Amphenol stock: buy or sell?

APH stock price: $101.75 -1.89% At close on February 21st, 2020

Updated on:
February 21st, 2020

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Amphenol ended on February 21st at $101.75 and fell an awful -1.89%.

Amphenol Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of electrical, electronic, and fiber optic connectors worldwide.

Should I buy Amphenol stock?

Even if you are a experienced or a novel trader, best trading results come from using an investing strategy that never leaves to random or subjective opinions when is the best moment to buy or sell stocks. That's why is so important to choose your own trading plan that matches with your character as inversor. At Stocks2.com, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.

Currently, Amphenol stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean APH will fall in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Amphenol stock a buy?

Financial institutions and banks publish stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for APH stock for the last 30 days.

Amphenol stock analysis

Daily outlook

Amphenol closed on February 21st at $101.75 and fell an awful -1.89%.

Amphenol fell an awful -1.89% and closed at $101.75. Since SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up on December, APH price slid a -3.72%. In this session, Amphenol stock crossed down the SMA100d line. If you are using SMA100d line as stop loss trigger, double check your position in this stock. On Jan 14th, APH hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $109.42 recorded on January. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.

APH stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Shares of Amphenol ended this week at $101.75 and decreased a tragic -2.23%. Late January APH collapsed a dreadful -5.92% in just one week.

Price pattern shows an uptrend with two rising tops and bottoms, and now trading upwards to the $110.24 resistance. Not so far away is the last all-time high Amphenol marked by mid January. Since early December 2019 when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, APH price slipped $-2.04 per share (-1.97%). Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up early September, APH climbed $12.87 (14.48%).

APH stock chart (weekly)

Amphenol stock price history

Amphenol IPO was on November 8th, 1991 at $0.51 per share1. Since then, APH stock surged a 19,851.00%, with a yearly average of 709.00%. If you had invested $1,000 in Amphenol stock in 1991, it would worth $198,510.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

Amphenol stock historical price chart

APH stock reached all-time highs on January/14 with a price of $110.24.

Amphenol stock price target

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. You should not follow the analysts' APH stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last month we have not found any price forecast for Amphenol stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since April, when Amphenol posted its last earnings report, it . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this report.
APH earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q2-n/a0.81n/a
2017-Q32017-10-250.790.8811.4%
2017-Q42018-01-240.820.9313.4%
2018-Q12018-04-250.80.833.7%
2018-Q22018-07-250.850.95.9%
2018-Q32018-10-240.961.015.2%
2018-Q42019-01-230.981.057.1%
2019-Q12019-04-240.88n/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a
2019-Q3-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2018, Amphenol annual revenues skyrocketed an outstanding 16.98% to $8,202.00 M dollars from $7,011.30 marked in 2017. On the other hand, its earnings margin (compared to sales) rose to 14.69%, that is $1,205.00 million.

To have an updated picture of the financial situation of Amphenol, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2019-Q1 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual Amphenol TTM sales up to March 2019 were $8,293.60 and earnings were $1,207.00 M USD. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem Amphenol business evolution since December 2018: Annual sales up to March, compared to lastest yearly report, appreciated a slightly fine 1.12%. Regarding profit margin, Amphenol remained steady -0.14% to 14.69%

APH annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$4,610 M-$636 M13.8%-
2014$5,346 M15.95%$709 M13.3%11.55%
2015$5,569 M4.18%$764 M13.7%7.67%
2016$6,286 M12.89%$823 M13.1%7.78%
2017$7,011 M11.53%$651 M9.3%-20.95%
2018$8,202 M16.98%$1,205 M14.7%85.24%
TTM $8,294 M1.12%$1,207 M14.6%0.17%

Quarterly financial results

Amphenol posted $1,958.50 M in sales for 2019-Q1, a -11.97% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $267.50 M with a profit margin of 13.66%. Profit margin depreciated a -1.54% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 15.20%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Amphenol sales marked a good increase and gained a 4.91%.
APH quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q2$1,670 M-$252 M15.1%-
2017-Q3$1,840 M10.18%$278 M15.1%10.34%
2017-Q4$1,944 M5.65%$-103 M-5.3%-137.26%
2018-Q1$1,867 M-3.96%$266 M14.2%-356.87%
2018-Q2$1,981 M6.13%$285 M14.4%7.23%
2018-Q3$2,129 M7.45%$317 M14.9%11.17%
2018-Q4$2,225 M4.50%$338 M15.2%6.79%
2019-Q1$1,959 M-11.97%$268 M13.7%-20.88%

Amphenol ownership

When you are planning to buy a company, it's worth to check its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Amphenol, 0.50% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

Bearish positions for APH stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better context understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:

APH
Market cap$30.2 B
Total shares296.5 M
Float shares296.6 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)98.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.5%
Shares in short selling0.0%

Amphenol summary

Friday, February 21st, 2020
Open$102.90
Close$101.75
Day range$101.17 - $103.39
Previous close$103.71
Session gain-1.89%
Average true range$1.87
50d mov avg$105.86
100d mov avg$103.04
200d mov avg$97.43
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lb02a

Amphenol performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We picked as the bechmarking frame for Amphenol stock.
Stock3m6m12m
APHAmphenol0.25%19.73%8.93%

Amphenol competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Amphenol competitor. This doesn't mean Amphenol does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.

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