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Amphenol Corporation (APH) Shares Down Despite Recent Market Volatility

Amphenol Corporation (NYSE: APH)’s stock price has decreased by -2.01 compared to its previous closing price of 77.60. However, the company has experienced a -4.11% decline in its stock price over the last five trading sessions.

Is It Worth Investing in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE: APH) Right Now?

The price-to-earnings ratio for Amphenol Corporation (NYSE: APH) is 24.82x, which is above its average ratio. Moreover, the 36-month beta value for APH is 1.24.

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The public float for APH is 591.63M and currently, short sellers hold a 0.82% of that float. On March 16, 2023, APH’s average trading volume was 2.35M shares.

APH’s Market Performance

APH stock saw a decrease of -4.11% in the past week, with a monthly decline of -6.25% and a quarterly a decrease of -5.18%. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.49%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 1.80% for Amphenol Corporation (APH). The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -3.04% for APH stock, with a simple moving average of 2.03% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of APH

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for APH stocks, with Credit Suisse repeating the rating for APH by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for APH in the upcoming period, according to Credit Suisse is $93 based on the research report published on December 13th of the previous year 2022.

Jefferies, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see APH reach a price target of $88, previously predicting the price at $87. The rating they have provided for APH stocks is “Hold” according to the report published on November 22nd, 2022.

JP Morgan gave a rating of “Overweight” to APH, setting the target price at $83 in the report published on July 14th of the previous year.

APH Trading at -3.81% 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 -8.23% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 1.80%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.49%, as shares sank -5.81% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -0.13% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, APH fell by -4.11%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +8.75% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $78.19. In addition, Amphenol Corporation saw -0.13% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at APH starting from Gavelle Jean-Luc, who sale 129,800 shares at the price of $81.64 back on Feb 09. After this action, Gavelle Jean-Luc now owns 0 shares of Amphenol Corporation, valued at $10,596,236 using the latest closing price.

NORWITT RICHARD ADAM, the President & CEO of Amphenol Corporation, sale 650,000 shares at $81.72 during a trade that took place back on Feb 03, which means that NORWITT RICHARD ADAM is holding 967,424 shares at $53,115,790 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for APH

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +20.66 for the present operating margin
  • +31.91 for the gross margin

The net margin for Amphenol Corporation stands at +15.07. Equity return is now at value 28.70, with 12.60 for asset returns.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.42.


To wrap up, the performance of Amphenol Corporation (APH) has been bad in recent times. The stock has received a mixed of “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.