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Lam Research Corp LRCX Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Feb 06, 2023, 4:00 PM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 520.95
  • Sector Technology
  • Industry Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
  • Investment Style Large Blend
  • Day Range 518.25  –  530.00
  • Year Range 299.59  –  615.99
  • Market Cap 70.2950 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 1.0 Mil /  1.5 Mil
  • Price / Sales 3.77
  • Price / Book 8.46
  • Forward Div Yield 1.32%
  • Trailing Div Yield 1.24%

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Despite Cyclical Downturn, We Think Lam Has Bright Prospects Longer-Term; Shares Undervalued

Analyst Note

| Abhinav Davuluri |

Wide-moat Lam Research reported fiscal second-quarter results in line with our expectations, with strong year-over-year growth in logic, foundry, and NAND equipment sales. However, management expects calendar 2023 wafer fab equipment, or WFE, spending to be down over 20% year over year due to sharply lower memory capital expenditure, export restrictions to China, and overall weaker chip demand following the COVID-19-induced boom and amid broad macroeconomic headwinds. This outlook is consistent with our model, as we anticipate Lam’s next several quarters to be challenging. We are maintaining our fair value estimate of $620 per share, as we expect Lam to return to healthy growth in calendar 2024. While we believe prospective investors should find current levels attractive, we think the market will continue to punish Lam until its memory customers show signs of more normalized inventory levels and improving end-market demand.

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Business Description

Lam Research manufactures equipment used to fabricate semiconductors. The firm is focused on the etch, deposition, and clean markets, which are key steps in the semiconductor manufacturing process, especially for 3D NAND flash storage, advanced DRAM, and leading-edge logic/foundry chipmakers. Lam's flagship Kiyo, Vector, and Sabre products are sold in all major geographies to key customers such as Samsung Electronics, Micron, Intel, SK Hynix, and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing.

4650 Cushing Parkway
Fremont, CA, 94538
Industry Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
Employees 19,200

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FAQs for Lam Research Corp Stock

Yes. LRCX has a forward dividend yield of 1.32%. See LRCX’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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LRCX’s market cap is 70.30 Bil.
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LRCX’s stock style is Large Core.
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LRCX’s price/sales is 3.77.
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LRCX’s price/forward earnings is 15.60.
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LRCX’s price/book is 8.46.
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LRCX’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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