In analysts report issued to clients and investors on 6 December, Wells Fargo analyst has today initiated coverage for Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) shares with a "Outperform" rating. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 3,067 shares of the manufacturing equipment provider's stock worth $126,000 after purchasing an additional 1,817 shares in the last quarter. The shares were sold at an average price of $58.00, for a total transaction of $290,000.00. Credit Suisse Group boosted their target price on shares of Applied Materials from $62.00 to $72.00 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a research note on Friday, November 17th. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500.
Allen Investment Management Llc decreased Dover Corp (NYSE:DOV) stake by 9,811 shares to 9,722 valued at $780,000 in 2017Q2. Acropolis Investment Management Llc bought 8,236 shares as the company's stock declined 2.31% while stock markets rallied. Nomura Holdg reported 398,413 shares. Acropolis Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Disney Walt Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $159.28B market cap company. The stock increased 1.00% or $1.39 during the last trading session, reaching $141.06. About 252,671 shares traded. New York-based Altfest L J Communication Inc has invested 0.46% in Applied Materials, Inc. It has underperformed by 6.92% the S&P500.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q2 2017. The firm has a market cap of $50.29 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.35 and a beta of 1.81.
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Private Advisor Group LLC lifted its stake in shares of Applied Materials, Inc. LeJeune Puetz Investment Counsel LLC acquired a new position in shares of Applied Materials during the third quarter worth $105,000. The manufacturing equipment provider reported $0.93 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.91 by $0.02. The institutional investor owned 218,470 shares of the manufacturing equipment provider's stock after purchasing an additional 23,950 shares during the quarter. (NASDAQ:AMAT) by 19.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.66 EPS. equities research analysts anticipate that Applied Materials, Inc. will post 3.96 earnings per share for the current year. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas holds 0% or 5.54M shares in its portfolio. Los Angeles & Equity Research Incorporated invested in 0.25% or 950,341 shares. Brighton Jones Ltd Liability has invested 0.03% in Applied Materials, Inc. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its position in Applied Materials by 2.3% during the second quarter. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Yorktown Mgmt And Inc has 6,000 shares. Murphy Pohlad Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability has 21,020 shares for 0.64% of their portfolio. 87,942 are owned by Commonwealth National Bank Of Aus. Metropolitan Life Co Ny holds 563,307 shares. Jag Cap Ltd Com owns 278,342 shares for 2.3% of their portfolio. Applied Materials has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $61.15. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Polar Asset Mgmt Prtnrs Inc holds 0.47% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 1.48 million shares.
Among 28 analysts covering Applied Materials Inc. Therefore 96% are positive. Credit Suisse Group increased their price target on Applied Materials from $5.00 to $62.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Ubs Asset Americas owns 5.54M shares for 0% of their portfolio. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, February 19 by Deutsche Bank. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Applied Materials in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Summit Research downgraded Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Monday, September 18 with "Buy" rating. As per Monday, December 19, the company rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs. Macquarie Group Ltd.'s holdings in Applied Materials were worth $13,971,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. "(AMAT)" was published by The Lincolnian Online and is the sole property of of The Lincolnian Online. Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ acquired a new stake in shares of Applied Materials during the first quarter worth approximately $6,891,000.
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Hartwell J M Limited Partnership decreased its stake in Applied Materials (AMAT) by 31.51% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Therefore 53% are positive.
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