Sheets Smith Wealth Management Reduces Stake in Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)

The Kempner Capital Management Inc holds 160,674 shares with $6.64M value, down from 197,645 last quarter.

A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in AMAT. About 5.69M shares traded. About shares traded. Cushing Renaissance Fund (SZC) has 0.00% since September 27, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 0.76% the S&P500. Sound Shore Management Inc sold 592,217 shares as the company's stock rose 23.58% with the market. The firm had revenue of $3.74 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.69 billion. Bancorp Of Montreal Can stated it has 8.18M shares. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has risen 121.40% since September 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Applied Materials, Inc". Finally, Vetr raised Applied Materials from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and set a $46.48 price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, June 29th. Applied Materials's payout ratio is now 14.18%. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has an average volume of 9.87 Million. (NASDAQ:AMAT) by 5.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Its up 0.21, from 0.85 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 48 investors sold AMAT shares while 346 reduced holdings. 105 funds opened positions while 219 raised stakes. Amer Trust Inv Advisors Limited Liability reported 21,790 shares. Moreover, Spirit Of America Corporation Ny has 0.09% invested in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Sit Investment Assoc reported 910,165 shares.

Analysts await Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) to report earnings on October, 18.

09/14/2017 - Applied Materials, Inc. had its "overweight" rating reiterated by analysts at Morgan Stanley. Strs Ohio holds 0% of its portfolio in First Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:FNLC) for 23,900 shares. Broadview Advsrs Ltd Llc reported 491,000 shares. 331,913 were reported by Northcoast Asset Llc.

Bulldog Investors Llc holds 1.06% of its portfolio in Cushing Renaissance Fund for 239,141 shares.

08/18/2017 - Applied Materials, Inc. had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Susquehanna. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 16,630 shares. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Mgmt reported 0.12% in Applied Materials, Inc. Ltd.'s holdings in Applied Materials were worth $1,450,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Teachers Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Everence Cap Mgmt has 0.25% invested in Applied Materials, Inc. Its up 24.27% from 799,900 shares previously. Nomura maintained Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) to report earnings on November, 16. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.50 earnings per share. First Interstate Bank upgraded its stake in stocks of Applied Materials by 7.0% during the Q1.

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.86/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.84/Share by a difference of $0.02. A rating of 4 or 5 would represent a Sell recommendation. Therefore 79% are positive. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, August 28 by Robert W. Baird. The company was maintained on Friday, August 14 by Cowen & Co. Robert W. Baird has "Outperform" rating and $30 target.

08/29/2017 - Applied Materials, Inc. had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse. The stock has "Hold" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, September 12. Applied Materials now has $48.97 billion valuation. (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Monday, August 17 with "Buy" rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.04, from 0.93 in 2017Q1. Jpmorgan Chase Comm invested in 664 shares. Mckinley Capital Ltd Liability Delaware stated it has 2,090 shares. Bp Public Limited Company holds 135,000 shares or 0.2% of its portfolio. Rand Wealth Ltd Liability Company holds 1,664 shares. Tarbox Family Office Inc invested in 624 shares. Waldron Limited Partnership holds 3,423 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. Advisory Service Networks Lc reported 3,968 shares stake. Icon Advisers Inc Co owns 123,497 shares or 0.15% of their USA portfolio. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund owns 550,054 shares. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 22nd. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, May 31 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Tuesday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The stock has "Buy" rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, September 13. Nomura has "Buy" rating and $50 target. The company operates in the Technology sector with a market capitalization of 49.18 Million. The rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to "Outperform" on Friday, January 29. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, August 12 with "Buy". They expect $0.90 EPS, up 36.36% or $0.24 from last year's $0.66 per share. HXL's profit will be $61.91 million for 20.84 P/E if the $0.69 EPS becomes a reality.

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