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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) from Technology

Today’s top gainers include the company Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) which is in the industry Semiconductor Equipment & Materials, gaining 0.59% today. In the last week its performance is 3.87%, and 27.97% for the past quarter. Currently, Applied Materials, Inc., AMAT has a target price of 33.33, so today’s gain of 0.59% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.13%.

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT), has a market cap of 33152.86, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 84.90%.

At the current price of 30.57, it has a dividend yield of 1.31%, and its target price is 33.33. This is with a profit margin of 14.60%, and total debt/equity of 0.49. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has a P/E of 23.92, as well as a forward P/E of 13.51.

With a current EPS of 1.28, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 29.17%,Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 10.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 18.23%.

Performance for the year is 106.30%. Since its IPO date on 9/7/1984, the total performance to date is 65.92%.

Volume today for Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT), is 21272500, while its average volume is 12844.9. Whilst the total gain today was 0.59%, it did have a day high of -0.68%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.09%, and 1.94% for the month. The 52-week low for Applied Materials, Inc., AMAT has been 118.00%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.68%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.10%, and its return on assets is 10.40%. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has an operating margin of 18.20%. With a sales growth of 13.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Applied Materials, Inc., AMAT is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 0.49, and has a current ratio of 2.5 and 1.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Applied Materials, Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.31, and the P/S is 3.35, along with a P/B of 4.85. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 10.15.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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