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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 10972.84. It is in the Diversified Machinery industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 19.57, a forward P/E of 17.7 and EPS of 2.43. At a stock price of 47.65 (0.27%) it has a dividend yield of 0.76%.

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 9.42% and more long-term 10.60% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -3.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 10.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -4.00%.

For performance, Ametek Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 2.77%. For the last month performance for Ametek Inc. is 1.82%. While the last quarter is -5.68% and half year, -0.40%. Finally for the year, performance is -12.77%.

The 52-week high for Ametek Inc., is at -16.79%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 11.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.70% and -4.44% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.10%, and for the month it is 1.40%. Ametek Inc., has a target price of 55.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.47, and for total debt/equity Ametek Inc. has 0.67. The gross margin is 36.00%, while operating margin is 22.80%, the profit margin is 14.80%. The current ratio is 1.3 and the quick ratio is 0.9.

Insider ownership is at 1.30%, with instituitional ownership at 90.30%. Ametek Inc. has a payout ratio of 14.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 230.91. The shares float is 229.43, with the float short at 2.03%, with short ratio coming to 2.9.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Ametek Inc., get 8.70%, with its returns on investment at 13.30%. Return on equity is 17.50%. So will the investors see the target price of 55, reached soon?

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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