Highlighting Shares of Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX)

The sell-side on Wall Steet is predicting Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX) to grow at an accelerated rate over the next five years.  Sell-side analysts are looking for the company to grow 15.66% over the next year and 11.07% over the next five years.

Serious investors are often looking for that next batch of quality stocks to add to the portfolio. Finding quality stocks at a discount can be a tough task, especially with the market trading at such high levels. Many investors will be patiently waiting for a dip to get in on some researched names. Being prepared for any situation may help the investor make those tricky decisions when opportunities present themselves. Nobody can say for sure which way momentum is likely to swing heading into the New Year. Staying on top of the key economic data can help provide a good baseline for stock investing decisions in the near future. 

EPS measures what each share is worth and also indicates how much money their sharehoders would gain if the company was to pay out all of its profits.  Lam Research Corporation’s trailing 12- months EPS is 17.07.  Last year, their EPS growth was 78.20% and their EPS growth over the past five years was 90.50%.  


Let’s start off by taking a look at how the stock has been performing recently.  Over the past twelve months, Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX)’s stock was 5.83%.  Last week, it was 4.38%, 3.10% over the last quarter, and  -15.88% for the past half-year. 

Over the past 50 days, Lam Research Corporation stock was -11.52% off of the high and 17.51% removed from the low.  Their 52-Week High and Low are noted here.  -38.65% (High), 17.51%, (Low). 


Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX)’s performance this year to date is 5.83%.  The stock has performed 4.38% over the last seven days, 4.21% over the last thirty, and 3.10% over the last three months.  Over the last six months, Lam Research Corporation’s stock has been -15.88% and -24.81% for the year.


Wall Street analysts are have a consensus analyst recommendation of 2.20 on the stock.  This is based on a 1-5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.  Brokerages covering the name have a $195.60 on the stock.

For the average investor, figuring out how to best approach the stock market can be challenging. Many investors have probably seen at least one of their prized stocks take off in the last year, and they may be wondering which one is next. With the stock market still trading at super high levels, investors may be worried that a major shift will occur in the near future. Looking back over the first part of this year, investors may not have too much to fidget within the portfolio. If the stock market decides to reverse course and take a turn for the worse, investors may start questioning their strategy and become somewhat worried. Drastic shifts in the markets happen from time to time. Investors who are prepared for volatile market environments may be much better suited to weather the storm than those who are not. Crafting a plan that accounts for the regular ups and downs of the market may be a wise choice for the individual investor. This may mean shifting the mindset to be on the lookout for opportunities when they become available. Investors who have done the research and planning might be more secure in their stock choices should turbulent times arise.

The advice provided on this website is general advice only. It has been prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. Before acting on this advice you should consider the appropriateness of the advice, having regard to your own objectives, financial situation and needs.  Where quoted, past performance is not indicative of future performance.

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