Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT)

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NASDAQ : Producer Manufacturing
Prev Close 56.60
Open 57.12
Day Low/High 56.55 / 57.23
52 Wk Low/High 28.79 / 63.07
Volume 4.75M
Avg Volume 7.18M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 923.75M
Market Cap 52.28B
EPS 2.90
P/E Ratio 18.03
Div & Yield 0.84 (1.49%)

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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

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.