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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Ametek Inc. (NYSE:AME) from Industrial Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Ametek Inc. (NYSE:AME) which is in the industry Diversified Machinery, gaining 0.60% today. In the last week its performance is 0.51%, and -8.02% for the past quarter. Currently, Ametek Inc., AME has a target price of 55, so today’s gain of 0.60% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.51%.

Ametek Inc. (NYSE:AME), has a market cap of 10451.25, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.30%, and institutional ownership is 90.70%.

At the current price of 45.21, it has a dividend yield of 0.80%, and its target price is 55. This is with a profit margin of 14.80%, and total debt/equity of 0.67. Ametek Inc. (NYSE:AME) has a P/E of 18.51, as well as a forward P/E of 16.72.

With a current EPS of 2.43, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.54%,Ametek Inc. (NYSE:AME) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 15.80%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 10.60%.

Performance for the year is -17.46%. Since its IPO date on 7/19/1984, the total performance to date is -15.82%.

Volume today for Ametek Inc. (NYSE:AME), is 627482, while its average volume is 1571.05. Whilst the total gain today was 0.60%, it did have a day high of -13.90%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.70%, and 1.54% for the month. The 52-week low for Ametek Inc., AME has been 5.98%, while the 52-week-high has reached -21.05%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 13.30%, and its return on assets is 8.70%. Ametek Inc. (NYSE:AME) has an operating margin of 22.80%. With a sales growth of -4.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Ametek Inc., AME is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.47, and has a current ratio of 1.3 and 0.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Ametek Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.75, and the P/S is 2.66, along with a P/B of 3.2. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 27.01.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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