EPS for Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) Expected At $0.97

February 13, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

 EPS for Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) Expected At $0.97
Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.24, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 40 investors sold Applied Materials, Inc. shares while 325 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 263 raised stakes. 811.15 million shares or 1.86% less from 826.54 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Cap Mngmt Corp Va reported 136,772 shares stake. Mason Street Llc has invested 0.19% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Lvm Capital Management Ltd Mi accumulated 21,600 shares. Pension Service has invested 0.27% in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Old Mutual Global Investors (Uk) holds 4.39 million shares or 2.39% of its portfolio. The California-based L S Advsrs has invested 1.38% in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Guggenheim Cap Limited Com reported 3.15 million shares. Alps Advsr Inc reported 39,392 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Manufacturers Life Insurance Company The has invested 0.08% in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Kelly Lawrence W Assocs Inc Ca holds 118,820 shares. Hall Laurie J Trustee accumulated 63,427 shares or 2.06% of the stock. Aureus Asset Management Limited Liability Company reported 0.29% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Mutual Of America Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 0.15% or 171,872 shares. Kingdon Cap Mngmt Lc holds 489,300 shares. Atria Ltd reported 15,484 shares stake.

Since August 23, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 insider sales for $12.03 million activity. On Thursday, October 5 the insider Larkins Thomas F sold $1.54 million. Forrest Stephen R sold 4,000 shares worth $214,680. 22,762 Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) shares with value of $1.00 million were sold by Karsner Alexander. Salehpour Ali had sold 125,125 shares worth $6.44M.

Analysts expect Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) to report $0.97 EPS on February, 21.They anticipate $0.30 EPS change or 44.78 % from last quarter’s $0.67 EPS. AMAT’s profit would be $1.02B giving it 12.55 P/E if the $0.97 EPS is correct. After having $0.93 EPS previously, Applied Materials, Inc.’s analysts see 4.30 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.66% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $48.68. About 5.84M shares traded. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has risen 121.40% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500.

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) Ratings Coverage

Among 28 analysts covering Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT), 28 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Applied Materials Inc. had 111 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 30 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, August 14. Nomura upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, October 26 report. Needham maintained the shares of AMAT in report on Thursday, October 19 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) earned “Buy” rating by B. Riley & Co on Friday, May 20. The stock of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 28 by Craig Hallum. The company was downgraded on Thursday, December 10 by CLSA. The firm has “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Wednesday, September 27. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, August 15. Cowen & Co maintained Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Friday, August 14 with “Outperform” rating.

Applied Materials, Inc. provides manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, display, and related industries worldwide. The company has market cap of $51.20 billion. It operates through three divisions: Semiconductor Systems, Applied Global Services, and Display and Adjacent Markets. It has a 15.36 P/E ratio. The Semiconductor Systems segment develops, makes, and sells a range of manufacturing equipment used to fabricate semiconductor chips or integrated circuits.

More notable recent Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Applied Materials to Hold Q1 FY2018 Earnings Webcast on February 14, 2018 at 4 …” on February 02, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Applied Materials Appoints Scott McGregor to Board of Directors” published on January 23, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “Vetr Crowd Upgrades Applied Materials” on January 31, 2018. More interesting news about Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Applied Materials Named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for 2018” published on February 12, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Will Display Strength Aid Applied Materials’ (AMAT) Q1 Earnings?” with publication date: February 12, 2018.

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