Analyst Activity – Deutsche Bank AG Reiterates Buy on Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT)

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Analyst Ratings For Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT)

Today, Deutsche Bank AG reiterated its Buy rating on Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) with a price target of $48.00.

There are 4 hold ratings, 18 buy ratings on the stock.

The current consensus rating on Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) is Buy (Score: 2.82) with a consensus target price of $40.55 per share, a potential 8.01% downside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 5/19/2017-Deutsche Bank AG Reiterated Rating of Buy.
  • 5/19/2017-Royal Bank of Canada Reiterated Rating of Sector Perform.
  • 5/17/2017-Bank of America Corp Reiterated Rating of Buy.
  • 5/17/2017-Susquehanna Bancshares Inc Reiterated Rating of Neutral.
  • 5/17/2017-Citigroup Inc Reiterated Rating of Buy.

Dividend information for Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT)

Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) pays an annual dividend of 4 Hold Ratings, 18 Buy Ratings with a yield of 0.91%.

Dividend History for Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT)

  • On 3/10/2017 Applied Materials announced a quarterly dividend of $0.10 1.05% with an ex dividend date of 5/23/2017 which will be payable on 6/15/2017.
  • On 3/9/2017 Applied Materials announced a quarterly dividend of $0.10 with an ex dividend date of which will be payable on 5/25/2017.
  • On 12/1/2016 Applied Materials announced a quarterly dividend of $0.10 1.27% with an ex dividend date of 2/17/2017 which will be payable on 3/15/2017.
  • On 9/8/2016 Applied Materials announced a quarterly dividend of $0.10 1.39% with an ex dividend date of 11/22/2016 which will be payable on 12/15/2016.
  • On 6/9/2016 Applied Materials announced a quarterly dividend of $0.10 1.66% with an ex dividend date of 8/23/2016 which will be payable on 9/15/2016.
  • On 3/11/2016 Applied Materials announced a quarterly dividend of $0.10 2% with an ex dividend date of 5/24/2016 which will be payable on 6/16/2016.
  • On 12/9/2015 Applied Materials announced a quarterly dividend of $0.10 2.1% with an ex dividend date of 2/23/2016 which will be payable on 3/17/2016.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT)
Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) has insider ownership of 0.31% and institutional ownership of 82.52%.

  • On 1/4/2017 Thomas F Larkins, VP, sold 100,000 with an average share price of $31.94 per share and the total transaction amounting to $3,194,000.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 1/3/2017 Dennis D Powell, Director, sold 21,017 with an average share price of $31.95 per share and the total transaction amounting to $671,493.15. View SEC Filing
  • On 11/29/2016 Stephen R. Forrest, Director, sold 4,800 with an average share price of $31.86 per share and the total transaction amounting to $152,928.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 10/7/2016 Gary E. Dickerson, Insider, sold 229,935 with an average share price of $29.71 per share and the total transaction amounting to $6,831,368.85. View SEC Filing
  • On 9/1/2016 Omkaram Nalamasu, VP, sold 99,491 with an average share price of $30.15 per share and the total transaction amounting to $2,999,653.65. View SEC Filing
  • On 8/26/2016 Omkaram Nalamasu, VP, sold 26,035 with an average share price of $30.15 per share and the total transaction amounting to $784,955.25. View SEC Filing
  • On 8/23/2016 Stephen R. Forrest, Director, sold 5,000 with an average share price of $30.00 per share and the total transaction amounting to $150,000.00. View SEC Filing

About Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT)
Applied Materials, Inc. provides manufacturing equipment, services and software to the global semiconductor, display and related industries. The Company’s segments are Semiconductor Systems, which includes semiconductor capital equipment for etch, rapid thermal processing, deposition, chemical mechanical planarization, metrology and inspection, wafer packaging, and ion implantation; Applied Global Services, which provides integrated solutions to optimize equipment and fab performance and productivity; Display and Adjacent Markets, which includes products for manufacturing liquid crystal displays, organic light-emitting diodes, upgrades and roll-to-roll Web coating systems and other display technologies for televisions, personal computers, smart phones and other consumer-oriented devices, and Corporate and Other segment, which includes revenues from products, as well as costs of products sold for fabricating solar photovoltaic cells and modules, and certain operating expenses.

Recent Trading Activity for Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT)
Shares of Applied Materials closed the previous trading session at 44.08 up +0.17 0.39% with 23,319,169 shares trading hands.

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