Deutsche Bank AG decreased its holdings in shares of Amphenol Co. (NYSE:APH) by 9.2% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 908,981 shares of the electronics maker’s stock after selling 92,047 shares during the quarter. Deutsche Bank AG owned about 0.30% of Amphenol worth $79,805,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in shares of Amphenol by 9.8% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 21,118,863 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $1,854,233,000 after acquiring an additional 1,880,658 shares during the period. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. lifted its position in shares of Amphenol by 345.8% in the 3rd quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. now owns 1,041,687 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $88,168,000 after acquiring an additional 808,015 shares during the period. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. lifted its position in shares of Amphenol by 89.9% in the 4th quarter. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. now owns 1,058,086 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $92,909,000 after acquiring an additional 500,762 shares during the period. Swiss National Bank lifted its position in shares of Amphenol by 42.7% in the 4th quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 1,607,750 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $141,160,000 after acquiring an additional 480,900 shares during the period. Finally, Assenagon Asset Management S.A. bought a new stake in shares of Amphenol in the 4th quarter worth approximately $35,814,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 96.70% of the company’s stock.
In related news, Director John R. Lord sold 2,000 shares of the firm’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 sale, the director now directly owns 38,677 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,416,152.19. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, VP Lance E. D’amico sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, February 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $92.07, for a total value of $920,700.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 2.51% of the company’s stock.
Amphenol Co. (NYSE APH) opened at $92.66 on Tuesday. Amphenol Co. has a twelve month low of $68.57 and a twelve month high of $93.62. The company has a quick ratio of 2.25, a current ratio of 2.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88. The stock has a market capitalization of $28,238.92, a P/E ratio of 28.36, a PEG ratio of 2.71 and a beta of 0.81.
Amphenol (NYSE:APH) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, January 24th. The electronics maker reported $0.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.05. Amphenol had a return on equity of 26.09% and a net margin of 9.28%. The business had revenue of $1.94 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.80 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.75 EPS. Amphenol’s quarterly revenue was up 17.7% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts predict that Amphenol Co. will post 3.45 earnings per share for the current year.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 10th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 19th will be issued a $0.19 dividend. 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 payout ratio is presently 37.07%.
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Amphenol Company Profile
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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