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Humiston Mary E who is Senior VP, Global HR at APPLD MATLS INC sold 5,639 shares at $14.82 per share for a total value of $83,569.98 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior VP, Global HR owned 693,536 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.81% with the 5,639 share sell-off.

Kerley Jay who is GVP, Chief Information Officer at APPLD MATLS INC sold 4,750 shares at $14.82 per share for a total value of $70,362.92 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the GVP, Chief Information Officer owned 251,958 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.85% with the 4,750 share sell-off.

Nalamasu Omkaram who is Senior VP, CTO at APPLD MATLS INC sold 940 shares at $14.82 per share for a total value of $13,930.80 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior VP, CTO owned 467,135 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.2% with the 940 share sell-off.

Pappis Charles C who is Group VP, GM AGS at APPLD MATLS INC bought 46,747 shares at $7.83 per share for a total value of $508,957.83 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Group VP, GM AGS owned 848,750 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 5.53% with the 46,747 share acquisition.

The shares most recently traded at $15.10, up $0.10, or 0.67% since the insider transactions. Historical insider transactions for Applied Materials go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 40,758
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 151,019
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 252,034

The average volume for Applied Materials has been 14.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Applied Materials has a market cap of $17.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 29.55% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Applied Materials, Inc. provides manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, flat panel display, solar photovoltaic (PV), and related industries worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Applied Materials a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Applied Materials as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Applied Materials Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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