Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT)

46.63
NASDAQ : Electronic Technology
Prev Close 47.16
Day Low/High 44.62 / 46.99
52 Wk Low/High 28.79 / 52.42
Avg Volume 9.38M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 936.11M
Market Cap 44.15B
EPS 3.30
P/E Ratio 13.36
Div & Yield 0.84 (1.73%)

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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

3 Types of Chip Industry Firms That Could Be M&A Targets Going Forward

3 Types of Chip Industry Firms That Could Be M&A Targets Going Forward

Analog chip suppliers, optical component firms and chip equipment makers could be among the firms that see M&A interest if trade tensions continue to ease.

Easing Trade Tensions Could Bode Well for Nvidia-Mellanox and Other Chip Deals

Easing Trade Tensions Could Bode Well for Nvidia-Mellanox and Other Chip Deals

There still appears to be plenty of interest among chip developers in further consolidation, and the easing of export restrictions on Huawei might make them less worried about Chinese regulators.

A Micron-Fueled Chip Stock Rally Says a Lot About Expectations for the Sector

A Micron-Fueled Chip Stock Rally Says a Lot About Expectations for the Sector

As chip stocks gain nearly across the board following numbers from Micron that weren't exactly stellar, it's worth remembering how low valuations for many names had gotten.

Energy Pricing, Eyeing Brooks Automation,Trading Advanced Emissions Solutions

Energy Pricing, Eyeing Brooks Automation,Trading Advanced Emissions Solutions

This softness in energy pricing, though not good for the oil patch, and certainly a negative for the railroads, will help in two ways.

Play Applied Materials From the Long Side Here With a Tight Stop

Play Applied Materials From the Long Side Here With a Tight Stop

Let's dig into the charts and indicators.

Applied Materials' 2020 Outlook Provides Grounds for Cautious Optimism

Applied Materials' 2020 Outlook Provides Grounds for Cautious Optimism

Like other chip equipment makers, Applied is slogging through a rough 2019. But it outlined a case for better 2020 demand.

Lam Research's Impressive Rally This Year Is Likely to Continue

Lam Research's Impressive Rally This Year Is Likely to Continue

A review of the latest LRCX charts.

Betting on Cloud Stocks, Trading Cisco and Nvidia: Market Recon

Betting on Cloud Stocks, Trading Cisco and Nvidia: Market Recon

My better bet will remain on the cloud until the direction that global business has to move toward changes fundamentally.

KLA-Tencor and Its Peers Still Facing Weak Demand for Memory Equipment

KLA-Tencor and Its Peers Still Facing Weak Demand for Memory Equipment

Following a big rally in recent months, KLA's shares are lower Tuesday after the company maintained a cautious view of near-term chip equipment demand.

Earnings, Earnings and More Earnings, Facebook Results: Market Recon

Earnings, Earnings and More Earnings, Facebook Results: Market Recon

As we have seen so far, in terms of market reaction, there is great reward at the point of sale in beating expectations.

China's Planned Crypto Mining Ban Won't Affect Nvidia and AMD Much - Tech Check

China's Planned Crypto Mining Ban Won't Affect Nvidia and AMD Much - Tech Check

Nvidia and AMD are now getting very little revenue from sales of graphics cards to cryptocurrency miners.

This Chip Stock Is Ready to Reverse Direction

This Chip Stock Is Ready to Reverse Direction

Resistance has now been violated by a notable margin.

Institutional Selling, Europe's Economy, Nvidia Earnings Preview: Market Recon

Institutional Selling, Europe's Economy, Nvidia Earnings Preview: Market Recon

What trader has never both fallen in love with Nvidia, only to eventually feel the scorn of an angry lover's tortured vengeance?

Jim Cramer: Bezos, Amazon, and Next Week's Game Plan

Jim Cramer: Bezos, Amazon, and Next Week's Game Plan

Next week we'll be at the tail end of earnings season. It's been a blast, at least until this past week when we got some iffy news about trade.

Making Sense of a Big Chip Stock Rally That Came Amid Bad News: TECH CHECK BLOG

Making Sense of a Big Chip Stock Rally That Came Amid Bad News: TECH CHECK BLOG

The chip stock surge at the week's end shines a light on just how pessimistic some investors had been as earnings multiples fell to rock-bottom levels last year.

Jim Cramer: Maybe We Are in the Wrong Stocks

Jim Cramer: Maybe We Are in the Wrong Stocks

What happened today is a recognition by money managers that they are paying too much for the drug and food stocks and too little for the building block techs.

8 Top Year-End Trading Ideas for Bargain Hunters

8 Top Year-End Trading Ideas for Bargain Hunters

These eight S&P 500 stocks have some of the worst returns year-to-date and represent a diverse roster of promising bounce candidates.

Memory Demand 'Air Pocket' Deflates Micron Stock

Memory Demand 'Air Pocket' Deflates Micron Stock

A demand drag and a supply glut are fomenting a perfect storm to pressure semiconductors.

Jim Cramer: Here's Why the Market Rallied

Jim Cramer: Here's Why the Market Rallied

What else can you say about a decision by the Chinese that amounts to a potential repudiation of the Made in China 2025 plan?

Jim Cramer: Don't Buy Tech ETFs, Buy Strong Tech Stocks

Jim Cramer: Don't Buy Tech ETFs, Buy Strong Tech Stocks

There are some solid individual names in tech, but traders must be selective.

A 50% Correction in Applied Materials Has Me Looking Up and Not Down

A 50% Correction in Applied Materials Has Me Looking Up and Not Down

Let's see if the worst is behind this stock.