23.47% EPS growth. The stock decreased 2.65% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $33.1. About 736,185 shares traded. Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) has risen 622.05% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 605.35% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 0.41% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $24.22. About 62,565 shares traded. The Gabelli Dividend & Income Trust (GDV) has risen 16.30% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.40% the S&P500.

Shaker Financial Services Llc holds 4.75% of its portfolio in The Gabelli Dividend & Income Trust for 400,222 shares. Gabelli & Co Investment Advisers Inc. owns 546,046 shares or 1.41% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Private Wealth Partners Llc has 1.13% invested in the company for 251,350 shares. The Wisconsin-based Jacobus Wealth Management Inc. has invested 0.98% in the stock. Blue Bell Private Wealth Management Llc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 26,461 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 insider sales for $23,399 activity.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 sales for $902,978 activity. Kuo David C sold $62,230 worth of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) on Monday, August 7. BLACK RICHARD B also sold $60,620 worth of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) on Thursday, October 12. 3,050 shares were sold by Murry Stefan J., worth $214,138. Lin Chewei also sold $406,000 worth of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) on Monday, September 11.

Among 11 analysts covering Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI), 7 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Applied Optoelectronics had 34 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 7 by Cowen & Co. Piper Jaffray maintained Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) rating on Thursday, July 13. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $9000 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by DA Davidson on Friday, July 14. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Northland Capital given on Thursday, August 6. The stock of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) earned “Sell” rating by Northland Capital on Friday, August 4. The stock of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 14 by Needham. The stock of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, August 3. Cowen & Co maintained Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) on Thursday, February 25 with “Outperform” rating. Needham maintained Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) rating on Wednesday, November 8. Needham has “Buy” rating and $50.0 target. The rating was maintained by Raymond James on Friday, October 13 with “Buy”.

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