Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT)

64.27
NASDAQ : Producer Manufacturing
Prev Close 66.40
Day Low/High 63.62 / 66.13
52 Wk Low/High 36.80 / 69.44
Avg Volume 7.04M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 918.61M
Market Cap 61.00B
EPS 2.90
P/E Ratio 23.22
Div & Yield 0.84 (1.23%)

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Threats to the Marketplace, Dollar Demand, Upcoming Alibaba Earnings

Threats to the Marketplace, Dollar Demand, Upcoming Alibaba Earnings

China-based Alibaba reports quarterly performance Thursday morning. While one might think that an e-commerce type operation could do well in a quarantined environment, it's not quite that easy.

The Impact of Coronavirus on Economic Activity and Earnings

Alright folks, we've got a little over an hour until we close the books on the first week of February 2020. As we discussed this morning, the realization that there is another shoe to drop associated with the impact of the coronavirus on economic ac...

TSMC's Sales and Capex Guidance Lived Up to Investors' High Hopes

TSMC's Sales and Capex Guidance Lived Up to Investors' High Hopes

TSMC issued a strong Q1 sales outlook amid heavy demand for its most advanced manufacturing processes. And it shared a capex budget that has given a boost to chip equipment stocks.

Chip Industry Firms Keep Pre-Announcing Good Numbers

Chip Industry Firms Keep Pre-Announcing Good Numbers

MagnaChip Semiconductor and Ichor Holdings have joined the ranks of industry firms to announce that their Q4 sales were better than previously expected.

Jim Cramer: There Is Great Hope Based on a Strong Tech Market

Jim Cramer: There Is Great Hope Based on a Strong Tech Market

I am simply respectful of the power of hope melded with the strength of so many parts of technology and I want to buy, not sell, these stocks when they get hammered.

Jim Cramer: Think Owning Tech Is Hard? Look at This Post-Impeachment Record

Jim Cramer: Think Owning Tech Is Hard? Look at This Post-Impeachment Record

A lot of the names that fell hard after the Clinton impeachment have been record earners since then.

Now Could Be a Great Time to Buy This Chip Stock

Now Could Be a Great Time to Buy This Chip Stock

When it seems daylight is on the horizon, semiconductor stocks really take off.

Where Chip Stocks Stand Following 2019's Massive Gains

Where Chip Stocks Stand Following 2019's Massive Gains

There's still some value to be found in the sector. But a lot of the easy money has definitely been made.

HP and Dell's Earnings Call Comments Suggest Intel CPU Shortages Have Expanded

HP and Dell's Earnings Call Comments Suggest Intel CPU Shortages Have Expanded

The PC giants said they now expect Intel CPU shortages to continue into 2020, with Dell indicating costlier CPUs are now also affected. That could spell a bigger opening for AMD.

News While You Slept, Semi Tough and Updates on Amgen and Splunk: Market Recon

News While You Slept, Semi Tough and Updates on Amgen and Splunk: Market Recon

Also, Fed Chairman Powell says there are no plans for a U.S. digital currency (for now), plus Tesla's electric pickup.

Frustration Levels Are High, but This Is Constructive Market Action

Frustration Levels Are High, but This Is Constructive Market Action

Strong markets tend to stay sticky to the upside, and the mild pressure on the indices isn't preventing some good stock picking.

It Is the 'Flow' of the Action That Matters Most Now

It Is the 'Flow' of the Action That Matters Most Now

What is most notable about this market action is that it never seems to fully discount the optimism about a China trade deal.

Uptrends Are Normal, This Lopsided Action Is Not

Uptrends Are Normal, This Lopsided Action Is Not

The market has not had a dip that has lasted longer than an hour in nearly six weeks.

Trading in a Topsy-Turvy World, Sell Cisco? No!: Market Recon

Trading in a Topsy-Turvy World, Sell Cisco? No!: Market Recon

Headline blur. What channel to watch? Who to listen to in real time? How to trade it? Should you trade it? Is anyone even trading anything?

Applied Materials Cut to Sell at DZ Bank

Twitter, Tesla and Lam Research: Key Takeaways From Their Earnings Reports

Twitter, Tesla and Lam Research: Key Takeaways From Their Earnings Reports

Tesla and Lam Research are soaring post-earnings, while Twitter is plunging. Here's a look at what's driving the moves.

The Technical Profile of This Market Remains Positive

The Technical Profile of This Market Remains Positive

The indices are within striking distance of the July highs after moving into position for a possible strong finish to the year.

Looking at Semis, The What Ifs: Brexit, China, USMCA with the UK: Market Recon

Looking at Semis, The What Ifs: Brexit, China, USMCA with the UK: Market Recon

The tech sector has been the victim of the recent "on again, off again" rotation. That may really just mean that the group has been victimized by its own success.

Taking Stock of 5 Important Dividend Increases

Taking Stock of 5 Important Dividend Increases

Microsoft, Lam Research and several other companies have announced hikes in dividends, so let's break them down.

Jim Cramer: Here's Why the Market's So Feckless and Reactive

Jim Cramer: Here's Why the Market's So Feckless and Reactive

So many companies -- like Netflix, Facebook and Johnson & Johnson -- are not trading on earnings per share, but on factors that are nearly impossible to quantify.

Semiconductor Sector Dynamics

Nvidia Surges on Better-Than-Feared Earnings, Stemming Slide in Semiconductors

Nvidia Surges on Better-Than-Feared Earnings, Stemming Slide in Semiconductors

Nvidia's second-quarter profits were well below its year-ago earnings but were nicely ahead of analyst expectations.

Inverted Curve, Recession Risk and Defense Plays: Market Recon

Inverted Curve, Recession Risk and Defense Plays: Market Recon

Stocks to buy on this volatile global macro environment, and what needs to change to avoid a recession.

It's Tough to Weed Through the Data on Tilray

It's Tough to Weed Through the Data on Tilray

The largest impediment to success for firms like TLRY -- which is expected to report a 27 cent loss per share Tuesday night -- remains federal legalization of marijuana across the U.S.

SOX It to Me, Military Mischief in Asia, and Awaiting Amazon: Market Recon

SOX It to Me, Military Mischief in Asia, and Awaiting Amazon: Market Recon

And as the semiconductor sector continues to shine, Brooks Automation is a name to keep in mind.

Earnings Volcano Erupts, Locking In on Lam, and Apple-Intel Intel: Market Recon

Earnings Volcano Erupts, Locking In on Lam, and Apple-Intel Intel: Market Recon

Also, defense industry names can breathe easier with word of debt ceiling and federal spending deal.

TSMC's Outlook Is Good News for Chip Equipment Makers -- And Maybe Also Apple

TSMC's Outlook Is Good News for Chip Equipment Makers -- And Maybe Also Apple

The chip manufacturing giant issued upbeat Q3 sales guidance and forecast this year's capital spending will be at the high end of a prior guidance range.

Picked Up Some AMAT and MA