Applied Materials, Inc. reported results for its first quarter ended Jan. 28, 2024.

  • Revenue $6.71 billion, flat year over year
  • GAAP operating margin 29.3 percent and non-GAAP operating margin 29.5 percent, up 0.1 points and flat year over year, respectively
  • GAAP EPS $2.41 and non-GAAP EPS $2.13, up 19 percent and 5 percent year over year, respectively
  • Generated $2.33 billion in cash from operations

Applied generated revenue of $6.71 billion. On a GAAP basis, the company reported gross margin of 47.8 percent, operating income of $1.97 billion or 29.3 percent of net revenue, and earnings per share (EPS) of $2.41. On a non-GAAP basis, the company reported gross margin of 47.9 percent, operating income of $1.98 billion or 29.5 percent of net revenue, and EPS of $2.13.

The recently disclosed change in useful lives of certain property, plant and equipment increased GAAP and non-GAAP EPS by $0.03. The company generated $2.33 billion in cash from operations and distributed $966 million to shareholders including $700 million in share repurchases and $266 million in dividends.

“Applied Materials delivered strong results in the first quarter of fiscal 2024 and has outperformed our markets for the fifth consecutive year,” said Gary Dickerson, President and CEO. “Our leadership positions at key semiconductor inflections support continued outperformance as customers ramp next-generation chip technologies critical to AI and IoT over the next several years.”

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