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

$42.31
+1.81 (+4.47 %)
(As of 06/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$40.84
Now: $42.31
$42.60
50-Day Range
$38.69
MA: $41.23
$44.24
52-Week Range
$28.79
Now: $42.31
$50.39
Volume11.29 million shs
Average Volume10.30 million shs
Market Capitalization$39.61 billion
P/E Ratio9.51
Dividend Yield2.07%
Beta1.66
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$5.2494 per share
Book Value$6.96 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.31 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees21,000
Market Cap$39.61 billion
Next Earnings Date8/15/2019 (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 declared 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 yield of 1.99%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 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 share buyback program 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 purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Applied Materials' earnings last quarter?

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 16th. The manufacturing equipment provider reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.04. The manufacturing equipment provider earned $3.54 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.48 billion. Applied Materials had a net margin of 22.10% and a return on equity of 47.88%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 22.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.22 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, August 15th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Applied Materials.

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

Applied Materials updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 16th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.67-0.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.70. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.375-3.675 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.53 billion.Applied Materials also updated its Q3 2019 guidance to $0.67-0.75 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for AMAT?

23 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Applied Materials' stock. Their forecasts range from $37.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate Applied Materials' stock price to reach $51.95 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.8% 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 7 hold ratings and 16 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?

Media stories about AMAT stock have been trending positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Applied Materials earned a media sentiment score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the manufacturing equipment provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Applied Materials.

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), Lam Research (LRCX), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), 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 shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.62%), FMR LLC (2.78%), American Century Companies Inc. (1.39%), Northern Trust Corp (1.28%), Jackson Square Partners LLC (1.12%) and OppenheimerFunds Inc. (1.04%). 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 institutional investors are selling Applied Materials stock?

AMAT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Swedbank, Nordea Investment Management AB, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Global Thematic Partners LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. and Jackson Square Partners LLC. 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 institutional investors are buying Applied Materials stock?

AMAT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., First Trust Advisors LP, American Century Companies Inc., Inverness Counsel LLC NY and State of Wisconsin Investment Board. 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 $42.31.

How big of a company is Applied Materials?

Applied Materials has a market capitalization of $39.61 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:  1,428 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  940 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,368
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This page was last updated on 6/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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