The Street Is Finally Waking Up To Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT)

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Applied Materials Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ as a member of the Technology sector and is a part of the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry. The current market capitalization of Applied Materials Inc. is $188.91B. A total of 4.8 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 4.94M shares.

In the most recent transaction, Little Teri A. sold 2,500 shares of AMAT for 221.62 per share on Jun 07 ’24. After the transaction, the SVP, CLO now owns 76,212 company shares. In a previous transaction on May 31 ’24, Little Teri A. sold 7,500 shares at 213.02 per share. AMAT shares that SVP, CLO owns now total 78,712.

Among the insiders who sold shares, Hill Brice disposed of 20,000 shares on May 28 ’24 at a per-share price of $222.34. This resulted in the SVP, CFO holding 108,356 shares of AMAT after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Nalamasu Omkaram sold 23,228 shares at $162.45 per share on Dec 22 ’23. Company shares held by the Senior Vice President, CTO now total 190,972.


It is more appealing for investors to invest in companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook for the company. Applied Materials Inc. pays an annual dividend of $1.36, resulting in a dividend yield of 0.60%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 26.22. AMAT’s most recent ex-dividend date was 5/22/2024 when it declared a $0.40 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 6/13/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 3/14/2024 with an ex-dividend date of 2/21/2024. The AMAT stock dividend was $0.32 per share in cash.

Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, AMAT has a high of $225.07 and a low of $129.21.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. AMAT’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $5.46B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $5.75B in debt and $6.34B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $21.98, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $12.25B.

Analysts Opinion

It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for AMAT is Buy with a score of 4.25.

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