GHP Investment Advisors Inc. decreased its holdings in shares of Amphenol Co. (NYSE:APH) by 5.4% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 22,284 shares of the electronics maker’s stock after selling 1,274 shares during the quarter. GHP Investment Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Amphenol were worth $1,957,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the business. CIBC Asset Management Inc raised its holdings in Amphenol by 2.0% during the 3rd quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 30,016 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $2,541,000 after acquiring an additional 575 shares during the period. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC raised its holdings in Amphenol by 87.8% during the 4th quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 1,369 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $120,000 after acquiring an additional 640 shares during the period. Penserra Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in Amphenol by 18.6% during the 4th quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 4,130 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $362,000 after acquiring an additional 649 shares during the period. YHB Investment Advisors Inc. raised its holdings in Amphenol by 1.6% during the 4th quarter. YHB Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 41,128 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $3,611,000 after acquiring an additional 660 shares during the period. Finally, CENTRAL TRUST Co raised its holdings in Amphenol by 52.6% during the 4th quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co now owns 1,915 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $168,000 after acquiring an additional 660 shares during the period. 96.70% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
In other news, VP Lance E. D’amico sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, February 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $92.07, for a total transaction of $920,700.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director John R. Lord sold 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Sunday, September 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $62.47, for a total transaction of $124,940.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 38,677 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,416,152.19. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 2.51% of the stock is owned by insiders.
Amphenol Co. (NYSE APH) opened at $92.51 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $28,306.13, a price-to-earnings ratio of 45.13, a PEG ratio of 2.72 and a beta of 0.81. The company has a current ratio of 2.95, a quick ratio of 2.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88. Amphenol Co. has a 1 year low of $68.57 and a 1 year high of $93.62.
Amphenol (NYSE:APH) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 24th. The electronics maker reported $0.86 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.81 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $1.94 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.80 billion. Amphenol had a net margin of 9.28% and a return on equity of 26.09%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 17.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.75 EPS. sell-side analysts anticipate that Amphenol Co. will post 3.45 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 10th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 19th will be given a dividend of $0.19 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 16th. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.82%. Amphenol’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 37.07%.
Amphenol Corporation (Amphenol) is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of electrical, electronic and fiber optic connectors, interconnect systems, antennas, sensors and sensor- based products, and coaxial and specialty cable. The Company operates through two segments, which include Interconnect Products and Assemblies, and Cable Products and Solutions.
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