SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
(Amendment No. 1)
|ANNUAL REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934|
For the fiscal year ended
|TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 for the transition period from to|
Commission File Number
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act: None|
Indicate by check mark if the Registrant is a well-known seasoned issuer,
as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act. Yes ☐
Indicate by check mark if the Registrant is not required to file reports
pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Act. Yes ☐
Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant: (1) has filed all
reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or
for such shorter period that the Registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements
for the past 90 days.
Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant has submitted electronically
every Interactive Data File required to be submitted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§232.405 of this chapter)
during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the Registrant was required to submit such files).
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, smaller reporting company, or an emerging growth company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” “smaller reporting company,” and “emerging growth company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.
|Large accelerated filer||☐||☒|
|Non-accelerated filer||☐||Smaller reporting company|
|Emerging growth company|
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has filed a report
on and attestation to its management’s assessment of the effectiveness of its internal control over financial reporting under
Section 404(b) of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (15 U.S.C. 7262(b)) by the registered public accounting firm that prepared or issued its
Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant is a shell company (as
defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act). Yes ☐
As of June 30, 2020, the aggregate market value of the common stock
held by non-affiliates of the Registrant was $
As of February 19, 2021, the Registrant hadoutstanding shares of Common Stock.
DOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE
Portions of the Registrant’s definitive Proxy Statement for the Registrant’s 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders are incorporated by reference in Part III of this Annual Report on Form 10-K to the extent stated herein. The Proxy Statement will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to Regulation 14A not later than 120 days of the Registrant’s fiscal year ended December 31, 2020.
Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (the “Company” or "AOI") is filing this Amendment No. 1 (this “Amendment No. 1”) to its annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 25, 2021 (the “Original Form 10-K”), in order to correct Items 11 and 13 of Part III of the Original Form 10-K.
This Amendment No. 1 should be read in conjunction with the Original Form 10-K, which continues to speak as of the date of the Original Form 10-K. Other than the with respect to Items 11 and 13 of Part III, this Amendment No. 1 does not modify or update the disclosures in the Original Form 10-K in any way. Accordingly, this Amendment No. 1 does not reflect events occurring after the filing of the Original Form 10-K or modify or update any related or other disclosures.
|Item 11.||Executive Compensation|
The information required regarding the compensation of our named executive officers and directors is incorporated herein by reference from the information contained our Proxy Statement.
The information required regarding pay ratio disclosure is incorporated herein by reference from the information contained our Proxy Statement.
The information required regarding our Compensation Committee and the Compensation Committee Report are incorporated by reference from the information contained in our Proxy Statement.
|Item 13.||Certain Relationships and Related Transactions, and Director Independence|
The information required regarding related transactions is incorporated herein by reference from the information contained in our Proxy Statement.
The information required regarding the independence of our directors is incorporated herein by reference from the information contained in our Proxy Statement.
Pursuant to the requirements of Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, on April 23, 2021.
APPLIED OPTOELECTRONICS, INC.
|By:||/s/ CHIH-HSIANG (THOMPSON) LIN|
|CHIH-HSIANG (THOMPSON) LIN,|
|President and Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors|