NASDAQ:AMAT - Applied Materials Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$48.55 +0.23 (+0.48 %)
(As of 06/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$48.32
Today's Range$47.2010 - $48.81
52-Week Range$40.79 - $62.40
Volume13.56 million shs
Average Volume14.24 million shs
Market Capitalization$49.71 billion
P/E Ratio14.94
Dividend Yield1.62%
Beta1.64
Applied Materials logoApplied 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
SymbolNASDAQ:AMAT
CUSIP03822210
Phone408-727-5555

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.75
Current Ratio2.60
Quick Ratio1.83

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio14.94
Forward P/E Ratio10.55
P/E Growth0.82

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.54 billion
Price / Sales3.37
Cash Flow$3.6313 per share
Price / Cash13.37
Book Value$8.77 per share
Price / Book5.54

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 Shares1,008,050,000

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. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Thursday, September 13th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 22nd. View Applied Materials' Dividend History.

How will Applied Materials' stock buyback program work?

Applied Materials declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $6,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often a sign 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 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.08. The manufacturing equipment provider had revenue of $4.57 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations 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 in the previous year, the company earned $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 updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 17th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.13-1.21 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus 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 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Applied Materials' shares. Their forecasts range from $52.00 to $80.00. On average, they anticipate Applied Materials' share price to reach $64.4348 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Applied Materials.

Are investors shorting Applied Materials?

Applied Materials saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 17,996,197 shares, an increase of 19.7% from the May 15th total of 15,039,693 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 18,294,974 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.0 days. Currently, 1.8% of the company's stock are short sold.

Who are some of Applied Materials' key competitors?

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?

Press coverage about AMAT stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Applied Materials earned a daily sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the manufacturing equipment provider an impact score of 44.92 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are Applied Materials' major shareholders?

Applied Materials' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.24%), Northern Trust Corp (1.26%), American Century Companies Inc. (1.05%), Epoch Investment Partners Inc. (1.00%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (0.78%) and LSV Asset Management (0.64%). 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 Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Prudential Financial Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Korea Investment CORP, Sei Investments Co., MUFG Securities EMEA plc and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Winslow Capital Management LLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Sentry Investments Corp., Natixis, Mackay Shields LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group and Toronto Dominion Bank. 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 $48.55.

How big of a company is Applied Materials?

Applied Materials has a market capitalization of $49.71 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 (AMAT)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,142 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  721 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,863
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This page was last updated on 6/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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