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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 -0.37% today. In the last week its performance is -1.75%, and -0.81% for the past quarter. Currently, Ametek Inc., AME has a target price of 53.29, so today’s gain of -0.37% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.02%.

Ametek Inc. (NYSE:AME), has a market cap of 11242.86, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.30%, and institutional ownership is 90.40%.

At the current price of 48.74, it has a dividend yield of 0.74%, and its target price is 53.29. This is with a profit margin of 14.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.64. Ametek Inc. (NYSE:AME) has a P/E of 20.5, as well as a forward P/E of 19.43.

With a current EPS of 2.38, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.99%,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 9.95%.

Performance for the year is -8.46%. Since its IPO date on 7/19/1984, the total performance to date is -8.71%.

Volume today for Ametek Inc. (NYSE:AME), is 674000, while its average volume is 1543.9. Whilst the total gain today was -0.37%, it did have a day high of -3.04%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.15%, and 1.13% for the month. The 52-week low for Ametek Inc., AME has been 14.25%, while the 52-week-high has reached -14.03%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 13.30%, and its return on assets is 8.30%. Ametek Inc. (NYSE:AME) has an operating margin of 22.40%. With a sales growth of -2.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Ametek Inc., AME is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.46, and has a current ratio of 1.4 and 1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Ametek Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.06, and the P/S is 2.88, along with a P/B of 3.39. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 24.64.

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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