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Lam Research Stock Forecast, Price & News

-10.26 (-1.84 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $547.53
50-Day Range
MA: $489.20
52-Week Range
Now: $547.53
Volume1.53 million shs
Average Volume1.19 million shs
Market Capitalization$78.85 billion
P/E Ratio31.06
Dividend Yield0.99%
Lam Research Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, refurbishes, and services semiconductor processing equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits in the United States, China, Europe, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and the southeast Asia. The company offers ALTUS systems to deposit conformal films for tungsten metallization applications; SABRE electrochemical deposition products for copper damascene manufacturing; SOLA ultraviolet thermal processing products for film treatments; and VECTOR plasma-enhanced CVD ALD products. It also provides SPEED gapfill high-density plasma chemical vapor deposition (HDP-CVD) products; and Striker single-wafer atomic layer deposition (ALD) products that provide multiple dielectric film solutions. In addition, the company offers Flex for dielectric etch applications; Kiyo for conductor etch applications; Syndion for through-silicon via etch applications; and Versys metal products for metal etch processes. Further, it provides Coronus bevel clean products to enhance die yield; Da Vinci, DV-Prime, EOS, and SP to address a range of wafer cleaning applications; and Metryx mass metrology systems for high precision in-line mass measurement in semiconductor wafer manufacturing. Lam Research Corporation was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.
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Overall MarketRank

2.21 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

30th out of 1,259 stocks

Special Industry Machinery, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

1st out of 22 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 3.4Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Special industry machinery, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LRCX



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.04 billion
Cash Flow$19.00 per share
Book Value$35.71 per share


Net Income$2.25 billion


Market Cap$78.85 billion
Next Earnings Date1/27/2021 (Confirmed)
-10.26 (-1.84 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Lam Research (NASDAQ:LRCX) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Lam Research's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Lam Research's stock was trading at $276.63 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LRCX shares have increased by 97.9% and is now trading at $547.53.
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Is Lam Research a buy right now?

26 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lam Research in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 22 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Lam Research stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Lam Research?

Wall Street analysts have given Lam Research a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Lam Research wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Lam Research's next earnings date?

Lam Research is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 27th 2021.
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How can I listen to Lam Research's earnings call?

Lam Research will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, January 27th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Lam Research's earnings last quarter?

Lam Research Co. (NASDAQ:LRCX) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 21st. The semiconductor company reported $5.67 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $5.17 by $0.50. The semiconductor company had revenue of $3.18 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.10 billion. Lam Research had a return on equity of 55.82% and a net margin of 23.60%. During the same period last year, the company posted $3.18 earnings per share.
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How often does Lam Research pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lam Research?

Lam Research declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 5th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 9th will be given a dividend of $1.30 per share on Wednesday, January 6th. This represents a $5.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 8th.
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Is Lam Research a good dividend stock?

Lam Research pays an annual dividend of $5.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.99%. Lam Research has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Lam Research is 32.60%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Lam Research will have a dividend payout ratio of 21.01% next year. This indicates that Lam Research will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Lam Research's stock buyback program work?

Lam Research declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Wednesday, January 23rd 2019, which permits the company to repurchase $5,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 23% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What guidance has Lam Research issued on next quarter's earnings?

Lam Research updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 21st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $5.20-6.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.46. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.1-3.5 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.09 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LRCX?

26 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Lam Research's shares. Their forecasts range from $265.00 to $600.00. On average, they expect Lam Research's share price to reach $412.15 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 24.7%.
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Who are some of Lam Research's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Lam Research own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Lam Research investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Applied Materials (AMAT), Netflix (NFLX), Intel (INTC), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Broadcom (AVGO), salesforce.com (CRM) and PayPal (PYPL).

Who are Lam Research's key executives?

Lam Research's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Timothy M. Archer, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53, Pay $2.48M)
  • Mr. Douglas R. Bettinger, Exec. VP, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 53, Pay $1.27M)
  • Dr. Richard A. Gottscho, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 68, Pay $1.11M)
  • Dr. Patrick J. Lord, Exec. VP of Customer Support Bus. Group & Global Operations (Age 54, Pay $868.31k)
  • Mr. Seshasayee Varadarajan, Sr. VP & GM of Deposition Bus. Unit (Age 45, Pay $856.72k)
  • Mr. Kevin D. Jennings, Sr. VP of Global Operations (Age 55)
  • Mr. Robert F. Hawthorne, Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Tina Correia, Corp. VP of Investor Relations & Corp. Fin.
  • Ms. Ava M. Hahn, Sr. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 47)
  • Ms. Stacey MacNeil, Chief Communications Officer

What is Lam Research's stock symbol?

Lam Research trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LRCX."

Who are Lam Research's major shareholders?

Lam Research's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.10%), Ardevora Asset Management LLP (0.10%), Huntington National Bank (0.07%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), McGuire Investment Group LLC (0.03%) and CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (0.01%). Company insiders that own Lam Research stock include Abhijit Y Talwalkar, Christine Heckart, Douglas R Bettinger, Kevin Jennings, Leslie F Varon, Mansy Youssef A El, Patrick J Lord, Richard A Gottscho, Sarah A O'dowd, Scott Gerald Meikle, Seshasayee Varadarajan, Timothy Archer and Vahid Vahedi.
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Which institutional investors are selling Lam Research stock?

LRCX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ardevora Asset Management LLP, XR Securities LLC, Cypress Capital Group, Hohimer Wealth Management LLC, Hohimer Wealth Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, and First Citizens Bank & Trust Co.. Company insiders that have sold Lam Research company stock in the last year include Douglas R Bettinger, Kevin Jennings, Leslie F Varon, Mansy Youssef A El, Patrick J Lord, Richard A Gottscho, Seshasayee Varadarajan, Timothy Archer, and Vahid Vahedi.
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Which institutional investors are buying Lam Research stock?

LRCX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Huntington National Bank, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Prairiewood Capital LLC, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC, NuWave Investment Management LLC, and New England Research & Management Inc..
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How do I buy shares of Lam Research?

Shares of LRCX 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.

What is Lam Research's stock price today?

One share of LRCX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $547.53.

How big of a company is Lam Research?

Lam Research has a market capitalization of $78.85 billion and generates $10.04 billion in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $2.25 billion in net income (profit) each year or $15.95 on an earnings per share basis. Lam Research employs 11,300 workers across the globe.

What is Lam Research's official website?

The official website for Lam Research is www.lamresearch.com.

How can I contact Lam Research?

Lam Research's mailing address is 4650 Cushing Parkway, Fremont CA, 94538. The semiconductor company can be reached via phone at 510-572-0200 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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