|Bid||0.00 x 1200|
|Ask||0.00 x 800|
|Day's Range||47.84 - 49.15|
|52 Week Range||41.94 - 62.40|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||16.21|
|Earnings Date||Aug 16, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.80 (1.72%)|
|1y Target Est||65.82|
MARKET PULSE Shares of semiconductor-equipment companies Lam Research Corp. (lcrx) Applied Materials Inc. (amat) and KLA-Tencor Corp. (klac) are up in premarket trading after ASML Holding NV (asml) reported better-than-expected results and said it expected a stronger second half.
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Lam Research Corp. (lrcx) shares are down 0.8% in premarket trading, while Applied Materials Inc. (amat) shares are down 0.5%, after Evercore ISI analyst C.J. Muse lowered his price targets for both stocks. KLA-Tencor shares are off 0.2% premarket. Lam Research shares are up 9.4% over the past 12 months, while Applied Materials shares have gained 0.4% and the S&P 500 (spx) has climbed 14%.
While slightly lowering their price targets for Applied Materials Inc. ( AMAT) and Lam Research Corp. ( LRCX), Morgan Stanley analysts Joseph Moore and Craig Hettenbach are still overweight on the two chip-equipment makers and see at least 25% for both. Whether this is due to technical manufacturing issues or just Samsung looking to manage its supply in order to maintain higher prices, the result is the same—lower spending on WFE.
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This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting AMAT. Over the last one-month, outflows of investor capital in ETFs holding AMAT totaled $267 million.
WallStEquities.com draws investors' attention to four Semiconductor Equipment and Materials stocks, namely: Ambarella Inc. (NASDAQ: AMBA), Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT), ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ: ASML), and Enphase Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH). First Research reported that worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment were estimated to total nearly $56 billion in 2017, according to Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International, an industry association.
A Wall Street analyst on Monday cut his price targets on four chip gear stocks, saying the market for wafer fabrication equipment, especially for memory chips, has softened recently.
One of the biggest semiconductor shows of the year kicks off in San Francisco tomorrow, Semicon West, and as mentioned previously, there’s some substantial caution heading into this conference by those following stocks of chip equipment makers such as Applied Materials (AMAT), Lam Research (LRCX), and ASML Holding (ASML). Morgan Stanley’s Joseph Moore and Craig Hettenbach today offer some estimate cuts for Applied and Lam in a joint note to clients, and try to gauge what next year looks like. While the analysts maintain Overweight ratings on shares of both, they cut target prices, lowering Applied Materials to $58 from $60, and lowering Lam to $219 from $238.
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This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting AMAT. Over the last one-month, outflows of investor capital in ETFs holding AMAT totaled $4.34 billion.
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A Wall Street analyst on Monday turned cautious on semiconductor equipment stocks ahead of a major industry conference. Needham analyst Edwin Mok cut his price targets on four chip-gear stocks.
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied Materials today celebrated the 20th anniversary and 5,000th shipment of the Producer® platform, a manufacturing system that helps make virtually every chip in the world. The Applied Materials Producer® platform is a manufacturing system that helps make virtually every chip in the world. The Producer platform was launched in July of 1998 to help enable chips to run faster by changing their wiring from aluminum to copper, which is a better conductor.
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Among the companies with shares expected to trade actively in Tuesday's session are General Electric, Applied Materials, Intel, Wells Fargo, Bank of America and Amazon.com.
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