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Applied Materials Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.52 (+1.87 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $82.66
50-Day Range
MA: $67.37
52-Week Range
Now: $82.66
Volume3.10 million shs
Average Volume8.31 million shs
Market Capitalization$75.49 billion
P/E Ratio21.09
Dividend Yield1.08%
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: 2.4Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.24 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AMAT



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$17.20 billion
Cash Flow$4.71 per share
Book Value$11.58 per share


Net Income$3.62 billion


Market Cap$75.49 billion
Next Earnings Date2/10/2021 (Estimated)
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Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Applied Materials' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Applied Materials' stock was trading at $52.49 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AMAT shares have increased by 57.5% and is now trading at $82.66.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Applied Materials?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Applied Materials in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 18 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Applied Materials?

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When is Applied Materials' next earnings date?

Applied Materials is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 10th 2021.
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How were Applied Materials' earnings last quarter?

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) released its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 17th. The manufacturing equipment provider reported $1.25 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.08. The manufacturing equipment provider earned $4.69 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.60 billion. Applied Materials had a net margin of 21.04% and a return on equity of 40.65%. The business's revenue was up 24.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.80 earnings per share.
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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 Monday, August 31st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 19th will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Thursday, December 10th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.06%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 18th.
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What guidance has Applied Materials issued on next quarter's earnings?

Applied Materials issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 12th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.20-1.32 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.11. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.75-5.15 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.53 billion.

What price target have analysts set for AMAT?

23 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Applied Materials' shares. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $100.00. On average, they anticipate Applied Materials' share price to reach $80.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.6%.
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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), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Lam Research (LRCX), QUALCOMM (QCOM), The Walt Disney (DIS) 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 63, Pay $2.38M)
  • Mr. Daniel J. Durn, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 54, Pay $1.21M)
  • Mr. Ali Salehpour, Sr. VP & GM of New Markets and Service Group (Age 59, Pay $1.05M)
  • Dr. Prabu G. Raja, Sr. VP of Semiconductor Products Group (Age 57, Pay $1.01M)
  • Dr. Ginetto Addiego, Sr. VP of Engineering, Operations & Quality (Age 61)
  • Mr. Charles W. Read, Corp. VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 54)
  • Dr. Omkaram Nalamasu, Sr. VP, CTO & Chair of the Growth Technical Advisory Board (Age 62)
  • Mr. Jay O. Kerley, Group VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Michael Sullivan, VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Teri A. Little, Sr. VP, Corp. Sec. & Chief Legal Officer (Age 55)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.56%), State Street Corp (4.81%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.55%), LSV Asset Management (0.74%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.72%) and Boston Partners (0.63%). Company insiders that own Applied Materials stock include Alexander Karsner, Dennis D Powell, Gary E Dickerson, Omkaram Nalamasu, Prabu G Raja, Stephen R Forrest and Steve G Ghanayem.
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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 AQR Capital Management LLC, Lansdowne Partners UK LLP, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Federated Hermes Inc., Jag Capital Management LLC, Boston Partners, and Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership. Company insiders that have sold Applied Materials company stock in the last year include Alexander Karsner, Prabu G Raja, and Stephen R Forrest.
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Which institutional investors are buying Applied Materials stock?

AMAT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Baupost Group LLC MA, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., AJO LP, AXA S.A., Abrams Bison Investments LLC, and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company.
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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 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 $82.66.

How big of a company is Applied Materials?

Applied Materials has a market capitalization of $75.49 billion and generates $17.20 billion in revenue each year. The manufacturing equipment provider earns $3.62 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.17 on an earnings per share basis. Applied Materials employs 22,000 workers across the globe.

What is Applied Materials' official website?

The official website for Applied Materials is 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 11/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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