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A Look at Applied Materials’ Stock Returns and Valuations

Adam Rogers
A Look at Applied Materials’ Stock Returns and Valuations

AMAT stock was impacted by the company’s third-quarter 2018 results (year ending in October). Applied Materials expects revenue of $4 billion with EPS of $0.96 in Q4 2018, which is more than 10% lower than Wall Street revenue estimates of $4.5 billion and EPS projections of $1.17. The ongoing trade war and the earnings cliff have impacted several semiconductor stocks.