NYSE:AME - AMETEK Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $70.70 -0.15 (-0.21 %) (As of 12/11/2018 09:21 AM ET)Previous Close$70.85Today's Range$69.2410 - $71.0652-Week Range$64.91 - $81.92Volume1.52 million shsAverage Volume1.56 million shsMarket Capitalization$16.45 billionP/E Ratio27.09Dividend Yield0.79%Beta1.32 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email AMETEK, Inc. manufactures and sells electronic instruments and electromechanical devices worldwide. Its Electronic Instruments Group segment offers advanced instruments for the process, power and industrial, and aerospace markets; process and analytical instruments for the oil, gas, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, automation, and food and beverage markets; and instruments for the laboratory equipment, ultraprecision manufacturing, medical, and test and measurement markets. This segment also provides aircraft and engine sensors, monitoring systems, power supplies, data acquisition units, and fuel and fluid measurement systems for the aerospace industry; and power quality monitoring and metering, uninterruptible power systems, programmable power equipment, electromagnetic compatibility test equipment, sensors for gas turbines, dashboard instruments for heavy trucks and other vehicles, and instrumentation and controls for the food and beverage industries. Its Electromechanical Group segment offers engineered electrical connectors and electronics packaging used in aerospace and defense, medical, and industrial applications, as well as advanced precision motion control products for use in a range of automation applications across the medical, semiconductor, aerospace, defense, and food and beverage industries; high-purity powdered metals, strip and foil, specialty clad metals, and metal matrix composites; blowers and heat exchangers for aerospace and defense industries; and motors for use in commercial appliances, fitness equipment, food and beverage machines, hydraulic pumps, and industrial blowers. This segment also operates a network of aviation maintenance, repair, and overhaul facilities. In addition, the company offers clinical and education communication solutions for hospitals, health systems, and educational facilities. AMETEK, Inc. was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Berwyn, Pennsylvania. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Motors & generators Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNYSE:AME Previous Symbol CUSIP03110010 Webwww.ametek.com Phone610-647-2121 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.41 Current Ratio2.06 Quick Ratio1.42 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio27.09 Forward P/E Ratio21.62 P/E Growth1.94 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$4.30 billion Price / Sales3.82 Cash Flow$3.4072 per share Price / Cash Flow20.75 Book Value$17.43 per share Price / Book4.06 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.61 Net Income$681.47 million Net Margins17.06% Return on Equity17.08% Return on Assets9.09% Miscellaneous Employees16,900 Outstanding Shares232,120,000Market Cap$16.45 billion OptionableOptionable AMETEK (NYSE:AME) Frequently Asked Questions What is AMETEK's stock symbol? AMETEK trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AME." How often does AMETEK pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AMETEK? AMETEK announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 7th will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share on Friday, December 21st. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.79%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 6th. View AMETEK's Dividend History. How were AMETEK's earnings last quarter? AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 1st. The technology company reported $0.82 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.04. The technology company had revenue of $1.19 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.18 billion. AMETEK had a net margin of 17.06% and a return on equity of 17.08%. The firm's revenue was up 10.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.66 earnings per share. View AMETEK's Earnings History. When is AMETEK's next earnings date? AMETEK is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AMETEK. What guidance has AMETEK issued on next quarter's earnings? AMETEK issued an update on its fourth quarter 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.82-0.84 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.82. AMETEK also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $3.25-3.27 EPS. What price target have analysts set for AME? 12 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for AMETEK's shares. Their predictions range from $81.00 to $92.00. On average, they expect AMETEK's stock price to reach $87.1667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AMETEK. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AMETEK? 12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AMETEK in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for AMETEK. Has AMETEK been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about AME stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. AMETEK earned a coverage optimism score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of AMETEK's key competitors? Some companies that are related to AMETEK include Nidec (NJDCY), XT Energy Group (XTNY), Regal Beloit (RBC), Generac (GNRC), Aggreko (ARGKF), Franklin Electric (FELE) and American Superconductor (AMSC). Who are AMETEK's key executives? AMETEK's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. David A. Zapico, Chairman & CEO (Age 53)Mr. William Joseph Burke, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56)Mr. John Wesley Hardin Jr., Pres of Electronic Instruments (Age 53)Mr. Timothy N. Jones, Pres of Electromechanical Group (Age 61)Mr. Tony J. Ciampitti, Pres of Electronic Instruments (Age 45) Who are AMETEK's major shareholders? AMETEK's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.12%), BlackRock Inc. (7.66%), FMR LLC (3.84%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.38%), American Century Companies Inc. (1.83%) and Capital Research Global Investors (1.81%). Company insiders that own AMETEK stock include Anthony James Conti, David A Zapico, Dennis K Williams, Elizebeth R Varet, Frank S Hermance, Gretchen W Mcclain, James R Malone, John Wesley Hardin, Ronald J Oscher, Steven W Kohlhagen, Thomas A Amato, Thomas C Marecic, Thomas M Montgomery, Timothy N Jones, William D Eginton and William Joseph Burke. View Institutional Ownership Trends for AMETEK. Which institutional investors are selling AMETEK stock? AME stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deutsche Bank AG, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , BlackRock Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Epoch Investment Partners Inc. and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold AMETEK company stock in the last year include David A Zapico, Elizebeth R Varet, Gretchen W Mcclain, John Wesley Hardin, Ronald J Oscher, Steven W Kohlhagen, William D Eginton and William Joseph Burke. View Insider Buying and Selling for AMETEK. Which institutional investors are buying AMETEK stock? AME stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Point72 Asset Management L.P., American Century Companies Inc., FMR LLC, Capital Research Global Investors, Schroder Investment Management Group, Hsbc Holdings PLC, AustralianSuper Pty Ltd and Glenmede Trust Co. NA. View Insider Buying and Selling for AMETEK. How do I buy shares of AMETEK? Shares of AME can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is AMETEK's stock price today? One share of AME stock can currently be purchased for approximately $70.70. How big of a company is AMETEK? AMETEK has a market capitalization of $16.45 billion and generates $4.30 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $681.47 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.61 on an earnings per share basis. AMETEK employs 16,900 workers across the globe. What is AMETEK's official website? The official website for AMETEK is http://www.ametek.com. How can I contact AMETEK? AMETEK's mailing address is 1100 CASSATT ROAD, BERWYN PA, 19312. The technology company can be reached via phone at 610-647-2121. MarketBeat Community Rating for AMETEK (NYSE AME)Community Ranking: 2.9 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 385 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 289 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 674MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about AMETEK and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AME will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AME will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 12/11/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Rule of 72?