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Last $13.47 USD
Change Today -0.04 / -0.30%
Volume 224.1K
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AVX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and supplies various passive electronic components, interconnect devices, and related products worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Passive Components, Kyocera Electronic Devices (KED Resale), and Interconnect. The Passive Components segment primarily offers surface mount and leaded ceramic capacitors, RF thick and thin film components, surface mount and leaded tantalum capacitors, surface mount and leaded film capacitors, ceramic and film power capacitors, super capacitors, EMI filters, thick and thin film packages of multiple passive integrated components, varistors, thermistors, inductors, and resistive products. This segments product enables its customers to store, filter, or regulate electric energy in electronic devices. The KED Resale segment distributes and sells ceramic capacitors, frequency control devices, SAW devices, sensor products, RF modules, actuators, acoustic devices, and connectors produced by Kyocera Corporation of Japan. The Interconnect segment manufactures and resells electronic connectors and interconnect systems for use in various industries. The company markets its products through its direct sales force and independent manufacturers’ representatives to multi-national original equipment manufacturers, independent electronic component distributors, and electronic manufacturing service providers. It serves various industries, such as telecommunications, information technology hardware, automotive electronics, medical devices and instrumentation, industrial instrumentation, transportation, energy harvesting, defense and aerospace electronic systems, and consumer electronics industries. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Fountain Inn, South Carolina. AVX Corporation is a subsidiary of Kyocera Corporation.

10,400 Employees
Last Reported Date: 05/20/15
Founded in 1972

avx corp (AVX) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Corp...
Total Annual Compensation: $409.7K
Vice President and President of Kyocera Elect...
Total Annual Compensation: $323.5K
Chief Technology Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $309.3K
Vice President of Sales
Total Annual Compensation: $349.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

avx corp (AVX) Key Developments

AVX Seeks Acquisitions

AVX Corp. (NYSE:AVX) is looking for acquisition opportunities. Kurt Cummings, Chief Financial Officer of AVX said, "'Our balance sheet remains strong with cash, cash equivalents and short and long-term investments in securities of $936 million and no debt, allowing us substantial flexibility for investments in potential acquisitions, materials, equipment and people to support future growth."

AVX Corp. Announces Preliminary Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for First Quarter Ended June 30, 2015

AVX Corp. announced preliminary unaudited consolidated earnings results for first quarter ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $300,516,000, profit from operations of $48,666,000, income before income taxes of $50,182,000, net income of $35,629,000 or $0.21 per basic and diluted share compared to the net sales of $350,589,000, profit from operations of $55,553,000, income before income taxes of $56,271,000, net income of $40,771,000 or $0.24 per basic and diluted share for the quarter ended March 31, 2015.

AVX Corporation Declares Dividend for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2015, Payable on August 21, 2015

The Board of Directors of AVX Corporation declared a dividend of $0.105 per common share for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. The dividend will be paid to shareholders of record on August 7, 2015 and will be disbursed on August 21, 2015.


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