Ametek Inc. (NYSE: AME) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 10504.73. It is in the Diversified Machinery industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 18.6, a forward P/E of 16.8 and EPS of 2.43. At a stock price of 45.17 (-2.65%) it has a dividend yield of 0.80%.
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 9.54% 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 2.94%. For the last month performance for Ametek Inc. is -4.68%. While the last quarter is -7.34% and half year, -13.88%. Finally for the year, performance is -16.49%.
The 52-week high for Ametek Inc., is at -21.12%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 5.89%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.74% and -9.89% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 1.66%, and for the month it is 1.55%. 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 90.70%. Ametek Inc. has a payout ratio of 14.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 232.56. The shares float is 229.42, with the float short at 2.35%, with short ratio coming to 3.48.
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?
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