Looking at top Wall Street opinions, Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) has recently made its way into the research list of RBC Capital Mkts – signaling that their analyst’s rating adjustment is noteworthy. This stock was upgraded to a rating of Outperform in the eyes of RBC Capital Mkts, whereas its previous rating was Sector Perform in the eyes of RBC Capital Mkts, as reported on Tuesday, January 29th, 2019. Another heavy-hitting research note was published by Needham on Friday December 21st, 2018, with this firm Initiated AMAT to an updated rating of Buy. In the past six months and three months of trading, shares of Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) have moved by 31.29% and 30.47%, respectively.
Brokerage Updates Related to Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) Stock
This publicly-traded organization generated gains of 4.08% over the last 5 sessions. Right now, this stock is the subject of 22 analysts’ evaluations, who – on average – have given this company’s shares a Buy rating. Not a Single analyst have given underperform rating or sell rating, and 6 have given a rating of Buy or better. Based on the 22 stock market experts following this company, the average 12-month price target is $48.38. Moreover, individual price targets range between $34.00-$65.00. With its recent move to $46.50, we can see that these firms project this stock will loss by -24.14% in one year.
Updates from Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) SEC Form 4
This particular company’s shares have garnered a lot of attention in recent days, as insiders are unloading their holdings while having generated a 0.60% rise since the beginning of the calendar year. A SVP, New Mrkts & Alliances Grp at Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) sold off some of its shares in a transaction that was finalized on Apr 03. Similarly, Forrest Stephen R sold 2,000 shares of the organization’s stock at $42.45 apiece and racked up $84,900 in earnings from the sale.
Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) Results in the Pipeline
The next scheduled release of financial results for Applied Materials, Inc. will be for the Jan-19 quarter. As it stands right now, market analysts are anticipating the per-share earnings for the three-month period will be $0.79. In the same vein, they expect sales for the quarter to amount to $3,709.44 million.
Now let’s turn to earnings surprise history: in the most recent quarter, the company reported about $3,753.00 million in revenue alongside EPS at $0.81. On average, the analyst projection was calling for $4,014.00 million with $0.97 per share in earnings, respectively. In the preceding quarter, this company’s revenue reached $4,468.00 million, with earnings per share ending up at $1.20.
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Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) In-Depth Brokerage Insights
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TSLA Stock Value Potential
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Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Analyst Points of Focus
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