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Today’s Top Gainers: Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)

The top gainers for today include Applied Materials, Inc. AMAT from the sector Technology with a gain of 3.15%. The price is $ 39.25, at present and the target price is $ 40.75.

The weekly performance for Applied Materials, Inc. is 2.75%, which is not surprising given the gain it made today.  

The earnings per share (EPS) growth forecasted for 2016 is currently 7.17%. The earnings per share quarter to quarter growth is 160.50%

The simple 20 day moving average is up by 1.72% and the 52-week low is 104.51%.

The monthly and quarterly performance for Applied Materials, Inc. is not as bright as it currently stands at -0.81% and 16.84%. However it is poised to change given the current performance trend.

Applied Materials, Inc. has a total market capitalization of 42383.33 with a return on assets (ROA – calculated by dividing the total annual earnings by the company’s total assets –  illustrates how profitable a company really is in relation to its total assets) of 15.10%. It has a dividend yield of 1.02% while the payout ratio is 20.30%.

Applied Materials, Inc. has a gross margin of 42.50% and an operating margin of 22.00%. The net profit margin stands at 18.00%.

The weekly volatility is 1.62% and the monthly volatility is 1.70%. Volatility is basically a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index. It can be either be measured by implementing the standard deviation or by simply calculating the variance between returns from that market index.

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