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Lam Research Stock Forecast, Price & News

+34.25 (+6.09 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $596.90
50-Day Range
MA: $542.30
52-Week Range
Now: $596.90
Volume1.50 million shs
Average Volume1.63 million shs
Market Capitalization$85.30 billion
P/E Ratio33.86
Dividend Yield0.92%
Lam Research Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, refurbishes, and services semiconductor processing equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits worldwide. 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.04 billion
Cash Flow$20.72 per share
Book Value$35.71 per share


Net Income$2.25 billion


Market Cap$85.30 billion
Next Earnings Date4/28/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.21 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

14th out of 1,521 stocks

Special Industry Machinery, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

1st out of 27 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 3.4Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+34.25 (+6.09 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Lam Research (NASDAQ:LRCX) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Lam Research a buy right now?

25 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lam Research in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 21 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research 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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Are investors shorting Lam Research?

Lam Research saw a drop in short interest in the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 1,880,000 shares, a drop of 34.9% from the January 14th total of 2,890,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,440,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.3 days. Approximately 1.3% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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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, April 28th 2021.
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How were Lam Research's earnings last quarter?

Lam Research Co. (NASDAQ:LRCX) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January, 26th. The semiconductor company reported $6.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $5.72 by $0.31. The semiconductor company earned $3.46 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.34 billion. Lam Research had a net margin of 23.60% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 55.82%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 33.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $4.01 earnings per share.
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How has Lam Research's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Lam Research's stock was trading at $276.63 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LRCX shares have increased by 115.8% and is now trading at $596.90.
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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 Monday, February 8th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 17th will be paid a dividend of $1.30 per share on Wednesday, April 7th. This represents a $5.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.87%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 16th.
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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 0.92%. 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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What guidance has Lam Research issued on next quarter's earnings?

Lam Research updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 27th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $6.15-6.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.46. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.5-3.9 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.31 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LRCX?

25 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Lam Research's shares. Their forecasts range from $265.00 to $660.00. On average, they anticipate Lam Research's share price to reach $478.88 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 19.8%.
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Who are Lam Research's key executives?

Lam Research's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Timothy M. Archer, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54, Pay $2.48M)
  • Mr. Douglas R. Bettinger, Exec. VP, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 54, Pay $1.27M)
  • Dr. Richard A. Gottscho, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 69, Pay $1.11M)
  • Dr. Patrick J. Lord, Exec. VP of Customer Support Bus. Group & Global Operations (Age 55, Pay $868.31k)
  • Mr. Seshasayee Varadarajan, Sr. VP & GM of Deposition Bus. Unit (Age 46, Pay $856.72k)
  • Mr. Kevin D. Jennings, Sr. VP of Global Operations (Age 56)
  • 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 48)
  • Ms. Stacey MacNeil, Chief Communications Officer

What is Tim Archer's approval rating as Lam Research's CEO?

152 employees have rated Lam Research CEO Tim Archer on Glassdoor.com. Tim Archer has an approval rating of 94% among Lam Research's employees. This puts Tim Archer in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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).

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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.84%), FMR LLC (6.11%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.61%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.12%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.58%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.23%). Company insiders that own Lam Research stock include Abhijit Y Talwalkar, 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 Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Boston Partners, Glenmede Trust Co. NA, Railway Pension Investments Ltd, and Epoch Investment Partners Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Lam Research company stock in the last year include Douglas R Bettinger, Kevin Jennings, Leslie F Varon, 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 Sands Capital Management LLC, FMR LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Cibc World Markets Corp, CIBC World Markets Inc., Pendal Group Limited, Bessemer Group Inc., and Amundi Pioneer Asset 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.
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What is Lam Research's stock price today?

One share of LRCX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $596.90.

How much money does Lam Research make?

Lam Research has a market capitalization of $85.30 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.

How many employees does Lam Research have?

Lam Research employs 11,700 workers across the globe.

What is Lam Research's official website?

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

Where are Lam Research's headquarters?

Lam Research is headquartered at 4650 Cushing Parkway, Fremont CA, 94538.

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 2/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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