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

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$35.40 +0.38 (+1.09 %)
(As of 11/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$35.40
Today's Range$32.07 - $35.82
52-Week Range$30.53 - $62.40
Volume28.07 million shs
Average Volume12.28 million shs
Market Capitalization$34.80 billion
P/E Ratio7.96
Dividend Yield2.26%
Beta1.6
Applied Materials, Inc. engages in the provision of materials engineering solutions used to produce new chip and advanced display. It operates through the following segments: Semiconductor Systems, Applied Global Services, and Display and Adjacent Markets. The Semiconductor Systems segment includes semiconductor capital equipment for deposition, etch, ion implantation, rapid thermal processing, chemical mechanical planarization, metrology and inspection, and wafer level packaging. The Applied Global Services segment provides solutions to optimize equipment, performance, and productivity. The Display and Adjacent Markets segment offers products for manufacturing liquid crystal displays, organic light-emitting diodes; coating systems and display technologies for television; personal computers, tablets, smart phones, and consumer-oriented devices. The company was founded on November 10, 1967 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AMAT
Previous Symbol
CUSIP03822210
Phone408-727-5555

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.78
Current Ratio2.52
Quick Ratio1.67

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio7.96
Forward P/E Ratio8.47
P/E Growth0.99

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$17.25 billion
Price / Sales2.02
Cash Flow$3.6875 per share
Price / Cash9.60
Book Value$8.77 per share
Price / Book4.04

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.45
Net Income$3.43 billion
Net Margins19.20%
Return on Equity61.27%
Return on Assets24.46%

Miscellaneous

Employees18,400
Outstanding Shares982,990,000
Market Cap$34.80 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 Thursday, September 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Thursday, December 13th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 21st. View Applied Materials' Dividend History.

How will Applied Materials' stock buyback program work?

Applied Materials announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback plan on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $6,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 15th. The manufacturing equipment provider reported $0.97 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.97. The manufacturing equipment provider had revenue of $4.01 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4 billion. Applied Materials had a return on equity of 61.27% and a net margin of 19.20%. View Applied Materials' Earnings History.

When is Applied Materials' next earnings date?

Applied Materials is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Applied Materials.

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

Applied Materials updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 15th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.75-0.83 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.93. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.560-3.860, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.96 billion.Applied Materials also updated its Q1 2019 guidance to $0.75-0.83 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for AMAT?

21 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Applied Materials' stock. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $68.00. On average, they anticipate Applied Materials' share price to reach $52.2105 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 47.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Applied Materials.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Applied Materials?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Applied Materials in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings, 11 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Applied Materials.

Has Applied Materials been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about AMAT stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Applied Materials earned a media sentiment score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the manufacturing equipment provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Applied Materials' key competitors?

Who are Applied Materials' key executives?

Applied Materials' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Gary E. Dickerson, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Daniel J. Durn, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Jay O. Kerley, Chief Information Officer & Group Vice President
  • Omkaram Nalamasu, Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Thomas F. Larkins, Secretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel

Who are Applied Materials' major shareholders?

Applied Materials' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.77%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.07%), Capital World Investors (1.86%), FMR LLC (1.50%), American Century Companies Inc. (1.29%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (0.92%). Company insiders that own Applied Materials stock include Alexander Karsner, Ali Salehpour, Dennis D Powell, Omkaram Nalamasu, Stephen R Forrest, Thomas F Larkins 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 Research Global Investors, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Teachers Advisors LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, American Century Companies Inc., BlackRock Inc. and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. Company insiders that have sold Applied Materials company stock in the last year include Ali Salehpour, Omkaram Nalamasu, Stephen R Forrest and Thomas J Iannotti. View Insider Buying and Selling for Applied Materials.

Which institutional investors are buying Applied Materials stock?

AMAT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, Capital International Investors, FMR LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Global Thematic Partners LLC, Lansdowne Partners UK LLP, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Swedbank. 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 $35.40.

How big of a company is Applied Materials?

Applied Materials has a market capitalization of $34.80 billion and generates $17.25 billion in revenue each year. The manufacturing equipment provider earns $3.43 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.45 on an earnings per share basis. Applied Materials employs 18,400 workers across the globe.

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, 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 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,324 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  837 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,161
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This page was last updated on 11/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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