AMP Capital Investors Ltd Increases Stake in Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)


The Primecap Management Company holds 4.48M shares with $185.04 million value, down from 6.16 million last quarter. The stock decreased 1.91% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $6.66. About 185,822 shares traded.

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has a beta of 1.82, compared to a beta of 1 for the market, which implies that the stock's price movements are more extreme than the market as a whole. It has outperformed by 59.49% the S&P500.

Investigating the productivity proportions of Organovo Holdings, Inc., (NASDAQ: ONVO) stock, speculator will discover its ROE, ROA, ROI remaining at -65.6%, -60.3% and 13.8%, individually. About 12.97M shares traded or 18.69% up from the average. The shares price has positioned 11.89% up over the past quarter while it has directed 6.87% toward a rising position throughout past six months.

Several analysts have released their opinion on Applied Materials, Inc. (NasdaqGS:AMAT) is 0.020889. This percentage is calculated by adding the dividend yield plus the percentage of shares repurchased. Therefore 96% are positive. Caprock Grp reported 0.07% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Friday, August 14 with "Outperform". (NASDAQ:AMAT) earned "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, February 16. The firm has "Buy" rating by B. Riley & Co given on Thursday, August 11. Citigroup maintained Applied Materials, Inc. We have $54.13 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:AMAT worth $3.78B more. More interesting news about Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)'s shares. The total value of these holdings, in millions, is $44,876. The stock's average target of $7.50 is 142.33% above today's ($3.095) share price. The stock has "Buy" rating by Needham on Monday, September 18. The rating was maintained by Needham with "Buy" on Thursday, October 19.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.07, from 1.03 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 48 investors sold AMAT shares while 346 reduced holdings. 105 funds opened positions while 219 raised stakes. The funds in our partner's database reported: 100.78 million shares, down from 101.89 million shares in 2017Q1. The institutional investor held 137,610 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $5.69 million, down from 172,310 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Applied Materials, Inc.'s insider ownership stands at 0.2 percent, while its insider transaction is -2.85 percent. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Primecap Management Comm Ca has invested 0.16% in Applied Materials, Inc.

A number of other research analysts have also recently issued reports on AMAT. Broadfin Capital Llc, a New York-based fund reported 2.53 million shares.#img1#. 788,740 were accumulated by Castleark Mgmt Ltd Liability. Credit Agricole S A reported 0.18% stake. Breton Hill Cap Limited invested in 0.18% or 23,509 shares. The stock of Applied Materials, Inc. MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe.MIWD00000PUS gained 0.14 percent and also hit an all-time peak, but was well off its session high.

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Shares of Applied Materials, Inc. CLSA upgraded Applied Materials, Inc. It also reduced Brocade Communications Sys I (NASDAQ:BRCD) stake by 324,086 shares and now owns 276,777 shares. 145,559 are owned by Hightower Advsrs Ltd Company. Art Advsr Ltd Liability Co stated it has 191,000 shares.

Origin Asset Management Llp increased Teradyne Inc (NYSE:TER) stake by 52,000 shares to 422,464 valued at $12.69M in 2017Q2. Pnc Services Group reported 2.27 million shares. Jacobs Engr Group Del (NYSE:JEC) was raised too. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-five have issued a buy rating to the company. Therefore 43% are positive.

WARNING: "Applied Materials, Inc". The stock has "Buy" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, August 29. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 22nd. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with "Buy" on Monday, October 23. (NasdaqGS:AMAT) is 19.00000. The more stable the company, the lower the score. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, June 28 by Susquehanna. The firm has "Overweight" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Thursday, October 8. On Friday, May 27 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy". Morgan Stanley initiated Applied Materials, Inc. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, June 2 report.

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