Should you buy Applied Materials stock? (NasdaqGS:AMAT). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.
Based on historical returns, we believe that Applied Materials can grow its free cash at a rate of about 2%. That's positive!
(Applied Materials stock price per share)
||AMAT Fair Price
(based on intrinsic value)
||AMAT Safety Price (based on a variable margin of safety)||$12.30|
||PE Ratio versus Sector||16% higher than other Technology stocks|
|PE Ratio versus Industry||63% higher than other Semiconductor Equipment & Materials stocks|
|Free Cash Flow Jitter||80%|
We believe that Applied Materials may be worth examining further. It's making money, which is a very positive sign. Is it on sale?
Applied Materials looks overpriced right now. If you're looking for a bargain in the stock market, you should probably look elsewhere for a great deal. This might still be a great stock to own—but it's not on sale right now.
Does Applied Materials have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.
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