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The Case for and Against Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)

The average volume for Applied Materials, Inc. Sold All: 48 Reduced: 346 Increased: 219 New Position: 105. Analysts expect next quarter's EPS will be $0.89 and the next full year EPS is projected to be $3.61.

Shares of Applied Materials, Inc.

Investors and Traders continue to monitor technical levels of shares of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). 17,365 were accumulated by Koshinski Asset Mgmt. State Street Corp grew its stake in shares of Applied Materials by 2.1% during the second quarter. Analysts, on average, seem bullish as they suggest HA is worth $8.4 more, giving a target price of $49 a share. The option since executed brings Salehpour ownership to 538910 shares. Checchi Capital Advisers Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.03% or 7,615 shares in its portfolio. Kentucky Retirement System reported 68,888 shares stake. Applied Materials's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 14.18%. Whittier Trust, a California-based fund reported 5,053 shares. Arcadia Investment Mngmt Corporation Mi owns 0.01% invested in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 625 shares. Moreover, Marble Arch Investments Lp has 6.11% invested in the company for 2.11 million shares. The worst thing we can do is try to pick a top or a bottom of a strong move that continues to move into further overbought or oversold territory. (NasdaqGS:AMAT) and looking at how the firm stacks up in terms of valuation by the numbers. It represents the location of the previous close relative to the price range over a set number of periods. Applied Materials Inc. had 94 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:AMAT) traded up 1.976% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $43.605. Therefore 96% are positive. NasdaqGS:AMAT is 6.411648. A lower price to book ratio indicates that the stock might be undervalued. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $57.74.

Applied Materials, Inc. (NasdaqGS:AMAT) now has a Montier C-score of 3. The ROIC Quality of Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) opened at 52.40 on Friday. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $28 target. Nomura maintained Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) rating on Friday, September 29. The firm has "Buy" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Friday, July 7.

09/28/2017 - Applied Materials, Inc. had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Evercore ISI. The ex-dividend date will be Tuesday August 22nd, 2017. The United Kingdom-based Egerton Capital (Uk) Llp has invested 5.69% in the stock. On the opposite side of that transaction from Geode Capital Management, Llc stood Vanguard Group Inc which added 333 shares to its existing stake, bringing total stake held in AMAT to 18790 shares. RBC Capital Markets has "Sector Perform" rating and $16 target.

About 5.68 million shares traded.

Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, August 17th. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500.

06/13/2017 - Applied Materials, Inc. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at UBS. (NasdaqGS:AMAT) is 18.250792. This ratio is found by taking the current share price and dividing by earnings per share. It helps investors in determining whether buying, selling or holding on to a stock would be beneficial for them. Analysts review historical return data when trying to predict future returns or to estimate how a security might react to a particular situation, such as a drop in consumer demand.

Applied Materials, Inc. provides manufacturing equipment, services and software to the global semiconductor, display and related industries. The company has market cap of $55.98 billion. The Shareholder Yield (Mebane Faber) of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) news were published by: Barrons.com which released: "Applied Materials and Taiwan Semi: Heroes of AI" on September 30, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Applied Materials Still A Buy After 59% YTD Gain" published on October 06, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Applied Materials: Quality, Momentum, And Value" on September 22, 2017.

At the time of writing, Applied Materials, Inc.



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