Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) Earnings, Forecast Top Estimates; Dividend, Buyback Raised

Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) Earnings, Forecast Top Estimates; Dividend, Buyback Raised

Barclays Capital has "Equal Weight" rating and GBX 350 target. (NYSEAMERICAN:JRJR) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "CVSL: Buy The John Rochon Vision" on May 26, 2014, also Businesswire.com published article titled: "JRJR Networks Releases Full Year Results", Seekingalpha.com published: "Why JRJR Networks Could Offer Significant Upside" on February 19, 2016. The rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co with "Buy" on Monday, August 14. UBS has "Neutral" rating and $75 target. MPS Loria Financial Planners LLC bought a new position in shares of Applied Materials in the second quarter valued at $109,000. Therefore 100% are positive. Applied Materials has a 12-month low of $34.58 and a 12-month high of $60.89. AMAT stock price revealed optimistic move of 1.23% comparing average price of last 200 days. Applied Materials Inc. had 113 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cowen & Co maintained Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT), 28 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold.

Is Applied Materials still cheap? (NASDAQ:AMAT) to report earnings on February, 21. The company operates in the Technology sector with a market capitalization of 55.29 Million. ValuEngine raised Applied Materials from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, August 6 by Piper Jaffray. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, August 18 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Friday, August 18, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q3. 881.34 million shares or 0.46% more from 877.29 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

Applied Materials, Inc. traded 22166640 shares at hands versus to its average volume of 13279.23K shares. KeyCorp restated an "overweight" rating and set a $74.00 price objective (up previously from $67.00) on shares of Applied Materials in a report on Thursday. North Star Inv Management Corporation reported 6,210 shares.

On 12/1/2016 Applied Materials announced a quarterly dividend of $0.10 1.27% with an ex dividend date of 2/17/2017 which will be payable on 3/15/2017. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Gilder Gagnon Howe And Limited Liability Corporation invested in 20,303 shares. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Cibc has invested 0.24% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Augustine Asset Mngmt invested 0.15% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. Waddell And Reed owns 5.95M shares. Crosslink owns 3.25% invested in Applied Materials, Inc.

Price earnings ratio (P/E) ratio Analysis about Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Hbk Ltd Partnership holds 0.1% or 234,329 shares in its portfolio. Finally, Paragon Capital Management Ltd acquired a new stake in shares of Applied Materials in the third quarter worth $267,000. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Fdx Incorporated, California-based fund reported 8,318 shares.

Companies with higher future earnings are usually expected to issue higher dividends or have appreciating stock in the future.

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Analysts await Applied Materials, Inc. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $1.11/share and a low EPS of $0.95/share. AMAT's profit will be $1.02B for 12.98 P/E if the $0.97 EPS becomes a reality.

The Santa Clara, CA-based semiconductor equipment maker reported Q1 earnings per share (EPS) of $1.06, which was $0.08 better than the Wall Street consensus estimate of $0.98.

Applied Materials, Inc. provides manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, display, and related industries worldwide. Current price places the company's stock 15.67% away from its 200-day simple moving average, 2.68%, away from the 50-day average and also -1.7% away from 20-day average.

"We see sustainable strength in our markets as large, powerful trends drive a fundamental shift in the demand for semiconductors and displays", said CEO Gary Dickerson. The stock increased 3.22% or $1.595 during the last trading session, reaching $51.145.

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Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) stock price traded at a gap of -7.69% from an average price of last twenty days and stands at a distance of -6.38% away from it's an average price of recent fifty days. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500.

Since August 23, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $12.03 million activity. Larkins Thomas F had sold 30,000 shares worth $1.54M. 4,000 Applied Materials, Inc. $214,680 worth of stock was sold by Forrest Stephen R on Wednesday, January 3. More interesting news about JRjr33, Inc. It is without change, as 45 investors sold JNJ shares while 871 reduced holdings. only 111 funds opened positions while 645 raised stakes.

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