Lam Research Corporation (LRCX) : Verition Fund Management scooped up 2,750 additional shares in Lam Research Corporation during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 15, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 50,068 shares of Lam Research Corporation which is valued at $4,465,064.Lam Research Corporation makes up approximately 1.09% of Verition Fund Management’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , National Pension Service boosted its stake in LRCX in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 8,779 additional shares and now holds a total of 117,684 shares of Lam Research Corporation which is valued at $10,495,059. Lam Research Corporation makes up approx 0.09% of National Pension Service’s portfolio.Tokio Marine Asset Management Co Ltd reduced its stake in LRCX by selling 151 shares or 2.55% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 5,763 shares of LRCX which is valued at $529,965. Lam Research Corporation makes up approx 0.05% of Tokio Marine Asset Management Co Ltd’s portfolio.Aviance Capital Management boosted its stake in LRCX in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 933 additional shares and now holds a total of 16,995 shares of Lam Research Corporation which is valued at $1,562,860. Lam Research Corporation makes up approx 0.05% of Aviance Capital Management’s portfolio.Reinhart Partners reduced its stake in LRCX by selling 72,056 shares or 27.14% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 193,460 shares of LRCX which is valued at $17,421,073. Lam Research Corporation makes up approx 1.68% of Reinhart Partners’s portfolio.
Lam Research Corporation opened for trading at $93.6 and hit $94.77 on the upside on Thursday, eventually ending the session at $94.63, with a gain of 1.40% or 1.31 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 18,99,987 shares. Company has a market cap of $15,165 M.
On the company’s financial health, Lam Research Corporation reported $1.80 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.16 according to the earnings call on Jul 27, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.64. The company had revenue of $1546.26 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1530.74 million. The company’s revenue was up 4.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.50 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Lam Research Corporation. Lam Research Corporation was Downgraded by Nomura to ” Neutral” on Aug 11, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by Stifel on Jul 28, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 102 from a previous price target of $93 .Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Jul 28, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 105 from a previous price target of $95 .
Lam Research Corporation (Lam Research) is a supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry. The Company’s products are used primarily in front-end wafer processing which involves the steps that create the active components of a device and their wiring. It also addresses processes for back-end wafer-level packaging (WLP). In addition its products are offered for related markets that rely on semiconductor processes and require production-proven manufacturing capability such as micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS). Its thin film deposition systems form a device’s sub-microscopic layers of conducting (metal) or insulating (dielectric) materials. It is a provider of plasma etch a process step that selectively removes materials from the wafer to create the features and patterns of a device. Its wet spin clean and plasma-based bevel clean products remove particles residues and film from the wafer surface before or after adjacent processes.