|Bid||143.79 x 1200|
|Ask||143.83 x 1000|
|Day's range||141.81 - 144.69|
|52-week range||54.15 - 146.00|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||1.45|
|PE ratio (TTM)||29.73|
|Earnings date||19 Aug 2021|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.96 (0.67%)|
|Ex-dividend date||25 Aug 2021|
|1y target est||161.21|
The semiconductor industry has found itself in a massive supply side shortage situation since the summer of 2020. Manufacturers had to deal with the same coronavirus-based operating challenges as everyone else. The chip shortage is holding many industries back, as equipment ranging from smartphones to modern cars to medical devices require lots of freshly built semiconductor chips.
In the latest trading session, Applied Materials (AMAT) closed at $142.01, marking a +1.49% move from the previous day.
Applied Materials cleared an area of resistance from June with a 142.89 buy point but couldn't hold above it. Added to SwingTrader today.