Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) flaunted slowness of -2.45% at $139.54, as the Stock market unbolted on April 06, 2021. During the day, the stock rose to $145.30 and sunk to $136.95 before settling in for the price of $143.05 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, AMAT posted a 52-week range of $44.64-$146.00.
The company of the Technology sector’s yearbook sales growth during the past 5- year span was recorded 12.20%. 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 $915.00 million, simultaneously with a float of $911.33 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $120.88 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $115.16, while the 200-day Moving Average is $81.58.
It is imperative to bring your focus towards the efficiency factor of the conglomerate that has a total of 24000 employees. 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 is also beneficial to study the sentiment of large-scale investors towards the stock of the Applied Materials Inc. industry. Applied Materials Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.60%, in contrast to 83.10% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Mar 31, this organization’s Director sold 15,000 shares at the rate of 131.95, making the entire transaction reach 1,979,250 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 56,864. Preceding that transaction, on Dec 21, Company’s Senior Vice President, CTO sold 800 for 86.50, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 69,200. This particular insider is now the holder of 242,541 in total.
Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT) Earnings and Revenue Records
Going through the last 3-months fiscal report unveiled on the 1/30/2021, it has been observed that the corporation posted $1.39 earnings per share (EPS) during the time that was better the consensus figure (set at $1.28) by $0.11. 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 1.55 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 6.51 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 21.28% 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 2.30. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 6.50. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $33.37, and its Beta score is 1.50. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 6.64. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 40.28.
In the same vein, AMAT’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 4.18, a figure that is expected to reach 1.51 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 6.51 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT)
Now, what If we examine the latest scores posted by [Applied Materials Inc., AMAT]. During the last 5-days, its volume was better the volume of 9.56 million it reported in year-ago period. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 88.49% While, its Average True Range was 6.59.
Raw Stochastic average of Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 91.60%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 80.92% 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 54.71% that was higher than 52.16% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.