Amphenol stock: buy or sell?
April 2nd, 2020
Amphenol Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of electrical, electronic, and fiber optic connectors worldwide.
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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.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
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
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.
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%).
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 targetHow 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 ShareAfter publishing its last earnings report on April, Amphenol . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 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%.
|2013||$4,610 M||-||$636 M13.8%||-|
|2014||$5,346 M||15.95%||$709 M13.3%||11.55%|
|2015||$5,569 M||4.18%||$764 M13.7%||7.67%|
|2016||$6,286 M||12.89%||$823 M13.1%||7.78%|
|2017||$7,011 M||11.53%||$651 M9.3%||-20.95%|
|2018||$8,202 M||16.98%||$1,205 M14.7%||85.24%|
|TTM||$8,294 M||1.12%||$1,207 M14.6%||0.17%|
Quarterly financial resultsAmphenol 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%.
|2017-Q2||$1,670 M||-||$252 M15.1%||-|
|2017-Q3||$1,840 M||10.18%||$278 M15.1%||10.34%|
|2017-Q4||$1,944 M||5.65%||$-103 M-5.3%||-137.26%|
|2018-Q1||$1,867 M||-3.96%||$266 M14.2%||-356.87%|
|2018-Q2||$1,981 M||6.13%||$285 M14.4%||7.23%|
|2018-Q3||$2,129 M||7.45%||$317 M14.9%||11.17%|
|2018-Q4||$2,225 M||4.50%||$338 M15.2%||6.79%|
|2019-Q1||$1,959 M||-11.97%||$268 M13.7%||-20.88%|
Amphenol ownershipWhen 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:
|Market cap||$20.4 B|
|Total shares||296.5 M|
|Float shares||296.5 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||97.9%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.5%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Thursday, April 2nd, 2020|
|Day range||$67.47 - $70.53|
|Average true range||$5.82|
|50d mov avg||$90.38|
|100d mov avg||$97.80|
|200d mov avg||$95.73|
Amphenol performancePerformance 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 .