Applied Materials Company Profile (NASDAQ:AMAT)

About Applied Materials

Applied Materials logoApplied Materials, Inc. (Applied) provides manufacturing equipment, services and software to the semiconductor, display, solar photovoltaic (PV) and related industries across the world. The Company operates in four segments: Silicon Systems, Applied Global Services, Display, and Energy and Environmental Solutions. Its manufacturing activities consist of assembly, test and integration of various commercial parts, components and subassemblies that are used to manufacture systems. Its products include Centura RP Epi, VIISta Systems, Vantage Systems, AKT PECVD Systems, AKT Aristo and PiVot Systems. It caters to customers, including manufacturers of semiconductor chips, liquid crystal and other displays, solar PV cells and other electronic devices. It has implemented a distributed manufacturing model under which manufacturing and supply chain activities are conducted in various countries, including Germany, Israel, Italy, Singapore, Taiwan, the United States and other countries in Asia.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
  • Sub-Industry: Semiconductor Equipment
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: AMAT
  • CUSIP: 03822210
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $28.38
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $29.47
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $25.39
  • 52-Week Range: $15.44 - $31.07
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.38
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.50
  • P/E Growth: 0.94
  • Market Cap: $30.68B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,080,893,000
  • Beta: 1.84
  • Net Margins: 14.62%
  • Return on Equity: 22.37%
  • Return on Assets: 11.37%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.49%
  • Current Ratio: 2.50%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.81%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 19 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.79)
Consensus Price Target: $31.38 (10.53% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/4/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingConviction-Buy -> Buy$33.00View Rating Details
9/26/2016B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$39.00View Rating Details
9/23/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSector PerformView Rating Details
9/22/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$33.00View Rating Details
9/22/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuy$31.00View Rating Details
9/22/2016Pacific CrestReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/22/2016Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetBuy$30.00 -> $35.00View Rating Details
9/19/2016Citigroup Inc.Set Price TargetBuy$37.00View Rating Details
9/16/2016Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$34.00View Rating Details
9/16/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$36.00View Rating Details
8/24/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$34.00View Rating Details
8/21/2016S&P Equity ResearchSet Price TargetHold$31.00View Rating Details
8/19/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$28.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details
8/19/2016Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform$26.00 -> $32.50View Rating Details
8/18/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperform$26.00 -> $29.00View Rating Details
8/16/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuy$25.00View Rating Details
8/16/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuy$28.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details
6/29/2016Summit RedstoneReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/28/2016SusquehannaUpgradeNegative -> NeutralView Rating Details
6/6/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/22/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight$24.00 -> $27.00View Rating Details
4/1/2016BNP ParibasBoost Price TargetBuy$28.00View Rating Details
2/19/2016Summit ResearchReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
12/8/2015Craig HallumReiterated RatingBuy$30.00View Rating Details
10/8/2015KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$22.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details
8/14/2015Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$28.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details
8/6/2015Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingBuy$25.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/18/2016Q316$0.48$0.50$2.84 billion$2.82 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/19/2016Q216$0.32$0.34$2.42 billion$2.45 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q116$0.25$0.26$2.24 billion$2.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/12/2015Q415$0.29$0.29$2.40 billion$2.42 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/13/2015Q315$0.33$0.33$2.54 billion$2.49 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/14/2015Q215$0.28$0.29$2.40 billion$2.44 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2015Q115$0.27$0.27$2.33 billion$2.36 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/13/2014Q414$0.27$0.27$2.27 billion$2.