Applied Materials Inc.

Applied Materials provides manufacturing equipment, services and software to the semiconductor, display and related industries. The company's segments are: Semiconductor Systems, which develops, manufactures and sells a range of manufacturing equipment used to fabricate semiconductor chips; Applied Global Services, which provides integrated solutions to support equipment and fab performance and productivity; and Display and Adjacent Markets, which is comprised of products for manufacturing liquid crystal displays, organic light-emitting diodes and other display technologies for TVs, monitors, laptops, personal computers, electronic tablets, smart phones, and other consumer-oriented devices.
  • TickerAMAT
  • ISINUS0382221051
  • ExchangeNASDAQ Stock Market
  • SectorTechnology Hardware & Equipment
  • CountryUnited States

Applied Materials Inc.: Update to credit analysis

Our credit view of this issuer reflects its track record of managing well through down cycles, offset by its customer concentration.

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Moody's upgrades Applied Materials' senior unsecured rating to A2; outlook stable

Rating Action: Moody's upgrades Applied Materials' senior unsecured rating to A2; outlook stable. Global Credit Research- 26 Apr 2021. New York, April 26, 2021-- Moody's Investors Service upgraded Applied Materials Inc.' s senior unsecured rating to A2 from A3.

APPLIED MATERIALS sees an upgrade to Slightly Positive due to a better fundamental star rating

The general evaluation of APPLIED MATERIALS (US), a company active in the Semiconductors industry, has been upgraded by the independent financial analyst theScreener with the addition of a star. Its fundamental valuation now shows 4 out of 4 possible stars while its market behaviour can be considered as moderately risky. theScreener believes that the additional star(s) merits the upgrade of its general evaluation to Slightly Positive. As of the analysis date April 13, 2021, the closing price was USD 135.10 and its potential was estimated at USD 147.82.

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Vital Signs: Actionable charts

• A number of Consumer Cyclical names continue to indicate leadership. (ex. THO, WGO, CROX, WLH, LEN, KBH, PZZA, TXRH, SCVL, GCO, and RH) • The Healthcare Sector has a number of attractive names developing major bases and staging RS reversals. (ex. CAH, HSIC, ITGR, ABT, MLAB, RMD, SYK, MD, RDNT, TRHC, CNC, WCG, RGNX, BEO, and SYNH) • The Technology Sector continues to be long-term leadership. Many issues are extended and we would suggest taking opportunity of any weakness. (ex. TER, AMAT, SYNA, INTC, AVGO, INTU, LPSN, CTXS, ADP, EXLS, PRSP, and FN)

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Vital Signs: Actionable charts

Key Points: • A number of significant Communications names are developing bullishly. (ex. GOOG, FB, and NWS) • Consumer Discretionary names continue to develop positively. (ex. THRM, LEA, WYNN, PENN, CMG, KMX, and AMZN) • Energy Sector names continue to attempt to carve out bottoms. (ex. OXY, VAL) • Financial Sector names continue to develop bullishly (ex. C, UMPQ, EWBC, TROW, MSCI, SPGI, GS, and MS)

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Vital Signs: Actionable charts

In this product we rank the most positive and negative domestic stocks, filter the symbols by market-cap and trading volume, and then divide the companies into sectors and groups. We then manually look through charts leadership/changes, bottoms-up/top-down ideas, short-term patterns that may have long-term significance, etc. We believe you will find this product valuable as significant price and relative moves begin in the daily charts.

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Vermilion Macro Vision: Sector Synopsis

STRATEGY: Up and to the Right In our September Macro Vision strategy, we suggested shifting towards value oriented names, which continue to outperform growth. We also believed breadth would improve followed by likely new highs and if the cyclicals could bottom it would reflect optimism that a recession has been shelved. In hindsight, there have been improvements in many of the cyclical Sectors (Manufacturing, Transportation, and Basic Materials) and a move away from defensive areas of the market (Services, Consumer Staples, and Utilities). Historically rotations such as this provide a favorab...

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Vermilion Compass: Weekly Equity Strategy

Market remains in purgatory Purgatory is a reference we have used to describe the state of the market numerous times throughout 2019, and we believe this remains the case. Technical signals continue to suggest that while there are little-to-no signs for us to expect impending doom (economic data notwithstanding), there is also little to suggest an imminent broad market rally. Until these signals begin leading us one way or the other, our neutral outlook remains appropriate. • Small-caps, Transports, Banks. Small-caps underperforming large-caps remains on our list of concerns as it has for ...

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AMAT - Embedded Expectations Analysis - 2021 04 09

Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT:USA) currently trades at recent highs relative to UAFRS-based (Uniform) earnings with a 21.0x Uniform P/E. At these levels, markets have bullish expectations for the firm, but management may have concerns about revenue growth, new product offerings, and the sustainability of wafer demand Specifically, management may lack confidence in their ability to optimize new structures and materials, capitalize on their clients' geographic expansion, and sustain growth in their service business through technological innovation. Furthermore, they may be exaggerating the pote...

Dave Nicoski ...
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Vital Signs: Actionable charts

In this product we rank the most positive and negative domestic stocks, filter the symbols by market-cap and trading volume, and then divide the companies into sectors and groups. We then manually look through charts leadership/changes, bottoms-up/top-down ideas, short-term patterns that may have long-term significance, etc. We believe you will find this product valuable as significant price and relative moves begin in the daily charts.

Pierre FerraguÊ

Intel paved the Third Way of semiconductors yesterday. Implications for the company and for the industry.

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Applied Materials Inc.: Update to credit analysis

Our credit view of this issuer reflects its track record of managing well through down cycles, offset by its customer concentration.

Moody's upgrades Applied Materials' senior unsecured rating to A2; outlook stable

Rating Action: Moody's upgrades Applied Materials' senior unsecured rating to A2; outlook stable. Global Credit Research- 26 Apr 2021. New York, April 26, 2021-- Moody's Investors Service upgraded Applied Materials Inc.' s senior unsecured rating to A2 from A3.

Applied Materials Inc. - January 2021 (LTM): Peer Snapshot

Compares key performance metrics against industry peers.

Applied Materials Inc.: Applied’s results and outlook point to a record strong year

Strong first quarter results and a record strong 2021 outlook

Applied Materials Inc.: Update to credit analysis

Applied Materials' credit profile reflects its leading market position, strong operating perforance through cycles, low leverage and excellent liquidity, countered by industry cyclicality.

James Ratzer

Global TMT: AMAT, NVDA, CISCO, EQIX, KDDI, AIS, KT

Global TMT: AMAT, NVDA, CISCO, EQIX, KDDI, AIS, KT

APPLIED MATERIALS sees an upgrade to Slightly Positive due to a better fundamental star rating

The general evaluation of APPLIED MATERIALS (US), a company active in the Semiconductors industry, has been upgraded by the independent financial analyst theScreener with the addition of a star. Its fundamental valuation now shows 4 out of 4 possible stars while its market behaviour can be considered as moderately risky. theScreener believes that the additional star(s) merits the upgrade of its general evaluation to Slightly Positive. As of the analysis date April 13, 2021, the closing price was USD 135.10 and its potential was estimated at USD 147.82.

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