NASDAQ:AMAT - Applied Materials Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $47.30 +0.99 (+2.14 %) (As of 07/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$46.31Today's Range$45.95 - $47.4652-Week Range$41.94 - $62.40Volume9.69 million shsAverage Volume14.17 million shsMarket Capitalization$46.50 billionP/E Ratio14.56Dividend Yield1.73%Beta1.65 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Applied Materials, Inc. provides manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, display, and related industries worldwide. It operates through three segments: Semiconductor Systems, Applied Global Services, and Display and Adjacent Markets. The Semiconductor Systems segment develops, manufactures, and sells a range of manufacturing equipment used to fabricate semiconductor chips or integrated circuits. It offers products and technologies for transistor and interconnect fabrication, 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, including 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, 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. Applied Materials, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. Receive AMAT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AMAT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Semiconductors & related devices Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment SectorComputer and Technology SymbolNASDAQ:AMAT CUSIP03822210 Webwww.appliedmaterials.com Phone408-727-5555 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.75 Current Ratio2.60 Quick Ratio1.83 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.56 Forward P/E Ratio10.33 P/E Growth0.77 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$14.54 billion Price / Sales3.28 Cash Flow$3.7810 per share Price / Cash12.51 Book Value$8.77 per share Price / Book5.39 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.25 Net Income$3.43 billion Net Margins19.24% Return on Equity51.65% Return on Assets22.65% Miscellaneous Employees18,400 Outstanding Shares1,008,050,000Market Cap$46,501.25 Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) Frequently Asked Questions What is Applied Materials' stock symbol? Applied Materials trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AMAT." How often does Applied Materials pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Applied Materials? Applied Materials declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Thursday, September 13th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.69%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 22nd. View Applied Materials' Dividend History. How will Applied Materials' stock buyback program work? Applied Materials declared that its board has authorized a share buyback plan on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $6,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Applied Materials' earnings last quarter? Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 17th. The manufacturing equipment provider reported $1.22 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.14 by $0.08. The manufacturing equipment provider earned $4.57 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.45 billion. Applied Materials had a net margin of 19.24% and a return on equity of 51.65%. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.79 earnings per share. View Applied Materials' Earnings History. When is Applied Materials' next earnings date? Applied Materials is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 16th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Applied Materials. What guidance has Applied Materials issued on next quarter's earnings? Applied Materials issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 17th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.13-1.21 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.16. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.33-4.53 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.54 billion. What price target have analysts set for AMAT? 23 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Applied Materials' shares. Their predictions range from $52.00 to $80.00. On average, they anticipate Applied Materials' share price to reach $63.9130 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Applied Materials. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Applied Materials? 23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Applied Materials in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings, 18 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Who are some of Applied Materials' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Applied Materials include NVIDIA (NVDA), Texas Instruments (TXN), Broadcom (AVGO), Micron Technology (MU), NXP Semiconductors (NXPI), Analog Devices (ADI), Infineon Technologies (IFNNY), TOKYO ELECTRON/ADR (TOELY), Microchip Technology (MCHP), STMicroelectronics (STM), Kyocera (KYO), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Xilinx (XLNX), Maxim Integrated Products (MXIM) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). Who are Applied Materials' key executives? Applied Materials' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Gary E. Dickerson, Pres, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 61)Mr. Daniel J. Durn, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 52)Omkaram Nalamasu, Sr. VP & CTO (Age 60)Mr. Thomas F. Larkins, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 57)Mr. Ali Salehpour, Sr. VP and GM of Services, Display & Flexible Technologies (Age 57) Has Applied Materials been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about AMAT stock have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Applied Materials earned a news impact score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the manufacturing equipment provider an impact score of 45.30 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are Applied Materials' major shareholders? Applied Materials' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Swedbank (0.36%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.25%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.11%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.09%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.08%) and Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.05%). Company insiders that own Applied Materials stock include Alexander Karsner, Ali Salehpour, Dennis D Powell, Gary E Dickerson, Omkaram Nalamasu, Stephen R Forrest, Thomas F Larkins and Thomas J Iannotti. 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 Swedbank, Bank of Montreal Can, Calamos Advisors LLC, Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Retirement Systems of Alabama, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC and Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB. Company insiders that have sold Applied Materials company stock in the last year include Alexander Karsner, Ali Salehpour, Omkaram Nalamasu, Stephen R Forrest, Thomas F Larkins and Thomas J Iannotti. View Insider Buying and Selling for Applied Materials. Which major investors are buying Applied Materials stock? AMAT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management UK Ltd., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Bangor Savings Bank, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Private Trust Co. NA, BlueSky Wealth Advisors LLC, CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp and Central Bank & Trust Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Applied Materials' stock price today? One share of AMAT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.30. How big of a company is Applied Materials? Applied Materials has a market capitalization of $46.50 billion and generates $14.54 billion in revenue each year. The manufacturing equipment provider earns $3.43 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.25 on an earnings per share basis. Applied Materials employs 18,400 workers across the globe. How can I contact Applied Materials? Applied Materials' mailing address is 3050 Bowers Avenue P.O. Box 58039, SantaClara 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: 3.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,178 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 740 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,918MarketBeat'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 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a closed-end mutual fund (CEF)?