Facts You Need to Understand Applied Materials Stock

Large-cap Technology company Applied Materials has moved 2.9% so far today on a volume of 1,476,605, compared to its average of 5,995,135. In contrast, the S&P 500 index moved 1.0%.

Applied Materials trades 5.07% away from its average analyst target price of $142.64 per share. The 25 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $87.0 to $175.0, and on average have given Applied Materials a rating of buy.

If you are considering an investment in AMAT, you'll want to know the following:

  • Applied Materials has moved 40.0% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 10.0%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 7.59, Applied Materials has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 19.7

  • AMAT has a forward P/E ratio of 21.1 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $7.09 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 1.62 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Applied Materials is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 8.91

  • Applied Materials, Inc. engages in the provision of manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, display, and related industries.

  • Based in Santa Clara, the company has 34,200 full time employees and a market cap of $125.86 Billion. Applied Materials currently returns an annual dividend yield of 0.8%.

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