Tuesday, 21 November, 2017

Hedge funds buy Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for the first time

Hedge funds buy Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for the first time Hedge funds buy Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for the first time
Melinda Barton | 12 August, 2017, 06:33

It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500.

Analysts have a consensus rating of 1.90 on the stock. Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 1,168,127 shares of the manufacturing equipment provider's stock valued at $45,440,000 after buying an additional 27,616 shares during the last quarter. Therefore 65% are positive. The stock of AT&T Inc. The stock has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, August 15. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, May 11 by Jefferies. The rating was downgraded by CLSA to "Outperform" on Thursday, December 10. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Friday, July 14 with "Buy". The rating was upgraded by Evercore on Thursday, July 30 to "Hold". On Tuesday, April 19 the stock rating was downgraded by Susquehanna to "Negative". Higher volume for a stock is also an indicator of higher liquidity in the market.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.67 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.13, from 1.17 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 64 investors sold AMAT shares while 272 reduced holdings. 156 funds opened positions while 618 raised stakes. Bankshares Of Ny Mellon reported 1.35M shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Atlanta Grp Inc invested in 18,500 shares. Hudock Cap Gru Ltd stated it has 0.73% in AT&T Inc. (NasdaqGS:AMAT) is 22.328500. This is calculated by taking weekly log normal returns and standard deviation of the share price over one year annualized. Similarly, the company's Director Forrest Stephen R on 2017-02-21 Sell 5000 shares of the company at a price of $36.56. In general, more thrust is placed on most recent actions by assigning higher weights to it than those assigned to past movements. (NASDAQ:SPLS). Secor Advisors Lp holds 163,333 shares. Its P/Cash is valued at 7.02, allowing investors to have a useful look at the company's value in contrast to the P/E ratio. Thompson Rubinstein Investment Mgmt Inc Or reported 26,832 shares stake. Millennium Management Lc reported 0% of its portfolio in Hortonworks Inc (NASDAQ:HDP). Companies may issue new shares and buy back their own shares. More interesting news about Staples, Inc. (NYSE:T) for 10,806 shares. Dnb Asset Mngmt As reported 337,690 shares or 0% of all its holdings. United Cap Fincl Advisers Ltd Com owns 36,918 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag has 0% invested in Movado Group, Inc (NYSE:MOV). Invesco invested in 79,401 shares. (NasdaqGS:AMAT) is 13.812996. This ratio is calculated by dividing the market value of a company by cash from operating activities. The Business's segments are Semiconductor Systems; Applied Global Services; Display and Adjacent Markets, and Corporate and Other. The expected SPLS's profit could reach $78.35M giving the stock 21.19 P/E in the case that $0.12 earnings per share is reported. The Company's divisions include North American Delivery, North American Retail and Other. BlackRock Inc. now owns 67,009,706 shares of the manufacturing equipment provider's stock valued at $2,606,676,000 after buying an additional 63,912,660 shares in the last quarter. The company holds 1.2 billion outstanding shares and 1.16 billion shares are floating in market. As of the last earnings report the EPS was $2.42 and is estimated to be $3.11 for the current year with 1,074,631,000 shares now outstanding. The business had revenue of $3.55 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.54 billion. Therefore 17% are positive. Applied Materials also was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. We start with Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) earned "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, August 14.

The stock increased 0.48% or $0.08 on August 9, reaching $16.75. (AMAT) stands at 17.33. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Tuesday, December 15. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 1 by RBC Capital Markets. On Thursday, August 11 the stock rating was maintained by Bank of America with "Buy".

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.24, from 0.88 in 2016Q3.

State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D lowered its position in Applied Materials, Inc. 74 funds opened positions while 143 raised stakes. Share performance for the month is now at -0.34%. The Price to Cash Flow for Applied Materials, Inc.

Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 18th. The company now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $46.62. First In has invested 0.01% in Applied Materials, Inc.

Several analysts have commented on AMAT shares. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Panagora Asset Mngmt holds 2.81 million shares or 0.42% of its portfolio. New Jersey Better Educational Savings Tru has invested 0.16% in Hortonworks Inc (NASDAQ:HDP). (NASDAQ:AMAT). Plante Moran Advsrs Limited Liability holds 2,301 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. The stock of Applied Materials, Inc.

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