Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its stake in Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ:AOSL) by 0.1% in the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 1,999,661 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after buying an additional 2,855 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned approximately 8.32% of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor worth $32,975,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the business. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company lifted its position in shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor by 11.4% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 16,193 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $270,000 after buying an additional 1,658 shares during the last quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP lifted its position in shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor by 4.8% in the second quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 42,372 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $706,000 after buying an additional 1,944 shares during the last quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC lifted its position in shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor by 3.3% in the second quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 92,115 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $1,536,000 after buying an additional 2,953 shares during the last quarter. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. lifted its position in shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor by 4.6% in the second quarter. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. now owns 129,831 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $2,164,000 after buying an additional 5,700 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. lifted its position in shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor by 18.5% in the second quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 42,712 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $712,000 after buying an additional 6,653 shares during the last quarter. 70.52% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ:AOSL) opened at $17.47 on Monday. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited has a 12-month low of $14.81 and a 12-month high of $23.00. The firm has a market capitalization of $419.94, a PE ratio of 28.64 and a beta of 0.26.

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (NASDAQ:AOSL) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The semiconductor company reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.20 by ($0.01). Alpha and Omega Semiconductor had a return on equity of 4.85% and a net margin of 3.92%. The business had revenue of $104.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $103.15 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.14 EPS. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.0% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts anticipate that Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited will post 0.64 earnings per share for the current year.

AOSL has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Northland Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $30.00 price target on shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. B. Riley boosted their price objective on Alpha and Omega Semiconductor from $24.00 to $27.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. BidaskClub cut Alpha and Omega Semiconductor from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, December 2nd. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and set a $18.00 price objective on shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $25.00.

In other Alpha and Omega Semiconductor news, VP Daniel Kuang Ming Chang sold 3,398 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.00, for a total value of $61,164.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, CFO Yifan Liang sold 15,075 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, January 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.70, for a total value of $266,827.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 21.70% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Profile

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited 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 product portfolio consists of two categories: power discretes and power integrated circuits (ICs).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (NASDAQ:AOSL)

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