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Postado Dezembro 08, 2017

Applied Materials, Inc. The stock has a market cap of $55,890.00, a PE ratio of 15.41, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.95 and a beta of 1.80. Egerton Capital UK LLP now owns 16,919,928 shares of the manufacturing equipment provider's stock worth $881,359,000 after buying an additional 3,184,994 shares during the last quarter. Applied Materials, Inc.'s now has a PEG ratio of 0.96 where as its P/E ratio is 16.08. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500. RBC Capital Markets maintained Applied Materials, Inc. Company insiders own 0.31% of the company's stock. The Lord Abbett & Company holds 1.22 million shares with $50.21 million value, down from 1.89M last quarter. The company has market cap of $1.70 billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 20.11 million shares. Ifrah Financial Svcs accumulated 0.23% or 4,437 shares. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Pitcairn Co holds 0.15% in Applied Materials, Inc. It has underperformed by 6.92% the S&P500.

Investors of record on Thursday, May 25th will be paid a $0.10 dividend. Its down 0.33, from 1.15 in 2017Q1.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Capital One National Association acquired a new position in Applied Materials in the 2nd quarter valued at about $219,000. After a recent check, it is observed that the insiders for the firm now own 0.20% shares. Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of Facebook, Inc. Alexandria Limited Liability Com owns 206 shares. Sales for the past 5 years for Applied Materials, Inc.is 10.80%. Nikko Asset Mgmt Americas accumulated 17,100 shares. Piedmont Invest Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0.35% or 378,669 shares. Maryland-based Profund Advsr Limited Liability has invested 0.57% in Applied Materials, Inc. New York-based Altfest L J Communication Inc has invested 0.46% in Applied Materials, Inc. Advisory Serv holds 0.27% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Yorktown Mgmt And Inc has 6,000 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund reported 0.16% stake. Wealthfront holds 35,760 shares. Buckingham Cap Inc owns 84,135 shares.

Acropolis Investment Management Llc increased its stake in Disney Walt Co (DIS) by 725% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Amf Pensionsforsakring stated it has 0.63% in Applied Materials, Inc.

What Historical Figures Say About Applied Materials, Inc. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-four have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 96% are positive.

Wells Fargo has just issued a "Outperform" rating for Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) shares. The rating was upgraded by CLSA to "Buy" on Friday, September 25. The stock has "Buy" rating by Sidoti on Friday, October 16. The rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co on Monday, August 14 with "Buy". Analyzing AMAT this week, analysts seem to be content with keeping to their bright forecast call at 1.8. (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Friday, August 18 with "Buy" rating. Pivotal Research maintained USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Tuesday, August 11 to "Buy" rating. Credit Suisse Group reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $62.00 price objective on shares of Applied Materials in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Ubs Oconnor holds 0% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. CHAG's SI was 100 shares in December as released by FINRA. More interesting news about Applied Materials, Inc. Craig Hallum maintained Applied Materials, Inc.

Pinebridge Investments Lp, which manages about $38.23 billion and $3.84B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Virtusa Corp Com (NASDAQ:VRTU) by 37,623 shares to 41,218 shares, valued at $1.21 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Amazon.Com (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 350 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1,250 shares, and has risen its stake in Home Depot Inc.

1St Global Advisors Inc decreased Ishares Tr (IJR) stake by 15,035 shares to 143,990 valued at $10.10 million in 2017Q2. At&T Inc (NYSE:T) was reduced too.

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