Amphenol stock: buy or sell?

APH stock price: $68.76 -1.09% At close on April 2nd, 2020

Updated on:
April 2nd, 2020

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Shares of Amphenol slightly fell an ugly -1.09% and closed at $68.76. On Friday APH plummed a scary -6.60%. With Thursday it's been 3 red days in a row. On March/26 APH skyrocketed an outstanding 5.37%.

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?

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None of our preferred buy setups matches with Amphenol stock situation right now, therefore this is not a suitable entry point.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is Amphenol stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for APH stock for the last 30 days.

Amphenol stock analysis

Daily outlook

Amphenol slightly fell an ugly -1.09% and closed at $68.76.

Amphenol ended today at $68.76 and slightly fell an ugly -1.09%. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed down on Feb 25th, APH fell $-28.60 per share (-29.38%). Since December when SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up, APH price slipped $-36.59 per share (-34.73%). On January, APH hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $109.08 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

After boosting a dazzling 5.70% in a week last week, Amphenol closed this week at $68.76 and plunged a bloodcurdling -7.42%.

Not so far away is the last price record Amphenol marked by mid January, but since then it dropped a 37.43%. Since late February, when APH stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-32.67 per share (-32.21%). Stocks under the 40w moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders. Since early December 2019 when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, APH price slipped $-34.70 per share (-33.54%).

APH stock chart (weekly)

Amphenol stock price history

Amphenol stock went public on November 8th, 1991 with a price of $0.511. Since then, APH stock grew a 13,382.40%, with a yearly average of 477.90%. If you had invested $1,000 in Amphenol stock in 1991, it would worth $133,824.00 today.

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

Amphenol stock historical price chart

APH stock reached all-time highs on January with a price of $109.89.

Amphenol stock price target

How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. 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

After publishing its last earnings report on April, Amphenol . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
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 astounding 16.98% to $8,202.00 million dollars from $7,011.30 marked in 2017. Instead, its income margin (compared to sales) soared to 14.69%, that is $1,205.00 million.

To have an up to date 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 review Amphenol business evolution since December 2018: Annual turnover up to March, compared to lastest yearly report, raised a tiny 1.12%. Similarly, profit margin (net income/revenues) remained steady at 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 earnings marked $267.50 million with a profit margin of 13.66%. Profit margin declined a -1.54% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 15.20%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Amphenol sales marked a fine 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 invest in a stock, it's always 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, 0.52% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

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

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Amphenol:

APH
Market cap$20.4 B
Total shares296.5 M
Float shares296.5 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)97.9%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.5%
Shares in short selling0.0%

Amphenol summary

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020
Open$69.67
Close$68.76
Day range$67.47 - $70.53
Previous close$69.52
Session gain-1.09%
Average true range$5.82
50d mov avg$90.38
100d mov avg$97.80
200d mov avg$95.73
Daily patternlt02a
Weekly pattern lb06a

Amphenol performance

Performance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. For Amphenol, the benchmark is made against .
Stock3m6m12m
APHAmphenol-36.19%-28.08%-32.34%

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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