Applied Materials (AMAT) to pay $0.20 on Mar 14, 2019; Westport Asset Management Has Decreased United Rentals (URI) Position

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Westport Asset Management Inc decreased United Rentals Inc (URI) stake by 10% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Westport Asset Management Inc sold 2,000 shares as United Rentals Inc (URI)’s stock declined 36.33%. The Westport Asset Management Inc holds 18,000 shares with $2.95M value, down from 20,000 last quarter. United Rentals Inc now has $10.03B valuation. The stock decreased 2.27% or $2.92 during the last trading session, reaching $125.98. About 1.40M shares traded. United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) has declined 37.27% since February 8, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.27% the S&P500. Some Historical URI News: 18/04/2018 – UNITED RENTALS REAFFIRMS YR FORECAST; 05/03/2018 Rhode Island AG: Precautionary Boil Water Notice Issued for W. Alton Jones Campus – URI – Whispering Pines Conference; 18/04/2018 – United Rentals 1Q Adj EPS $2.87; 18/04/2018 – UNITED RENTALS INC – QTRLY TIME UTILIZATION DECREASED 80 BASIS POINTS YEAR-OVER-YEAR TO 65.2%; 18/04/2018 – UNITED RENTALS: 1Q 2018 RESULTS, NEW $1.25B SHR REPURCHASE; 19/04/2018 – S&PGR Upgrades United Rentals Inc And Sub To ‘BB’; Otlk Stbl; 03/04/2018 – GREENLIGHT EXITED SHORT BETS ON UNITED RENTALS, HEXAGON: RTRS; 24/05/2018 – United Rentals and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Continue Support for Veterans Through SoldierStrong and Turns for Troops; 04/04/2018 – NOAA Fisheries: URI Students, Public Join NEFSC Researchers To Study Whales Off the MA/RI Coast; 18/04/2018 – UNITED RENTALS INC – QTRLY RENTAL REVENUE INCREASED 25.1% YEAR-OVER-YEAR

Applied Materials Inc (NASDAQ:AMAT) is expected to pay $0.20 on Mar 14, 2019. (NASDAQ:AMAT) shareholders before Feb 20, 2019 will receive the $0.20 dividend. Applied Materials Inc’s current price of $39.92 translates into 0.50% yield. Applied Materials Inc’s dividend has Feb 21, 2019 as record date. Dec 7, 2018 is the announcement. The stock decreased 0.89% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $39.92. About 13.40 million shares traded or 4.65% up from the average. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has declined 34.67% since February 8, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 34.67% the S&P500. Some Historical AMAT News: 17/05/2018 – APPLIED MATERIALS INC AMAT.O QUARTERLY GAAP SHR $1.09; 26/04/2018 – ADVISORY-Alert on Applied Materials CEO commenting on blockchain technology withdrawn; 18/05/2018 – Applied Materials Volume Jumps More Than Eight Times Average; 16/05/2018 – Applied Materials at AllianceBernstein Conference May 30; 17/05/2018 – Applied Materials Sees 3Q Adj EPS $1.13-Adj EPS $1.21; 29/05/2018 – Applied Materials at AllianceBernstein Conference Tomorrow; 18/05/2018 – Applied Materials Records Highest COGS in Over 28 Years; 18/05/2018 – Tech Today: Square Unzettled, Debating AMAT, Google’s 60 Minutes — Barron’s Blog; 07/03/2018 – Applied Materials Receives lntel’s Preferred Quality Supplier Award; 14/05/2018 – LANSDOWNE REDUCED JPM, BAC, PYPL, AMAT, GOOGL IN 1Q: 13F

More notable recent United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “United Rentals Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” on January 22, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “United Rentals rides higher after earnings – Seeking Alpha” published on January 23, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “United Rentals unveils new fleet productivity metric – Seeking Alpha” on January 24, 2019. More interesting news about United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Lincoln National, United Rentals, FTI Consulting, American Woodmark, Schnitzer Steel Industries, and Kirkland’s — Factors of Influence, Major Initiatives and Sustained Production – GlobeNewswire” published on January 29, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “24 Stocks Moving In Tuesday’s Pre-Market Session – Benzinga” with publication date: January 22, 2019.

