Stock to Watch – Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)

Applied Materials, Inc.’s (AMAT)’s Stock Price Trading Update:

Applied Materials, Inc.’s (AMAT) stock price ended its day with a loss of -0.62% and finalized at the value of $28.90. During its last trading session, Stock traded with the total exchanged volume of 10.44 million shares. The average volume stands around 12.68 million shares. The average numbers of shares are traded in a security per day, during the recent 3-month period. The stock has relative volume of 0.82. Relative volume is ratio between current volume and 3-month average value, intraday adjusted. Applied Materials, Inc.’s (AMAT) is a part of Technology sector and belongs to Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

Important Technical Indicators:

ATR value of company was 0.61 and Relative Strength Index (RSI) was 48.56. The stock volatility for week was 1.97% while for month was 2.07%.The stock, as of last close, traded 89.66% to its 52 week low and was changed -6.98% from its 52 week high. Beta factor, which measures the riskiness of the security, was observed as 1.87. AMAT’s value Change from Open was at -0.72% with a Gap of 0.10%.

Earnings per share Details about AMAT:

EPS in next five year years is expected to touch 18.23% while EPS growth in past 5 year was 10.10% along with sales growth of 0.20% in the last five years.

EPS growth in next year is estimated to reach 28.02% while EPS growth estimate for this year is set at 29.00%.

The price/earnings ratio (P/E) is 22.61 and the forward P/E ratio stands at 12.94. The price to earnings growth is 1.24 and the price to sales ratio is 17. It has a dividend yield of 1.38%.

Performance Review:

To review the AMAT previous performance, look at its past history, which highlighted below:

During last 5 trades the stock sticks almost 0.14%.

During last one month it showed the change of -3.41%.

During last 3 month it remained at 10.69%.

Along with these its year to date performance is standing at 56.85%.

Analysts Mean Rating:

Analysts’ mean recommendation for Applied Materials, Inc.’s (AMAT) stands at 1.90. Rating Scale; where 1.0 rating means Strong Buy, 2.0 rating signify Buy, 3.0 recommendation reveals Hold, 4.0 rating score shows Sell and 5.0 displays Strong Sell signal.

AMAT Stock Price Comparison to Moving Averages:

USA based company, Applied Materials, Inc.’s (AMAT)’s latest closing price was 22.37% from the average-price of 200 days while it maintained a distance from the 50 Day Moving Average at -1.80% and 0.31% compared with the 20 Day Moving Average.

Presently, Analysts measured mean EPS forecast of $0.65 for current quarter and thirty days ago mean EPS estimate was at $0.65. Tracking ninety days ago period, mean EPS estimate was $0.47.

The stock has been rated as “Buy Opinion” from “21″ Analysts”. “0” suggested “Sell Opinion” for the company. “4” issued ratings as a “Hold Opinion”. Overweight Opinion was given by “0” and Underweight Opinion was reported by “0”. Currently Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) grabbed an average recommendation of “ Buy ” from analysts.

Analysts are projecting that Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) to hit $33.07 Price Target in next 52-weeks, average price is come up through the consensus of analysts. Highest price target is set at $39.00 however lowest price target estimated by analysts is $25.00. The Median price target for the stock is set at $34.00. Thirty days ago period, the stock has gained consensus mean rating of Buy based on the analysis of brokerage analyst firms polled. 21 presented the recommendations about the stock as a “Buy” signal and “Overweight” signal was reported by 0. 4 advised the “Hold” rating about this stock. 0 revealed “Sell” signal and “Underweight” rating was declared by 0.

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