Ametek is a specialty industrial machinery company located in Pennsylvania, United States, which is part of the Industrials sector, and is traded under the ticker AME on the NYSE exchange.
Ametek stock last closed at $146.38, up 1.29% from the previous day, and has increased 5.87% in one year. It has overperformed other stocks in the Specialty Industrial Machinery industry by 0.06 percentage points. Ametek stock is currently +37.87% from its 52-week low of $106.17, and -6.12% from its 52-week high of $155.92.
There are currently 229.65M AME shares outstanding. The market value of AME is $33.62B. In the last 24 hours, 1.3M AME shares were traded.
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Out of 7 sell side analysts who research AME, the consensus analyst rating on Ametek is a Strong Buy
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Joshua Pokrzywinski, a top 6% analyst from Morgan Stanley maintains AME with a strong buy rating and raises their AME price target from $152.00 to $155.00, on Feb 3, 2023.
Brett Linzey, a top 16% analyst from Mizuho maintains AME with a strong buy rating and raises their AME price target from $145.00 to $153.00, on Jan 13, 2023.
Linzey raised his price target on AMETEK, Inc. by 5.5%.
The analyst expressed "optimism on near-term fundamentals for the names in his Industrial Technology group.
Q4 earnings should be largely in line with expectations in spite of "macro warning signals continuing to flare," Linzey predicted.
"Backlogs are strong into 2023," the analyst explained.
In addition, idiosyncratic factors should "partly buffer slower organic developments," Linzey argued.
According to the analyst, those factors include but are not limited to:
Yahoo Finance reports that the current Consensus EPS Estimate for AMETECK's Q4 2022 is $1.47 which, if achieved, would represent a 7.3% increase over Q1 2022's $1.37.
Steve Barger, a top 2% analyst from KeyBanc maintains AME with a strong buy rating and raises their AME price target from $145.00 to $165.00, on Nov 21, 2022.
Deane Dray, a top 17% analyst from RBC Capital maintains AME with a buy rating and raises their AME price target from $135.00 to $136.00, on Nov 2, 2022.
Allison Poliniak Cusic, a top 7% analyst from Wells Fargo maintains AME with a strong buy rating and lowers their AME price target from $180.00 to $165.00, on Oct 24, 2022.
You can dive deeper into what analysts are forecasting on the Ametek stock forecast page.
Last year, AME earnings were $1.13B. In the past 5 year, AME's earnings have grown by 15.49% per year. This was faster than the Specialty Industrial Machinery industry average of 8.69%.
Last year, AME revenue was $6.03B. In the past five year, AME's revenue has grown by 7.86% per year. This was faster than the Specialty Industrial Machinery industry average of 3.27%.
Find out more about AME's earnings and revenue performance here.
In the past year, executives and large shareholders at AME have sold more shares than they have bought.
Gretchen W. McClain, Director of AME, was the latest AME insider to buy. They bought $8,243.91 worth of AME stock on Jan 17, 2023.
Learn more about who owns AME stock here.
Ametek pays a dividend of 0.6%, compared to the Specialty Industrial Machinery industry's average dividend yield of 1.37%. If you owned $1,000 of AME stock, you would have been paid $6.01 in the past year.
Ametek dividend payments have consistently grown over the past decade and have remained stable.
Find more info about Ametek dividend yield and history here.
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