Among 9 analysts covering United Rentals (NYSE:URI), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. United Rentals had 9 analyst reports since September 5, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, September 13 by Bank of America. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, September 5 by Deutsche Bank. On Tuesday, September 18 the stock rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with “Buy”. Citigroup maintained the shares of URI in report on Friday, October 19 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, October 19 by Macquarie Research. The rating was upgraded by Argus Research on Monday, October 22 to “Buy”. As per Wednesday, October 31, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.08, from 1.02 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 49 investors sold URI shares while 193 reduced holdings. 93 funds opened positions while 172 raised stakes. 67.28 million shares or 2.31% less from 68.87 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Apg Asset Mngmt Nv accumulated 510,023 shares. Trust Of Oklahoma holds 0% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) or 1,527 shares. Invesco Ltd holds 0.04% of its portfolio in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) for 846,277 shares. Da Davidson & Communications reported 2,905 shares. Alliancebernstein Lp owns 647,451 shares. Moreover, Winslow Evans Crocker has 0.19% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). New York-based Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt has invested 0.02% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Johnson Fincl Grp Inc reported 379 shares. Moore Mngmt Lp stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Financial Architects has 9 shares. 1,766 are held by Reliance Tru Communications Of Delaware. Ubs Asset Americas has 0% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) for 328,521 shares. Moreover, Benjamin F Edwards And Com has 0.01% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Pinebridge LP reported 0% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Adage Capital Partners Group Inc Inc reported 0.04% of its portfolio in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI).

Investors sentiment increased to 0.8 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.04, from 0.76 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 115 investors sold Applied Materials, Inc. shares while 303 reduced holdings. 98 funds opened positions while 238 raised stakes. 722.69 million shares or 1.34% less from 732.53 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Checchi Capital Advisers Ltd Llc holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 9,924 shares. Holderness Invs holds 1.62% in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) or 92,980 shares. Clarivest Asset Limited Liability Co owns 0% invested in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 3,100 shares. Farmers & Merchants Incorporated accumulated 600 shares or 0% of the stock. Timber Creek Capital Limited Company invested in 300 shares. Schroder Group Inc reported 1.09M shares. Whitnell And owns 5,188 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Nine Masts Limited holds 54,691 shares or 0.58% of its portfolio. Partnervest Advisory Service Ltd Liability Co invested in 3,454 shares. First Allied Advisory reported 14,434 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has 1.82M shares. Ancora Advisors Limited Liability Co owns 37,864 shares. The California-based Diligent Investors Limited Liability Company has invested 0.38% in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Bb&T Securities Ltd Co reported 112,192 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Prudential Financial holds 1.09M shares or 0.06% of its portfolio.

More notable recent Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Analysts Estimate Applied Materials (AMAT) to Report a Decline in Earnings: What to Look Out for – Nasdaq” on February 07, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Applied Materials (AMAT) Outpaces Stock Market Gains: What You Should Know – Nasdaq” published on February 05, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: MAR, AMAT, R – Nasdaq” on January 15, 2019. More interesting news about Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Applied Materials (AMAT) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know – Nasdaq” published on January 28, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: VMC, CAT, AMAT – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 24, 2019.

Among 12 analysts covering Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Applied Materials had 19 analyst reports since August 9, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Thursday, August 9 by Morgan Stanley. As per Tuesday, September 25, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Friday, August 17 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by FBR Capital given on Monday, October 29. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 17 by FBR Capital. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, October 23 by Susquehanna. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Friday, November 16 with “Hold”. The stock of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 20 by Nomura. As per Friday, November 16, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. FBR Capital maintained Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) on Friday, November 16 with “Neutral” rating.

Applied Materials, Inc. provides manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, display, and related industries worldwide. The company has market cap of $38.08 billion. It operates through three divisions: Semiconductor Systems, Applied Global Services, and Display and Adjacent Markets. It has a 12.36 P/E ratio. The Semiconductor Systems segment develops, makes, and sells a range of manufacturing equipment used to fabricate semiconductor chips or integrated circuits.

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