Today’s top gainers include the company Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) which is in the industry Semiconductor Equipment & Materials, gaining 0.79% today. In the last week its performance is -2.16%, and 5.50% for the past quarter. Currently, Applied Materials, Inc., AMAT has a target price of 33.5, so today’s gain of 0.79% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.58%.
Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT), has a market cap of 30345.66, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 84.70%.
At the current price of 28.02, it has a dividend yield of 1.43%, and its target price is 33.5. 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 21.92, as well as a forward P/E of 12.54.
With a current EPS of 1.28, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 28.02%,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 80.60%. Since its IPO date on 9/7/1984, the total performance to date is 52.08%.
Volume today for Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT), is 11956900, while its average volume is 12630.13. Whilst the total gain today was 0.79%, it did have a day high of -9.82%.
Volatility for this week has been at 2.24%, and 2.14% for the month. The 52-week low for Applied Materials, Inc., AMAT has been 83.89%, while the 52-week-high has reached -9.82%.
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 1.2, and the P/S is 3.07, along with a P/B of 4.45. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 9.29.