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Is Applied Materials, Inc.(NASDAQ: AMAT), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 9/7/1984. Applied Materials, Inc. is in the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Applied Materials, Inc., is 12733.02, and so far today it has a volume of 341521. Performance year to date since the 9/7/1984 is 47.23%.

To help you determine whether Applied Materials, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 25.06 and forward P/E is 14.3. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Applied Materials, Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.56. P/S ratio is 3.17 and the P/B ratio is 4.61. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 11.48 and 37.59 respectively.

At the current price Applied Materials, Inc. is trading at, 27.15 (-0.26% today), Applied Materials, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.47%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 36.70%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.09, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 24.05% after growing 29.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -2.50%, and 0.30% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1113, and the number of shares float is 1086.26. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.30%, and institutional ownership is at 84.50%. The float short is 1.16%, with the short ratio at a value of 0.99. Management has seen a return on assets of 9.30%, and also a return on investment of 12.10%.

The ability for Applied Materials, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.6, and quick ratio is 1.8. Long term debt/equity is 0.51 and total debt/equity is 0.51. In terms of margins, Applied Materials, Inc. has a gross margin of 40.70%, with its operating margin at 16.70%, and Applied Materials, Inc. has a profit margin of 13.30%.

The 52 week high is -2.16%, with 93.49% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 7.49% and the 200 day simple moving average is 31.80%.

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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