Factor Report

Data as of market close on 11/27/2020.

Validea's factor report analyzes any stock using the major investing factors, including value, quality, momentum, and low volatility.
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APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. (AMAT)

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Latest Close: $82.66 Market Cap ($ mil): $75,492 Sector: Technology Industry: Semiconductors 52 Week High: $83.53 52 Week Low: $36.64 Relative Strength: 79 Twelve Minus One Return: -1.7% Standard Deviation: 46.3%
PE Ratio: 21.1 Price/Sales: 4.4 Price/Book: 7.1 Price/Cash Flow: 18.9 EV/EBITDA: 15.51 Yield: 1.06% Shareholder Yield: 4.94% F Score: 8 G Score: 6
Return on Equity: 38.5% Return on Assets: 17.5% Return on Tangible Capital: 31.3% Return on Invested Capital: 37.5% WACC: 9.1% Debt/Equity: 0.52 LT EPS Growth: 21.0% LT Sales Growth: 9.9% Beta: 1.49
Applied Materials, Inc. provides manufacturing equipment, services and software to the global semiconductor, display and related industries. The Company's segments are Semiconductor Systems, which includes semiconductor capital equipment for etch, rapid thermal processing, deposition, chemical mechanical planarization, metrology and inspection, wafer packaging, and ion implantation; Applied Global Services, which provides integrated solutions to optimize equipment and fab performance and productivity; Display and Adjacent Markets, which includes products for manufacturing liquid crystal displays, organic light-emitting diodes, upgrades and roll-to-roll Web coating systems and other display technologies for televisions, personal computers, smart phones and other consumer-oriented devices, and Corporate and Other segment, which includes revenues from products, as well as costs of products sold for fabricating solar photovoltaic cells and modules, and certain operating expenses.

Factor Profile

AMAT's exposure to the major factors (100 is highest).

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