Honkamp Krueger Financial Services Inc. now owns 20,921 shares of the manufacturing equipment provider's stock worth $864,000 after buying an additional 97 shares during the last quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 3,067 shares of the manufacturing equipment provider's stock valued at $126,000 after buying an additional 1,817 shares in the last quarter. Insiders own 0.31% of the company's stock. The company's stock had a trading volume of 2,277,434 shares. Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) has declined 2.09% since September 6, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.19% the S&P500. Advisory Services Network LLC increased its holdings in Applied Materials by 10.0% during the 2nd quarter. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America increased its holdings in Applied Materials by 0.7% in the first quarter. The Crosslink Capital Inc holds 269,517 shares with $8.70M value, down from 302,920 last quarter. Applied Matls Inc now has $47.81 billion valuation. The stock has risen 8.44% since then. About 4.96M shares traded.
Instinet reiterated their buy rating on shares of Applied Materials, Inc. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500. Clean Yield Group purchased a new stake in shares of Applied Materials in the first quarter valued at approximately $124,000. Oppenheimer Rev Weighted Etf was reduced too. Therefore 0 are positive. Polaris Industries had 67 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Avondale to "Mkt Outperform" on Thursday, January 12. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, August 18 report. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, July 13 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company has a market cap of $47.50 billion, a PE ratio of 15.83 and a beta of 1.81. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a sector perform rating and issued a $48.00 target price (up previously from $46.00) on shares of Applied Materials in a research report on Sunday, August 20th. The rating was downgraded by Wedbush to "Neutral" on Tuesday, November 17. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $41.0 target. (NASDAQ:AMAT) in a research note published on Monday, August 21st. The stock has "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Friday, September 30. Its down 0.33, from 1.15 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 53 investors sold FAST shares while 178 reduced holdings. Volume on the day was 22.8 million shares. Beacon Fincl Group Incorporated invested in 0.91% or 95,038 shares. Cibc reported 243,257 shares stake.
Gideon Capital Advisors Inc decreased Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS) stake by 4,296 shares to 4,857 valued at $363,000 in 2016Q4. Ftb Inc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST). SBUX has lost -0.56% in the 1-month period. Great West Life Assurance Com Can holds 291,785 shares. Atlanta Cap Grp has 18,500 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Blackrock invested in 0.04% or 534,238 shares. Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky has 574,100 shares for 0.24% of their portfolio. Alta owns 764,539 shares.
Since June 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $230,750 activity. Another trade for 1,000 shares valued at $43,760 was bought by Lewis Holden. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Applied Materials will post $3.20 earnings per share for the current year. (AMAT) traded down 0.84% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $44.72. Therefore 88% are positive. Applied Materials's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 14.18%. The company was maintained on Friday, August 12 by Citigroup. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, November 11. On Friday, February 19 the stock rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co with "Neutral". RBC Capital Markets maintained Polaris Industries Inc. Pacific Crest maintained Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Friday, February 19 to "Buy" rating. Credit Suisse has "Outperform" rating and $62 target. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, September 25 by CLSA.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.33, from 1.15 in 2016Q3. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 79.67% of the company's stock. 111 funds opened positions while 239 raised stakes. Ingalls & Snyder reported 44,550 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Bessemer Group increased its position in stocks of Applied Materials by 145.4% through out the Fiscal Q2. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 952,361 shares. Needham upgraded Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Nomura Asset Management Limited owns 159,063 shares. Atlantic Trust Limited Liability invested in 0.01% or 42,123 shares.
Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 17th. The stock's last price was lower from the average trading price of 50 days recorded at $56.11 while enlarging the period to 200 trading days, the average price was $57.77. Pacad Investment Limited invested in 0.47% or 115,542 shares. DA Davidson upgraded Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 31,907 shares. Patriot Wealth Management Inc holds 0.84% in Applied Materials, Inc.
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