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

$46.73
-0.37 (-0.79 %)
(As of 08/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$46.5050
Now: $46.73
$47.14
50-Day Range
$43.28
MA: $47.24
$52.05
52-Week Range
$28.79
Now: $46.73
$52.42
Volume7.75 million shs
Average Volume10.07 million shs
Market Capitalization$43.74 billion
P/E Ratio10.50
Dividend Yield1.78%
Beta1.68
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$17.25 billion
Cash Flow$5.1239 per share
Book Value$6.96 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.31 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees21,000
Market Cap$43.74 billion
Next Earnings Date11/21/2019 (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 Friday, June 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Thursday, September 12th. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.80%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 21st. View Applied Materials' Dividend History.

How will Applied Materials' stock buyback program work?

Applied Materials announced that its board has approved a share buyback plan on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $6,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Applied Materials' earnings last quarter?

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) posted its earnings results on Thursday, August, 15th. The manufacturing equipment provider reported $0.74 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.04. The manufacturing equipment provider earned $3.56 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.53 billion. Applied Materials had a return on equity of 39.37% and a net margin of 19.40%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 14.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.20 EPS. 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, November 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Applied Materials.

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

Applied Materials updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 15th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.72-0.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.76. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.535-3.835 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.66 billion.

What price target have analysts set for AMAT?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Applied Materials' shares. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect Applied Materials' share price to reach $51.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.2% 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 9 hold ratings and 14 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 coverage about AMAT stock has been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Applied Materials earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the manufacturing equipment provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Applied Materials.

Are investors shorting Applied Materials?

Applied Materials saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 19,165,400 shares, an increase of 9.2% from the June 30th total of 17,552,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 9,790,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.0 days. Currently, 2.0% of the shares of the stock 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), Lam Research (LRCX), Netflix (NFLX), Bank of America (BAC), Cisco Systems (CSCO) 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.82%), BlackRock Inc. (6.69%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (3.03%), Invesco Ltd. (2.74%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.10%) and Davis Selected Advisers (1.70%). Company insiders that own Applied Materials stock include Alexander Karsner, Ali Salehpour, Omkaram Nalamasu, Stephen R Forrest, Steve G Ghanayem, 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 Lansdowne Partners UK LLP, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Nuance Investments LLC, Calamos Advisors LLC, LSV Asset Management and Pictet Asset Management Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Applied Materials company stock in the last year include Omkaram Nalamasu, Stephen R Forrest and Steve G Ghanayem. View Insider Buying and Selling for Applied Materials.

Which major investors are buying Applied Materials stock?

AMAT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Invesco Ltd., Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Generation Investment Management LLP, AQR Capital Management LLC, Cambiar Investors LLC, Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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 $46.73.

How big of a company is Applied Materials?

Applied Materials has a market capitalization of $43.74 billion and generates $17.25 billion in revenue each year. The manufacturing equipment provider earns $3.31 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.45 on an earnings per share basis. Applied Materials employs 21,000 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:  1,464 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  968 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,432
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This page was last updated on 8/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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