Applied Materials Price Target, Predictions & Analyst Ratings

+3.01 (+2.18 %)
(As of 09/23/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume5.62 million shs
Average Volume8.57 million shs
Market Capitalization$127.41 billion
P/E Ratio24.54
Dividend Yield0.70%

Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) Price Target and Consensus Rating

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Analyst Rating Consensus

Based on 23 Analyst Ratings

Analyst Price Target Consensus


High PT$195.00
Average PT$153.19
Low PT$110.00
9/24/20 to 9/24/21
1 Month Ago
8/25/20 to 8/25/21
3 Months Ago
6/26/20 to 6/26/21
1 Year Ago
9/25/19 to 9/24/20
Consensus Rating
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
19 Buy rating(s)
21 Buy rating(s)
21 Buy rating(s)
19 Buy rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$153.19$153.96$153.96$73.52
Price Target Upside8.56% Upside19.40% Upside20.51% Upside16.22% Upside
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Analyst Ratings By Month

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Average Share Price and Price Target by Month

The chart below shows how a company's share price and consensus price target have changed over time. The dark blue line represents the company's actual price. The lighter blue line represents the stock's consensus price target. The even lighter blue range in the background of the two lines represents the low price target and the high price target for each stock.

Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) vs. Its Competitors

TypeApplied MaterialsComputer and Technology CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
Consensus RatingBuyBuyBuy
Price Target Upside34.72% Upside7.82% Upside
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
Neutral News
Neutral News
Community Rating
Outperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Avg. Outperform Votes
Avg. Underperform Votes
Avg. Outperform Votes
Avg. Underperform Votes

Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
9/14/2021Susquehanna Bancshares
DowngradePositive ➝ Neutral$170.00 ➝ $160.00+15.22%
8/20/2021Morgan Stanley
Boost Price TargetEqual Weight$139.00 ➝ $150.00+16.10%
Boost Price TargetPositive ➝ Buy$158.00 ➝ $161.00+24.61%
8/19/2021Daiwa Capital Markets
Initiated CoverageOutperform$140.00+9.92%
5/21/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Boost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Overweight$146.00 ➝ $160.00+22.78%
Boost Price Target$130.00 ➝ $160.00+23.74%
4/16/2021Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft
Boost Price TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $160.00+19.04%
Boost Price Target$125.00 ➝ $150.00+7.57%
4/7/2021DA Davidson
T. Diffely
Boost Price TargetBuy$145.00 ➝ $165.00+20.14%
4/7/2021Craig Hallum
Boost Price TargetBuy$142.00 ➝ $170.00+23.78%
Boost Price TargetOverweight$144.00 ➝ $151.00+7.56%
4/7/2021The Goldman Sachs Group
Boost Price TargetBuy$133.00 ➝ $151.00+8.21%
4/7/2021Wells Fargo & Company
Boost Price TargetPositive ➝ Overweight$145.00 ➝ $160.00+14.66%
4/7/2021Needham & Company LLC
Boost Price TargetBuy$130.00 ➝ $153.00+9.65%
Boost Price TargetOutperform$140.00 ➝ $160.00+14.66%
4/5/2021Credit Suisse Group
Boost Price TargetOutperform$145.00 ➝ $175.00+22.29%
4/5/2021B. Riley
Boost Price TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $195.00+37.79%
4/5/2021Stifel Nicolaus
Boost Price TargetPositive ➝ Buy$140.00 ➝ $160.00+13.06%
3/30/2021Sanford C. Bernstein
Initiated CoverageOutperform$160.00+26.33%
3/23/2021Bank of America
Boost Price TargetBuy$140.00 ➝ $150.00+26.95%
2/19/2021Royal Bank of Canada
Boost Price Target$95.00 ➝ $140.00+16.57%
2/19/2021UBS Group
Boost Price Target$105.00 ➝ $112.00-6.74%
2/19/2021Evercore ISI
Boost Price TargetOutperform$130.00 ➝ $140.00+23.42%
Boost Price Target$80.00 ➝ $130.00+19.99%
Boost Price TargetBuy$90.00 ➝ $110.00+17.18%
Lower Price TargetHold$68.00 ➝ $60.00+16.26%
2/13/2020Nomura Securities
David Wong
Boost Price TargetBuy$75.00 ➝ $77.00+17.79%
11/22/2019Berenberg Bank
Reiterated RatingBuy$65.00+15.17%
10/29/2019DZ Bank
DowngradeHold ➝ Sell$46.00-17.22%
11/20/2018Imperial Capital
Lower Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$62.00 ➝ $47.00+36.55%
11/16/2018Summit Insights
DowngradeBuy ➝ Hold
(Data available from 9/24/2016 forward. View 10+ years of historical ratings with our analyst ratings screener.)
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Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) Analyst Ratings Frequently Asked Questions

What is Applied Materials's consensus rating and price target?

According to the issued ratings of 23 analysts in the last year, the consensus rating for Applied Materials stock is Buy based on the current 4 hold ratings and 19 buy ratings for AMAT. The average twelve-month price target for Applied Materials is $153.19 with a high price target of $195.00 and a low price target of $110.00. Learn more on AMAT's analyst rating history

Do Wall Street analysts like Applied Materials more than its competitors?

Analysts like Applied Materials stock more than the stock of other Computer and Technology companies. The consensus rating score for Applied Materials is 2.83 while the average consensus rating score for computer and technology companies is 2.62. Learn more on how AMAT compares to other companies

Do MarketBeat users like Applied Materials more than its competitors?

MarketBeat users like Applied Materials stock more than the stock of other Computer and Technology companies. 75.39% of MarketBeat users gave Applied Materials an outperform vote while computer and technology companies recieve an average of 68.01% outperform votes by MarketBeat users.

Is Applied Materials being downgraded by Wall Street analysts?

Over the previous 90 days, Applied Materials's stock had 2 downgrades by analysts.

Does Applied Materials's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Applied Materials's stock has a predicted upside of 18.01% based on their 12-month price targets.

What analysts cover Applied Materials?

Applied Materials has been rated by Daiwa Capital Markets, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, Susquehanna, and Susquehanna Bancshares in the past 90 days.

This page was last updated on 9/24/2021 by Staff
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