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

Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT): $124.83

4.91 (+4.09%)

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  • Quality is the dimension where AMAT ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 87.08% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AMAT is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 206 days.
  • AMAT ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 41st percentile.

AMAT Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $110,045,886,973, Applied Materials Inc has a greater market value than 97.84% of US stocks.
  • Applied Materials Inc's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.9% 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; just 16.11% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Applied Materials Inc are INTU, SE, MMM, TGT, and BLK.
  • AMAT's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Applied Materials Inc's official web site, go to

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 $155.45 Average Broker Recommendation 1.46 (Moderate Buy)

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AMAT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $124.83 52-week high $146.00
Prev. close $119.92 52-week low $51.17
Day low $120.26 Volume 12,422,200
Day high $125.80 Avg. volume 9,686,305
50-day MA $127.37 Dividend yield 0.7%
200-day MA $91.39 Market Cap 114.55B

Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) Company Bio

Applied Materials manufactures materials engineering solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic industries, used in smartphones, flat screen TVs and solar panels. The company was founded in 1967 and is based in Santa Clara, California.

AMAT Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$124.83$98.41 -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 48th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 24%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Applied Materials Inc, consider:

  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than 91.77% of its sector Technology.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 4% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than just 17.3% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
  • 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 44.82% of tickers in our DCF set.

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

For other companies in the Technology that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as AMAT, try NOK, OPRA, SYKE, ALRM, and DOCU.

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Latest AMAT News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Applied Materials Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate AMAT as an investment opportunity.

US senators to unveil proposal for $52B domestic semiconductor investment - Reuters

Senators Mark Kelly, John Cornyn, Mark Warner and Tom Cotton, a bipartisan group, are reportedly planning to unveil a $52 billion proposal dedicated to boosting U.S. semiconductor production and development over five years.Reuters sources say the proposal, which could be unveiled today, would be included in a bill for general...

Seeking Alpha | May 14, 2021

What's in Store for Applied Materials (AMAT) in Q2 Earnings?

Applied Materials' (AMAT) fiscal second-quarter earnings are expected to reflect gains from strong memory, solid AI and Big Data efforts, and 5G prospects.

Yahoo | May 14, 2021

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: QUALCOMM, Applied Materials, General Motors, Sony and Marathon Petroleum

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: QUALCOMM, Applied Materials, General Motors, Sony and Marathon Petroleum

Yahoo | May 13, 2021

Top Research Reports for QUALCOMM, Applied Materials & General Motors

Top Research Reports for QUALCOMM, Applied Materials & General Motors

Yahoo | May 12, 2021

All eyes are on semiconductor companies amid chip shortage — investors should be looking at these four lesser-known names

A mass of attention has been brought to semiconductor companies as supply-chain constraints have reduced the availability of everything from cars to laptops to gaming consoles. The largest chipmakers and foundries — Intel (INTC) Nvidia (NVDA) Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSM) Globalfoundries and Qualcomm (QCOM) — have gotten most of the headlines. As the challenges are sorted out, it has become clear that semiconductors are a hot commodity, and for investors, that could be considered an opportunity.

Yahoo | May 7, 2021

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AMAT Price Returns

1-mo -6.66%
3-mo 5.68%
6-mo 65.19%
1-year 142.81%
3-year 164.43%
5-year 571.80%
YTD 44.92%
2020 43.29%
2019 89.86%
2018 -34.92%
2017 59.86%
2016 75.70%

AMAT Dividends

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