Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT)

56.40
1.26 2.29
NASDAQ : Producer Manufacturing
Prev Close 55.14
Open 55.59
Day Low/High 53.31 / 56.44
52 Wk Low/High 36.64 / 69.44
Volume 8.97M
Avg Volume 10.92M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 916.48M
Market Cap 49.85B
EPS 2.90
P/E Ratio 17.32
Div & Yield 0.88 (1.54%)

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Sell Signals, 'Operation Warp Speed,' Trading Notes

Sell Signals, 'Operation Warp Speed,' Trading Notes

Trump administration taps former GlaxoSmithKline exec as head of vaccine task force, and how I'm playing Walmart and Datadog.

The Week Ahead: Reopenings, Retail Sales and 25 Earnings Reports to Watch

The Week Ahead: Reopenings, Retail Sales and 25 Earnings Reports to Watch

The direction of the market in the coming weeks will hinge in part on progress in reopening the U.S. and European economies.

Chip Equipment Makers Face a Pair of Risks as Earnings Season Gets Going

Chip Equipment Makers Face a Pair of Risks as Earnings Season Gets Going

For now, chip equipment makers are still mostly seeing strong orders. But COVID-19 lockdowns and softer chip demand are potential headwinds.

Jim Cramer: What Can't Covid-19 Stop? The Cloud

Jim Cramer: What Can't Covid-19 Stop? The Cloud

It's a paradigm shift that all started with Zoom and Cisco's Webex.

Failed Rallies, Semiconductors Rising and the Fed's Big Guns

Failed Rallies, Semiconductors Rising and the Fed's Big Guns

The Fed has attacked developing problems in real-time -- and as China shows signs of life, the semi stocks are benefitting.

Bargain-Hunting Tech Investors Should Consider a Two-Pronged Strategy

Bargain-Hunting Tech Investors Should Consider a Two-Pronged Strategy

Splitting one's bets between blue chips and a smaller basket of high-upside plays with more risk could work well over the long run.

Recent Tech High-Flyers Might Need a Last Round of Capitulation Before Bottoming

Recent Tech High-Flyers Might Need a Last Round of Capitulation Before Bottoming

In spite of the market's epic plunge, a lot of well-known tech names are still comfortably above their 52-week lows.

Chip Stocks Have a More Compelling Risk/Reward After Their Recent Tumble

Chip Stocks Have a More Compelling Risk/Reward After Their Recent Tumble

Chip equipment and memory stock particularly look more attractive now.

On Becoming Risk-Averse, Sinking Baltic Dry Index, Fed Speak, Trading iQIYI

On Becoming Risk-Averse, Sinking Baltic Dry Index, Fed Speak, Trading iQIYI

We play the game in front of us. We try to excel in the environment provided.

Applied Materials Looks Set to Rise

Applied Materials Looks Set to Rise

The charts and indicators of AMAT -- which is set to release earnings Wednesday -- show higher prices are likely in the weeks ahead.

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.