Today’s top gainers include the company Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) which is in the industry Semiconductor Equipment & Materials, gaining 1.08% today. In the last week its performance is 1.46%, and 23.05% for the past quarter. Currently, Applied Materials, Inc., AMAT has a target price of 32.67, so today’s gain of 1.08% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.44%.
Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT), has a market cap of 32292.97, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 84.30%.
At the current price of 29.97, 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 23.45, as well as a forward P/E of 13.33.
With a current EPS of 1.28, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 28.88%,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 91.60%. Since its IPO date on 9/7/1984, the total performance to date is 62.66%.
Volume today for Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT), is 12172694, while its average volume is 12990.79. Whilst the total gain today was 1.08%, it did have a day high of -0.60%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.93%, and 1.70% for the month. The 52-week low for Applied Materials, Inc., AMAT has been 113.72%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.60%.
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 3.26, along with a P/B of 4.76. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 9.89.