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Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds

Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds

The Cohen Lawrence B holds 69,694 shares with $2.88M value, down from 97,749 last quarter. The stock decreased 2.44% or $0.02 on November 10, reaching $0.8. About 219,173 shares traded. SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE:SNX) has risen 29.93% since November 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.69% the S&P500.

In other Applied Materials news, VP Thomas F. Larkins sold 30,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, October 5th.

Recent insider trends for Applied Materials, Inc.

Shares of Applied Materials (NASDAQ AMAT) traded up $0.88 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $56.36. (AMAT)'s shares. The total value of these holdings, in millions, is $49,316. The legal version of this piece of content can be accessed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/11/12/deltec-asset-management-llc-purchases-new-holdings-in-applied-materials-inc-amat.html. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500.

Since June 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $230,750 activity. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 69,928,209 shares of the manufacturing equipment provider's stock worth $1,676,180,000 after buying an additional 1,775,955 shares during the last quarter.

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Capital Management Corp increased Generac Hldgs Inc (NYSE:GNRC) stake by 47,210 shares to 84,720 valued at $3.06 million in 2017Q2. RBC Capital Markets downgraded Applied Materials, Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, August 18. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 32.7% compared to the same quarter past year. AMAT's profit will be $975.05M for 15.66 P/E if the $0.90 EPS becomes a reality. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.50 earnings per share. sell-side analysts predict that Applied Materials will post 3.22 EPS for the current fiscal year. Applied Materials had a net margin of 24.71% and a return on equity of 43.83%. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 96% are positive. BidaskClub cut Applied Materials from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold" on Monday, July 24. Credit Suisse Group reissued a buy rating and set a $62.00 target price on shares of Applied Materials in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Kempner Cap Mgmt reported 4.37% in Applied Materials, Inc. Applied Materials has a 12 month low of $28.24 and a 12 month high of $57.34. (NASDAQ:AMAT) rating on Friday, May 20. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, October 23 by Citigroup. The company was maintained on Monday, August 17 by Argus Research.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q2 2017. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.25%. The manufacturing equipment provider reported $0.86 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.02. 304,641 were reported by Profund Advsr Llc. Applied Materials's dividend payout ratio is presently 14.18%. Craig Hallum raised their target price on shares of Applied Materials to $60.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th. (NASDAQ:AMAT) by 47.9% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. Invesco holds 0.01% or 343,823 shares in its portfolio. Marshall Wace North America L.P. bought a new stake in shares of Applied Materials during the 1st quarter valued at about $113,715,000. Goldman Sachs has invested 0.12% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. Old Mutual (Uk) Ltd reported 2.19% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. Finally, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. boosted its position in shares of Applied Materials by 68.0% in the second quarter. Savings Bank Of New York Mellon holds 0.03% in Osisko Mining Inc (TSE:OSK) or 1.57M shares. Williams Jones And Ltd reported 0.01% stake. Amf Pensionsforsakring accumulated 0.63% or 1.42 million shares. Ls accumulated 25,087 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Da Davidson & holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Daiwa Secs Gp invested in 0.04% or 152,430 shares. Fincl Counselors holds 134,226 shares. It also upped Pioneer Power Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:PPSI) stake by 77,440 shares and now owns 399,268 shares. Its down 58.04% from 11,200 shares previously. Investorplace.com's article titled: "Honda Motor Co Ltd (ADR) (HMC) Stock Pops on Q3 Earnings Beat" and published on February 03, 2017 is yet another important article. Its down 0.44, from 1.58 in 2017Q1.

Analysts often look at short interest, or the number of shares now being shorted by investors, to aid in their outlook for a particular stock. 153 funds opened positions while 670 raised stakes. 251,054 were reported by Macquarie Grp Incorporated. Meeder Asset Mngmt Inc has invested 0% in Osisko Mining Inc (TSE:OSK). Federated Investors Pa stated it has 163,595 shares. The Georgia-based Synovus Financial has invested 0.35% in Amazon.com, Inc. Public Sector Pension Invest Board stated it has 122,054 shares. British Columbia Inv Mngmt owns 797,104 shares or 0.26% of their USA portfolio. Therefore 50% are positive. Osisko Mining Corp. had 6 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

In other news, Director Alexander Karsner sold 22,762 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 23rd. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy" on Wednesday, June 28. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, October 26 by Nomura.


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