NASDAQ:AMAT

Applied Materials Stock Forecast, Price & News

$135.53
-5.27 (-3.74 %)
(As of 09/20/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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$127.20
$144.09
52-Week Range
$54.15
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Volume8.82 million shs
Average Volume8.62 million shs
Market Capitalization$122.37 billion
P/E Ratio23.57
Dividend Yield0.68%
Beta1.44
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About Applied Materials

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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3.14 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

7th out of 858 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

4th out of 116 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Applied Materials a buy right now?

23 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Applied Materials in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 19 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Applied Materials stock.
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Are investors shorting Applied Materials?

Applied Materials saw a decrease in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 12,000,000 shares, a decrease of 22.9% from the August 15th total of 15,560,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 6,850,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.8 days. Currently, 1.3% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Applied Materials' next earnings date?

Applied Materials is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 11th 2021.
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How were Applied Materials' earnings last quarter?

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 18th. The manufacturing equipment provider reported $1.90 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.77 by $0.13. The manufacturing equipment provider earned $6.20 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.92 billion. Applied Materials had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 49.27% and a net margin of 24.54%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.06 earnings per share.
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How has Applied Materials' stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Applied Materials' stock was trading at $52.49 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AMAT shares have increased by 158.2% and is now trading at $135.53.
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How often does Applied Materials pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Applied Materials?

Applied Materials announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 26th will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Thursday, December 16th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.71%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 24th.
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Is Applied Materials a good dividend stock?

Applied Materials pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.68%. The dividend payout ratio of Applied Materials is 23.02%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Applied Materials will have a dividend payout ratio of 12.20% next year. This indicates that Applied Materials will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Applied Materials issued on next quarter's earnings?

Applied Materials updated its fourth quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 16th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.870-$2.010 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.810. The company issued revenue guidance of $6.08 billion-$6.58 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.04 billion.

What price target have analysts set for AMAT?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Applied Materials' shares. Their forecasts range from $110.00 to $195.00. On average, they anticipate Applied Materials' share price to reach $153.19 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Applied Materials' key executives?

Applied Materials' management team includes the following people:

What is Gary Dickerson's approval rating as Applied Materials' CEO?

567 employees have rated Applied Materials CEO Gary Dickerson on Glassdoor.com. Gary Dickerson has an approval rating of 93% among Applied Materials' employees. This puts Gary Dickerson in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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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), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Lam Research (LRCX), QUALCOMM (QCOM), The Walt Disney (DIS) and Netflix (NFLX).

What is Applied Materials' stock symbol?

Applied Materials trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AMAT."

Who are Applied Materials' major shareholders?

Applied Materials' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.04%), State Street Corp (4.40%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (3.07%), FMR LLC (2.37%), Capital International Investors (2.05%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.64%). Company insiders that own Applied Materials stock include Alexander Karsner, Daniel Durn, Gary E Dickerson, Gary E Dickerson, Ginetto Addiego, Omkaram Nalamasu, Prabu G Raja, Stephen R Forrest, Steve G Ghanayem, Teri A Little and Thomas J Iannotti.
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Which major investors are selling Applied Materials stock?

AMAT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Parnassus Investments CA, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Cibc World Markets Corp, 1832 Asset Management L.P., 1832 Asset Management L.P., Lazard Asset Management LLC, and CIBC World Markets Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Applied Materials company stock in the last year include Daniel Durn, Gary E Dickerson, Ginetto Addiego, Omkaram Nalamasu, Prabu G Raja, Teri A Little, and Thomas J Iannotti.
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Which major investors are buying Applied Materials stock?

AMAT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vulcan Value Partners LLC, Amundi, FMR LLC, Morgan Stanley, Capital International Investors, Alliancebernstein L.P., Simplex Trading LLC, and Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V..
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Applied Materials' stock price today?

One share of AMAT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $135.53.

How much money does Applied Materials make?

Applied Materials has a market capitalization of $122.37 billion and generates $17.20 billion in revenue each year. The manufacturing equipment provider earns $3.62 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.17 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Applied Materials have?

Applied Materials employs 24,000 workers across the globe.

Does Applied Materials have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Applied Materials: Applied Materials Philippines LLC, Applied Ventures ITIC Innovation Fund GP LLC, AKT America LLC, AKT Godo Kaisha, ATMI - Treatment Systems business, Advent Solar, Applied Films Corporation, Applied Materials (China) Holdings Ltd., Applied Materials (China) Inc., Applied Materials (Holdings), Applied Materials (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Applied Materials (Xi'an) Ltd., Applied Materials Asia-Pacific LLC, Applied Materials Belgium N.V., Applied Materials Canada Inc., Applied Materials China Limited, Applied Materials Deutschland Holding GmbH, Applied Materials Europe B.V., Applied Materials France, Applied Materials GmbH, Applied Materials GmbH & Co. KG, Applied Materials Holdings S.à r.l., Applied Materials India Private Limited, Applied Materials Ireland Limited, Applied Materials Israel Ltd., Applied Materials Italia S.r.l., Applied Materials Japan Inc., Applied Materials Korea Ltd., Applied Materials Luxembourg 2 S.à r.l., Applied Materials Netherlands B.V., Applied Materials SPV2 Inc., Applied Materials SPVI Inc., Applied Materials Singapore Technology Pte. Ltd., Applied Materials South East Asia Pte. Ltd., Applied Materials Switzerland S.à r.l. in liquidation, Applied Materials Taiwan Ltd., Applied Materials U.S. Holdings LLC, Applied Materials UK Limited, Applied Materials Verwaltung GmbH, Applied Materials WEB Coating GmbH, Applied Ventures ITIC Innovation Fund L.P., Applied Ventures Innovation Fund I L.P., Applied Ventures Investment Management GP I LLC, Applied Ventures LLC, Baccini, BluPlanet Pte. Ltd. in liquidation, Boxer Cross, Brooks Software, Consilium Inc., DFMSim Inc., DMO Systems Limited, Electron Vision Corp., Etec Systems, Global Knowledge Services, HCT Shaping Systems, Hitachi Kokusai Electric, ICT Integrated Circuit Testing GmbH, Kunshan Tango Semiconductor Equipment Co. Ltd., MDLSoft LLC, MDLab S.r. l. in liquidation, Mecatronix GmbH, Metron Technology Ltd, NP Komplete Technologies B.V., Obsidian Inc., Opal Inc., Oramir, Orbot Instruments, Perceptive Engineering, Sage Design Automation LLC, Sage Design Automation Ltd., Semitool Inc., Sigmameltec Ltd., Tango System LLC, Think Silicon, Think Silicon Research and Technology Single Member S.A., Torrex Equipment, and Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates Inc..

When was Applied Materials founded?

Applied Materials was founded in 1967.

What is Applied Materials' official website?

The official website for Applied Materials is www.appliedmaterials.com.

Where are Applied Materials' headquarters?

Applied Materials is headquartered at 3050 Bowers Avenue P.O. Box 58039, Santa Clara CA, 95052.

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].


This page was last updated on 9/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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