Monday bloom on Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) [Trend Analysis], stock shows upbeat performance surged about 7.08% in early session as its gaining volume of 53.49 Million. Applied Materials (AMAT) is on a roll following posting third quarter EPS of $0.46 on Thursday, a 70% year-over-year raise from the third quarter of 2015. The semiconductor and flat panel display materials supplier also reported quarterly net sales of $2.82 billion, a 13% year-over-year raise from a year ago.
CEO Gary Dickerson appeared on CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” Friday to discuss his firm’s long-term outlook with the network’s Jon Fortt.
“The technology world is really demanding new solutions,” Dickerson stated. “So what we see is that smartphone companies are driving differentiation. And going forward, you’ll see an increasing adoption in organic LED displays. Also an raise in silicon content, surged bandwidth, higher performance and longer battery life. We’re also seeing an explosion of data from social media, 4K video and internet of things.” Dickerson, stated “The consumer experience in the smartphone is a key differentiator.” He continued “And we will see going forward important adoption of these new organic LED displays. Again, it’s materials innovation that is enabling that adoption.”
The stock showed weekly upbeat performance of 9.05%, which maintained for the month at 13.00%. Likewise, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as 31.38% and for the year was 88.36%, while the YTD performance remained at 60.32%. AMAT has Average True Range for 14 days of 0.54.
STMicroelectronics NV (NYSE:STM) [Trend Analysis] pretends to be active mover, stock reduced about -0.39% to trade at $7.64.
The liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the firm was recorded 2.90 as current ratio, on the other side the debt to equity ratio was 0.36, and long-term debt to equity ratio remained 0.36. The Firm has gross margin of 33.90% and profit margin was positive 1.10% in trailing twelve months. (Read Recent [Free Analytic] Facts on NYSE:STM and Be Updated)
To accommodate long-term intention, the firm has diverse dividend or yield record, STM has Dividend Yield of 3.14% and experts calculate Return on Investment of 2.10%. The firm has Profit Margin of positive 1.10%.
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