While I am bullish, analyst opinion is mixed. Most of the analysts surveyed don't believe a buy or a sell is currently warranted. Today, Applied Materials has seven buy recommendations out of 17 analysts covering the company, eight holds, and two recommend selling. The stock appreciated 8% in the last year, and the average analyst target price is $14.38.
Short sellers are not excited about the prospect of a price fall. The last reported short interest is only 1.3% of the average trading float.
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The Blackstone Group provides alternative asset management and financial advisory services worldwide. Founded in 1985, it is headquartered in New York.
52 Week Range:
$11.13 to $21.09
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Blackstone pays 72 cents annually in dividend payments. The yield based on a recent price is 8.5%.
Shares are modestly higher from a month ago and are near support on the weekly chart. Blackstone is making news with a possible control of
after buying more than half of Muli's corporate debt. This could give Blackstone additional exposure in Europe.
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