Pro-Applied Materials Inc Big Money Sentiment Runs High in 2018 Q1, Currently at 0.95

June 27, 2018 - By Matthew Medley

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In Q1 2018 Applied Materials Inc (NASDAQ:AMAT) big money sentiment increased to 0.95, revealed SEC filings. That’s up 0.09, from 2017Q4’s 0.86. 387 institutional investors increased and opened new stock positions, while 406 sold and trimmed holdings in Applied Materials Inc so the sentiment has improved. These funds own 762.68 million shares, that’s down from 797.20 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding Applied Materials Inc in top 10 changed to 36 from 26 for an increase of 10. 50 Investors Sold All; 356 Reduced Holdings; 278 increased stakes while 109 institutional investors bought stakes.

Most Applied Materials Inc Shareholders

Glaxis Capital Management Llc owns 134,200 shares in Applied Materials Inc as of Q1 2018. Applied Materials Inc’s shareholder Central Asset Investments & Management Holdings (Hk) Ltd owns 209,900 shares as of Q1 2018. In addition, Marble Arch Investments Lp reported 1.63 million shares in Applied Materials Inc equivalent to 7.06% of its US long stock exposure. Praesidium Investment Management Company Llc revealed 1.49 million shares position in Applied Materials Inc. The California-based fund Scge Management L.P. looks positive on Applied Materials Inc, having 980,000 shares.

Applied Materials, Inc. provides manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, display, and related industries worldwide.The firm is valued at $46.83 billion. It operates through three divisions: Semiconductor Systems, Applied Global Services, and Display and Adjacent Markets.15.6 is the P/E ratio. The Semiconductor Systems segment develops, makes, and sells a range of manufacturing equipment used to fabricate semiconductor chips or integrated circuits.

AMAT is hitting $46.46 during the last trading session, after decreased 0.45%.Currently Applied Materials, Inc. is uptrending after 12.95% change in last June 27, 2017. AMAT has also 3.68M shares volume. AMAT outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.38%.

On August, 16 is expected Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)’s earnings report, Faxor reports. earnings per share of $1.16 is 34.88 % up from 2017’s $0.86 EPS. AMAT’s profit could hit $1.17 billion if the current earnings per share of $1.16 is accurate. -4.92 % negative EPS growth is what Wall Street’s predicts after $1.22 reported EPS last quarter.

Sta Wealth Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 23,372 shs. Whittier stated it has 5,053 shs or 0.01% of all its holdings. Plante Moran Fin Advsr Limited Liability Corporation holds 1,262 shs. Piedmont Limited Liability Corporation owns 190,734 shs for 0.28% of their capital. Brown Advisory Inc holds 0.01% of its capital in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 26,706 shs. Grandfield Dodd Ltd Liability has 266,845 shs. Moreover, Capital Rech has 0.26% invested in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Oakworth Inc holds 0.02% of its capital in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 1,473 shs. Albion Fin Ut stated it has 0.14% in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Connor Clark Lunn Inv Management stated it has 0.1% in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Bb&T Corp has 0.02% invested in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 19,164 shs. 48,800 are owned by Pittenger Anderson. Janney Ltd stated it has 255,936 shs or 0.62% of all its holdings. Moors And Cabot holds 0.18% or 24,132 shs. Icm Asset Management Wa stated it has 26,917 shs or 1.59% of all its holdings.

Applied Materials, Inc. registered $3.97 million net activity with 0 insider purchases and 3 sales since December 29, 2017. On Friday, December 29 $6.44 million worth of stock was sold by Salehpour Ali. $922,050 worth of stock was sold by Iannotti Thomas J on Thursday, March 8. On Tuesday, January 2 a trade for 53,466 shs valued at $2.83 million was made by Nalamasu Omkaram.

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) Ratings Coverage

In total 13 analysts cover Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT). “Buy” rating has 9, “Sell” are 0, while 4 are “Hold”. 69% are bullish. With $75 highest and $5800 lowest price target Applied Materials has $68.36 average price target or 47.14% above the current ($46.46) price. 19 are the (NASDAQ:AMAT)’s analyst reports since January 8, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Thursday, February 15 the stock of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus. The company rating was maintained by Susquehanna on Thursday, February 15. On Monday, May 21 the firm has “Buy” rating by Needham given. On Monday, January 8 the company was upgraded by Needham. On Wednesday, June 13 the rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Sector Perform”. The stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Friday, May 18. In Thursday, February 15 report Credit Suisse maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $74 target. In Thursday, April 12 report KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, January 30 the stock of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus. On Friday, May 18 the rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Hold”.

For more Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) news announced recently go to: 247Wallst.com, Globenewswire.com, Globenewswire.com, Nasdaq.com or Seekingalpha.com. The titles are as follows: “Major Semiconductors Scare Off Short Sellers” announced on June 27, 2018, “AI Design Forum Speaker Roster Announced” on June 25, 2018, “Applied Materials Announces Cash Dividend” with a publish date: June 07, 2018, “This Small-Cap Semiconductor Stock Now Offers a Solid Dividend” and the last “Applied Materials Looks Undervalued” with publication date: May 29, 2018.

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