Shares of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) [Trend Analysis] runs in leading trade, it moving down -1.14% to traded at $29.45. The firm has price volatility of 1.47% for a week and 1.77% for a month. Its beta stands at 1.84 times. Applied Materials, Inc. revealed that its Bodhas agreed a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share payable on the firm’s ordinary stock.
The dividend is payable on December 15, 2016 to shareholders of record as of November 25, 2016. Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was -0.17% and monthly performance was 11.58%. The stock price of AMAT is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 1.41% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 8.87%.
Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) [Trend Analysis] luring active investment momentum, shares a loss -1.45% to $37.94. Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) revealed that the U.S. Fda has expanded the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the firm’s Aptima Zika virus diagnostic assay to be used with urine samples.
Hologic’s Zika virus assay was authorized for emergency use with serum and plasma samples in June 2016. Its new use with urine samples lengthens the time period during which patients can be tested for Zika from seven days to 14 days following symptoms, as recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The total volume of 292615 shares held in the session was surprisingly higher than its average volume of 2606.33 shares. EPS anticipates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at 631.30%, and looking additional price to next year’s EPS is 9.53%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 3.80 and price to earning ratio of 42.03 attracting passive investors.