Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)

Applied Materials develops, manufactures, markets and services semiconductor wafer fabrication equipment and related spare parts for the worldwide semiconductor industry. Customers for these products include semiconductor wafer manufacturers and semiconductor integrated circuit  manufacturers, who either use the Ics they manufacture in their own products or sell them to other companies. These ICs are the key components in most advanced electronic products such as computers, telecommunications devices, automotive engine management systems and electronic games.

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)’s Financial Overview

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) surged 1.01% yesterday to close its trading session at $32.16. The company has 1 year Price Target of $34.87. Applied Materials, Inc. has 52-Week high of $32.35 and 52-Week Low of $15.44. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Nov 28, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 8.98 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $34.76 Billion.

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) reported its last quarterly earnings on Oct 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.66/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.65/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.01 a share with a surprise factor of 1.5%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 8.06 Percent, SMA50 of 9.45 Percent and SMA200 of 29.65 percent. Applied Materials, Inc. has P/S value of 3.21 while its P/B value stands at 4.81. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 12.6 percent, Return on Equity of 24.8 percent and Return on Investment of 17.6 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 41.7 percent and 19.9 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). On 28-Jun-16 Susquehanna Upgrade Applied Materials, Inc. Stock  to Neutral. Another firm also rated the stock on 27-Jun-16 where DA Davidson Upgrade the stock to Buy.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 1.9 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 23 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Applied Materials Inc have a median target of 35.00, with a high estimate of 40.00 and a low estimate of 25.00. The median estimate represents a +8.83% increase from the last price of 32.16.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY)

Eli Lilly and Company discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells products in one significant business segment -pharmaceutical products.   The company directs its research efforts primarily toward the search for products to diagnose, prevent and treat human diseases. The company also conducts research to find products to treat diseases in animals and to increase the efficiency of animal food production.

Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY)’s Financial Outlook

The 22 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Eli Lilly and Co have a median target of 97.50, with a high estimate of 113.00 and a low estimate of 78.00. The median estimate represents a +45.20% increase from the last price of 67.15.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Eli Lilly and Company has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.71. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock fell -0.07% and closed its last trading session at $67.15. The company has the market capitalization of $74.13 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $88.16 and 52-Week low of $64.18. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Dec 7, 2015 and 52-Week low on Nov 23, 2016. The company has volume of 8.93 Million shares. The company has a total of 1.1 Billion shares outstanding.

Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.88/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.96/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $-0.08. This shows a surprise factor of -8.3 percent.

The company has YTD performance of -18.17 percent. Beta for Eli Lilly and Company stands at 0.24 while its ATR (average true range) is 2.12. The company has Weekly Volatility of 3.08%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.10%%.

Eli Lilly and Company has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -9.57%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -13.03 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -11.41%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 6.8 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 16.3 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 9.5% with Gross margin of 73.2 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 14.3% and 11.7% respectively.

 

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