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Is Amphenol Corporation(NYSE: APH), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Amphenol Corporation (NYSE: APH) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 11/8/1991. Amphenol Corporation is in the Diversified Electronics industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Amphenol Corporation, is 1293.98, and so far today it has a volume of 1209000. Performance year to date since the 11/8/1991 is 24.22%.

To help you determine whether Amphenol Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 26.44 and forward P/E is 22.14. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Amphenol Corporation has a value for PEG of 3.58. P/S ratio is 3.38 and the P/B ratio is 5.62. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 24.12 and 28.35 respectively.

At the current price Amphenol Corporation is trading at, 64.42 (-1.92% today), Amphenol Corporation has a dividend yield of 0.87%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 22.50%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.44, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 10.73% after growing 9.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -42.30%, and -42.20% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 308.72, and the number of shares float is 307.53. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.30%, and institutional ownership is at *TBA. The float short is 1.26%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.99. Management has seen a return on assets of 10.00%, and also a return on investment of 13.60%.

The ability for Amphenol Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.9, and quick ratio is 2. Long term debt/equity is 0.8 and total debt/equity is 0.8. In terms of margins, Amphenol Corporation has a gross margin of 31.90%, with its operating margin at 19.10%, and Amphenol Corporation has a profit margin of 13.00%.

The 52 week high is -2.05%, with 45.79% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 5.93% and the 200 day simple moving average is 14.99%.

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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