Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)

82.66
NASDAQ
Prev Close 81.14
Day Low/High 81.68 / 83.53
52 Wk Low/High 36.64 / 83.14
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 913.28B
Market Cap 74.10B
P/E Ratio 20.70
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

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Appomattox Moment Needed, Surging Semis, Powell's Plea, Peloton Pelted

Appomattox Moment Needed, Surging Semis, Powell's Plea, Peloton Pelted

Plus, the rising possibility that the Senate may not remain in Republican control should give investors pause.

Election Hindsight, Treasury Yields, Fed Day, Chip Stock Setup, A Great Trade

Election Hindsight, Treasury Yields, Fed Day, Chip Stock Setup, A Great Trade

The most important market takeaway right now is that both the Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500 have filled their respective gaps and retaken their 50-day simple moving averages.

Exploring a Pair Trade in the Chip Equipment Space

Exploring a Pair Trade in the Chip Equipment Space

Applied Materials and KLA Corp. serve as real-world examples of how and why to go short one stock and long another in the same sector.

Now at the Plate, Your Pinch Hitter, Chris Versace

Good morning everyone! I'm Chris Versace, filling in for Doug Kass here on Friday, and we are hours away from what is commonly referred to as the end of summer with the Labor Day weekend, which will see U.S. equity markets closed on Monday. Thursday...

Waves of Buying, Above-Average Indices, Vaccine Mania: Market Recon

Waves of Buying, Above-Average Indices, Vaccine Mania: Market Recon

Plus, reading tea leaves in the recent action in Apple and Salesforce.com.

3 Places for Value-Hunting Tech Investors to Potentially Look

3 Places for Value-Hunting Tech Investors to Potentially Look

There are still quality, reasonably-priced, tech companies out there, albeit with some risks attached.

Uncaring Rabble, Coming Covid-Flu Cocktail, Downer Data: Market Recon

Uncaring Rabble, Coming Covid-Flu Cocktail, Downer Data: Market Recon

Plus, the equity markets suddenly are trading quite listlessly and Applied Materials surprises.

3 Earnings Reports to Watch After the Close

Before long our gaze will turn to those after market earnings reports we'll be getting today. On deck we have Applied Materials , Dillard's , and Farfetch . We've continue to own AMAT shares in the Trifecta Portfolio as a food chain approach of sort...

D.C.'s Sorry Lot, Deceiving Appearances, Making Cisco Lemonade: Market Recon

D.C.'s Sorry Lot, Deceiving Appearances, Making Cisco Lemonade: Market Recon

Plus, it may be early to call it a worry, but keep a good eye out for inflation.

Use DRIPs to Build a Socially Responsible Portfolio

Use DRIPs to Build a Socially Responsible Portfolio

Many quality companies that fit into the socially responsible investing camp offer direct-purchase plans, allowing investors an easy way to build an SRI portfolio.

Tech Investors Should Consider Moderately-Valued Growers During a Correction

Tech Investors Should Consider Moderately-Valued Growers During a Correction

While some growth stocks have been bid up to extreme valuations, others could look intriguing if markets see a meaningful downturn.

Telecom and Chip Equipment Capex Could Get a Boost from New Spending Bills

Telecom and Chip Equipment Capex Could Get a Boost from New Spending Bills

A planned infrastructure bill reportedly includes some funds for 5G and rural broadband spending, while another bill seeks to boost U.S. chip manufacturing capex.

Traders Back in the Pit, Semiconductors Rising, Judging Bank Stocks

Traders Back in the Pit, Semiconductors Rising, Judging Bank Stocks

NYSE will reopen the floor in a limited way, banks were in the headlines and Semis lead the rise.

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.