Wall Street analysts’ outlook for Lam Research Corp. (LRCX)

With 0.66 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 0.96 million shares. During the session, the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials company that operates in wider Technology sector, reached to the highest price of $1105.86 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $1085.24. The 52-week range on LRCX shows that it touched its highest point at $1101.81 and its lowest point at $574.42 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $1030.71. With its current market cap of 144.02 billion, LRCX has annualized dividend of $8.00 while the current yield stands at 0.73%. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.49.

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Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of LRCX was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 3.45%, but this was up by 13.37% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 13.73% while six-month performance rose 50.68%. The stock gained 77.39% in the past year, while it has gained 40.64% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for LRCX yields 27.20 with Next year EPS estimates of 36.44. For the next quarter, that number is 7.56. This implies an EPS growth rate of -12.78% for this year and 22.50% for next year. EPS is expected to grow by 10.92% annually over the next five years; however, over the past five years, the company experienced an annual growth rate of 20.32%.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 133.30 million LRCX shares are outstanding with a float of 130.12 million shares on hand for trading. On 2024-06-14, short shares totaled 2.32 million, which was 178.0 higher than short shares on 1715731200. In addition to Mr. Timothy M. Archer as the firm’s President, CEO & Director, Mr. Douglas R. Bettinger serves as its Executive VP & CFO.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 0.88883 of LRCX’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company.

An Overview of Recent Financials:

Understanding a company as a customer does not mean you will understand it as an investor. The wise investor uses quantitative research to analyze metrics such as revenue, net income, and earnings. In its fiscal quarter reported on 2024-03-31, LRCX reported revenue of $3793558000.0 and operating income of $1072358000.0. The EBITDA in the recently reported quarter was $1223355000.0 and diluted EPS was $7.34.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for LRCX since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential.