Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) went up by 2.39% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $113.25. The company’s stock price has collected -1.54% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Barron's reported on 09/03/20 that Ciena’s Cautious Guidance Spreads Across Telecom Hardware Sector
Is It Worth Investing in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE :APH) Right Now?
Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 29.77 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for APH is at 1.26. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 8 analysts out of 17 who provided ratings for Amphenol Corporation declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 7 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $114.87, which is $7.22 above the current price. APH currently public float of 293.94M and currently shorts hold a 0.67% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of APH was 1.34M shares.
APH’s Market Performance
APH stocks went down by -1.54% for the week, with a monthly drop of -3.43% and a quarterly performance of 10.68%, while its annual performance rate touched 12.74%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.39% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.99% for Amphenol Corporation. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -1.55% for APH stocks with a simple moving average of 9.91% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of APH
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for APH stocks, with Morgan Stanley repeating the rating for APH by listing it as a “Equal-Weight.” The predicted price for APH in the upcoming period, according to Morgan Stanley is $110 based on the research report published on August 24th of the current year 2020.
Loop Capital, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see APH reach a price target of $110. The rating they have provided for APH stocks is “Hold” according to the report published on April 20th, 2020.
Cross Research gave a rating of “ Sell” to APH, setting the target price at $110 in the report published on January 21st of the current year.
APH Trading at 1.48% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought APH to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -5.71% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.99%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.39%, as shares sank -2.73% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +11.38% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, APH fell by -1.54%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +3.64% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $108.31. In addition, Amphenol Corporation saw -1.34% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at APH starting from Gavelle Jean-Luc, who sold 42,000 shares at the price of $109.25 back on Sep 03. After this action, Gavelle Jean-Luc now owns 0 shares of Amphenol Corporation, valued at $4,588,571 using the latest closing price.
Ehrmanntraut Dieter, the VP & Grp GM, Automotive Prod of Amphenol Corporation, sold 1,500 shares at $112.00 during a trade that took place back on Sep 03, which means that Ehrmanntraut Dieter is holding 0 shares at $168,000 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for APH
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +19.99 for the present operating margin
- +31.80 for the gross margin
The net margin for Amphenol Corporation stands at +14.04. The total capital return value is set at 20.51, while invested capital returns managed to touch 15.71. Equity return is now at value 24.70, with 9.80 for asset returns.
Based on Amphenol Corporation (APH), the company’s capital structure generated 84.01 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 45.66. Total debt to assets is 35.19, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 13.98. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 73.92.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 4.41, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.10. The receivables turnover for the company is 4.66 and the total asset turnover is 0.79. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.97.