Lam Research Stock Forecast, Price & News

+4.35 (+0.71 %)
(As of 09/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume1.31 million shs
Average Volume1.45 million shs
Market Capitalization$87.42 billion
P/E Ratio22.86
Dividend Yield0.85%
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About Lam Research

Lam Research Corp. engages in manufacturing and servicing of wafer processing semiconductor manufacturing equipment. It operates through the following geographical segments: the United States, China, Europe, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, and Taiwan. It offers thin film deposition, plasma etch, photoresist strip, and wafer cleaning. The company was founded by David K. Lam on January 21, 1980 and is headquartered in Fremont, CA.


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2.87 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

31st out of 857 stocks

Special Industry Machinery, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

1st out of 15 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Lam Research (NASDAQ:LRCX) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Lam Research a buy right now?

22 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lam Research in the last twelve months. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 14 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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When is Lam Research's next earnings date?

Lam Research is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 20th 2021.
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How were Lam Research's earnings last quarter?

Lam Research Co. (NASDAQ:LRCX) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 28th. The semiconductor company reported $8.09 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $7.53 by $0.56. The semiconductor company earned $4.15 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4 billion. Lam Research had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 70.92% and a net margin of 26.72%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $4.78 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 122.6% and is now trading at $615.85.
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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 26th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 28th will be given a dividend of $1.50 per share on Wednesday, October 13th. This represents a $6.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.97%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 27th. This is a boost from Lam Research's previous quarterly dividend of $1.30.
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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 0.85%. The dividend payout ratio of Lam Research is 19.09%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Lam Research will have a dividend payout ratio of 14.38% 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 issued an update on its first quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $7.600-$8.600 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $7.770. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.05 billion-$4.55 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.07 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LRCX?

22 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Lam Research's stock. Their forecasts range from $570.00 to $815.00. On average, they expect Lam Research's share price to reach $704.62 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Lam Research's key executives?

Lam Research's management team includes the following people:
  • Timothy M. Archer, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Patrick James Lord, Executive Vice President-CSBG & Global Operations
  • Douglas R. Bettinger, CFO, Chief Accounting Officer & Executive VP
  • Richard A. Gottscho, Chief Technology Officer & Executive VP
  • Robert Hawthorne, Chief Information Officer

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

152 employees have rated Lam Research CEO Tim Archer on 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.

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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), (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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.09%), BlackRock Inc. (7.88%), FMR LLC (5.52%), State Street Corp (4.11%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.61%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.30%). Company insiders that own Lam Research stock include Douglas R Bettinger, Jaynie M Studenmund, 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, 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 FMR LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Cibc World Markets Corp, BlackRock Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc., Citadel Advisors LLC, Susquehanna International Group LLP, and LSV Asset Management. Company insiders that have sold Lam Research company stock in the last year include Douglas R Bettinger, Leslie F Varon, Patrick J Lord, Scott Gerald Meikle, Seshasayee Varadarajan, and Timothy Archer.
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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 Amundi, Coatue Management LLC, GQG Partners LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Invesco Ltd., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, and Prudential Financial 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 $615.85.

How much money does Lam Research make?

Lam Research has a market capitalization of $87.42 billion and generates $14.63 billion in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $3.91 billion in net income (profit) each year or $27.24 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Lam Research have?

Lam Research employs 14,100 workers across the globe.

Does Lam Research have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Lam Research: Coventor, Coventor Inc., Coventor Korea Limited, Coventor Sarl, Lam Research (H.K.) Limited, Lam Research (H.K.) Limited Taiwan Branch, Lam Research (India) Private Limited, Lam Research (Ireland) Limited, Lam Research (Israel) Ltd., Lam Research (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Lam Research AG, Lam Research B.V., Lam Research Belgium BVBA, Lam Research Capital LLC, Lam Research Capital Ltd., Lam Research Co. Ltd., Lam Research GmbH, Lam Research Holding GmbH, Lam Research Illinois IAG Inc, Lam Research International B.V., Lam Research International Holding Company, Lam Research International Holdings II Ltd., Lam Research International Holdings Ltd., Lam Research International Sdn Bhd., Lam Research International Sàrl, Lam Research Korea LLC YH, Lam Research Korea Limited, Lam Research Korea Technology LLC YH, Lam Research Ltd., Lam Research Luxembourg S.à.r.l., Lam Research Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., Lam Research Management GmbH, Lam Research Manufacturing Korea LLC, Lam Research S.r.l., Lam Research SAS, Lam Research Service Co. Ltd., Lam Research Services Ltd., Lam Research Singapore Pte Ltd., Metryx Ltd., Novellus Systems, Novellus Systems Inc., Novellus Systems International LLC, Silfex, Silfex Inc., SpeedFam-IPEC International Services LLC, Straatum Processware, and The SEZ Group.

When was Lam Research founded?

Lam Research was founded in 1980.

What is Lam Research's official website?

The official website for Lam Research is

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 9/16/2021 by Staff
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