Amphenol Co. (NYSE:APH) Insider Jean-Luc Gavelle Sells 122,000 Shares of Stock

Amphenol Co. (NYSE:APHGet Rating) insider Jean-Luc Gavelle sold 122,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $77.44, for a total value of $9,447,680.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Amphenol Price Performance

Amphenol stock opened at $77.54 on Friday. Amphenol Co. has a 12 month low of $61.67 and a 12 month high of $88.45. The company has a current ratio of 2.45, a quick ratio of 1.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.74. The business’s 50 day simple moving average is $68.23 and its 200 day simple moving average is $71.94. The company has a market cap of $46.12 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.11, a PEG ratio of 2.31 and a beta of 1.25.

Amphenol (NYSE:APHGet Rating) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July 27th. The electronics maker reported $0.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.68 by $0.07. Amphenol had a net margin of 15.00% and a return on equity of 27.28%. The business had revenue of $3.14 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.94 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.61 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 18.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Sell-side analysts forecast that Amphenol Co. will post 2.92 EPS for the current year.

Amphenol Announces Dividend

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 12th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 20th will be issued a $0.20 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 19th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.03%. Amphenol’s payout ratio is currently 27.97%.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. MV Capital Management Inc. grew its position in Amphenol by 112.6% in the second quarter. MV Capital Management Inc. now owns 406 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $26,000 after acquiring an additional 215 shares in the last quarter. Prospera Financial Services Inc purchased a new position in Amphenol in the first quarter worth $30,000. EverSource Wealth Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Amphenol in the fourth quarter worth $32,000. Riverview Trust Co purchased a new position in Amphenol in the first quarter worth $34,000. Finally, Tcwp LLC purchased a new position in Amphenol in the first quarter worth $36,000. Institutional investors own 95.80% of the company’s stock.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several research firms recently weighed in on APH. Robert W. Baird reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $85.00 price objective on shares of Amphenol in a report on Friday, April 29th. The Goldman Sachs Group lowered their target price on Amphenol from $87.00 to $83.00 in a research report on Wednesday, June 1st. Cowen lowered their price objective on Amphenol from $80.00 to $73.00 and set a “market perform” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, July 1st. Citigroup lowered their price objective on Amphenol from $100.00 to $90.00 in a research report on Thursday, April 28th. Finally, StockNews.com raised Amphenol from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, August 1st. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the stock presently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus price target of $82.89.

Amphenol Company Profile

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Amphenol Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, primarily designs, manufactures, and markets electrical, electronic, and fiber optic connectors in the United States, China, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Harsh Environment Solutions, Communications Solutions, and Interconnect and Sensor Systems.

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