Published: Tue, March 13, 2018
Business | By Tara Barton

Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) Shares Sold by Holderness Investments Co

Boston Common Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Applied Matls Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $64.06B market cap company. It opened the session with a $133.81 price tag, later ranging from $133.49 to $137.38, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. About 5.09 million shares traded. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has risen 121.40% since March 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500.

Emory University decreased its stake in Esperion Therapeutics Inc Ne (ESPR) by 27.35% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Webster Bancorp N A invested in 493 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Mattel Inc now has $5.10B valuation. The stock increased 3.77% or $2.24 during the last trading session, reaching $61.61. About 16.16M shares traded or 15.34% up from the average. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Glenmede Na holds 0.58% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. It has outperformed by 45.87% the S&P500.

Linn Energy, Inc. (OTCMKTS:LNGG) has 0.00% since March 12, 2017 and is. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It fall, as 23 investors sold VSAT shares while 40 reduced holdings. 118.19 million shares or 0.61% less from 118.92 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability invested in 0.4% or 136,866 shares. The stock of Mattel, Inc. Artisan Prtn Partnership reported 0.09% stake. Meiji Yasuda Asset Management holds 8,510 shares. Fifth Third Fincl Bank has 0% invested in Viasat, Inc. 13D Management Llc owns 118,948 shares or 3.07% of their United States portfolio. Gamco Invsts Inc Et Al reported 0.02% of its portfolio in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC). (NASDAQ:AMAT). Elm Ltd Liability reported 5,750 shares. Its down 4.51% from 166,300 shares previously. Wealthtrust reported 100 shares stake. Oppenheimer Asset invested in 73,555 shares. Wetherby Asset Management Inc reported 18,306 shares. Jarislowsky Fraser Limited reported 19,090 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $936,904 activity. Ftb Advsr Inc reported 157 shares. 10,698 shares were sold by DOUGLAS MARK, worth $903,031 on Wednesday, February 14.

Among 24 analysts covering InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (LON:IHG), 5 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. PNR was included in 11 notes of analysts from July 22, 2015. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Friday, January 13 by JP Morgan. On Tuesday, January 19 the stock rating was upgraded by CLSA to "Buy". (NASDAQ:VSAT) has "Sell" rating given on Friday, May 26 by RBC Capital Markets. On Friday, September 25 the stock rating was upgraded by Credit Agricole to "Buy". The firm has "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, August 19. The stock of InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (LON:IHG) earned "Outperform" rating by Raymond James on Monday, September 7. (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Monday, February 13 with "Outperform" rating. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Citigroup on Friday, October 23.

Howe & Rusling Inc, which manages about $798.49M and $540.49M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Paypal Hldgs Inc by 6,289 shares to 6,377 shares, valued at $408,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced Veeva Sys Inc Cl A (NYSE:VEEV) stake by 9,523 shares and now owns 21,910 shares. Cdn Imperial Bk Comm Toronto (NYSE:CM) was raised too. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus lifted their price objective on shares of Applied Materials from $66.00 to $71.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Thursday, February 15th.

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Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 92,504 shares of the company's stock, valued at $9,199,522.80. It improved, as 47 investors sold AXP shares while 434 reduced holdings. 100 funds opened positions while 297 raised stakes.

AMAT has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. They expect $1.13 EPS, up 43.04% or $0.34 from last year's $0.79 per share. AMAT's profit will be $1.19 billion for 13.63 P/E if the $1.13 EPS becomes a reality. The institutional investor held 200,005 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $12.86 million, up from 188,782 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The manufacturing equipment provider reported $1.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.98 by $0.08. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.31%. It is positive, as 40 investors sold AMAT shares while 325 reduced holdings. The firm owned 90,580 shares of the manufacturing equipment provider's stock after selling 1,247 shares during the quarter. Argent Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.03% or 16,810 shares.

Among 28 analysts covering Applied Materials Inc. Cerebellum GP LLC bought a new position in shares of Applied Materials in the fourth quarter worth approximately $122,000. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 2.23 million shares. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 6.14 million shares. Da Davidson And owns 51,309 shares.

While looking at the Stock's Performance, Applied Materials, Inc. now shows a Weekly Performance of 6.17%, where Monthly Performance is 26.54%, Quarterly performance is 20.78%, 6 Months performance is 36.25% and yearly performance percentage is 64.82%. (NASDAQ:VSAT). Northern Corp reported 826,942 shares. The SI to LINN ENERGY INC's float is 0.79%. Texas-based Exxonmobil Tx has invested 0.26% in Applied Materials, Inc. Douglass Winthrop Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 15,200 shares. Moreover, Eqis Cap Management has 0.07% invested in Applied Materials, Inc. Waddell & Reed Financial invested 0.69% in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno holds 0.35% or 59,482 shares in its portfolio. With avg market stock price per share of $61.5 the deal's value is $922,050 U.S. Dollars. Forrest Stephen R sold $214,680 worth of stock. 30,000 shares were sold by Larkins Thomas F, worth $1.54 million on Thursday, October 5.

Applied Materials announced that its board has approved a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, February 14th that allows the company to repurchase $6.00 billion in shares.

Applied Materials, Inc provides manufacturing equipment, services and software to the global semiconductor, display and related industries. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Applied Materials from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $60.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Monday, February 19th.

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