AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 14.22 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for AMETEK, Inc. is 61.61 (with a change from open of -0.31%), this in conjunction with a target price of 64.6. Volume today has so far reached 5265, with an average volume of about 1404.64. The GAP for this stock, is 0.06%.
The P/E ratio is 27.78, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 22.66. The current EPS for AMETEK, Inc., is 2.22, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -10.40%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 27.08%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for AMETEK, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 9.92% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 12.50%. Quarter over quarter is 5.90% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 6.70%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 6.70%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 5.10%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 1.40% and institutional ownership is 91.90%. Shares outstanding is 230.3, while shares float is at a value of 226.03. Float short for AMETEK, Inc. is 2.38% and the short ratio is 3.83.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.61, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.71. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.8, and the quick ratio is 1.2. The most recent gross margin is 32.50% and their operating margin is 20.80%. The profit margin is 13.20%.
AMETEK, Inc. has seen returns on assets of 7.30%, and on investment, 11.10%. Return on equity is 15.40%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.22. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 3.64, with Price/book ratio coming to 4.16 and Price/cash is 24.94, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 23.74.
The simple moving averages are 0.60% and 15.70% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -2.04% and the 52 week low is 42.29%.
AMETEK, Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.58%, with a current price of 61.61. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 16.10%. This is in an industry, Diversified Machinery, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Industrial Goods. AMETEK, Inc. is based in USA.
Performance in the Diversified Machinery industry means that AMETEK, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 0.96%, with performance for the month coming to -0.47%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 15.40%, and for the half year the performance is 32.96%. Volatility for this week is 1.24% and for the month this is 1.22%.
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