Institutional Ownership And Insider Trading At Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)


Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) now has 1.07 million shares outstanding, which means that its market capitalization is $56.38B. The overall volume in the last trading session was 8,214,531 shares. Vetr raised Applied Materials from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $48.70 target price for the company in a report on Monday, July 31st.

These firms have modified their investment in AMAT. Praesidium Investment Management Company Llc, a New York-based fund reported 1.53 million shares.#img1#. FMR LLC grew its holdings in shares of Applied Materials by 16.8% in the first quarter. The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $52.69, up from yesterday's close by 0.55%. Mason Street Advsrs Limited Co reported 0.15% in Applied Materials, Inc. The total amount of shares outstanding is 366.60M, giving the company a market capitalization of about 3.27B.

Focusing on some other company information, we can see that Applied Materials, Inc. From the opening price, the stock has seen a change of 1.03% recently clocking in with a price of $52.93. Also, Director Alexander Karsner sold 22,762 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $44.03, for a total value of $1,002,210.86. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

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Analysts on average have given a price target of $57.74 to Applied Materials, Inc.

Shares last traded at $52.59 which is impressively higher than the 50 day moving average of $47.32 and quite a bit above the 200 day moving average of $44.10.

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This particular stock's 5-day moving average is 51.99, its 20-day moving average is 49.02 and its 100-day moving average is 45.39. The 50 day moving average was up $5.27 and the 200 day average went up $8.49 or +19.26%. The company's market cap is $56.07 Billion, and the average volume is 10.3 Million. United Kingdom-based Ahl Partners Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.11% in Applied Materials, Inc.

Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 17th. Whereas, in last 21 trading days (one month) was moved up 18.80% and moved up in last 63 trading days (quarter) of 16.06%. The business had revenue of $3.74 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.69 billion. However it has a net margin of 22.10%. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.66. Applied Materials now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $44.23. The firm has "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, June 29. Boothbay Fund Management Ltd Company stated it has 0.08% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. Its pivot point low generated buy signal on Tuesday September 26, 2017, which calls for additional surge until the stock forms a new pivot point high. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.76%. Applied Materials's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 14.18%. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Cornercap Investment Counsel holds 127,000 shares or 0.88% of its portfolio.

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