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									        Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                         Review
        Reference Code: GDTC16827FSA                                                                                             Publication Date: JAN 2013

          3050 Bowers         Avenue,      P.O.    Box
                                                            Phone             +1 408 7275555                        Revenue         8,719 (million USD)
          58039
          Santa Clara, CA                                   Fax               +1 408 7489943                        Net Profit      109 (million USD)
          95054-3299                                        Website           www.appliedmaterials.com              Employees       14,500
                                                                                                                                    Technology            and
          United States                                     Exchange          AMAT [NASDAQ]                         Industry
                                                                                                                                    Communications

       Company Overview
       Applied Materials, Inc. (Applied Materials) is a semiconductor fabrication equipment supplier. The company commercializes nano
       manufacturing technology for the global semiconductor, flat panel display, solar and related industries. The company also offers a
       broad portfolio of innovative equipment, service, and software products. Applied Materials also produces equipment for
       manufacturing of solar arrays and energy efficient glass. The company operates in four business areas namely; Silicon systems,
       Applied Global Services, Display, and Energy and Environmental Solutions.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Applied Materials, Inc., SWOT Analysis
         Michael R. Splinter                 Chairman                                 Strengths                             Weaknesses
         Robert H. Swan                      Director
                                                                                                                            Weak Financial Performance
         Aart J. de Geus                     Director                                 Geographic Presence
                                                                                                                            Dependent on Limited
         Thomas J. Iannotti                  Director                                 Strategic acquisitions
                                                                                                                            Customers
         Gerhard H. Parker                   Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData                                                          Opportunities                         Threats

       Share Data                                                                     Technology Development                Global Economic Scenario
         Applied Materials, Inc.                                                      Initiatives
                                                                                                                            Changing Technological Trends
        Share Price (USD) as on 15-Jan-                                11.77          Global Solar Photovoltaic
        2013                                                                          Market
        EPS (USD)                                                        0.09
        Market Cap (million USD)                                      14,096         Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                13,916
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                   1,198
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Dec 20, 2012         Applied Materials To Increase Purchase Of
                                                                                                           Clean Renewable Energy From SVP
                                                                                      Nov 30, 2012         DOE To Award $120m To Argonne National
                                                                                                           Laboratory For Energy Storage Research
                                                                                                           Center Establishment
                                                                                      Nov 15, 2012         Applied Materials Reports Revenue Of $8.7
                                                                                                           Billion In Fiscal 2012
                                                                                      Oct 03, 2012         Applied Materials         Announces       Workforce
                                                                                                           Restructuring
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary                 Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       Research, GlobalData                                                          GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Applied Materials, Inc. - Key Facts ..................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Applied Materials, Inc. - Key Employees ............................................................................................................................................ 6
       Applied Materials, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies .......................................................................................................................... 7
       Applied Materials, Inc. - Major Products and Services ....................................................................................................................... 8
       Applied Materials, Inc. - History .......................................................................................................................................................... 9
       Applied Materials, Inc. - Company Statement .................................................................................................................................. 12
       Applied Materials, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................ 13
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 13
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 16
       Applied Materials, Inc. - Business Description.................................................................................................................................. 16
       Applied Materials, Inc. - Corporate Strategy ..................................................................................................................................... 17
       Applied Materials, Inc. - SWOT Analysis .......................................................................................................................................... 18
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 18
          Applied Materials, Inc. - Strengths ................................................................................................................................................ 18
             Strength - Geographic Presence ............................................................................................................................................... 18
             Strength - Strategic acquisitions ................................................................................................................................................ 18
             Strength - Focused Research and Development Activities ....................................................................................................... 18
          Applied Materials, Inc. - Weaknesses ........................................................................................................................................... 18
             Weakness - Weak Financial Performance ................................................................................................................................ 18
             Weakness - Dependent on Limited Customers ......................................................................................................................... 19
          Applied Materials, Inc. - Opportunities .......................................................................................................................................... 19
             Opportunity - Technology Development Initiatives .................................................................................................................... 19
             Opportunity - Global Solar Photovoltaic Market ........................................................................................................................ 19
             Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Semiconductor Industry ....................................................................................................... 19
          Applied Materials, Inc. - Threats ................................................................................................................................................... 20
             Threat - Global Economic Scenario........................................................................................................................................... 20
             Threat - Changing Technological Trends .................................................................................................................................. 20
             Threat - Catering to Volatile Industries ...................................................................................................................................... 20
       Applied Materials, Inc. - Key Competitors......................................................................................................................................... 21
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 22
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 22
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 22
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 24
       Financial Performance...................................................................................................................................................................... 24
       Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios....................................................................................................................................................... 25
       Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts ......................................................................................................................................................... 26
       Section 4 – Company’s, Power, Lifesciences Financial Deals and Alliances ................................................................................... 27
          Applied Materials, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 ............................................................................ 27
          Applied Materials, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013............................................................................ 28
          Applied Materials, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013............................................................................................... 29


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          Applied Materials, Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 .............................................................................................. 30
       Applied Materials, Inc., Recent Deals Summary .............................................................................................................................. 31
       Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments ................................................................................................................................ 33
          Applied Materials, Inc., Recent Developments ............................................................................................................................. 33
             Dec 20, 2012: Applied Materials To Increase Purchase Of Clean Renewable Energy From SVP ............................................ 33
             Nov 30, 2012: DOE To Award $120m To Argonne National Laboratory For Energy Storage Research Center Establishment 33
             Nov 15, 2012: Applied Materials Reports Revenue Of $8.7 Billion In Fiscal 2012 .................................................................... 33
             Oct 03, 2012: Applied Materials Announces Workforce Restructuring ...................................................................................... 35
             Sep 20, 2012: Applied Materials To Showcase Innovations To Boost Solar Efficiency And Lower Costs At PVSEC In Frankfurt,
             Germany ................................................................................................................................................................................... 35
             Sep 10, 2012: University Of Texas At Austin To Receive $18.5m Grant From NSF To Establish Center For
             Nanomanufacturing Systems For Mobile Computing ................................................................................................................ 36
             Aug 15, 2012: Applied Materials Reports Revenue Of $2.3 Billion In Q3 Fiscal 2012 ..........................
								
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