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AXT, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes compound and single element semiconductor substrates primarily used in wireless communications, lighting display applications, and fiber optic communications. The company manufactures its semiconductor substrates using its proprietary vertical gradient freeze technology. It offers semi-insulating substrates made from gallium arsenide, which are used for applications in power amplifiers and radio frequency integrated circuits for wireless handsets; direct broadcast televisions; high-performance transistors; and satellite communications. The company also provides semi-conducting substrates made from gallium arsenide that have applications in light emitting diodes, lasers, and optical couplers; substrates made from indium phosphide, which are used in broadband and fiber optic communications; and substrates made from germanium that are used in satellite and terrestrial solar cells, and optical applications. In addition, the company, through its joint ventures, manufactures and sells gallium, arsenic, germanium, germanium dioxide, pyrolytic boron nitride crucibles, and boron oxide. AXT, Inc. sells its products through direct sales force in the United States and China, as well as through independent sales representatives in Europe and other parts of Asia. The company was formerly known as American Xtal Technology, Inc. and changed its name to AXT, Inc. in July 2000. AXT, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.

1,255 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/14/14
Founded in 1986

axt inc (AXTI) Top Compensated Officers

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Direc...
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
Co-Founder and President of China Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $300.0K
Vice President of Business Development Strate...
Total Annual Compensation: $241.5K
Total Annual Compensation: $218.1K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

axt inc (AXTI) Key Developments

AXT Appoints Gary L. Fischer as Chief Financial Officer

AXT Inc. appointed Gary L. Fischer vice president and chief financial officer, effective Aug. 11, 2014. Fischer will have responsibility for AXT's global finance and accounting organization and will report to chief executive officer, Morris Young. In 2005, Fischer joined eRide, a fabless semiconductor company that develops both GPS devices and software for location-based services. The company was acquired in 2009. Fischer continued with eRide as a consultant into 2014 and expanded his consulting practice to assist a number of growth companies on a variety of finance and M&A projects.

AXT Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Third Quarter of 2014

AXT Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of $21,449,000 against $23,831,000 a year ago. Loss from operations was $515,000 against $2,161,000 a year ago. Income before provision for income taxes was $713,000 against loss before provision for income taxes of $1,259,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $319,000 or $0.01 per basic and diluted share against net loss attributable to the company of $2,035,000 or $0.06 per basic and diluted share a year ago. For the six months, the company reported revenue of $40,794,000 against $46,211,000 a year ago. Loss from operations was $2,915,000 against $3,424,000 a year ago. Loss before provision for income taxes was $1,063,000 against $3,034,000 a year ago. Net loss attributable to the company was $1,721,000 or $0.06 per basic and diluted share against $4,435,000 or $0.14 per basic and diluted share a year ago. For the third quarter of 2014, the company expects total revenue of between $20.5 million and $22.5 million, earnings per share to be 0 to $0.02 per share based on approximately 32.3 million shares outstanding. The company expects profitable in the third quarter. The company expects CapEx to be $0.6 million.

AXT Inc. to Report Q2, 2014 Results on Jul 31, 2014

AXT Inc. announced that they will report Q2, 2014 results at 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time on Jul 31, 2014


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