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Commerzbank maintained Sartorius AG (ETR:SRT) on Friday, January 22 with "Hold" rating. On Thursday, December 10 the stock rating was downgraded by CLSA to "Outperform". The firm has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, September 5. (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Thursday, August 13 with "Buy" rating. HSBC upgraded Sartorius AG (ETR:SRT) on Thursday, November 26 to "Buy" rating. The stock has "Hold" rating by Landesbank on Saturday, July 16. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 24th will be issued a $0.10 dividend. Nomura maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Friday, August 14 report.

Over the past 50 days, Applied Materials, Inc. stock was 0.04% off of the high and 31.41% removed from the low.

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) received a Buy rating from 6 analysts.

For the current quarter, 19 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.91/share. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Wells Fargo Mn has 0.05% invested in Applied Materials, Inc. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.94/share and a low EPS of $0.89/share. About 146 shares traded.

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has a beta of 1.83, compared to a beta of 1 for the market, which implies that the stock's price movements are more extreme than the market as a whole. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500. It has a 44.46 P/E ratio. The Bioprocess Solutions segment offers integrated solutions for biopharmaceutical manufacture, such as filters for sterilization of biopharmaceutical media, single-use bags for cell cultivation and storage of biopharmaceuticals, membrane adsorbers for purification in bioprocesses, and filter technology for clarification, among others. On a Monthly basis the stock is 0.19%. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Messner & Smith Theme Value Investment Ca accumulated 1.59% or 22,051 shares. It improved, as 27 investors sold WLKP shares while 62 reduced holdings. 71 funds opened positions while 168 raised stakes. 826.54 million shares or 0.80% less from 833.19 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Palisade Cap Mngmt Lc Nj holds 0.28% or 183,396 shares in its portfolio. The Connecticut-based Sustainable Growth Advisers Lp has invested 4.42% in the stock. (AMAT) stake by 23.34% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Tfs Capital Lc reported 0.09% in Sartorius AG (ETR:SRT). Stonebridge Cap accumulated 0.34% or 21,638 shares. Nordea Investment stated it has 102,723 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Art Advsr Limited Liability Co has invested 0.42% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. Barclays Public Limited stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Sartorius AG (ETR:SRT). Johnson Counsel holds 14,735 shares. Parametrica Mngmt Ltd owns 6,393 shares or 0.25% of their United States portfolio.

As of the end of the quarter Guinness Asset Management Ltd had bought a total of 6,620 shares growing its position 9.0%. Cibc World Markets owns 20,469 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. About shares traded. Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) has risen 14.19% since October 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.13% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.07, from 0.87 in 2017Q1. Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc sold 5,425 shares as Nasdaq Inc (NDAQ)'s stock declined 5.69%.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. The total dollar value of all 1.07 billion outstanding shares is 57.77 billion.

Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 17th. (NasdaqGS:AMAT) is 8. A score of nine indicates a high value stock, while a score of one indicates a low value stock. Hong Kong-based Parametrica Management Limited has invested 0.25% in Applied Materials, Inc. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of AMAT. Hudock Capital Grp Inc Ltd Liability Co invested in 0% or 850 shares. Moreover, Counselors has 0.28% invested in Applied Materials, Inc. Glenmede Communications Na has invested 0.03% in Nasdaq Inc (NASDAQ:NDAQ). (NASDAQ:AMAT) or 200 shares. 340,912 are owned by Bnp Paribas Asset Mngmt Holdings Sa. Intrust Financial Bank Na invested in 6,222 shares or 0.09% of the stock.

Since June 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $230,750 activity.

Among 24 analysts covering Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Perkins Coie holds 0% in Applied Materials, Inc.

Analysts await Applied Materials, Inc. 0 analysts say it's a Hold while 1 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell. Therefore 0 are positive. NASDAQ OMX Group had 48 analyst reports since August 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Needham maintained it with "Buy" rating and $54.0 target in Monday, September 18 report. Pacific Crest maintained the shares of AMAT in report on Tuesday, August 11 with "Overweight" rating. These ratios are price to earnings, price to cash flow, EBITDA to EV, price to book value, and price to sales. The firm has "Buy" rating by Craig Hallum given on Friday, August 18. (NASDAQ:MSFT) stake by 16,462 shares to 231,377 valued at $15.95M in 2017Q2. It also upped Aetna Inc New (NYSE:AET) stake by 38,000 shares and now owns 197,233 shares.