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Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. designs and manufactures optical communications products for Internet data center, cable television (CATV), and fiber-to-the-home markets. It offers optical modules, optical transceivers, lasers, transmitters, and turn-key equipment, as well as headend, node, and distribution equipment. The company sells its products to CATV and telecommunications equipment manufacturers, and Internet service providers through its direct and indirect sales channels worldwide. Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas.

1,447 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/5/15
Founded in 1997

applied optoelectronics inc (AAOI) Top Compensated Officers

Founder, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executi...
Total Annual Compensation: $460.4K
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Strategy Of...
Total Annual Compensation: $283.9K
Senior Vice President of Optical Component Bu...
Total Annual Compensation: $258.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

applied optoelectronics inc (AAOI) Key Developments

Applied Optoelectronics Mulls Acquisitions

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NasdaqGM:AAOI) is seeking acquisition. Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. has filed a follow-on equity offering in the amount of $40.00 million. Applied Optoelectronics, said in Sec filling, “We currently intend to use the net proceeds from this offering, if any, for general corporate purposes, which may include among other things, debt repayment, working capital, capital expenditures and acquisitions.”

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Quarter of 2015

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. provided earnings guidance for the second quarter of 2015. The company expects revenue of approximately $49.6 million, above the prior outlook of $43.0 to $45.0 million. GAAP and non-GAAP net income in the range from $5.8 million to $6.0 million, above the prior non-GAAP outlook of $3.8 million to $4.5 million. GAAP and non-GAAP fully diluted earnings per share in the range of $0.36 to $0.38, using a weighted-average fully diluted share count of approximately 15.9 million shares. This is above the prior outlook of $0.25 to $0.30 per share.

Applied Optoelectronics Enters into Revolving Credit Facilities and Term Loan

On June 30, 2015, Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. entered into with East West Bank and Comerica Bank, a credit agreement, a second lien deed of trust, multiple security agreements and promissory notes evidencing two revolving credit facilities, and a term loan. The credit facilities provide that the company may from time to time prior to June 30, 2018, borrow, pay back and re-borrow up to an aggregate amount of $25 million and borrow $10 million under the term loan facility. The company is required to repay all outstanding principal plus all accrued unpaid interest on or prior to June 30, 2018 for the revolving facilities and June 30, 2020 for the term loan facility. In addition, the company will pay regular monthly payments of all accrued unpaid interest due as of each payment date, beginning July 31, 2015, with all subsequent interest payments to be due on the same day of each month thereafter. The company may pay without penalty all or a portion of the amount owed earlier than due. Under the loan agreements, the credit facilities bear interest at an annual rate based on the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) for deposits in U.S. Dollars plus: Revolving facility A + 2.75%; Revolving facility B + 3.00%, and term loan + 2.75%. The company's obligations under the loan agreements will be secured by substantially all of the company's tangible and intangible property, including but not limited to the company's inventory, accounts, instruments, equipment and a second lien on its new Houston facility under construction, but excluding such items that are located at and used by the company's Taiwan branch. The loan agreements shall be subject to customary financial covenants, including the maintenance of a minimum current ratio, measured on a quarterly basis, of 1.25 to 1.00, and minimum consolidated adjusted annual EBITDA, measured quarterly on a rolling-4-quarter basis, of greater than or equal to: $11 million for each reporting period ending January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015, $12.5 million for reporting period ending January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2017 and $12.5 million or as otherwise determined by the lenders thereafter. The covenant levels for reporting period ending after December 31, 2017 and thereafter are to be reset annually based on company projections. The loan agreements also requires the company to maintain a consolidated leverage ratio not to exceed: 5.00 to 1.00, at the end of any fiscal quarter ending on or after January 1, 2015 and on or before December 31, 2017; 4.50 to 1.00, at the end of any fiscal quarter ending on or after January 1, 2018 and on or before December 31, 2019, and 4.00 to 1:00, at the end of any fiscal quarter thereafter.


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