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How has Ametek Inc.:(NYSE:AME) performed recently?

Ametek Inc. (NYSE: AME) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 11055.09. It is in the Diversified Machinery industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 20.24, a forward P/E of 19.26 and EPS of 2.38. At a stock price of 48.12 (2.10%) it has a dividend yield of 0.75%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 15.80%, more recently this last year it has grown by 3.40%. The next year growth is going to be about 8.47% and more long-term 9.95% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -7.80%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 10.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -2.60%.

For performance, Ametek Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 0.29%. For the last month performance for Ametek Inc. is -1.45%. While the last quarter is 6.28% and half year, -1.48%. Finally for the year, performance is -11.00%.

The 52-week high for Ametek Inc., is at -14.97%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 13.01%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.54% and 0.47% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.54%, and for the month it is 1.31%. Ametek Inc., has a target price of 53.79.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.46, and for total debt/equity Ametek Inc. has 0.64. The gross margin is 35.90%, while operating margin is 22.40%, the profit margin is 14.50%. The current ratio is 1.4 and the quick ratio is 1.

Insider ownership is at 1.30%, with instituitional ownership at 90.30%. Ametek Inc. has a payout ratio of 15.10%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 229.74. The shares float is 228.43, with the float short at 2.33%, with short ratio coming to 3.43.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Ametek Inc., get 8.30%, with its returns on investment at 13.30%. Return on equity is 17.10%. So will the investors see the target price of 53.79, reached soon?

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