Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) Stock current Trends Analysis

Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. By reviewing stock prices from the stock market history of the company and examining its analysts ratings can give an investment picture with updated information of stock which helps investors to make investing decision. That brings its full year payout to US$0.4 and 20.3% annual payout ratio based on EPS. Summit Redstone reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Applied Materials in a research report on Saturday, January 21st.

02/13/2017 - Applied Materials, Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus.

Goldman Downgrade its coverage for Applied Materials, Inc. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.94, for a total value of $3,194,000.00. In order to reach an opinion and communicate the value and volatility of a covered security, analysts research public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and the customers of a company, typically in an attempt to capture the findings for a research report. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 1.90 with week's performance of 3.04%. The PEG holds a value of 0.92 , whilst P/B is stated to be 5.44. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 98,207 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $3,137,713.65. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in AMAT. First Quadrant L P CA purchased a new stake in shares of Applied Materials during the third quarter worth approximately $103,000.

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)'s growth estimate is 123.5 percent for the current quarter.

Institutional investors now hold around $34.5 billion or 84.5% in AMAT stock. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of AMAT. Current stock price is in the upbeat territory taking into account of 20 days moving average with -6.67% and continued bullish run for 50 days moving average with -6.41%. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) hit its 52-week high price on 3/20/17 and 52-week low price on 5/12/16. The Company's segments are Semiconductor Systems, which includes semiconductor capital equipment for etch, rapid thermal processing, deposition, chemical mechanical planarization, metrology and inspection, wafer packaging, and ion implantation; Applied Global Services, which provides integrated solutions to optimize equipment and fab performance and productivity; Display and Adjacent Markets, which includes products for manufacturing liquid crystal displays, organic light-emitting diodes, upgrades and roll-to-roll Web coating systems and other display technologies for televisions, personal computers, smart phones and other consumer-oriented devices, and Corporate and Other segment, which includes revenues from products, as well as costs of products sold for fabricating solar photovoltaic cells and modules, and certain operating expenses.

On Jan 17 Applied Materials, Inc.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.66 per share according to consensus of 20 analysts. Presently, it has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 10.60% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 5.80%.

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) is over 1% above analysts' consensus price target of US$40.61. The company had Year Ago Sales of 2.45 Billion. However, the company's most recent quarter increase of 45.2% looks attractive. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 25th will be paid a $0.10 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 23rd. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.04%.

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