Swiss National Bank held its stake in shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ:AOSL) during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 30,580 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Swiss National Bank’s holdings in Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited were worth $526,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its stake in shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited by 9.8% in the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 98,937 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $1,701,000 after buying an additional 8,822 shares in the last quarter. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC acquired a new stake in shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited during the first quarter worth $648,000. Bowling Portfolio Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited by 43.4% in the first quarter. Bowling Portfolio Management LLC now owns 29,784 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $512,000 after buying an additional 9,018 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its stake in shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited by 102.1% in the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 77,354 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $1,330,000 after buying an additional 39,077 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Strs Ohio raised its stake in shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited by 18.3% in the first quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 38,100 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $654,000 after buying an additional 5,900 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 71.42% of the company’s stock.

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOSL) opened at 17.69 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $420.85 million, a PE ratio of 36.70 and a beta of 0.25. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $17.82 and a 200-day moving average price of $18.65. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited has a 1-year low of $14.00 and a 1-year high of $23.93.

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ:AOSL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 3rd. The semiconductor company reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.12. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited had a return on equity of 4.25% and a net margin of 3.09%. The company had revenue of $93.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $92.10 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.06) earnings per share. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited’s revenue was up 12.4% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited will post $0.80 EPS for the current year.

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A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on AOSL. Sidoti began coverage on Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. They issued a “buy” rating on the stock. Northland Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $30.00 price objective on shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $30.00 price objective on shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Friday, May 5th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $27.00.

In related news, VP Daniel Kuang Ming Chang sold 6,891 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.83, for a total value of $129,757.53. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. 21.70% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited Company 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 Limited (NASDAQ:AOSL)

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