Applied Materials, Inc. has been given an analysts' mean target of 57.74. First Interstate Bank increased its stake in shares of Applied Materials by 2.9% in the fourth quarter.
Applied Materials, Inc. (Applied), launched on March 18, 1987, provides manufacturing equipment, services and software to the global semiconductor, display and related industries. It shows a stock price recent trends and movement that can help investor and traders in trading. The volume of AMAT witnessed a shift from 12.66 million shares, based on a 50-day average, to 10.15 million shares.
Following trading activity for Applied Materials, Inc.(NASDAQ:AMAT), we can see that the stock has moved onto today's list of most actives. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500. The stock rose 1.07% or $0.57 reaching $53.88 per share. Clarivest Asset Management Ltd stated it has 1.39M shares or 1.35% of all its holdings. Ellington Financial LLC (NYSE:EFC) has declined 3.64% since October 13, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.94% the S&P500.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q2 2017. Its down 1.34, from 1.36 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 48 investors sold AMAT shares while 346 reduced holdings. 105 funds opened positions while 219 raised stakes. 374,429 shares or 99.63% less from 101.59 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Captrust Fincl Advsrs owns 0% invested in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) is a huge mover today!
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After a recent check, Applied Materials, Inc. Applied Materials, Inc.'s institutional ownership is 82.4%, while its institutional transactions stand at -0.01%.
In other news, Director Alexander Karsner sold 22,762 shares of Applied Materials stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 23rd. (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Friday, September 29 with "Buy" rating. We will compare the two companies across growth, profitability, risk, valuation, and insider trends to answer this question. (NASDAQ:AMAT). 142,400 were reported by Andra Ap. Moreover, Notis has 0.25% invested in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE). Cohen & Steers owns 59,800 shares or 0.01% of their USA portfolio. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 306 shares. Bahl And Gaynor invested in 0.02% or 28,483 shares.
Since June 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $230,750 activity. $230,750 worth of Applied Materials, Inc. Volumes indicate how many shares are bought and sold over a given period of time. On average, analysts anticipate that Applied Materials will post $3.08 EPS for the current year. Cohen Capital Management, Inc. added to its investment by buying 1,255 shares an increase of 0.7% from 06/30/2017 to 09/30/2017. Therefore 21% are positive. Applied Materials Inc. had 94 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, October 5 by Canaccord Genuity. Finally, KeyCorp restated a "buy" rating and issued a $59.00 price target on shares of Applied Materials in a research report on Friday, September 29th. The stock of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Monday, October 26 to "Buy" rating.
On September 18 the company was upgraded to "Outperform" from "Sector Perform" by analysts at RBC Capital. (AMAT) is 17.3 percent. UBS maintained Applied Materials, Inc. The rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co on Thursday, August 11 with "Buy". The stock has "Buy" rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, April 19. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Monday, June 19 by Scotia Capital.
Analysts await Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). 103,721 are held by Neuberger Berman Group Limited. Wunderlich Capital Managemnt now owns 3,037 shares of the manufacturing equipment provider's stock worth $125,000 after buying an additional 87 shares in the last quarter. The company has market cap of $57.30 billion. In the last earnings report the EPS was $2.81 and is expected to be $3.21 for the current year with 1,066,487,000 shares now outstanding. Hbk Sorce Advisory Ltd Co has 0.15% invested in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) for 16,093 shares. Raymond James Financial Inc (NYSE:RJF) was reduced too. Glenmede Tru Na reported 0% of its portfolio in Quantum Corp (NYSE:QTM). Gsa Prtn Llp reported 56,000 shares stake. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa invested in 7,349 shares. Macguire Cheswick Tuttle Counsel Ltd Liability stated it has 5,400 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Renaissance Technology Ltd Co has 152,970 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Manufacturers Life Insur The reported 17,150 shares. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track Realty Income Corporation 12 of them rate its stock a hold. Ferguson Wellman Capital Mgmt holds 10,948 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio.
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