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AMETEK Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.71 (-0.72 %)
(As of 10/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $98.20
50-Day Range
MA: $102.94
52-Week Range
Now: $98.20
Volume978,088 shs
Average Volume962,406 shs
Market Capitalization$22.55 billion
P/E Ratio25.98
Dividend Yield0.73%
AMETEK, Inc. manufactures and sells electronic instruments and electromechanical devices worldwide. It operates through two segments, Electronic Instruments (EIG) and Electromechanical (EMG). The company's EIG segment offers advanced instruments for the process, aerospace, power, and industrial markets; process and analytical instruments for the oil and gas, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, automation, and food and beverage industries; and instruments to the laboratory equipment, ultra-precision manufacturing, medical, and test and measurement markets. This segment also provides power quality monitoring and metering, uninterruptible power supplies, 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; and aircraft and engine sensors, monitoring systems, power supplies, fuel and fluid measurement systems, and data acquisition units for the aerospace industry. Its EMG segment offers engineered electrical connectors and electronics packaging for protecting sensitive electronic devices; precision motion control products for data storage, medical devices, business equipment, automation and other applications; high-purity powdered metals, strip and foil, specialty clad metals, and metal matrix composites; motor-blower systems and heat exchangers for use in thermal management, military, commercial aircraft, and military ground vehicles; 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 incorporated in 1930 and is headquartered in Berwyn, Pennsylvania.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.64 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Motors & generators
Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.16 billion
Cash Flow$5.23 per share
Book Value$22.38 per share


Net Income$861.30 million


Market Cap$22.55 billion
Next Earnings Date2/3/2021 (Estimated)
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AMETEK (NYSE:AME) Frequently Asked Questions

How has AMETEK's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

AMETEK's stock was trading at $77.25 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AME stock has increased by 27.1% and is now trading at $98.20.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of AMETEK?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AMETEK in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is AMETEK's next earnings date?

AMETEK is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 3rd 2021.
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How were AMETEK's earnings last quarter?

AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 2nd. The technology company reported $1.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.07. The technology company had revenue of $1.13 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.12 billion. AMETEK had a net margin of 18.52% and a return on equity of 17.13%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 11.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.06 EPS.
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How often does AMETEK pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AMETEK?

AMETEK announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 6th. Investors of record on Monday, September 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, September 30th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 11th.
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How will AMETEK's stock buyback program work?

AMETEK announced that its board has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, February 13th 2019, which authorizes the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 2.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

What guidance has AMETEK issued on next quarter's earnings?

AMETEK updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.00-1.04 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.99.

What price target have analysts set for AME?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for AMETEK's stock. Their forecasts range from $84.00 to $128.00. On average, they expect AMETEK's share price to reach $107.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.5% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting AMETEK?

AMETEK saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,800,000 shares, an increase of 13.9% from the September 30th total of 1,580,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 924,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.9 days.
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Who are some of AMETEK's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of AMETEK own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other AMETEK investors own include CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Endologix (ELGX), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Micron Technology (MU), Athabasca Oil (ATH), NIC (EGOV), Accenture (ACN), Starbucks (SBUX) and Honeywell International (HON).

Who are AMETEK's key executives?

AMETEK's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. David A. Zapico, Chairman & CEO (Age 55, Pay $3.84M)
  • Mr. William Joseph Burke, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58, Pay $1.34M)
  • Mr. John Wesley Hardin Jr., Pres of Electronic Instruments (Age 55, Pay $1.1M)
  • Thomas C. Marecic, Pres of Electronic Instruments (Age 58, Pay $852.7k)
  • Mr. Timothy N. Jones, Pres of Electromechanical Group (Age 63, Pay $970.68k)

What is AMETEK's stock symbol?

AMETEK trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AME."

Who are AMETEK's major shareholders?

AMETEK's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt (1.33%), Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Inc. ID (0.23%), KBC Group NV (0.15%), Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS (0.13%), Nissay Asset Management Corp Japan ADV (0.12%) and Dupont Capital Management Corp (0.12%). Company insiders that own AMETEK stock include Anthony James Conti, David A Zapico, Dennis K Williams, Elizebeth R Varet, Gretchen W Mcclain, Ronald J Oscher, Ruby R Chandy, Steven W Kohlhagen, Thomas A Amato, Thomas C Marecic, Thomas M Montgomery, Timothy N Jones, Tony J Ciampitti, William D Eginton and William Joseph Burke.
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Which institutional investors are selling AMETEK stock?

AME stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Nissay Asset Management Corp Japan ADV, Dupont Capital Management Corp, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., DNB Asset Management AS, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Inc. ID, and CENTRAL TRUST Co. Company insiders that have sold AMETEK company stock in the last year include Anthony James Conti, David A Zapico, Dennis K Williams, Elizebeth R Varet, Gretchen W Mcclain, Ronald J Oscher, Ruby R Chandy, Steven W Kohlhagen, Thomas C Marecic, Thomas M Montgomery, Timothy N Jones, Tony J Ciampitti, William D Eginton, and William Joseph Burke.
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Which institutional investors are buying AMETEK stock?

AME stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt, KBC Group NV, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Spectrum Asset Management Inc. NB CA, and Mayfair Advisory Group LLC.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is AMETEK's stock price today?

One share of AME stock can currently be purchased for approximately $98.20.

How big of a company is AMETEK?

AMETEK has a market capitalization of $22.55 billion and generates $5.16 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $861.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.19 on an earnings per share basis. AMETEK employs 18,100 workers across the globe.

What is AMETEK's official website?

The official website for AMETEK is 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.

This page was last updated on 10/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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