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Lam Research Stock Forecast, Price & News

$336.61
+6.34 (+1.92 %)
(As of 09/28/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$328.70
Now: $336.61
$337.85
50-Day Range
$293.99
MA: $337.97
$381.52
52-Week Range
$181.38
Now: $336.61
$387.70
Volume1.79 million shs
Average Volume2.07 million shs
Market Capitalization$48.84 billion
P/E Ratio22.25
Dividend Yield1.39%
Beta1.27
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 product for copper damascene manufacturing; SOLA ultraviolet thermal processing products for film treatment; SPEED gapfill high-density plasma chemical vapor deposition (CVD) products; Striker single-wafer atomic layer deposition (ALD) products; and VECTOR plasma-enhanced CVD ALD products. It also provides 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. In addition, the company offers Coronus bevel clean products to enhance die yield; and Da Vinci, DV-Prime, EOS, SP to address a range of wafer cleaning. Further, it provides Metryx mass metrology systems for high aspect ratio etch, conformal and ALD/sidewall deposition, horizontal processing, film density monitoring, carbon mask open, and wafer cleaning/polymer removal applications; and legacy products. Lam Research Corporation was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 3.4Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.16 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Special industry machinery, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LRCX
CUSIP51280710
Phone510-572-0200

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.04 billion
Cash Flow$20.14 per share
Book Value$35.71 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.25 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees11,300
Market Cap$48.84 billion
Next Earnings Date10/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$336.61
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(As of 09/28/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Lam Research (NASDAQ:LRCX) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Lam Research's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Lam Research's stock was trading at $276.63 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LRCX shares have increased by 21.7% and is now trading at $336.61.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Lam Research?

25 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lam Research in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 23 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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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, October 28th 2020.
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How were Lam Research's earnings last quarter?

Lam Research Co. (NASDAQ:LRCX) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 29th. The semiconductor company reported $4.78 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $4.20 by $0.58. The semiconductor company had revenue of $2.79 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.68 billion. Lam Research had a return on equity of 49.69% and a net margin of 22.42%. Lam Research's revenue was up 18.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $3.62 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, August 27th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $1.30 per share on Wednesday, October 14th. This represents a $5.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.54%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 29th. This is an increase from Lam Research's previous quarterly dividend of $1.15.
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How will Lam Research's stock buyback program work?

Lam Research announced that its board 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 buy up to 23% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Lam Research updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 29th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.75-5.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.12. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.90-3.30 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.72 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LRCX?

25 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Lam Research's stock. Their forecasts range from $265.00 to $450.00. On average, they expect Lam Research's stock price to reach $374.08 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.1% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Lam Research?

Lam Research saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,860,000 shares, an increase of 18.5% from the August 15th total of 4,100,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,790,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.7 days. Currently, 3.4% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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), Intel (INTC), Netflix (NFLX), Broadcom (AVGO), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), salesforce.com (CRM) and Adobe (ADBE).

Who are Lam Research's key executives?

Lam Research's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Timothy M. Archer, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Douglas R. Bettinger, Exec. VP, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 52)
  • Dr. Richard A. Gottscho, Exec. VP & Corp. CTO (Age 67)
  • Dr. Scott G. Meikle, Sr. VP of Global Customer Operations (Age 55)
  • Tina Correia, Corp. VP of Investor Relations & Communications

What is Lam Research's stock symbol?

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

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 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 $336.61.

How big of a company is Lam Research?

Lam Research has a market capitalization of $48.84 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 9/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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