Applied Materials Inc (NASDAQ:AMAT) Big Money Quarterly Sentiment at 0.95

June 27, 2018 - By Toni Killen

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“Big money sentiment for Applied Materials Inc (NASDAQ:AMAT) in Q1 2018 increased to 0.95, according to SEC filings. So its up 0.09, from 2017Q4’s 0.86. 387 hedge funds opened new and increased positions, while 406 sold and reduced their positions in Applied Materials Inc so the sentiment has increased. Funds own 762.68 million shares, 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. In total 50 funds closed positions, 356 reduced and 278 increased. Also 109 funds bought new Applied Materials Inc stakes.

Largest Applied Materials Inc Investors

As of Q1 2018 Glaxis Capital Management Llc has 10.93% invested in Applied Materials Inc. As of Q1 2018, 209,900 shares of Applied Materials Inc are owned by Central Asset Investments & Management Holdings (Hk) Ltd. In addition, Marble Arch Investments Lp reported 1.63 million shares in Applied Materials Inc equivalent to 7.06% of its 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. holds 980,000 shares or 6.33% of their long stock exposure.

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

AMAT is reaching $46.46 during the last trading session, after decreased 0.45%.Applied Materials, Inc. has volume of 3.68M shares. Since June 27, 2017 AMAT has risen 12.95% and is uptrending. AMAT outperformed by 0.38% the S&P500.

On August, 16 Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)’s earnings report is awaited by WallStreet, Faxor reports. Analysts expect change of 34.88 % or $0.30 from previous year’s $0.86 earnings per share compared to current’s $1.16 earnings per share. If the current earnings per share of $1.16 is accurate, AMAT’s profit could be $1.17 billion. Wall Street now sees -4.92 % negative EPS growth despite Applied Materials, Inc. previous quarter’s EPS of $1.22.

First National reported 66,934 shs or 0.42% of all its holdings. The New Jersey-based Systematic Fincl Mgmt L P has invested 0.07% in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Covington Mngmt reported 21,970 shs. 4,972 were reported by Timber Hill Llc. Virginia Retirement Et Al holds 0.4% or 595,100 shs. 6,627 are owned by Asset Management. Victory Capital Mgmt stated it has 0.05% of its capital in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Paloma Prtnrs Mgmt holds 0.02% or 19,546 shs. 11.03M are held by Century Cos. Cap Management Va, Virginia-based fund reported 171,117 shs. Boston Common Asset Management Ltd Liability Company holds 0.48% or 72,684 shs in its capital. Everett Harris Communication Ca has 3,600 shs for 0.01% of their capital. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt stated it has 0.06% in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Legacy Private Tru Com has invested 0.26% of its capital in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Gulf International Financial Bank (Uk) Limited stated it has 334,423 shs or 0.24% of all its holdings.

Applied Materials, Inc. registered $3.97 million net activity with 0 insider buys and 3 insider sales since December 29, 2017. $922,050 worth of stock was sold by Iannotti Thomas J on Thursday, March 8. On Tuesday, January 2 $2.83 million worth of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) was sold by Nalamasu Omkaram. Salehpour Ali sold $6.44M worth of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) or 125,125 shs on Friday, December 29.

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”. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has 69% bullish analysts. With $75 highest and $5800 lowest PT, Applied Materials has $68.36 average PT or 47.14% above the current ($46.46) price. 19 are the (NASDAQ:AMAT)’s ratings reports on 27 Jun 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Tuesday, January 16 the rating was upgraded by Susquehanna to “Positive”. On Thursday, February 15 the stock of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has “Buy” rating given by Susquehanna. On Thursday, February 15 Credit Suisse maintained the shares of AMAT in report with “Outperform” rating. On Monday, February 26 the firm has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse given. On Tuesday, January 30 the stock of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus. On Friday, May 18 Goldman Sachs downgraded Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) rating. Goldman Sachs has “Hold” rating and $5800 target. On Monday, May 21 the firm has “Buy” rating by Needham given. On Monday, January 8 the firm has “Strong Buy” rating by Needham given. On Tuesday, January 16 the stock of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has “Buy” rating given by FBR Capital. On Thursday, February 15 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Deutsche Bank.

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

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