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Applied Materials, Inc. provides manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, flat panel display, solar photovoltaic (PV), and related industries worldwide. The company’s Silicon Systems Group segment develops, manufactures, and sells a range of manufacturing equipment used to fabricate semiconductor chips or integrated circuits. This segment offers systems that perform primary processes used in chip fabrication, including atomic layer deposition, chemical vapor deposition, physical vapor deposition, electrochemical deposition, rapid thermal processing, ion implantation, chemical mechanical planarization, wet cleaning, and wafer metrology and inspection, as well as systems that etch or inspect circuit patterns on masks used in the photolithography process. Its Applied Global Services segment provides products and services designed to improve the performance and productivity, and reduce the environmental impact of the fab operations of semiconductor, display, and solar manufacturing. The company’s Display segment offers products for manufacturing liquid crystal displays (LCDs), organic light-emitting diodes, and other display technologies for televisions, personal computers, tablets, smartphones, and other consumer-oriented devices. Its Energy and Environmental Solutions segment provides manufacturing systems for wafer-based crystalline silicon cells and modules. This segment also offers roll-to-roll vacuum Web coating systems for deposition of various films on flexible substrates for flexible electronics, packaging, and other applications. The company serves manufacturers of semiconductor wafers and chips, flat panel LCDs, solar PV cells and modules, and other electronic devices. Applied Materials, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

13,700 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/4/13
Founded in 1967

applied materials inc (AMAT) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $776.5K
Executive Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $980.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $484.5K
Chief Technology Officer, Senior Vice Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $426.2K
Executive Vice President and General Manager ...
Total Annual Compensation: $575.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

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Applied Materials, Inc. Teaming with Central Hudson Gas & Electric to Demonstrate Superconducting Fault Current Limiter Technology in New York

Applied Materials, Inc. announced that it has completed the assembly of a superconducting fault current limiter (SCFCL) system for installation and on-grid testing at the Knapps Corners substation owned and operated by Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corp. (Central Hudson) in New York. This SCFCL system, which is scheduled to become operational in May 2014, is designed to help protect Central Hudson's electricity grid from the potentially devastating effects of electrical faults. Applied is teaming with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA); Central Hudson; SuperPower Inc.; and Three-C Electrical Co., to complete the utility-scale implementation. System testing and evaluation will be conducted over a period of one year starting in May 2014, and the performance data will be provided to the New York State Public Service Commission. Fault current mitigation is an increasing area of concern for utilities due to changes in power demand and the proliferation of new distributed generation sources. The SCFCL system is designed to reduce the first peak of a fault current on a power line, thereby limiting the destructive forces on the power system and improving equipment reliability. In developing its SCFCL technology, Applied utilized its high-voltage engineering experience gained in designing ion implant tools for the semiconductor industry, as well as its expertise in large-equipment systems engineering. Incorporating advanced 2G high-temperature superconducting materials, the SCFCL is designed to add essentially zero impedance during normal operation, to insert impedance in time to reduce the first peak of fault current, and to rapidly recover after a fault for subsequent operation.

Applied Materials Approves Quarter Cash Dividend Payable on June 12, 2014

Applied Materials, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share payable on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable on June 12, 2014 to stockholders of record as of May 22, 2014.

Applied Materials, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended January 26, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2014; Announces Impairment of Strategic Investments for the First Quarter Ended January 26, 2014

Applied Materials, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended January 26, 2014. Net sales were $2.19 billion, compared to $1.57 billion for the same period last year. Operating income was $330 million, compared to $39 million for the same period last year. Net income was $253 million, compared to $34 million for the same period last year. Diluted earnings per share were $0.21, compared to $0.03 for the same period last year. Non-GAAP adjusted operating income was $380 million, compared to $112 million for the same period last year. Non-GAAP adjusted net income was $279 million, compared to $69 million for the same period last year. Non-GAAP adjusted diluted EPS were $0.23, compared to $0.06 for the same period last year. Income before income taxes was $315 million, compared to $18 million for the same period last year. Cash provided by operating activities was $372 million, compared to $16 million for the same period last year. Capital expenditure was $48 million, compared to $49 million for the same period last year. For the second quarter of fiscal 2014, the company expects net sales to be up 3% to 10% from the previous quarter. Non-GAAP adjusted diluted EPS is expected to be in the range of 25 cents to 29 cents. Second quarter non-GAAP adjusted diluted EPS outlook excludes known charges related to completed acquisitions and integration costs of 3 cents. The company's second quarter business outlook does not exclude other non-GAAP adjustments that may arise subsequent to this release. Impairment of strategic investments for the quarter was $3 million.


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