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How has Applied Materials, Inc.:(NASDAQ:AMAT) performed recently?

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 32425.02. It is in the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 23.43, a forward P/E of 13.4 and EPS of 1.28. At a stock price of 29.94 (1.11%) it has a dividend yield of 1.34%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 10.10%, more recently this last year it has grown by 29.00%. The next year growth is going to be about 28.02% and more long-term 18.23% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 72.90%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 0.20% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 13.30%.

For performance, Applied Materials, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 0.67%. For the last month performance for Applied Materials, Inc. is -0.13%. While the last quarter is 23.68% and half year, 45.07%. Finally for the year, performance is 100.20%.

The 52-week high for Applied Materials, Inc., is at -3.64%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 108.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.34% and 32.68% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.94%, and for the month it is 2.07%. Applied Materials, Inc., has a target price of 33.5.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.49, and for total debt/equity Applied Materials, Inc. has 0.49. The gross margin is 41.10%, while operating margin is 18.20%, the profit margin is 14.60%. The current ratio is 2.5 and the quick ratio is 1.8.

Insider ownership is at 0.30%, with instituitional ownership at 85.00%. Applied Materials, Inc. has a payout ratio of 31.10%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1083. The shares float is 1077.77, with the float short at 1.36%, with short ratio coming to 1.17.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Applied Materials, Inc., get 10.40%, with its returns on investment at 12.10%. Return on equity is 20.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 33.5, reached soon?

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