Amphenol Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages (NYSE:APH)
Amphenol (NYSE:APH) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eleven brokerages that are presently covering the stock, Stock Ratings Network.com reports. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $93.10.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Amphenol from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday. They now have a $101.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Amphenol in a research note on Thursday. They now have a $110.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Jefferies Group raised their price target on shares of Amphenol from $85.00 to $90.00 in a research note on Thursday. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
Amphenol (NYSE:APH) opened at 95.14 on Monday. Amphenol has a 52 week low of $74.05 and a 52 week high of $96.49. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $92.24 and a 200-day moving average of $87.11. The company has a market cap of $14.987 billion and a P/E ratio of 23.92.
Amphenol (NYSE:APH) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, April 23rd. The company reported $0.99 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.95 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $1.25 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.21 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.87 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 15.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Amphenol will post $4.31 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of electrical, electronic and fiber optic connectors, interconnect systems and coaxial and high-speed specialty cable.
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