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NASDAQ:AMAT - Applied Materials Stock Price, Forecast & News

$57.01
-2.80 (-4.68 %)
(As of 02/27/2020 11:04 AM ET)
Today's Range
$56.40
Now: $57.01
$57.80
50-Day Range
$57.99
MA: $62.69
$67.41
52-Week Range
$36.80
Now: $57.01
$69.44
Volume3.66 million shs
Average Volume8.78 million shs
Market Capitalization$52.35 billion
P/E Ratio18.88
Dividend Yield1.43%
Beta1.64
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AMAT
CUSIP03822210
CIK6951
Phone408-727-5555

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.61 billion
Cash Flow$3.40 per share
Book Value$9.43 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.71 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees22,000
Market Cap$52.35 billion
Next Earnings Date5/21/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 9th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 19th will be given a dividend of $0.21 per share on Wednesday, March 11th. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 18th. View Applied Materials' Dividend History.

How were Applied Materials' earnings last quarter?

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 12th. The manufacturing equipment provider reported $0.98 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.92 by $0.06. The manufacturing equipment provider earned $4.16 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.11 billion. Applied Materials had a net margin of 18.83% and a return on equity of 36.15%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 10.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.81 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, May 21st 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Applied Materials.

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

Applied Materials issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 12th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.98 to $1.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.92. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.14 billion to $4.54 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.06 billion.

What price target have analysts set for AMAT?

23 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Applied Materials' shares. Their forecasts range from $46.00 to $86.00. On average, they expect Applied Materials' share price to reach $71.27 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 18 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Applied Materials.

Has Applied Materials been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about AMAT stock have been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Applied Materials earned a news impact score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the manufacturing equipment provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Applied Materials.

Are investors shorting Applied Materials?

Applied Materials saw a drop in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 17,920,000 shares, a drop of 8.3% from the January 15th total of 19,550,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 7,170,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.5 days. Approximately 2.0% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Applied Materials' Current Options Chain.

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), Intel (INTC), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Lam Research (LRCX), Netflix (NFLX), Bank of America (BAC) and AT&T (T).

Who are Applied Materials' key executives?

Applied Materials' management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Applied Materials' major shareholders?

Applied Materials' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.83%), Wealth Quarterback LLC (4.16%), Capital World Investors (3.24%), Capital International Investors (2.36%), FMR LLC (2.12%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.78%). Company insiders that own Applied Materials stock include Dennis D Powell, Gary E Dickerson, Omkaram Nalamasu, Prabu G Raja, Stephen R Forrest, Steve G Ghanayem and Thomas J Iannotti. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Applied Materials.

Which institutional investors are selling Applied Materials stock?

AMAT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, FMR LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Sound Shore Management Inc. CT, TD Asset Management Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, Fred Alger Management LLC and Capital International Investors. Company insiders that have sold Applied Materials company stock in the last year include Dennis D Powell, Gary E Dickerson, Omkaram Nalamasu, Prabu G Raja, Stephen R Forrest and Steve G Ghanayem. View Insider Buying and Selling for Applied Materials.

Which institutional investors are buying Applied Materials stock?

AMAT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wealth Quarterback LLC, Man Group plc, Prudential Financial Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Applied Materials' stock price today?

One share of AMAT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.10.

How big of a company is Applied Materials?

Applied Materials has a market capitalization of $52.43 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.View Additional Information About Applied Materials.

What is Applied Materials' official website?

The official website for Applied Materials is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Applied Materials (NASDAQ AMAT)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,638 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,082 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,720
MarketBeat'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 2/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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