Brokers Recommendations on: Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)

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The company has market cap of $55.98 billion. The Firm is a well-known provider of endpoint investigation solutions for cybersecurity analytics, security incident response, e-discovery, data privacy and forensic analysis. (NASDAQ:AMAT) had a closing price of $52.40 yesterday.

Looking at the stock's movement on the chart, Applied Materials, Inc. have shares float of 1.35%. It had closed the previous session at $52.69. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has risen 11.28% since October 9, 2016 and is uptrending.

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Guidance Software's analysts are positive. The lowest target is $12 while the high is $76.0. GUID was included in 5 notes of analysts from November 11, 2016. On Monday, July 10 the stock rating was maintained by DA Davidson with "Buy". Its Applied Global Services segment provides integrated solutions to optimize equipment and fab performance and productivity, including spares, upgrades, services, certain remanufactured earlier generation equipment and factory automation software for semiconductor, display and solar products.

On August 18 Deutsche Bank kept the company rating at "Outperform" and raised the price expectation to $62.00 from $22.00. (NYSE:EFX) to report earnings on October, 25. It has outperformed by 8.64% the S&P500.

Since May 18, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 0 selling transactions for $4.92 million activity. Meanwhile, the average 12-month price target from Wall Street analysts is now 52.69, this means that the stock is underpriced by 0.55%. North Star Investment Management Corp. controls 6,210 shares with a value of $323,000.

About 6.07M shares traded. The Australia-based Macquarie Grp Ltd has invested 0.01% in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR). Meeder Asset Mngmt stated it has 0.43% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) was a Moderate Buy - from a survey of 16 analysts. As of quarter end Eqis Capital Management, Inc. had acquired 19,495 shares growing its stake by 291.8%.

Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly 1.17%.

Three months ago, on the other hand, the average analyst rating for Applied Materials, Inc. Analysts giving shares a rating of 1 or 2 would be indicating a Buy. Therefore 96% are positive. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 14 by Jefferies. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has "Sector Perform" rating given on Thursday, February 16 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 18 by Nomura. (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Friday, August 14 with "Hold" rating. On September 13 the company was upgraded to "Buy" from "Buy" by analysts at Goldman Sachs. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG) on Monday, May 29 with "Buy" rating. The stock has "Buy" rating by Credit Agricole on Tuesday, January 19. Applied Materials earned a coverage optimism score of 0.23 on AlphaOne's scale. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of AMAT.

Investors of record on Friday, November 24th will be given a $0.10 dividend. Its down 0.33, from 1.15 in 2017Q1. Sold All: 48 Reduced: 346 Increased: 219 New Position: 105. There were 59 sold out positions, amounting to 5.08 million shares. In terms of volatility, shares have been noted at 1.96% for the week, and 2.58% for the past month. Share performance for the month is now at 15.38%. Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 350,984 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Hanson And Doremus Investment Mgmt has 200 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Valley National Advisers reported 5,493 shares. Tracking ROA value which gives an idea as to how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. Century accumulated 0% or 32,746 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) accumulated 0.18% or 432,663 shares. Moreover, Douglass Winthrop Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.01% invested in Equifax Inc. Bp Public Limited Com reported 135,000 shares or 0.2% of all its holdings. Braun Stacey Assocs holds 433,100 shares. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. purchased a new position in Applied Materials in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $134,000. San Francisco Sentry Group (Ca) reported 255 shares.

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