Equities analysts expect O2Micro International Limited (NASDAQ:OIIM) to post ($0.06) earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for O2Micro International’s earnings, with estimates ranging from ($0.06) to ($0.05). O2Micro International posted earnings per share of ($0.04) during the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year-over-year growth rate of 50%. The company is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report before the market opens on Wednesday, October 31st.

On average, analysts expect that O2Micro International will report full year earnings of ($0.21) per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.22) to ($0.20). For the next year, analysts forecast that the company will report earnings of ($0.08) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.12) to ($0.03). Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of research firms that follow O2Micro International.

O2Micro International (NASDAQ:OIIM) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 1st. The electronics maker reported $0.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.14. The company had revenue of $15.21 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $15.05 million. O2Micro International had a return on equity of 3.17% and a net margin of 8.95%.

Separately, ValuEngine upgraded O2Micro International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 2nd.

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Grandeur Peak Global Advisors LLC grew its position in shares of O2Micro International by 7.4% in the 2nd quarter. Grandeur Peak Global Advisors LLC now owns 3,239,517 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $5,961,000 after purchasing an additional 222,175 shares during the period. FMR LLC grew its position in shares of O2Micro International by 19.2% in the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 800,400 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $1,473,000 after purchasing an additional 128,800 shares during the period. Essex Investment Management Co. LLC acquired a new position in shares of O2Micro International in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $135,000. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC grew its position in shares of O2Micro International by 2.9% in the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 2,076,400 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $3,813,000 after purchasing an additional 58,500 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 42.28% of the company’s stock.

Shares of O2Micro International stock traded down $0.05 during trading on Friday, hitting $1.83. 10,957 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 42,686. The firm has a market capitalization of $59.33 million, a P/E ratio of -10.17 and a beta of 0.15. O2Micro International has a 1-year low of $1.30 and a 1-year high of $2.40.

O2Micro International Company Profile

O2Micro International Limited, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, and markets integrated circuits and solutions for power management components and systems in China, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, and internationally. The company provides analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits that manage and provide LCD and LED lighting; control and monitor battery charging and discharging in portable electronic devices and vehicles; perform DC/DC and AC/DC conversion; and provide select and switch functionality between power sources.

Further Reading: Technical Analysis of Stocks and What It Means

Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on O2Micro International (OIIM)

For more information about research offerings from Zacks Investment Research, visit Zacks.com

Receive News & Ratings for O2Micro International Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for O2Micro International and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.