Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT): Price and Financial Metrics

Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT): $138.43

1.25 (+0.91%)

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  • AMAT scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 86.54% of US stocks.
  • AMAT's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving down over the last 31 weeks.
  • AMAT ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 38th percentile.

AMAT Stock Summary

  • AMAT has a higher market value than 97.99% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $125,379,880,108.
  • Applied Materials Inc's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.74% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of Applied Materials Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 15.33% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Applied Materials Inc are BLK, SNY, IBM, AMD, and MMM.
  • Visit AMAT's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

AMAT Valuation Summary

  • AMAT's price/earnings ratio is 26.5; this is 32.74% lower than that of the median Technology stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, AMAT's price/sales ratio has gone up 2.4.
  • Over the past 243 months, AMAT's price/sales ratio has gone up 2.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AMAT.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AMAT 2020-06-15 3.4 5.8 17.9 14.4
AMAT 2020-02-26 3.7 6.3 19.4 15.7
AMAT 2014-03-21 3.0 3.4 51.4 32.6
AMAT 2009-08-31 2.8 2.5 2330.5 30027.1
AMAT 2006-05-02 4.0 3.2 26.4 19.6
AMAT 2002-05-24 7.0 5.1 -407.5 1766.0

AMAT Growth Metrics

  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 28.45%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 189.12%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -21.9%.
AMAT's revenue has moved up $2,574,000,000 over the prior 30 months.

The table below shows AMAT's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 19,827 4,790 4,432
2020-12-31 18,202 4,238 3,857
2020-09-30 17,202 3,804 3,619
2020-06-30 16,268 3,315 3,186
2020-03-31 15,435 3,235 2,916
2019-12-31 15,017 3,400 2,827

AMAT Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AMAT, see our AMAT price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $161.22 Average Broker Recommendation 1.48 (Moderate Buy)

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AMAT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $138.43 52-week high $146.00
Prev. close $137.18 52-week low $54.15
Day low $136.53 Volume 4,345,600
Day high $139.00 Avg. volume 9,014,776
50-day MA $134.80 Dividend yield 0.69%
200-day MA $109.16 Market Cap 126.52B

Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT) Company Bio

Applied Materials, Inc. is an American corporation that supplies equipment, services and software for the manufacture of semiconductor (integrated circuit) chips for electronics, flat panel displays for computers, smartphones and televisions, and solar products. The company also supplies equipment to produce coatings for flexible electronics, packaging and other applications. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, in Silicon Valley. (Source:Wikipedia)

AMAT Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$138.43$97.53 -24%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Applied Materials Inc. To summarize, we found that Applied Materials Inc ranked in the 47th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 23.83%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Applied Materials Inc ended up being:

  • As a business, AMAT is generating more cash flow than 92.2% of positive cash flow stocks in the Technology.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 4% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately just 16.37% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • AMAT's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 48.7% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

DOCU, UI, GDDY, IIIV, and MCHP can be thought of as valuation peers to AMAT, in the sense that they are in the Technology sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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AMAT Price Returns

1-mo 0.12%
3-mo 2.83%
6-mo 28.50%
1-year 130.63%
3-year 215.18%
5-year 458.75%
YTD 60.99%
2020 43.29%
2019 89.86%
2018 -34.92%
2017 59.86%
2016 75.70%

AMAT Dividends

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