Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) went down by -0.09% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $88.45. The company’s stock price has collected -3.33% of loss in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 12/09/20 that DoorDash, GameStop, Pfizer: What to Watch When the Stock Market Opens Today
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 23.81 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for APH is at 1.20. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 7 analysts out of 18 who provided ratings for Amphenol Corporation declared the stock was a “buy,” while 3 rated the stock as “overweight,” 8 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $85.21, which is $22.03 above the current price. APH currently public float of 593.72M and currently shorts hold a 0.93% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of APH was 2.51M shares.
APH’s Market Performance
APH stocks went down by -3.33% for the week, with a monthly drop of -7.42% and a quarterly performance of -16.31%, while its annual performance rate touched -6.19%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.86% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.36% for Amphenol Corporation. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -7.32% for APH stocks with a simple moving average of -17.08% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of APH
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for APH stocks, with Cowen repeating the rating for APH by listing it as a “Market Perform.” The predicted price for APH in the upcoming period, according to Cowen is $80 based on the research report published on January 07th of the current year 2022.
JP Morgan, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see APH reach a price target of $138. The rating they have provided for APH stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on December 29th, 2020.
Robert W. Baird gave a rating of “Outperform” to APH, setting the target price at $127 in the report published on October 20th of the previous year.
APH Trading at -9.11% 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 -28.38% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.36%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.86%, as shares sank -8.72% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -13.55% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, APH fell by -3.33%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -17.77% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $68.05. In addition, Amphenol Corporation saw -27.57% 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 Doherty William J, who sale 165,800 shares at the price of $83.77 back on Dec 07. After this action, Doherty William J now owns 0 shares of Amphenol Corporation, valued at $13,888,983 using the latest closing price.
NORWITT RICHARD ADAM, the President & CEO of Amphenol Corporation, sale 217,913 shares at $82.33 during a trade that took place back on Dec 06, which means that NORWITT RICHARD ADAM is holding 0 shares at $17,941,235 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for APH
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +20.00 for the present operating margin
- +31.28 for the gross margin
The net margin for Amphenol Corporation stands at +14.43. Equity return is now at value 27.70, with 11.40 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.43.