Penserra Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Amphenol Co. (NYSE:APH) by 18.6% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 4,130 shares of the electronics maker’s stock after acquiring an additional 649 shares during the quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Amphenol were worth $362,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Dupont Capital Management Corp bought a new stake in Amphenol during the fourth quarter valued at about $115,000. Fusion Family Wealth LLC bought a new stake in Amphenol during the fourth quarter valued at about $121,000. Cribstone Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in Amphenol by 123.5% during the third quarter. Cribstone Capital Management LLC now owns 1,900 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $161,000 after acquiring an additional 1,050 shares during the period. CENTRAL TRUST Co raised its holdings in Amphenol by 52.6% during the fourth quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co now owns 1,915 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $168,000 after acquiring an additional 660 shares during the period. Finally, Zions Bancorporation bought a new stake in Amphenol during the third quarter valued at about $169,000. 96.47% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
APH has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Amphenol from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 26th. Morgan Stanley reissued an “equal weight” rating and set a $85.00 price target on shares of Amphenol in a report on Wednesday, December 13th. SunTrust Banks raised their price target on Amphenol from $77.00 to $82.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Cowen restated a “buy” rating and set a $105.00 price objective on shares of Amphenol in a research report on Wednesday, January 10th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co initiated coverage on Amphenol in a research report on Friday, November 10th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $98.00 price objective for the company. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $92.00.
Amphenol Co. (APH) opened at $87.34 on Thursday. The firm has a market capitalization of $26,527.86, a PE ratio of 26.65, a PEG ratio of 2.55 and a beta of 0.82. The company has a current ratio of 2.95, a quick ratio of 2.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88. Amphenol Co. has a 12-month low of $68.57 and a 12-month high of $93.62.
Amphenol (NYSE:APH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 24th. The electronics maker reported $0.86 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $1.94 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.80 billion. Amphenol had a return on equity of 26.09% and a net margin of 9.28%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 17.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.75 earnings per share. sell-side analysts forecast that Amphenol Co. will post 3.45 EPS for the current year.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 10th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 19th will be given a dividend of $0.19 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 16th. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.87%. Amphenol’s payout ratio is 37.07%.
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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