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NASDAQ:AMAT - Applied Materials Stock Price, Forecast & News

$62.00
-1.89 (-2.96 %)
(As of 01/27/2020 07:33 AM ET)
Today's Range
$61.61
Now: $62.00
$64.93
50-Day Range
$56.50
MA: $61.00
$63.89
52-Week Range
$36.80
Now: $62.00
$64.93
Volume8.01 million shs
Average Volume5.33 million shs
Market Capitalization$56.75 billion
P/E Ratio21.68
Dividend Yield1.35%
Beta1.66
Applied Materials, Inc provides manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, display, and related industries. It operates through three segments: Semiconductor Systems, Applied Global Services, and Display and Adjacent Markets. The Semiconductor Systems segment develops, manufactures, and sells various manufacturing equipment that is used to fabricate semiconductor chips or integrated circuits. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AMAT
CUSIP03822210
CIK6951
Phone408-727-5555

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.61 billion
Cash Flow$3.50 per share
Book Value$8.89 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.71 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees22,000
Market Cap$56.75 billion
Next Earnings Date2/13/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Applied Materials' stock symbol?

Applied Materials trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AMAT."

How often does Applied Materials pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Applied Materials?

Applied Materials declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 9th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Wednesday, March 11th. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.35%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 18th. View Applied Materials' Dividend History.

How will Applied Materials' stock buyback program work?

Applied Materials declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $6,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Applied Materials' earnings last quarter?

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) released its earnings results on Thursday, November, 14th. The manufacturing equipment provider reported $0.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.04. The manufacturing equipment provider earned $3.75 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.68 billion. Applied Materials had a return on equity of 35.13% and a net margin of 18.52%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down .1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.97 earnings per share. View Applied Materials' Earnings History.

When is Applied Materials' next earnings date?

Applied Materials is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 13th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Applied Materials.

What guidance has Applied Materials issued on next quarter's earnings?

Applied Materials issued an update on its first quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Monday, November, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.87-0.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.74. The company issued revenue guidance of $$3.95-4.25 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $$3.71 billion.

What price target have analysts set for AMAT?

22 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Applied Materials' stock. Their forecasts range from $46.00 to $80.00. On average, they expect Applied Materials' stock price to reach $64.55 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Applied Materials.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Applied Materials?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Applied Materials in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 17 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Applied Materials.

Has Applied Materials been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about AMAT stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Applied Materials earned a daily sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the manufacturing equipment provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Applied Materials.

Who are some of Applied Materials' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Applied Materials own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Applied Materials investors own include Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Lam Research (LRCX), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Netflix (NFLX), Bank of America (BAC) and AT&T (T).

Who are Applied Materials' key executives?

Applied Materials' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Gary E. Dickerson, Pres, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 62)
  • Mr. Daniel J. Durn, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 53)
  • Mr. Steve G. Ghanayem, Sr. VP of New Markets & Alliances Group (Age 53)
  • Mr. Ali Salehpour, Sr. VP of Services, Display & Flexible Technology (Age 58)
  • Dr. Prabu G. Raja, Sr. VP of Semiconductor Products Group (Age 56)

Who are Applied Materials' major shareholders?

Applied Materials' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Marathon Asset Management LLP (0.19%), Strs Ohio (0.14%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.14%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.09%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.08%) and Global Thematic Partners LLC (0.07%). Company insiders that own Applied Materials stock include Dennis D Powell, Gary E Dickerson, Omkaram Nalamasu, Prabu G Raja, Stephen R Forrest, Steve G Ghanayem and Thomas J Iannotti. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Applied Materials.

Which institutional investors are selling Applied Materials stock?

AMAT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Global Thematic Partners LLC, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Artemis Investment Management LLP, Marathon Asset Management LLP, DNB Asset Management AS, Beech Hill Advisors Inc. and Manning & Napier Group LLC. Company insiders that have sold Applied Materials company stock in the last year include Dennis D Powell, Gary E Dickerson, Omkaram Nalamasu, Prabu G Raja, Stephen R Forrest and Steve G Ghanayem. View Insider Buying and Selling for Applied Materials.

Which institutional investors are buying Applied Materials stock?

AMAT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Strs Ohio, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Johanson Financial Advisors Inc., Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware, UNIVEST FINANCIAL Corp, F&V Capital Management LLC and CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Applied Materials.

How do I buy shares of Applied Materials?

Shares of AMAT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Applied Materials' stock price today?

One share of AMAT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $62.00.

How big of a company is Applied Materials?

Applied Materials has a market capitalization of $56.75 billion and generates $14.61 billion in revenue each year. The manufacturing equipment provider earns $2.71 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.04 on an earnings per share basis. Applied Materials employs 22,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Applied Materials.

What is Applied Materials' official website?

The official website for Applied Materials is http://www.appliedmaterials.com/.

How can I contact Applied Materials?

Applied Materials' mailing address is 3050 Bowers Avenue P.O. Box 58039, Santa Clara CA, 95052. The manufacturing equipment provider can be reached via phone at 408-727-5555 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Applied Materials (NASDAQ AMAT)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,596 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,059 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,655
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Applied Materials and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AMAT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AMAT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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