About Applied Materials
Applied Materials (NASDAQ: AMAT) operates as a semiconductor and display equipment company. It offers roll-to-roll coating systems, semiconductor systems, display systems, automation software, and more. The company offers solutions for the production of chips and advanced displays. It was founded in 1967 and is based in Santa Clara, California.
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Semiconductors, Chips, and Advanced Electronics
Companies in the semiconductors & HPC space, including integrated device manufacturers (IDMs), fabless firms, semiconductor production equipment manufacturers, electronic design automation (EDA), advanced semiconductor material companies, and more
Applied Materials Patents
Applied Materials has filed 10000 patents.
Semiconductor device fabrication, Integrated circuits, Microtechnology, Process management, Electronic design automation
Semiconductor device fabrication, Integrated circuits, Microtechnology, Process management, Electronic design automation
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Feb 15, 2024
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The reasoning is simple: US efforts to curb access to cutting-edge semiconductor tech will supercharge the development of China’s domestic chip industry as a matter of survival and create big opportunities for local companies, whose investments will pay off in years to come. “This is an industry that’s full of investment opportunities for early investors to identify the ultimate survivors in the market,” said Sun Jianbo, president of China Vision Capital. “As more resources are invested in this industry, some home-grown companies will thrive.” It may seem like a steep prospect given some $6.5 trillion of market value has been wiped out in Chinese and Hong Kong equity markets since Feb. 2021, as concerns over the feeble economy and rising geopolitical tensions shake confidence in the outlook for Chinese stocks. Added to the mix are efforts by the US and allies to step up export restrictions on advanced chips like the ones made by Nvidia Corp. used in AI computing. That includes sales to China of equipment used to make them, such as machines made by ASML Holding NV. Various measures have been imposed on firms including Huawei Technologies Co. and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. China has responded by pouring more than $100 billion into efforts to create domestic suppliers that can fill the void. Among Bernstein’s top picks in China are Naura, a company it says is most comparable to Applied Materials Inc. As the most diversified Chinese maker of equipment needed to manufacture semiconductors, the firm is poised to gain local market share rapidly, according to analysts led by Bernstein’s Qingyuan Lin. Read more: China Taking On US Fuels $147 Billion Rally in Japan Chip Stocks “We see the US sanctions as a double-edged sword,” Lin wrote in a recent note initiating coverage on Chinese chipmakers. “While they may slow China’s progress in cutting-edge areas, they also compel China to develop its supply chain, pursue self-sufficiency, and thrive in segments that benefit from increased domestic substitution.” Another favorite is Hygon. The Beijing-based company had a license to make server chips using AMD technology until the access was cut off by the US government in June 2019. Nonetheless, Hygon has done well at developing its own products and will benefit from a push to convert Chinese data centers to local chips, according to Bernstein. Naura is projected to see sales rise by about a third in 2024, according to the average of analyst estimates compiled by Bloomberg. That compares with a projected 1% increase in revenue for Applied Materials, which has about 10 times Naura’s annual revenue. Over the past 12 months, Hygon’s China-listed shares are up 36%, roughly in line with the Nasdaq 100 Index’s 40% gain but underperforming its US counterpart AMD’s 110% jump. Naura is down 2% in that time. China’s ambitious plan to achieve 70% self-sufficiency in semiconductor consumption by 2025 has been troubled, according to analysts at Barclays. The country’s push toward less reliance on imports is still “at the start of a very long journey,” they wrote. But, with tens of billions of dollars of government money being invested in local production, the role of Chinese producers is going up and output is set to double within five to seven years. 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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. gained about $42 billion of market value after investors bet the chipmaker to Nvidia Corp. and Apple Inc. will become one of the biggest winners of an AI development frenzy Earnings Due Thursday
Applied Materials Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was Applied Materials founded?
Applied Materials was founded in 1967.
Where is Applied Materials's headquarters?
Applied Materials's headquarters is located at 3050 Bowers Avenue, Santa Clara.
What is Applied Materials's latest funding round?
Applied Materials's latest funding round is IPO.
Who are the investors of Applied Materials?
Investors of Applied Materials include Needham Capital Partners and Compass Technology Partners.
Who are Applied Materials's competitors?
Competitors of Applied Materials include Morphotonics and 2 more.
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