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NASDAQ:AMATApplied Materials Stock Price, Forecast & News

$66.50
+2.04 (+3.16 %)
(As of 08/13/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$64.70
Now: $66.50
$66.67
50-Day Range
$58.38
MA: $62.41
$65.24
52-Week Range
$36.64
Now: $66.50
$69.44
Volume6.18 million shs
Average Volume8.68 million shs
Market Capitalization$60.95 billion
P/E Ratio21.18
Dividend Yield1.32%
Beta1.4
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: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.86 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
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$3.57 per share
Book Value$8.89 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.71 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees22,000
Market Cap$60.95 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable
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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. Since then, AMAT shares have increased by 26.7% and is now trading at $66.50.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Applied Materials?

25 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 19 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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How were Applied Materials' earnings last quarter?

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) issued its earnings results on Thursday, August, 13th. The manufacturing equipment provider reported $1.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.95 by $0.11. Applied Materials had a return on equity of 37.13% and a net margin of 18.89%. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.74 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 Thursday, June 11th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Thursday, September 10th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 19th.
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What guidance has Applied Materials issued on next quarter's earnings?

Applied Materials issued an update on its fourth quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 13th. The company provided EPS guidance of 1.11-1.23 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.02. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.4-4.8 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.36 billion.

What price target have analysts set for AMAT?

25 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Applied Materials' shares. Their forecasts range from $46.00 to $85.00. On average, they anticipate Applied Materials' stock price to reach $69.65 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.7% from the stock's current price.
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Has Applied Materials been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about AMAT stock have trended positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. 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 five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Applied Materials earned a media sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the manufacturing equipment provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
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Are investors shorting Applied Materials?

Applied Materials saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 22,290,000 shares, an increase of 25.2% from the April 15th total of 17,800,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 10,680,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.1 days. Currently, 2.4% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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), QUALCOMM (QCOM), AT&T (T), Netflix (NFLX) and Lam Research (LRCX).

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 shareholders include Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.96%), Davis Selected Advisers (1.78%), FMR LLC (1.42%), LSV Asset Management (0.72%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.68%) and Cantillon Capital Management LLC (0.43%). 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 major investors are selling Applied Materials stock?

AMAT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., AJO LP, TD Asset Management Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., and Prudential Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Applied Materials company stock in the last year include Alexander Karsner, Dennis D Powell, Gary E Dickerson, Prabu G Raja, Stephen R Forrest, and Steve G Ghanayem.
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Which major investors are buying Applied Materials stock?

AMAT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FIL Ltd, Cantillon Capital Management LLC, Nordea Investment Management AB, LSV Asset Management, Rafferty Asset Management LLC, Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC, BI Asset Management Fondsmaeglerselskab A S, and Fisher Asset Management LLC.
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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 $66.50.

How big of a company is Applied Materials?

Applied Materials has a market capitalization of $60.95 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.

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 8/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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