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Morning Trending Tickers: AMETEK, Inc. (AME)

Today’s top gainers include the company AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) which is in the industry Diversified Machinery, gaining -0.55% today. In the last week its performance is -1.19%, and 8.96% for the past quarter. Currently, AMETEK, Inc., AME has a target price of 63.71, so today’s gain of -0.55% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.79%.

AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME), has a market cap of 13.7 B, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.20%, and institutional ownership is 93.70%.

At the current price of 59.14, it has a dividend yield of 0.61%, and its target price is 63.71. This is with a profit margin of 13.20%, and total debt/equity of 0.71. AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) has a P/E of 26.6, as well as a forward P/E of 21.81.

With a current EPS of 2.22, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.62%,AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 6.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 10.83%.

Performance for the year is 25.40%. Since its IPO date on 7/19/1984, the total performance to date is 21.89%.

Volume today for AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME), is 2117502, while its average volume is 1678.91. Whilst the total gain today was -0.55%, it did have a day high of -2.55%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.05%, and 1.34% for the month. The 52-week low for AMETEK, Inc., AME has been 37.39%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.55%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 11.10%, and its return on assets is 7.30%. AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) has an operating margin of 20.80%. With a sales growth of 6.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that AMETEK, Inc., AME is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.61, and has a current ratio of 1.8 and 1.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of AMETEK, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.46, and the P/S is 3.51, along with a P/B of 3.99. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 24.02.

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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