Applied Materials, Inc. provides manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, display, and related industries.
Applied Materials stock last closed at $151.59, up 1.21% from the previous day, and has increased 41.66% in one year. It has overperformed other stocks in the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry by 0.13 percentage points. Applied Materials stock is currently +61.83% from its 52-week low of $93.68, and -3.91% from its 52-week high of $157.76.
At the moment, there are 836.53M shares of AMAT outstanding. The market capitalization of AMAT is $126.81B. In the last 24 hours, 4.92M AMAT shares were traded.
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Out of 17 Equities analysts who give forecasts on AMAT, the consensus analyst rating on AMAT is a Strong Buy
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Quinn Bolton, a top 1% analyst from Needham upgrades AMAT to a buy rating and announces their AMAT price target of $180.00, on Oct 13, 2023.
Timothy Arcuri, a top 2% analyst from UBS maintains AMAT with a hold rating and raises their AMAT price target from $130.00 to $150.00, on Oct 5, 2023.
Chris Caso, a top 1% analyst from Wolfe Research initiates coverage on AMAT with a buy rating and announces their AMAT price target of $185.00, on Sep 15, 2023.
Tammy Qiu, a top 27% analyst from Berenberg maintains AMAT with a strong buy rating and raises their AMAT price target from $150.00 to $175.00, on Aug 21, 2023.
Mehdi Hosseini, a top 20% analyst from Susquehanna maintains AMAT with a hold rating and raises their AMAT price target from $112.00 to $128.00, on Aug 21, 2023.
You can dig deeper into what analysts are saying on the Applied Materials stock forecast page.
Last year, AMAT earnings were $6.44B. During the last 5 year, AMAT's earnings have gone up by 18.58% per year. This was slower than the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry average of 21.64%.
Last year, AMAT revenue was $26.54B. In the past 5 year, AMAT's revenue has gone up by 9.22% per year. This was slower than the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry average of 15.37%.
You can research AMAT's earnings and revenue performance here.
Over the past year, insiders at AMAT have sold more shares than they have bought.
Jeff Bodner, CVP Corp. Controller CAO of AMAT, was the latest AMAT insider to sell. They sold $94,007.55 worth of AMAT shares on Oct 1, 2023.
Get more info about who owns AMAT shares here.
Applied Materials pays a dividend of 0.8%, compared to the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry's average dividend yield of 0.88%. If you owned $1,000 worth of AMAT stock, you would have received $8.05 in the past 12 months.
Applied Materials dividend payments have consistently grown over the past decade and have remained stable.
Dig into more analysis about Applied Materials dividend yield and history here.
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