As Applied Matls INC Com (AMAT) Stock Value Rose, Atlantic Trust Group LLC Has Lifted Its Position by $524.35 Million

March 14, 2018 - By reb123z

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.24, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 40 investors sold AMAT shares while 325 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 263 raised stakes. 811.15 million shares or 1.86% less from 826.54 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Montag A And owns 5,282 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Apg Asset Nv holds 0.4% in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) or 4.64M shares. Augustine Asset Management has invested 0.15% in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Needham Inv Management Limited holds 7,500 shares. Baker Avenue Asset Mngmt Limited Partnership holds 292,176 shares. Moreover, Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Mgmt has 0.06% invested in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Dana Investment Advisors holds 147,584 shares. Greenwich Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp invested 0.99% in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). 102,391 were accumulated by Cookson Peirce. Cheviot Value Mngmt Lc, a California-based fund reported 7,000 shares. Praesidium Management Co Limited Liability Co reported 1.49M shares. 304,435 are held by 1832 Asset Limited Partnership. Clearbridge Invests Llc accumulated 829,133 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership accumulated 303,872 shares. Windsor Cap Mngmt has invested 0.14% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT).

Since October 5, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $11.95 million activity. Iannotti Thomas J sold $922,050 worth of stock. Shares for $214,680 were sold by Forrest Stephen R. 53,466 Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) shares with value of $2.83M were sold by Nalamasu Omkaram. $6.44 million worth of stock was sold by Salehpour Ali on Friday, December 29.

Atlantic Trust Group Llc increased its stake in Applied Matls Inc Com (AMAT) by 1892.65% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Atlantic Trust Group Llc bought 819,292 shares as the company’s stock rose 23.58% with the market. The institutional investor held 862,580 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $552.75M, up from 43,288 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Atlantic Trust Group Llc who had been investing in Applied Matls Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $63.28B market cap company. The stock increased 0.90% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $60.23. About 11.32 million shares traded. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has risen 121.40% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500.

Atlantic Trust Group Llc, which manages about $22.37 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Archrock Inc Com by 272,523 shares to 400,000 shares, valued at $5.02M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Antero Midstream Partners Lp Unt Ltd (NYSE:AM) by 138,022 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.52M shares, and cut its stake in Abbvie Inc Com (NYSE:ABBV).

More notable recent Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) news were published by: which released: “Applied Materials: Focused On Growth” on February 22, 2018, also with their article: “Applied Materials Hits New 52-Week High on Strong Q1 Results” published on March 12, 2018, published: “Applied Materials first-quarter results, current-quarter forecast beat on chip …” on February 14, 2018. More interesting news about Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) were released by: and their article: “Applied Materials’ Display Segment Should Grow 10% In FY 2018” published on March 05, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Applied Materials, Micron Technology …” with publication date: March 13, 2018.

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) Ratings Coverage

Among 28 analysts covering Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT), 28 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Applied Materials Inc. had 117 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 12 by Citigroup. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, June 13 by UBS. As per Thursday, December 10, the company rating was downgraded by Credit Agricole. On Thursday, August 13 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Sell”. RBC Capital Markets maintained Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Tuesday, August 1 with “Hold” rating. On Wednesday, November 11 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Outperform”. The stock of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) earned “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, May 20. The stock of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) earned “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, May 20. The stock of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, August 19 by RBC Capital Markets. On Friday, November 17 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”.

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