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NASDAQ:AMATApplied Materials Stock Price, Forecast & News

$51.46
+3.90 (+8.20 %)
(As of 04/9/2020 06:48 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$48.52
Now: $51.46
$51.62
50-Day Range
$37.94
MA: $51.75
$67.41
52-Week Range
$36.64
Now: $51.46
$69.44
Volume14.39 million shs
Average Volume13.00 million shs
Market Capitalization$47.26 billion
P/E Ratio17.04
Dividend Yield1.77%
Beta1.51
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. This segment also offers various technologies, including epitaxy, ion implantation, oxidation and nitridation, rapid thermal processing, physical vapor deposition, chemical vapor deposition, chemical mechanical planarization, electrochemical deposition, atomic layer deposition, etching, and selective removal, as well as metrology and inspection tools. The Applied Global Services segment provides integrated solutions to optimize equipment and fab performance and productivity comprising spares, upgrades, services, remanufactured earlier generation equipment, and factory automation software for semiconductor, display, and other products. The Display and Adjacent Markets segment offers products for manufacturing liquid crystal displays; organic light-emitting diodes; and other display technologies for TVs, monitors, laptops, personal computers, electronic tablets, smart phones, and other consumer-oriented devices, as well as equipment for flexible substrates. The company serves manufacturers of semiconductor wafers and chips, liquid crystal and organic light-emitting diode displays, and other electronic devices. It operates in the United States, China, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Southeast Asia, and Europe. Applied Materials, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.4Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.59 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.61 billion
Cash Flow$3.79 per share
Book Value$8.89 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.71 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees22,000
Market Cap$47.26 billion
Next Earnings Date5/21/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Applied Materials' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Applied Materials' stock was trading at $52.49 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AMAT shares have decreased by 2.0% and is now trading at $51.46. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Applied Materials?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Applied Materials in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 18 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Applied Materials.

When is Applied Materials' next earnings date?

Applied Materials is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 21st 2020. View our earnings forecast for Applied Materials.

How were Applied Materials' earnings last quarter?

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) released its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 12th. The manufacturing equipment provider reported $0.98 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.06. The manufacturing equipment provider earned $4.16 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.11 billion. Applied Materials had a net margin of 18.83% and a return on equity of 36.15%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 10.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.81 earnings per share. View Applied Materials' earnings history.

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

Applied Materials declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 13th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 21st will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Thursday, June 11th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.71%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 20th. This is a boost from Applied Materials's previous quarterly dividend of $0.21. View Applied Materials' dividend history.

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

Applied Materials issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 12th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.98 to $1.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.92. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.14 billion to $4.54 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.06 billion.

What price target have analysts set for AMAT?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Applied Materials' shares. Their forecasts range from $44.00 to $86.00. On average, they anticipate Applied Materials' share price to reach $66.91 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 30.0% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Applied Materials.

Has Applied Materials been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about AMAT stock have trended very negative recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Applied Materials earned a media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the manufacturing equipment provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutApplied Materials.

Are investors shorting Applied Materials?

Applied Materials saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 18,777,300 shares, an increase of 14.4% from the February 27th total of 16,420,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 10,286,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.8 days. Approximately 2.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Applied Materials' Current Options Chain.

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), AT&T (T), Bank of America (BAC) and Netflix (NFLX).

Who are Applied Materials' key executives?

Applied Materials' management team includes the following 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)

What is Applied Materials' stock symbol?

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

Who are Applied Materials' major shareholders?

Applied Materials' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Grassi Investment Management (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), McGuire Investment Group LLC (0.02%), F&V Capital Management LLC (0.01%), Callahan Advisors LLC (0.01%) and IFM Investors Pty Ltd (0.01%). Company insiders that own Applied Materials stock include Dennis D Powell, Gary E Dickerson, Omkaram Nalamasu, Prabu G Raja, Stephen R Forrest and Steve G Ghanayem. View institutional ownership trends for Applied Materials.

Which major investors are selling Applied Materials stock?

AMAT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Bangor Savings Bank, Global Trust Asset Management LLC, E&G Advisors LP, Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams Inc., McGuire Investment Group LLC, Red Spruce Capital LLC, and Gradient Investments LLC. Company insiders that have sold Applied Materials company stock in the last year include Dennis D Powell, Gary E Dickerson, Prabu G Raja, Stephen R Forrest, and Steve G Ghanayem. View insider buying and selling activity for Applied Materials.

Which major investors are buying Applied Materials stock?

AMAT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Provenire Capital LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, American National Bank, IBM Retirement Fund, F&V Capital Management LLC, Callahan Advisors LLC, Fulton Bank N.A., and Private Trust Co. NA. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $51.46.

How big of a company is Applied Materials?

Applied Materials has a market capitalization of $47.26 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]

This page was last updated on 4/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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