Today’s top gainers include the company Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) which is in the industry Semiconductor Equipment & Materials, gaining -0.89% today. In the last week its performance is 0.17%, and 24.63% for the past quarter. Currently, Applied Materials, Inc., AMAT has a target price of 32.67, so today’s gain of -0.89% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.33%.
Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT), has a market cap of 32740.41, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 85.00%.
At the current price of 30.02, it has a dividend yield of 1.33%, and its target price is 32.67. 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 23.49, as well as a forward P/E of 13.3.
With a current EPS of 1.28, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 28.82%,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 94.11%. Since its IPO date on 9/7/1984, the total performance to date is 62.93%.
Volume today for Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT), is 11523500, while its average volume is 12616.61. Whilst the total gain today was -0.89%, it did have a day high of -0.89%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.74%, and 1.76% for the month. The 52-week low for Applied Materials, Inc., AMAT has been 114.08%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.89%.
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 1.29, and the P/S is 3.31, along with a P/B of 4.77. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 10.02.