Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for February 19

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Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT) experienced unusually high volume on Feb. 19, as the stock gained 7.05% to a closing price of $18.38. The stock saw 28.54 million shares trade hands over the course of the day on 115,762 trades. Given that the stock’s average daily volume over the last month has been 17.01 million shares a day, this represents a pretty substantial spike over the norm.

Applied Materials Inc. has a P/B ratio of 2.77. It also has a P/E ratio of 15.3. The stock has traded between $25.64 and $14.25 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $17.55, and its 200-day SMA $17.48.

Applied Materials Inc provides manufacturing equipment, services and software to the semiconductor, flat panel display, solar photovoltaic and related industries.

Headquartered in Santa Clara, CA, Applied Materials Inc. has 15,500 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO Gary E. Dickerson.

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