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 reduces its risk exposure and slightly improves to Neutral

The independent financial analyst theScreener just allocated a lower risk rating to APPLIED MATERIALS (US), active in the Semiconductors industry. As regards its fundamental valuation, the title still shows 3 out of 4 possible stars. Its market behaviour, however, has slightly improved and can be qualified as moderately risky. theScreener considers that these elements merit an overall rating upgrade to Neutral. As of the analysis date January 5, 2021, the closing price was USD 89.60 and its expected value was estimated at USD 81.16.

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Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT:USA) currently trades below corporate averages relative to UAFRS-based (Uniform) earnings with a 15.0x Uniform P/E. At these levels, markets have bearish expectations for the firm, and management may have concerns about revenue, margins, and demand Specifically, management may lack confidence in their ability to sustain revenue, capitalize on the strategic nature of semiconductors, and maintain their systems and service business growth. In addition, they may be overstating the sustainability of wafer fab equipment demand, the capabilities of their Sym3 Y system, ...

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Applied Materials Inc.: Applied’s results and outlook highlight strong business profile and financial strength

Another strong quarter and solid outlook amid challenging macro

Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Applied Materials Inc.

Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Applied Materials Inc.. Global Credit Research- 21 Sep 2020. New York, September 21, 2020-- Moody's Investors Service has completed a periodic review of the ratings of Applied Materials Inc. and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit.

Applied Materials Inc. - July 2020 (LTM): Peer Snapshot

Compares key performance metrics against industry peers.

Applied Materials Inc.: Applied’s results and outlook highlight strong business profile and financial strength

July quarter continues growth with solid outlook looking into 2021

Applied Materials Inc. - April 2020 (LTM): Peer Snapshot

Compares key performance metrics against industry peers.

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APPLIED MATERIALS reduces its risk exposure and slightly improves to Neutral

The independent financial analyst theScreener just allocated a lower risk rating to APPLIED MATERIALS (US), active in the Semiconductors industry. As regards its fundamental valuation, the title still shows 3 out of 4 possible stars. Its market behaviour, however, has slightly improved and can be qualified as moderately risky. theScreener considers that these elements merit an overall rating upgrade to Neutral. As of the analysis date January 5, 2021, the closing price was USD 89.60 and its expected value was estimated at USD 81.16.

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