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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 10925.04. It is in the Diversified Machinery industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 19.13, a forward P/E of 17.31 and EPS of 2.43. At a stock price of 46.63 (0.39%) it has a dividend yield of 0.78%.

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 -2.02%. For the last month performance for Ametek Inc. is 0.11%. While the last quarter is -2.50% and half year, 2.43%. Finally for the year, performance is -12.22%.

The 52-week high for Ametek Inc., is at -18.57%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 9.31%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.66% and -5.75% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.23%, and for the month it is 1.24%. Ametek Inc., has a target price of 55.07.

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 90.20%. Ametek Inc. has a payout ratio of 14.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 235.2. The shares float is 229.43, with the float short at 1.66%, with short ratio coming to 2.64.

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 55.07, 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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