As on July 12, 2021, Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) got off with the flyer as it spiked 1.41% to $136.80. During the day, the stock rose to $137.03 and sunk to $134.67 before settling in for the price of $134.90 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, AMAT posted a 52-week range of $54.15-$146.00.It was noted that the giant of the Technology sector posted annual sales growth of 12.20% over the last 5 years. 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 $918.00 million, simultaneously with a float of $906.98 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $122.84 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $133.70, while the 200-day Moving Average is $105.79.
It is quite fundamental to gauge the extent of the productivity of the business which is accounted for 24000 workers. 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
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry. Applied Materials Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.40%, in contrast to 82.20% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Jul 02, this organization’s SVP, CLO sold 13,500 shares at the rate of 138.03, making the entire transaction reach 1,863,405 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 112,885. Preceding that transaction, on Jun 30, Company’s Senior Vice President, CTO sold 51,000 for 142.16, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 7,250,160. This particular insider is now the holder of 191,664 in total.
Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT) Earnings and Revenue Records
This company achieved a net margin of +21.04 while generating a return on equity of 38.52.
Applied Materials Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 38.20% and is forecasted to reach 7.37 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 24.88% 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 3.76. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $28.51, and its Beta score is 1.45. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 6.20. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 36.01.
In the same vein, AMAT’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 4.80, a figure that is expected to reach 1.77 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 7.37 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Applied Materials Inc., AMAT], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 6.48 million was lower the volume of 9.18 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 38.43% While, its Average True Range was 3.84.
Raw Stochastic average of Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 77.28%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 54.17% 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 27.47% that was lower than 45.53% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.