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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 33638.96. It is in the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 23.59, a forward P/E of 13.32 and EPS of 1.28. At a stock price of 30.15 (2.45%) it has a dividend yield of 1.33%.

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 29.17% 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 1.21%. For the last month performance for Applied Materials, Inc. is 11.15%. While the last quarter is 27.71% and half year, 49.83%. Finally for the year, performance is 90.01%.

The 52-week high for Applied Materials, Inc., is at -0.85%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 115.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is 9.65% and 38.55% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.66%, and for the month it is 2.03%. Applied Materials, Inc., has a target price of 32.76.

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 1115.72. The shares float is 1077.77, with the float short at 1.04%, with short ratio coming to 0.88.

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 32.76, reached soon?

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