Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)

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Pros
Stock price low relative to the 52-week range
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Buy analyst rating
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
Company’s profitability is declining
Forward P/B ratio high relative to industry peers

Pros

  1. AMAT stock price ($81.93) is at the 52-week low. Perhaps now is a good time to buy? See AMAT price chart.
  2. AMAT forward dividend yield is 0.98%, higher than the industry (0.54%) and sector (0.33%) forward dividend yields. See AMAT forward dividend chart.
  3. AMAT average analyst rating is Buy. See AMAT analyst rating chart.
  4. AMAT average analyst price target ($127.96) is above its current price ($81.93). See AMAT price target chart.

Cons

  1. AMAT profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -4.42 percentage points. See AMAT profitability chart.
  2. AMAT Price/Book ratio is 6.55, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See AMAT forward Price/Book ratio chart.