O2Micro International Limited (NASDAQ:OIIM) has been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation.

Analysts have set a 1 year consensus price objective of $9.37 for the company and are expecting that the company will post ($0.09) earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given O2Micro International an industry rank of 205 out of 255 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

Separately, ValuEngine upgraded shares of O2Micro International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, February 2nd.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in O2Micro International stock. Essex Investment Management Co. LLC raised its holdings in shares of O2Micro International Limited (NASDAQ:OIIM) by 195.1% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 172,837 shares of the electronics maker’s stock after purchasing an additional 114,265 shares during the quarter. Essex Investment Management Co. LLC owned 0.67% of O2Micro International worth $261,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. 41.02% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of NASDAQ:OIIM traded up $0.01 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $1.71. 10,010 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 12,776. O2Micro International has a one year low of $1.30 and a one year high of $2.40. The firm has a market cap of $43.91 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.00 and a beta of 0.77.

O2Micro International (NASDAQ:OIIM) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, January 30th. The electronics maker reported ($0.06) earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.06). O2Micro International had a net margin of 3.33% and a return on equity of 2.91%. The firm had revenue of $16.59 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $16.80 million. Equities research analysts anticipate that O2Micro International will post -0.25 EPS for the current year.

O2Micro International Company Profile

O2Micro International Limited, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, and markets integrated circuits and solutions for power management components and systems in China, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, and internationally. The company provides analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits that manage and provide LCD and LED lighting; control and monitor battery charging and discharging in portable electronic devices and vehicles; perform DC/DC and AC/DC conversion; and provide select and switch functionality between power sources.

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