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

$45.05
-4.15 (-8.43 %)
(As of 03/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$44.84
Now: $45.05
$48.13
50-Day Range
$37.94
MA: $56.13
$67.41
52-Week Range
$36.64
Now: $45.05
$69.44
Volume10.62 million shs
Average Volume13.22 million shs
Market Capitalization$41.37 billion
P/E Ratio14.92
Dividend Yield1.71%
Beta1.48
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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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$3.21 per share
Book Value$9.43 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.71 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees22,000
Market Cap$41.37 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. Since then, AMAT stock has decreased by 14.2% and is now trading at $45.05. View which stocks have been mosted 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, 4 hold ratings and 19 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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 12th. The manufacturing equipment provider reported $0.98 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.92 by $0.06. The manufacturing equipment provider had revenue of $4.16 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.11 billion. Applied Materials had a return on equity of 36.15% and a net margin of 18.83%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 10.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.81 EPS. View Applied Materials' earnings history.

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

Applied Materials announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 13th. Stockholders 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 dividend yield of 1.95%. 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 updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 12th. The company provided 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 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Applied Materials' shares. Their forecasts range from $44.00 to $86.00. On average, they expect Applied Materials' stock price to reach $67.57 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 50.0% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Applied Materials.

Has Applied Materials been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about AMAT stock have been trending extremely negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Applied Materials earned a news impact score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the manufacturing equipment provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. 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 currently 1.8 days. Approximately 2.1% of the company's shares 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), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Lam Research (LRCX), AT&T (T), Netflix (NFLX) and Bank of America (BAC).

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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (4.83%), Wealth Quarterback LLC (4.16%), Capital World Investors (3.24%), Capital International Investors (2.36%), FMR LLC (2.12%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.78%). 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 Capital World Investors, FMR LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Sound Shore Management Inc. CT, TD Asset Management Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, Fred Alger Management LLC, and Capital International Investors. 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 Wealth Quarterback LLC, Norges Bank, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Man Group plc, Prudential Financial Inc., DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main, Geode Capital Management LLC, and Point72 Asset Management L.P.. 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 $45.05.

How big of a company is Applied Materials?

Applied Materials has a market capitalization of $41.37 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:  1,667 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,106 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,773
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 3/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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