Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) open the trading on February 17, 2021, with a bit cautious approach as it glided -2.23% to $115.71. During the day, the stock rose to $117.06 and sunk to $112.09 before settling in for the price of $118.35 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, AMAT posted a 52-week range of $36.64-$121.13.
The Technology sector firm’s twelve-monthly sales growth has been 12.20% for the last half of the decade. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 28.40%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 38.20%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $916.00 million, simultaneously with a float of $911.26 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $102.49 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $96.97, while the 200-day Moving Average is $70.94.
It is quite necessary to find out the efficiency of the corporate organization, which has 24000 number of employees on its payroll. It has generated 716,667 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 150,792. The stock had 5.98 Receivables turnover and 0.83 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +44.58, operating margin was +25.32 and Pretax Margin of +24.22.
Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT) Ownership Facts and Figures
Sometimes it helps to make our mind if we keep our tabs on how bigger investors are working with the stock of the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry. Applied Materials Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.50%, in contrast to 83.80% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Dec 21, this organization’s Senior Vice President, CTO sold 800 shares at the rate of 86.50, making the entire transaction reach 69,200 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 242,541. Preceding that transaction, on Jun 22, Company’s Director sold 3,467 for 60.50, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 209,754. This particular insider is now the holder of 7,508 in total.
Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT) Earnings and Revenue Records
So, what does the last quarter earnings report of the company that was made public on 10/30/2020 suggests? It has posted $1.25 earnings per share (EPS) beating the forecaster’s viewpoint (set at $1.17) by $0.08. This company achieved a net margin of +21.04 while generating a return on equity of 38.52. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.28 per share during the current fiscal year.
Applied Materials Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 38.20% and is forecasted to reach 5.53 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 16.05% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 28.40% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 2.10. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 4.79. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $29.50, and its Beta score is 1.49. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 5.96. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 39.49.
In the same vein, AMAT’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 3.92, a figure that is expected to reach 1.27 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 5.53 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT)
[Applied Materials Inc., AMAT] recent stats showed that its last 5-days Average volume was superior the volume it posted in the year-ago period. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 84.94% While, its Average True Range was 4.91.
Raw Stochastic average of Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 91.59%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 78.37% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 52.20% that was higher than 40.89% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.