|Company name||Applied Materials, Inc.|
|Live stock price||[stckqut]AMAT[/stckqut]|
|P/E compared to competitors||Good|
|Confident Investor Rating||Good|
|Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario)||$46.87|
|Target stock price (averages with growth)||$50.31|
|Target stock price (averages with no growth)||$23.31|
|Target stock price (manual assumptions)||$45.49|
The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=amat
Applied Materials, Inc. (Applied) provides manufacturing equipment, services and software to the semiconductor, display, solar photovoltaic (PV) and related industries across the world. The Company operates in four segments: Silicon Systems, Applied Global Services, Display, and Energy and Environmental Solutions. Its manufacturing activities consist of assembly, test and integration of various commercial parts, components and subassemblies that are used to manufacture systems. Its products include Centura RP Epi, VIISta Systems, Vantage Systems, AKT PECVD Systems, AKT Aristo and PiVot Systems. It caters to customers, including manufacturers of semiconductor chips, liquid crystal and other displays, solar PV cells and other electronic devices. It has implemented a distributed manufacturing model under which manufacturing and supply chain activities are conducted in various countries, including Germany, Israel, Italy, Singapore, Taiwan, the United States and other countries in Asia.
Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in Applied Materials, Inc. I am adding this company to my Watch List.
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How was this analysis of Applied Materials, Inc. calculated?
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In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:
- Stock price at the time of the calculation: $30.29
- Growth: 0.2
- Current EPS (TTM): $1.28
- P/E: 23
- Future EPS Calc: $3.18
- Future Stock Price Calc: $73.25
- Target stock price: $45.48
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