Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec reported 0.25% in Applied Materials, Inc. The company's distance from 52-week high price is 0.64% and current price is above +77.21% from 52-week low price. 5,893,088 shares of the company's stock traded hands. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500. 11086582 shares were traded on Applied Materials, Inc.'s last session. AMAT's profit will be $959.90M for 13.31 P/E if the $0.90 EPS becomes a reality. However, YTD EPS growth remained 42.56%. Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) has risen 125.85% since September 28, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.39% the S&P500. Covering sell-side analysts are estimating company growth for next year to be 12.25%. Therefore 71% are positive. Nextera Energy Inc. had 27 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.
06/13/2017 - Applied Materials, Inc. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at UBS.
08/29/2017 - Applied Materials, Inc. had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse. (NASDAQ:AMAT) to release earnings on November, 16. The firm has "Equalweight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, October 14. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, August 12 with "Buy". The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, June 30 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 31.
Western Digital Corporation is a developer, maker and well-known provider of data storage devices and solutions that address the needs of the information technology (IT) industry and the infrastructure that enables the proliferation of data in virtually every industry. The company holds 1.07 billion outstanding shares and 1.06 billion shares are floating in market. It has a 55.73 P/E ratio. The manufacturing equipment provider reported $0.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.02. Legal & General Public Ltd reported 3,171 shares. Silagy Eric E sold 8,111 shares worth $1.14 million. Parady Steven sold $39,000 worth of stock. Cibc World Mkts Corp has 135,600 shares.
Since June 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $230,750 activity. Its down 0.33, from 1.15 in 2017Q1. The company announced a new share repurchase program authorizing up to an additional $ 3 billion in repurchases. Grandfield And Dodd Limited Liability Company reported 391,892 shares. Williams Jones & Assocs Ltd Llc holds 0.01% or 9,298 shares in its portfolio. Waldron Limited Partnership holds 3,423 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. Overstock has already gained a reputation for being ahead of the curve with respect to cryptocurrencies, and it's unclear whether the company will keep tZERO under its broader corporate umbrella or spin off the business into a separately traded company. 20,211 were reported by Norinchukin Commercial Bank The. Schwab Charles Inv Management Inc stated it has 0% in First Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:FNLC). Pinnacle Assocs holds 46,230 shares. Meiji Yasuda Life Communication has 0.11% invested in Applied Materials, Inc. Investors have been bullish on Applied Materials for a while, arguing that new emphasis areas like organic LEDs stand to supplement existing capacity in memory chips to maximize the company's relevance going forward. Ngam Advsr Lp holds 94,528 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio.
Analyst Thoughts About Applied Materials, Inc. Shareholders can make better decisions if they focus on target prices, which convey more information for evaluating the potential risk/reward profile of a stock. Therefore 96% are positive. (NASDAQ:AMAT) by 3.1% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. As per Friday, August 18, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. Applied Materials now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $52.69. On Friday, June 23 the stock rating was upgraded by ING Group to "Buy". Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands owns 0.67% invested in Applied Materials, Inc. This volatility measure use for multipurpose in judging the underlying price momentum as well as the rate of change in AMAT's price. The rating was downgraded by Summit Research to "Buy" on Tuesday, August 11. The rating was upgraded by CLSA to "Buy" on Friday, September 25. As per Monday, February 13, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus.
08/18/2017 - Applied Materials, Inc. had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Susquehanna. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 24,367 shares.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.04, from 0.93 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 48 investors sold AMAT shares while 346 reduced holdings. 105 funds opened positions while 219 raised stakes. Franklin invested in 0.06% or 3.00 million shares. Federated Investors Incorporated Pa invested in 2.02M shares or 0.24% of the stock. Everence Capital Mngmt invested in 24,367 shares. Applied Materials, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director Karsner Alexander has sold 22,762 shares of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 154,122 shares. BlackRock Inc. now owns 67,009,706 shares of the manufacturing equipment provider's stock worth $2,606,676,000 after acquiring an additional 63,912,660 shares in the last quarter. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Regentatlantic Ltd has 18,508 shares. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Mgmt reported 0.12% in Applied Materials, Inc. On September 27, Applied Materials rose 6.4% and closed the day at $48.84-the highest close since May 2000. "New technology inflections like A.I. and big data will increase demand for high-performance semiconductor processing and storage", said Gary Dickerson, president and CEO of Applied Materials. Rosenbaum Jay D reported 19,500 shares. Moreover, Spirit Of America Corporation Ny has 0.09% invested in Applied Materials, Inc.