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Applied Materials Stock Forecast, Price & News

-4.71 (-5.18%)
(As of 07/1/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
13.12 million shs
Average Volume
8.50 million shs
Market Capitalization
$75.05 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Applied Materials Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.68 Rating Score
75.3% Upside
$151.27 Price Target
Short Interest
1.28% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.04mentions of Applied Materials in the last 14 days
Based on 12 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $7.49 to $8.71 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

2.87 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

27th out of 936 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

7th out of 124 stocks

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About Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT)

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/nitridation, rapid thermal processing, physical vapor deposition, chemical vapor deposition, chemical mechanical planarization, electrochemical deposition, atomic layer deposition, etching, and selective deposition and 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. The company operates in the United States, China, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Southeast Asia, and Europe. Applied Materials, Inc. was incorporated in 1967 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

AMAT Stock News Headlines

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Semiconductors & related devices
Semiconductor Equipment
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/16 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
High Stock Price Forecast
Low Stock Price Forecast
Forecasted Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
25 Analysts


Net Income
$5.89 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$23.06 billion
Cash Flow
$6.56 per share
Book Value
$13.56 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$75.05 billion

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Applied Materials Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Applied Materials stock right now?

25 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Applied Materials in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 17 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" Applied Materials stock.
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What is Applied Materials' stock price forecast for 2022?

25 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Applied Materials' shares. Their AMAT stock forecasts range from $100.00 to $205.00. On average, they expect Applied Materials' share price to reach $151.27 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 75.3% from the stock's current price.
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How has Applied Materials' stock performed in 2022?

Applied Materials' stock was trading at $157.36 at the start of the year. Since then, AMAT shares have decreased by 45.2% and is now trading at $86.27.
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When is Applied Materials' next earnings date?

Applied Materials is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 18th 2022.
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How were Applied Materials' earnings last quarter?

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 19th. The manufacturing equipment provider reported $1.85 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.90 by $0.05. The manufacturing equipment provider had revenue of $6.25 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $6.35 billion. Applied Materials had a net margin of 27.20% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 57.17%. Applied Materials's quarterly revenue was up 11.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.63 EPS.
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How often does Applied Materials pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Applied Materials?

Applied Materials declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 9th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 25th will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share on Thursday, September 15th. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.21%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 24th.
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Is Applied Materials a good dividend stock?

Applied Materials(NASDAQ:AMAT) pays an annual dividend of $1.04 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.14%. Applied Materials has been increasing its dividend for 5 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Applied Materials is 13.87%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Applied Materials will have a dividend payout ratio of 11.94% next year. This indicates that Applied Materials will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Applied Materials' stock buyback program work?

Applied Materials declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Friday, March 11th 2022, which permits the company to repurchase $6,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 5.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Applied Materials issued an update on its third quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, June, 16th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.59-$1.95 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $2.04. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.85 billion-$6.65 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.73 billion.

Who are Applied Materials' key executives?

Applied Materials' management team includes the following people:

What is Gary Dickerson's approval rating as Applied Materials' CEO?

567 employees have rated Applied Materials CEO Gary Dickerson on Glassdoor.com. Gary Dickerson has an approval rating of 93% among Applied Materials' employees. This puts Gary Dickerson in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Lam Research (LRCX), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Walt Disney (DIS) and Netflix (NFLX).

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Stonebridge Capital Management Inc. (0.00%) and Chemung Canal Trust Co. (0.00%). Company insiders that own Applied Materials stock include Alexander Karsner, Daniel Durn, Dennis D Powell, Gary E Dickerson, Gary E Dickerson, Ginetto Addiego, Omkaram Nalamasu, Prabu G Raja, Stephen R Forrest, Steve G Ghanayem, Teri A Little and Thomas J Iannotti.
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Which institutional investors are selling Applied Materials stock?

AMAT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Stonebridge Capital Management Inc., and Chemung Canal Trust Co.. Company insiders that have sold Applied Materials company stock in the last two years include Daniel Durn, Gary E Dickerson, Ginetto Addiego, Omkaram Nalamasu, Prabu G Raja, Teri A Little, and Thomas J Iannotti.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Applied Materials' stock price today?

One share of AMAT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $86.27.

How much money does Applied Materials make?

Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) has a market capitalization of $75.05 billion and generates $23.06 billion in revenue each year. The manufacturing equipment provider earns $5.89 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.50 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Applied Materials have?

Applied Materials employs 27,000 workers across the globe.

Does Applied Materials have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Applied Materials: AKT America LLC, AKT Godo Kaisha, ATMI - Treatment Systems business, Advent Solar, Applied Films Corporation, Applied Materials (China) Holdings Ltd., Applied Materials (China) Inc., Applied Materials (Holdings), Applied Materials (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Applied Materials (Xi'an) Ltd., Applied Materials Asia-Pacific LLC, Applied Materials Belgium N.V., Applied Materials Canada Inc., Applied Materials China Limited, Applied Materials Deutschland Holding GmbH, Applied Materials Display Equipment (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Applied Materials Europe B.V., Applied Materials France, Applied Materials GmbH, Applied Materials GmbH & Co. KG, Applied Materials Holdings S.à r.l., Applied Materials Hong Kong Limited, Applied Materials India Private Limited, Applied Materials Ireland Limited, Applied Materials Israel Ltd., Applied Materials Italia S.r.l., Applied Materials Japan Inc., Applied Materials Korea Ltd., Applied Materials Luxembourg 2 S.à r.l., Applied Materials Netherlands B.V., Applied Materials Philippines LLC, Applied Materials Singapore Technology Pte. Ltd., Applied Materials South East Asia Pte. Ltd., Applied Materials Switzerland S.à r.l. in liquidation, Applied Materials Taiwan Ltd., Applied Materials U.S. Holdings LLC, Applied Materials UK Limited, Applied Materials Verwaltung GmbH, Applied Materials WEB Coating GmbH, Applied Ventures ITIC Innovation Fund GP LLC, Applied Ventures Innovation Fund I L.P., Applied Ventures Investment Management GP I LLC, Applied Ventures LLC, Baccini, Baccini Kesheng Italia S.r. l., Baccini Kesheng Pte. Ltd., Boxer Cross, Brooks Software, Consilium Inc., DMO Systems Limited, Electron Vision Corp., Etec Systems, Global Knowledge Services, HCT Shaping Systems, Hitachi Kokusai Electric, ICT Integrated Circuit Testing GmbH, Kunshan Tango Semiconductor Equipment Co. Ltd., Lin-gang Special Area Applied Materials (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., MDLSoft LLC, MDLab S.r. l. in liquidation, Mecatronix GmbH, Metron Technology Ltd, NP Komplete Technologies B.V., Obsidian Inc., Opal Inc., Oramir, Orbot Instruments, Perceptive Engineering, Perceptive Engineering Limited, Perceptive Engineering Pte. Ltd., Sage Design Automation LLC, Sage Design Automation Ltd., Semitool Inc., Sigmameltec Ltd., Tango Systems LLC, Think Silicon, Think Silicon Research and Technology Single Member S.A. (Think Silicon S.A.), Torrex Equipment, Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates Inc., and Veranome Biosystems LLC.
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When was Applied Materials founded?

Applied Materials was founded in 1967.

How can I contact Applied Materials?

Applied Materials' mailing address is 3050 Bowers Avenue P.O. Box 58039, Santa Clara CA, 95052. The official website for Applied Materials is www.appliedmaterials.com. The manufacturing equipment provider can be reached via phone at (408) 727-5555, via email at investor_relations@amat.com, or via fax at 408-748-9943.

This page (NASDAQ:AMAT) was last updated on 7/2/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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