Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) closed at $105.31 a share in the latest session and the stock value rose nearly 33.71% since the beginning of this year. The NYSE-listed company saw a recent bid of $13.13 on volume of 5.92 million shares. 5,632,894 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 10,104,405. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for the trailing twelve months paying dividend with the payout ratio of 12.46% to its shareholders. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500.
Conestoga Capital Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Rollins Inc (ROL) by 24.4% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 3.62% whereas Month Volatility is at 4.21%. Panagora Asset Management Inc invested 0% of its portfolio in Mitcham Industries, Inc. The stock decreased 0.47% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $71.97. (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Thursday, October 8 with "Overweight" rating. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has declined 12.25% since December 29, 2016 and is downtrending. Garde Cap Inc reported 7,100 shares.
Factory Mutual Insurance Company, which manages about $9.12 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:VRTX) by 12,500 shares to 177,600 shares, valued at $27.00M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Sit Inv Associates reported 36,325 shares. This number is based on a 1 to 5 scale where 1 indicates a Strong Buy recommendation while 5 represents a Strong Sell. Therefore 43% are positive. The rating was upgraded by UBS to "Buy" on Thursday, April 14. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, August 18. The stock of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:DVA) on Tuesday, November 28 with "Buy" rating. Numis Securities has "Add" rating and GBX 3000 target. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, September 1 by Zacks. Visionary Asset Management Incorporated reported 4,356 shares. The company was maintained on Monday, May 2 by Leerink Swann. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Sunday, October 1 by RBC Capital Markets. Its up 0.24, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. 106 funds opened positions while 620 raised stakes. First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca invested in 785,251 shares or 0.79% of the stock. (NYSE:ROL). Guggenheim Capital Limited Liability Company holds 6,472 shares. Altfest L J Co stated it has 105,515 shares. Fincl Mgmt holds 262 shares. Vantage Advsr Lc has invested 1.4% in Pfizer Inc. Approximately 1.2% of the company's stock are short sold. Family Mgmt reported 13,500 shares. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Mitsubishi Ufj Tru And Banking owns 2.27M shares or 0.22% of their U.S. portfolio. Investors of record on Thursday, May 25th will be paid a $0.10 dividend. Svcs Corp reported 0% in CRH plc (LON:CRH). Pictet North America Advisors reported 8,293 shares. (NYSE:ROL). S&Co holds 0.47% in Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) shares were bought by ROLLINS GARY W. Stifel Corporation has 0.01% invested in Rollins, Inc. Ny State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0.06% in Rollins, Inc.
Since August 23, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $2.54 million activity.
Analysts await Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) shares were sold by Karsner Alexander.
Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) is expected to post revenue of $3.94 Billion in the current quarter, according to consensus of 16 analysts. Therefore 73% are positive. Applied Materials, Inc.'s beta is 1.79 whilst the stock has an average true range (ATR) of 1.60.
Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. lifted its holdings in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) earned "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, June 29. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus lifted their price objective on Applied Materials from $37.00 to $42.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Monday, February 13th. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, October 23 by Citigroup. The stock of CRH plc (LON:CRH) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, August 21 by Deutsche Bank. Swedbank downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Tuesday, May 3 report. RBC Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $6200 target. On Friday, July 7 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Buy". The stock of Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) earned "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, August 10. (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Friday, August 19 with "Buy" rating. When investing in a volatile security, the risk of success is increased just as much as the risk of failure. Its up 0.24, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 40 investors sold AMAT shares while 325 reduced holdings.
A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in AMAT.
Several analysts recently issued reports on AMAT shares. Goldman Sachs maintained Applied Materials, Inc. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of AMAT in report on Wednesday, September 27 with "Buy" rating. Charter owns 35,489 shares. Macquarie Limited, a Australia-based fund reported 268,188 shares.
Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ) has shown an EPS growth of 0 in the last 5 years and sales growth of 0 for the same year while for the next 5 years; the EPS growth estimates 0.Along with this Sales growth yoy (quarter over quarter) was considered as 33.30%. Applied Materials Inc. had 106 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Everence Capital holds 24,367 shares. Brown Brothers Harriman Communication invested in 1,800 shares or 0% of the stock. Clarivest Asset Lc reported 1.33 million shares. Indiana-based Old National Bancorp In has invested 0.03% in Applied Materials, Inc. Bremer Natl Association holds 14,873 shares or 0.22% of its portfolio. Capital Planning Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation holds 4,911 shares. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 4,000 shares. It also reduced its holding in Cref Mut Fds by 11,945 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 921,566 shares, and cut its stake in Vanguard Specialized Portfol (VDIGX).