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Morning Hot Stocks: Amphenol Corporation, (APH)

Friday February 24th 2017: Amphenol Corporation, APH is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Diversified Electronics in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, Amphenol Corporation, APH  has a market cap of 23.2 B. Since its IPO date on the 11/08/1991, Amphenol Corporation, APH performance year to date is 10.98%. Today Amphenol Corporation, APH has gained 0.32%, with a current price of 74.82.

Ownership of the company is 0.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is *TBA. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 20.70%. Return of assets are at 10.60%, with return on investment at 13.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Amphenol Corporation, APH is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.77. While Total debt/equity is 0.87. With a profit margin of 13.90%, this is combined with a gross margin of 32.80%, and operating margin of 20.00%. Amphenol Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2.4, while the quick ratio is 1.7.

For the last year Amphenol Corporation, APH has seen a EPS growth of 8.20%. A performance for the year of 29.23%. The 52-week high is -2.41%, and the 52-week low is 30.19%. The average volume for Amphenol Corporation, APH is 129767.

With a target price of 76.91, can Amphenol Corporation, APH reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Amphenol Corporation, APH. Amphenol Corporation has a P/E of 26.43 and a forward P/E of 23.46. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.52. Amphenol Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.63 and 6.17 respectively. For P/cash, Amphenol Corporation has a value of 18.13, while it is 31.19 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 74.82, Amphenol Corporation has a dividend yield of 0.86%. We see a return on equity of 24.40%.

Looking more long-term Amphenol Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 7.51%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 7.43% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 8.20% for this year and for the last five years a 11.40% growth has been seen.

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