Alpha & Omega Semiconductor LTD (NASDAQ:AOSL): Institutional Investors Are Worried

September 8, 2018 - By Robert Shackelford

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Sentiment for Alpha & Omega Semiconductor LTD (NASDAQ:AOSL)

Alpha & Omega Semiconductor LTD (NASDAQ:AOSL) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2018 Q1. Its down -0.49, from 1.52 in 2017Q4. The ratio is negative, as 39 hedge funds started new or increased equity positions, while 38 trimmed and sold positions in Alpha & Omega Semiconductor LTD. The hedge funds in our partner’s database now have: 15.82 million shares, down from 16.44 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Alpha & Omega Semiconductor LTD in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 8 Reduced: 30 Increased: 24 New Position: 15.

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, and supplies a portfolio of power semiconductors for consumer, computing, communications, and industrial markets primarily in the United States, Hong Kong, Macau, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, and Germany. The company has market cap of $323.34 million. It offers various power discrete products, including low, medium, and high voltage power metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors ; and SRFETs, XSFET, electrostatic discharges, protected MOSFETs, and insulated gate bipolar transistors, which are used for routing current and switching voltages in power control circuits. It has a 23.77 P/E ratio. The firm also provides power IC products comprising devices that are used for power management and power delivery; and analog power devices that are used for circuit protection and signal switching.

The stock decreased 1.95% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $13.55. About 84,866 shares traded. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ:AOSL) has declined 14.81% since September 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.38% the S&P500.

Analysts await Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ:AOSL) to report earnings on November, 1. They expect $0.22 earnings per share, up 15.79 % or $0.03 from last year’s $0.19 per share. AOSL’s profit will be $5.25M for 15.40 P/E if the $0.22 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.19 actual earnings per share reported by Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 15.79 % EPS growth.

Gagnon Advisors Llc holds 2.7% of its portfolio in Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited for 234,471 shares. Gagnon Securities Llc owns 448,679 shares or 2.47% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Globeflex Capital L P has 0.22% invested in the company for 67,156 shares. The Minnesota-based Foundry Partners Llc has invested 0.19% in the stock. Campbell & Co Investment Adviser Llc, a Maryland-based fund reported 13,173 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $236,393 activity.

More recent Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ:AOSL) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Celsion, Alpha and Omega Semiconductor, SP Plus …” on August 16, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOSL) CEO Dr. Mike Chang on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on August 12, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “77 Biggest Movers From Yesterday” with publication date: August 10, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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