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/14/2014Q314$0.27$0.28$2.29 billion$2.27 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/15/2014Q214$0.28$0.28$2.35 billion$2.35 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2014Q114$0.19$0.23$2.13 billion$2.19 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/14/2013Q413$0.18$0.19$1.99 billion$1.99 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/15/2013Q3 2013$0.19$0.18$2.06 billion$1.98 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/16/2013Q2 2013$0.13$0.16$1.91 billion$1.97 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q1 2013$0.03$0.06$1.54 billion$1.57 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/15/2012Q412$0.03$0.06$1.58 billion$1.65 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/15/2012$0.22$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/17/2012$0.24$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012$0.12$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/16/2011$0.20$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/24/2011$0.33$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/24/2011$0.37$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011$0.33$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.75 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.27 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.25$0.26$0.26
Q2 20169$0.25$0.31$0.28
Q3 20166$0.32$0.48$0.38
Q4 20165$0.33$0.50$0.40
Q1 20172$0.41$0.55$0.48
Q2 20172$0.50$0.56$0.53
Q3 20172$0.51$0.59$0.55
Q4 20172$0.55$0.58$0.57
Q1 20182$0.40$0.54$0.47
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT)
Annual Dividend:$0.40
Dividend Yield:1.41%
Payout Ratio:31.25% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
22.86% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
17.62% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.25%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 82.16%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/7/2016Gary E. DickersonInsiderSell229,935$29.71$6,831,368.85View SEC Filing  
9/1/2016Omkaram NalamasuVPSell99,491$30.15$2,999,653.65View SEC Filing  
8/26/2016Omkaram NalamasuVPSell26,035$30.15$784,955.25View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016Stephen R. ForrestDirectorSell5,000$30.00$150,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/24/2016Ali SalehpourVPSell35,505$24.06$854,250.30View SEC Filing  
6/22/2016Ali SalehpourVPSell35,504$23.95$850,320.80View SEC Filing  
6/20/2016Ali SalehpourVPSell17,752$23.89$424,095.28View SEC Filing  
6/3/2016Ali SalehpourVPSell40,000$24.37$974,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/25/2016Thomas J IannottiDirectorSell15,000$23.67$355,050.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2016Stephen R ForrestDirectorSell5,000$22.86$114,300.00View SEC Filing  
4/6/2016Susan M JamesDirectorSell8,980$20.78$186,604.40View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Stephen R ForrestDirectorSell5,000$19.99$99,950.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Stephen R ForrestDirectorSell5,000$17.67$88,350.00View SEC Filing  
10/2/2015Randhir ThakurEVPSell88,435$14.74$1,303,531.90View SEC Filing  
9/24/2015Gary E DickersonCEOBuy30,000$14.34$430,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2015Gary E DickersonCEOBuy10,000$15.68$156,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/24/2015Randhir ThakurEVPSell164,000$20.14$3,302,960.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2015Robert J HallidayCFOSell25,000$19.99$499,750.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2015Susan M JamesDirectorSell14,460$19.62$283,705.20View SEC Filing  
6/1/2015Omkaram NalamasuVPSell42,664$20.30$866,079.20View SEC Filing  
5/27/2015Michael R SplinterDirectorSell500,000$20.21$10,105,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Michael R SplinterDirectorSell200,000$20.14$4,028,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/3/2014Randhir ThakurEVPSell70,295$22.83$1,604,834.85View SEC Filing  
6/20/2014Thomas J IannottiDirectorSell20,000$22.73$454,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2014Jay KerleyVPSell6,755$19.94$134,694.70View SEC Filing  
4/4/2014Thomas IannottiDirectorSell4,000$20.82$83,280.00View SEC Filing  
3/28/2014Stephen ForrestDirectorSell5,000$20.25$101,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/19/2014Alexander KarsnerDirectorSell45,706$19.47$889,895.82View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014Randhir ThakurEVPSell180,000$19.13$3,443,400.00View SEC Filing  
10/4/2013Thomas IannottiDirectorSell25,000$17.45$436,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Mary HumistonVPSell120,000$15.66$1,879,200.00View SEC Filing  
7/2/2013Jay KerleyVPSell3,208$14.81$47,510.48View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013Charles C PappisVPSell21,667$14.91$323,054.97View SEC Filing  
6/25/2013Alexander KarsnerDirectorSell37,550$15.25$572,637.50View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013Gary E DickersonPresidentSell265,008$15.31$4,057,272.48View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Stephen R ForrestDirectorSell5,000$15.31$76,550.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2013Randhir ThakurEVPSell225,000$14.78$3,325,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Michael R SplinterCEOSell300,000$14.71$4,413,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013Omkaram NalamasuVPSell54,261$14.97$812,287.17View SEC Filing  
10/5/2012Robert Holmes SwanDirectorBuy8,890$11.22$99,745.80View SEC Filing  
8/30/2012Gerhard H ParkerDirectorBuy50,000$11.53$576,500.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) Chart for Friday, October, 21, 2016

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