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

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$35.02 +1.44 (+4.29 %)
(As of 11/15/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$33.58
Today's Range$33.24 - $35.50
52-Week Range$30.53 - $62.40
Volume13.70 million shs
Average Volume13.53 million shs
Market Capitalization$32.07 billion
P/E Ratio10.78
Dividend Yield2.39%
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 Ratio10.78
Forward P/E Ratio7.87
P/E Growth0.9

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.54 billion
Price / Sales2.37
Cash Flow$3.9571 per share
Price / Cash8.85
Book Value$8.77 per share
Price / Book3.99

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.25
Net Income$3.43 billion
Net Margins19.87%
Return on Equity58.23%
Return on Assets24.48%

Miscellaneous

Employees18,400
Outstanding Shares982,990,000
Market Cap$32.07 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 6th. Shareholders 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 yield of 2.28%. 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 has approved a stock repurchase program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $6,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Applied Materials' earnings last quarter?

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 16th. The manufacturing equipment provider reported $1.20 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.03. The manufacturing equipment provider had revenue of $4.47 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.42 billion. Applied Materials had a net margin of 19.87% and a return on equity of 58.23%. Applied Materials's quarterly revenue was up 19.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.86 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 15th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Applied Materials.

How can I listen to Applied Materials' earnings call?

Applied Materials will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, November 15th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

What price target have analysts set for AMAT?

19 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Applied Materials' stock. Their predictions range from $36.00 to $75.00. On average, they expect Applied Materials' stock price to reach $58.8889 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 68.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Applied Materials.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Applied Materials?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Applied Materials in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings, 10 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?

News coverage about AMAT stock has trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Applied Materials earned a news impact score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines 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 effect on the company's share price in the near term.

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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 major 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, AQR Capital Management LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, American Century Companies Inc., BlackRock Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Artemis Investment Management LLP and Putnam Investments LLC. 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 major investors are buying Applied Materials stock?

AMAT stock was acquired 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 $35.02.

How big of a company is Applied Materials?

Applied Materials has a market capitalization of $32.07 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.

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:  1,317 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  830 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,147
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This page was last updated on 11/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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