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Last $14.17 USD
Change Today +0.04 / 0.28%
Volume 66.5K
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AVX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and supplies various passive electronic components, interconnect devices, and related products for use in electronic devices to store, filter, or regulate electric energy. The company operates through three segments: Passive Components, Kyocera Electronic Devices (KED Resale), and Interconnect. The Passive Components segment 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, bolt in and surface mount EMI filters, thick and thin film packages of multiple passive integrated components, varistors, thermistors, inductors, and resistive products. 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. The Interconnect segment is involved in manufacturing and reselling 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 worldwide. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Fountain Inn, South Carolina. AVX Corporation is a subsidiary of Kyocera Corporation.

avx corp (AVX) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Corp...
Total Annual Compensation: $376.4K
Vice President and President of Kyocera Elect...
Total Annual Compensation: $308.4K
Chief Technology Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $342.7K
Vice President of Sales
Total Annual Compensation: $334.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

avx corp (AVX) Key Developments

AVX Corp. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended March 31, 2015

AVX Corp. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company's net sales were $315,547,000 compared to $351,229,000 a year ago. Profit from operations was $46,670,000 compared to $42,990,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $48,920,000 compared to $44,314,000 a year ago. Net income was $101,526,000 compared to $39,130,000 a year ago. Diluted income per share was $0.60 compared to $0.23 a year ago. For the year, the company's net sales were $1,353,228,000 compared to $1,442,604,000 a year ago. Profit from operations was $212,749,000 compared to $159,164,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $218,599,000 compared to $163,357,000 a year ago. Net income was $225,871,000 compared to $127,037,000 a year ago. Diluted income per share was $1.34 compared to $0.75 a year ago.

AVX Corp Seeks Acquisitions

AVX Corp. (NYSE:AVX) seeks acquisitions. Chief Financial Officer, Kurt Cummings, stated, "Our balance sheet remains strong with cash, cash equivalents and short and long-term investments in securities of $993.5 million and no debt, allowing us substantial flexibility for investments in potential acquisitions, materials, equipment and people to support future growth. We continued to use our resources to provide value to our stockholders during the fiscal year by paying $67.2 million in dividends to stockholders and using $7.2 million to repurchase share of AVX stock on the open market."

AVX Corp. to Report Q4, 2015 Results on Apr 24, 2015

AVX Corp. announced that they will report Q4, 2015 results Pre-Market on Apr 24, 2015


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