|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)||$84.87|
|Target stock price (averages with growth)||$122.05|
|Target stock price (averages with no growth)||$82.9|
|Target stock price (manual assumptions)||$197.28|
The following company description is from Reuters: https://www.reuters.com/finance/stocks/company-profile/amat
Applied Materials, Inc. (Applied), incorporated on March 18, 1987, provides manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the global semiconductor, display and related industries. The Company's segments are Semiconductor Systems; Applied Global Services; Display and Adjacent Markets, and Corporate and Other. The Semiconductor Systems segment includes semiconductor capital equipment for etching, rapid thermal processing, deposition, chemical mechanical planarization, metrology and inspection, wafer packaging and ion implantation. Its Applied Global Services segment provides integrated solutions to optimize equipment and fab performance and productivity, including spares, upgrades, services, certain remanufactured earlier generation equipment, and factory automation software for semiconductor, display and solar products. The Display and Adjacent Markets segment includes products for manufacturing liquid crystal displays (LCDs), organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), upgrades and roll-to-roll Web coating systems and other display technologies for televisions, personal computers, smartphones and other consumer-oriented devices. The Corporate and Other segment includes revenues from products, as well as costs of products sold for fabricating solar photovoltaic cells and modules, and certain operating expenses.
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