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Analyst research firms are expressing bullish stance on Applied Materials, Inc. It is negative, as 64 investors sold Applied Materials, Inc. shares while 272 reduced holdings. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its stake in shares of Applied Materials by 14.5% in the first quarter. Applied Matls Inc now has $47.62 billion valuation. The stock rose 0.40% or $0.18 reaching $44.28 per share. To cut down amount of noise on price chart, shares of firm has 20 days moving average price of -1.79% from last close price of 44.31 and act as support or resistance of price limit.
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. UBS maintained Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 24,579 shares. They expect $0.83 earnings per share, up 66.00% or $0.33 from last year's $0.5 per share. With that said, researchers took a deep dive into the hotly debated question: is it too late to buy Applied Materials, Inc.
Covering sell-side analysts have recently weighed in on shares of Applied Materials, Inc. Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of AMAT in report on Wednesday, February 3 to "Conviction Buy" rating. Therefore 86% are positive. Gulf State Bank (Uk) has 331,523 shares for 0.16% of their portfolio. The stock now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $46.62. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Thursday, October 8 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Monday, November 9 by B. Riley & Co. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, June 29 with "Hold". (NASDAQ:AMAT). Crestpoint Cap Ltd Co reported 20,700 shares. The rating was maintained by Nomura with "Hold" on Friday, August 14. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, February 19 by Needham.
Since February 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $413,550 activity. These shares are worth $230,750 and were traded at $46.15 each.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.20, from 1.17 in 2016Q3. A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for AMAT producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 2.93% and for the month booked as 2.30%. 111 funds opened positions while 239 raised stakes. 53,607 were accumulated by Princeton Alpha Mngmt Limited Partnership. James Investment Research Inc. increased its position in shares of Applied Materials by 90.6% in the first quarter. (NASDAQ:AMAT) by 3.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Ci Invests Inc holds 105,700 shares. Oppenheimer Inc holds 0.01% or 3,399 shares in its portfolio. The 1 year EPS growth rate is 10.50%.
COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Applied Materials, Inc". (NASDAQ:AMAT). Amica Retiree, Rhode Island-based fund reported 9,826 shares. Invest Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.02% in Applied Materials, Inc. Trust Department Mb National Bank & Trust N A holds 705 shares. Riverhead Capital Mngmt Ltd Co holds 476,215 shares or 0.95% of its portfolio. IMAX had 37 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.
In terms of value, Applied Materials, Inc. has a P/E value of 18.66, combined with a forward P/E of 13.8. (AMAT) traded down 0.44% on Monday, hitting $45.05. Panagora Asset Management invested 0.01% in ONE Gas Inc (NYSE:OGS). We saw that "1" Analyst to reveal "Sell" stock. (NYSE:WMB), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. The Lower end of the earnings estimate is $0.82, while the higher end of the earnings estimate is $0.86. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $46.62. Forrest Stephen R sold 5,000 shares worth $182,800. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, April 6 by DA Davidson. UBS has "Buy" rating and $5200 target. As per Friday, August 14, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. Scotia Capital maintained Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) on Friday, April 28 with "Hold" rating.
The insider ANDERSON MICHAEL S bought $25,000. Fin Pro invested in 262 shares or 0% of the stock. Proshare Advsrs stated it has 26,657 shares or 0% of all its holdings. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.34 EPS. The stock decreased 0.31% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $45.7.