Shares of O2Micro International Limited (NASDAQ:OIIM) have been given an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one analysts that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation.

Analysts have set a twelve-month consensus price objective of $9.37 for the company and are expecting that the company will post ($0.09) EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned O2Micro International an industry rank of 159 out of 255 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

Separately, ValuEngine lowered O2Micro International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, October 22nd.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its holdings in shares of O2Micro International by 2.9% during the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 2,076,400 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $3,813,000 after acquiring an additional 58,500 shares during the period. FMR LLC raised its holdings in shares of O2Micro International by 19.2% during the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 800,400 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $1,473,000 after acquiring an additional 128,800 shares during the period. Finally, Essex Investment Management Co. LLC raised its holdings in shares of O2Micro International by 195.1% during the 4th quarter. Essex Investment Management Co. LLC now owns 172,837 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $261,000 after acquiring an additional 114,265 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 41.89% of the company’s stock.

NASDAQ OIIM opened at $1.59 on Friday. O2Micro International has a 52 week low of $1.30 and a 52 week high of $2.40. The firm has a market cap of $42.38 million, a PE ratio of 17.67 and a beta of 0.82.

O2Micro International (NASDAQ:OIIM) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 30th. The electronics maker reported ($0.06) EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of ($0.06). O2Micro International had a return on equity of 2.91% and a net margin of 3.33%. The business had revenue of $16.59 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $16.80 million. As a group, research analysts expect that O2Micro International will post -0.25 earnings per share 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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