Headlines about Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Amphenol Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the electronics maker an impact score of 47.201635426593 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- Amphenol Corporation (APH) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Wells Fargo & Company (americanbankingnews.com)
- ETFs with exposure to Amphenol Corp. : November 9, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Amphenol Corp. :APH-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : November 8, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Delighting Stocks: Devon Energy Corporation, (NYSE: DVN), Eversource Energy, (NYSE: ES), Amphenol Corporation … – Stocks In The News (press release) (tradingnewsnow.com)
- Notable ETF Inflow Detected – VO, LRCX, FISV, APH (nasdaq.com)
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “top pick” rating and issued a $85.00 target price (up from $81.00) on shares of Amphenol Corporation in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. Cowen and Company restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $95.00 target price (up from $85.00) on shares of Amphenol Corporation in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. Bank of America Corporation upgraded Amphenol Corporation from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 29th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Amphenol Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $89.00 target price for the company in a research note on Thursday, August 24th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG raised their target price on Amphenol Corporation from $95.00 to $96.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, six have given a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $87.90.
Amphenol Corporation (NYSE APH) opened at $88.21 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $26,933.96, a PE ratio of 28.00, a P/E/G ratio of 2.71 and a beta of 0.80. Amphenol Corporation has a 1-year low of $66.00 and a 1-year high of $88.36. The company has a quick ratio of 2.27, a current ratio of 3.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.87.
Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The electronics maker reported $0.88 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.09. The business had revenue of $1.84 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.74 billion. Amphenol Corporation had a return on equity of 25.63% and a net margin of 14.73%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 12.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.73 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that Amphenol Corporation will post 3.21 EPS for the current year.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 10th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 18th will be issued a dividend of $0.19 per share. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.86%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 15th. Amphenol Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 24.20%.
In other Amphenol Corporation news, Director Diana G. Reardon sold 28,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $87.28, for a total transaction of $2,443,840.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, CFO Craig A. Lampo sold 15,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $79.70, for a total value of $1,195,500.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 40,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,188,000. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 397,000 shares of company stock worth $33,877,390. Company insiders own 2.51% of the company’s stock.
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Amphenol Corporation Company Profile
Amphenol Corporation (Amphenol) is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of electrical, electronic and fiber optic connectors, interconnect systems, antennas, sensors and sensor- based products, and coaxial and specialty cable. The Company operates through two segments, which include Interconnect Products and Assemblies, and Cable Products and Solutions.
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