It closed at $19.75 lastly. It has underperformed by 3.07% the S&P500.
On Monday, 14 May an analyst report was sent to investors on Applied Materials (AMAT) of its "Buy" Rating reaffirmed by equity analysts at Citigroup. According to the Analysts, the Low Earnings estimate for the current quarter is $0.5, while the High earnings estimate is $0.53.Comparatively, EPS for the same quarter past year was $0.5. The low EPS estimate is $1.12, while the high EPS estimate is $1.17. During the same quarter a year ago, the firm posted $0.67 EPS. The stock decreased 1.78% or $0.98 during the last trading session, reaching $54.19. AMAT has 5.23M shares volume.
AMAT reached $54.95 during the last trading session after $0.86 change.Currently Applied Materials, Inc.is uptrending after 42.67% change in last May 16, 2017. AMAT outperformed by 31.12% the S&P 500.
Raia Drogasil S.A. engages in the retail sale of medicines, perfumes, personal care and beauty products, cosmetics, dermocosmetics, and specialty medicines in Brazil. Klingenstein Fields & Co Llc who had been investing in Applied Materials Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $56.83 billion market cap company. It has a 11.9 P/E ratio.
Since December 29, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 selling transactions for $10.41 million activity. Iannotti Thomas J also sold $922,050 worth of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT), Stochastic %D value stayed at 84.34% for the last 9 days.
Applied Materials, Inc. provides manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, display, and related industries worldwide. Salehpour Ali had sold 125,125 shares worth $6.44 million. We will compare Applied Materials to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, earnings, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.
A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in AMAT. Therefore 93% are positive. Investors may also be tracking the current stock price in relation to its 52-week high and low. The Price to Sales (P/S) of the stock is 3.84, while P/B (Price to Book) stands at 5.1. Susquehanna Bancshares upgraded shares of Applied Materials from a "neutral" rating to a "positive" rating and lifted their target price for the stock from $60.00 to $72.00 in a report on Tuesday, January 16th.
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Applied Materials, Inc. had 4 sales and 0 buys since December 29, 2017. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 245,058 shs. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Pivotal Research. (NASDAQ:AMAT) with "Buy" rating. It operates through three segments: Semiconductor Systems, Applied Global Services, and Display and Adjacent Markets. It has a 20.37 P/E ratio. The Semiconductor Systems segment develops, manufactures, and sells a range of manufacturing equipment used to fabricate semiconductor chips or integrated circuits.
Big Money Sentiment decreased to 0.86 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.06, from 1.15 in 2017Q3.
Applied Materials announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Wednesday, February 14th that authorizes the company to buyback $6.00 billion in outstanding shares. 113 funds took stakes and 249 increased stakes. 55,000 shares were sold by Sandberg Sheryl, worth $9.61 million. Polar Limited Liability Partnership stated it has 830,882 shares. This is an increase from Applied Materials's previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. (NASDAQ:AMAT) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Semi capital equipment stocks move on Citi note" on May 14, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: "Highlights from Appaloosa's Q1", Benzinga.com published: "10 Stocks To Watch For May 17, 2018" on May 17, 2018. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt reported 0.24% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Dnb Asset Management As holds 0.13% or 205,035 shares. 797.20 million shares or 1.72% less from 811.15 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Evercore Wealth Management Ltd has 15,775 shares. Johnson Fin Gru, Wisconsin-based fund reported 19,824 shares. Insiders own 0.35% of the company's stock. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 2,242 shares. Tci Wealth Advsr Inc invested in 0% or 220 shs. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Legacy Private Tru reported 43,949 shares. Everence Mngmt reported 24,367 shares. Rnc Ltd Liability Com has 0.09% invested in Applied Materials, Inc.
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