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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 30462.74. It is in the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 27.58, a forward P/E of 13.71 and EPS of 1.09. At a stock price of 29.94 (-0.02%) 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 27.11% 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 10.41%. For the last month performance for Applied Materials, Inc. is 13.45%. While the last quarter is 27.94% and half year, 61.50%. Finally for the year, performance is 102.12%.

The 52-week high for Applied Materials, Inc., is at -0.68%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 114.14%. The 20-day simple moving average is 16.84% and 43.75% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.52%, and for the month it is 1.73%. Applied Materials, Inc., has a target price of 32.67.

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 40.70%, while operating margin is 18.80%, the profit margin is 15.10%. The current ratio is 2.5 and the quick ratio is 1.8.

Insider ownership is at 0.30%, with instituitional ownership at 84.20%. Applied Materials, Inc. has a payout ratio of 23.30%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1017.12. The shares float is 1017.12, with the float short at 1.24%, with short ratio coming to 0.96.

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 32.67, reached soon?

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