NYSE:AME - AMETEK Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$79.40 +0.14 (+0.18 %)
(As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$79.26
Today's Range$79.0850 - $79.75
52-Week Range$63.14 - $81.92
Volume1.03 million shs
Average Volume1.40 million shs
Market Capitalization$18.43 billion
P/E Ratio24.13
Dividend Yield0.71%
Beta1.2
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

Industry Motors & generators
Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
CUSIP03110010
Phone610-647-2121

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.85 billion
Cash Flow$3.3975 per share
Book Value$18.27 per share

Profitability

Net Income$777.93 million

Miscellaneous

Employees16,900
Market Cap$18.43 billion
Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated)
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 Wednesday, February 13th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.14 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.71%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 14th. View AMETEK's Dividend History.

How will AMETEK's stock buyback program work?

AMETEK announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Wednesday, February 13th 2019, which permits the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 2.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were AMETEK's earnings last quarter?

AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 5th. The technology company reported $0.86 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.84 by $0.02. The technology company had revenue of $1.27 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.26 billion. AMETEK had a net margin of 16.05% and a return on equity of 17.72%. AMETEK's quarterly revenue was up 11.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.70 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 Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AMETEK.

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

AMETEK issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.95-$4.05 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.61. AMETEK also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $3.95-4.05 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for AME?

10 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for AMETEK's shares. Their predictions range from $79.00 to $91.00. On average, they anticipate AMETEK's stock price to reach $86.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AMETEK.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AMETEK?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AMETEK in the last year. There are currently 10 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 articles about AME stock have trended positive on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AMETEK earned a news sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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), Micron Technology (MU), Cisco Systems (CSCO), NVIDIA (NVDA), BlackRock (BLK), Intel (INTC), Starbucks (SBUX), Applied Materials (AMAT), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

Who are AMETEK's key executives?

AMETEK's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David A. Zapico, Chairman & CEO (Age 54)
  • Mr. William Joseph Burke, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Mr. John Wesley Hardin Jr., Pres of Electronic Instruments (Age 54)
  • Mr. Timothy N. Jones, Pres of Electromechanical Group (Age 62)
  • Mr. Tony J. Ciampitti, Pres of Electronic Instruments (Age 46)

Who are AMETEK's major shareholders?

AMETEK's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.77%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.51%), Boston Partners (2.46%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.28%), Mawer Investment Management Ltd. (1.27%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.07%). 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 BlackRock Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Eagle Asset Management Inc., Nordea Investment Management AB, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Jennison Associates LLC and First Quadrant L P CA. 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, Steven W Kohlhagen, Thomas C Marecic and William Joseph Burke. View Insider Buying and Selling for AMETEK.

Which institutional investors are buying AMETEK stock?

AME stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Bank of Nova Scotia, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Standard Life Aberdeen plc and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. 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 $79.40.

How big of a company is AMETEK?

AMETEK has a market capitalization of $18.43 billion and generates $4.85 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $777.93 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.29 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  400 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  293 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  693
MarketBeat'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 2/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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