Investors Catching Stocks Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)

Tuesday, 13 Mar, 2018

(NASDAQ:AMAT). Institute For Wealth Management Ltd Liability Com reported 0.39% in Applied Materials, Inc. Capital Research Global Investors who had been investing in Applied Materials Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $64.12 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.18% or $1.61 during the last trading session, reaching $75.47. The shares were sold at an average price of $51.47, for a total value of $6,440,183.75. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has risen 121.40% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500.

Voloridge Investment Management Llc increased Mattel Inc (MAT) stake by 853.22% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Group Inc One Trading Lp, a Illinois-based fund reported 3,229 shares. F M C Corp now has $11.27B valuation. About 18.07 million shares traded or 29.57% up from the average. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Applied Materials, 4.43 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 4.46 Billion. It has underperformed by 43.62% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment is 1.09 in 2017 Q3. 118.19 million shares or 0.61% less from 118.92 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. It fall, as 23 investors sold VSAT shares while 40 reduced holdings. 359.18 million shares or 14.87% more from 312.67 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Citigroup upgraded the shares of AMAT in report on Wednesday, May 25 to "Buy" rating. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 12,097,037 shares of the manufacturing equipment provider's stock worth $630,146,000 after buying an additional 650,755 shares during the last quarter. Daiwa Sb Investments reported 90,930 shares stake. Mitsubishi Ufj & Bk holds 0.04% of its portfolio in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) for 267,936 shares. (NASDAQ:VSAT). Northern Corp reported 826,942 shares. Leuthold Gru Limited Liability stated it has 317,423 shares or 1.67% of all its holdings. Boston Advsrs Limited Company accumulated 636,950 shares or 0.75% of the stock. Advisory Lc has invested 0.04% in Mattel, Inc. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky holds 0.01% in Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) for 184,460 shares. Ftb Advsr Inc reported 157 shares. After $1.06 actual EPS reported by Applied Materials, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 6.60% EPS growth. The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $64.10. Therefore 21% are positive. FMC Tech had 94 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Friday, December 1 report. The SI to Leap Therapeutics Inc's float is 4.05%. (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Wednesday, January 3. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, June 2 by Goldman Sachs. Zions Bancorporation now owns 2,636 shares of the manufacturing equipment provider's stock worth $137,000 after purchasing an additional 2,049 shares during the last quarter. (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Friday, May 20 with "Sector Perform" rating. The company was maintained on Friday, August 18 by Credit Suisse. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, July 10 by DA Davidson. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, August 13 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, December 15 with "Outperform". The stock of InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (LON:IHG) earned "Reduce" rating by Kepler Cheuvreux on Tuesday, September 19. As per Thursday, February 15, the company rating was maintained by Susquehanna. (NASDAQ:AMAT) rating on Friday, February 19. It also upped Graphic Packaging Holding Co (NYSE:GPK) stake by 156,700 shares and now owns 477,250 shares. Vanguard Instl Index Fd (VINIX) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in Q3 2017. They expect $1.13 earnings per share, up 43.04% or $0.34 from last year's $0.79 per share. It turned negative, as 40 investors sold AMAT shares while 325 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 263 raised stakes. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $1.12/share and a High Estimate of $1.15/share. Bp Pcl stated it has 0.25% in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) by 1.4% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. Fred Alger Mgmt stated it has 4.10M shares. Tocqueville Asset Mgmt LP has 0.59% invested in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 19.15M shares. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust Of Nj reported 0.23% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. Moreover, Amalgamated Savings Bank has 0.21% invested in Applied Materials, Inc. Moreover, Bryn Mawr has 0.03% invested in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability invested in 0.4% or 136,866 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mngmt Limited holds 881,684 shares. Products Ptnrs Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 65,334 shares. Asset Mgmt Incorporated invested in 0.09% or 10,477 shares. Cowen & Co maintained Applied Materials, Inc.

AMAT has been the subject of a number of other research reports. AMAT's profit will be $1.19 billion for 13.63 P/E if the $1.13 EPS becomes a reality. The institutional investor held 38,816 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.83 million, up from 25,687 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Applied Materials from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $60.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Monday, February 19th. Therefore 100% are positive.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, June 14th. (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Friday, August 18 with "Buy" rating. As per Friday, May 20, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, August 28 by Longbow. Tokio Marine Asset Company owns 9,271 shares.

Since October 5, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $11.03 million activity. The insider Salehpour Ali sold 125,125 shares worth $6.44 million. Shares for $214,680 were sold by Forrest Stephen R on Wednesday, January 3. With avg market stock price per share of $61.5 the deal's value is $922,050 U.S. Dollars. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 1.39M shares.

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