Ativo Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) by 0.0% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 54,861 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1 shares during the period. Amphenol Corporation makes up approximately 0.9% of Ativo Capital Management LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 14th largest position. Ativo Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Amphenol Corporation were worth $3,687,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. boosted its stake in shares of Amphenol Corporation by 16.8% in the fourth quarter. NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. now owns 2,090 shares of the company’s stock valued at $140,000 after buying an additional 300 shares in the last quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Amphenol Corporation by 103.9% in the third quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 2,190 shares of the company’s stock valued at $142,000 after buying an additional 1,116 shares in the last quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Amphenol Corporation by 95.5% in the third quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 2,399 shares of the company’s stock valued at $154,000 after buying an additional 1,172 shares in the last quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC boosted its stake in shares of Amphenol Corporation by 85.7% in the third quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC now owns 2,809 shares of the company’s stock valued at $182,000 after buying an additional 1,296 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Smithfield Trust Co. purchased a new stake in shares of Amphenol Corporation during the third quarter valued at $193,000. 96.70% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH)

Shares of Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) traded up 0.52% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $69.38. The company had a trading volume of 883,946 shares. The company has a 50-day moving average of $67.79 and a 200 day moving average of $65.39. The firm has a market capitalization of $21.40 billion, a PE ratio of 26.58 and a beta of 0.86. Amphenol Corporation has a 12 month low of $51.47 and a 12 month high of $69.44.

Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, January 25th. The company reported $0.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.03. The company earned $1.65 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.61 billion. Amphenol Corporation had a return on equity of 23.73% and a net margin of 13.09%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 12.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.63 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect that Amphenol Corporation will post $2.91 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 11th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 16th. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.92%. Amphenol Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 24.52%.

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Several equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $80.00 target price on shares of Amphenol Corporation in a report on Thursday, January 26th. Zacks Investment Research cut Amphenol Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 20th. Royal Bank Of Canada upped their target price on Amphenol Corporation from $69.00 to $71.00 and gave the stock a “top pick” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 30th. Finally, RBC Capital Markets reiterated a “top pick” rating and issued a $69.00 target price (up from $68.00) on shares of Amphenol Corporation in a report on Saturday, October 22nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $72.33.

Amphenol Corporation 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: Interconnect Products and Assemblies, and Cable Products and Solutions.

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