Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)

135.06
NASDAQ
Prev Close 139.15
Day Low/High 134.65 / 141.90
52 Wk Low/High 96.07 / 167.06
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 888.51B
Market Cap 123.64B
P/E Ratio 27.12
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

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16 Realistic Tech Predictions for 2022 (Part 1)

16 Realistic Tech Predictions for 2022 (Part 1)

It's not all doom-and-gloom for tech heading into the new year. Here are some predictions about what 2022 will bring for the sector.

What's on Tap This Week

As we barrel toward the end of today's trading hours, let's take a quick look at what's on tap for the rest of the week:  Tuesday brings earnings from Cal-Maine Foods and the only other expected quarterly earnings report this week is before the mark...

Monday's Trading Volume

How slow is today? If we were to use trading volume in the Nasdaq Composite Index as a proxy less than half the average daily volume has traded with ~45 minutes to go in the trading day.  Even shares of Applied Materials are well below their average...

How Recency Bias Has Created Risks -- and Opportunities -- for Tech Investors

How Recency Bias Has Created Risks -- and Opportunities -- for Tech Investors

Expecting recent trends to continue -- and not looking further into the past for parallels -- has driven a lot of questionable behavior in 2021 from both retail and institutional investors.

Don't Overthink This: Applied Materials Is One to Own for 2022

Don't Overthink This: Applied Materials Is One to Own for 2022

The push-out of semiconductor revenue into 2022 portends another strong year ahead.

5 Places to Find Deals as the Tech Sector Sees a Reckoning

5 Places to Find Deals as the Tech Sector Sees a Reckoning

The tech sector's tumble might have more in common with the events of 1987 than those of 2000/2001. If this proves the case, some buying opportunities are forming.

Omicron Panic, Scared Money, A Tech Bright Spot, Fed Talk, My After-Hours Trades

Omicron Panic, Scared Money, A Tech Bright Spot, Fed Talk, My After-Hours Trades

Whether panicked sales over these past few days, especially Wednesday, prove to be either the 'fast' or 'smart' money remains to be seen.

4 Things to Like About the Tech Sector...And 4 Things to Be Worried About

4 Things to Like About the Tech Sector...And 4 Things to Be Worried About

In the wake of Monday's tech rout, here are a few things I like about the tech sector at this crazy moment in time, along with a few things that have me concerned.

Quiet Season, Oil, Credit Card Boondoggle, Cisco's Strike Out, Nvidia's Home Run

Quiet Season, Oil, Credit Card Boondoggle, Cisco's Strike Out, Nvidia's Home Run

Energy prices have turned out to be the primary driver for what now appears to be 'out of control' consumer-level prices.

Nasdaq Runs Higher, Semis Run Hot, EV Market Heats Up, Peloton Cools Down

Nasdaq Runs Higher, Semis Run Hot, EV Market Heats Up, Peloton Cools Down

Plus, we continue to wait with bated breath to see where Congress goes with President Biden's two big spending initiatives.

Of Autos and Chips

Circling back to auto land, forecasts from Cox Automotive, Edmunds and J.D. Power/LMC Automotive predict vehicle sales from July through September were less than 3.4 million, down 13% to 14% year over year. That decline, which includes an estimated ...

Higher Yields and Other Factors Might Spell a New Environment for Tech Stocks

Higher Yields and Other Factors Might Spell a New Environment for Tech Stocks

An environment in which valuations matter more and dip-buyers can't always be trusted to save the day is one in which it could help to pick one's spots carefully.

Ugly Tuesday, Risky Marketplace, Fed Tapering, Trading Wells Fargo and Entegris

Ugly Tuesday, Risky Marketplace, Fed Tapering, Trading Wells Fargo and Entegris

Does the cooler core CPI print give the fiscal doves a leg up in negotiating the size and scope of whatever they'll end up passing, probably later this month?

Cramer Calls Applied Materials 'Buyable,' Let's See If the Charts Agree

Cramer Calls Applied Materials 'Buyable,' Let's See If the Charts Agree

Here's where AMAT is headed, according to the technicals.

4 Takeaways From an Eventful Tech Earnings Season

4 Takeaways From an Eventful Tech Earnings Season

Some pandemic beneficiaries are seeing growth slow down. But secular and/or cyclical trends remain strong for many other tech names.

Weights on the Market, Fed Factions, Charting the S&P & Nasdaq, Nvidia the Beast

Weights on the Market, Fed Factions, Charting the S&P & Nasdaq, Nvidia the Beast

The U.S. economy's next recession has already been scheduled. We just don't have a specific quarter just yet.

The Band Plays On, Risky Business, Keep Your Eyes Open, Down Memory Lane

The Band Plays On, Risky Business, Keep Your Eyes Open, Down Memory Lane

Plus, a look at what's going on inside the trader's brain as he looks at Walt Disney, Airbnb and SoFi Technologies.

Fiscal Landscape, Spending Packages, CPI, Trading the Semis, Cleveland Cliffs

Fiscal Landscape, Spending Packages, CPI, Trading the Semis, Cleveland Cliffs

Also, the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index printed at 99.7 for July, still on the strong side, but well below June's print, and well below expectations.

The Market's Current Mood Brings Back Memories of Late 2018

The Market's Current Mood Brings Back Memories of Late 2018

Just as fears of Fed tightening and a trade war created buying opportunities in tech and elsewhere in late 2018, arguably overblown fears about the Delta variant's economic impact are creating opportunities now.

Jim Cramer: I Don't Like to Traffic in Peak

Jim Cramer: I Don't Like to Traffic in Peak

Peak says sell now or forever hold your peace because you can only go down from here.

Taiwan Semiconductor Is Ripe for Entry: Here's How I'm Playing It

Taiwan Semiconductor Is Ripe for Entry: Here's How I'm Playing It

I've been hot for the semis for a good while now because of the widely covered shortages that are creating significant pricing power.

Much of Thursday and Friday's Tech Stock Action Looks Questionable

Much of Thursday and Friday's Tech Stock Action Looks Questionable

Many stocks with nosebleed valuations shot higher in response to Fed policy becoming more hawkish, while many quality cheaper names sold off.

I Would Rebuy Applied Materials on a Dip

I Would Rebuy Applied Materials on a Dip

Let's review the charts and indicators.

Jim Cramer: The Bears Are Fooling Themselves

Jim Cramer: The Bears Are Fooling Themselves

Let's look at the many positive story lines out there -- which having nothing to do with the Fed -- and what they mean for investors.

Market Strength, NABE Survey, Volume Drop, Crypto Mining, Trading MSFT and AAPL

Market Strength, NABE Survey, Volume Drop, Crypto Mining, Trading MSFT and AAPL

The NABE survey is what moved markets on Monday. Don't let some non-practitioner tell you differently.

Jim Cramer: This Is Not the Most Dangerous Time for Investing Ever

Jim Cramer: This Is Not the Most Dangerous Time for Investing Ever

Last week was the first week in ages that I thought there was as much good inflation news as bad even as very few seemed to notice it.