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Amphenol Corporation (APH) is a leading electronic components business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$66.96 after a previous close of US$67.03. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD66.67 to a high of USD67.74. The latest price was USD67.53 (25 minute delay). Amphenol Corporation is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Amphenol Corporation

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Amphenol Corporation. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: APH. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Amphenol Corporation reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$69.16, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Amphenol Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Amphenol Corporation. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Amphenol Corporation share price

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Amphenol Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-22.
OpenUS$66.96
HighUS$67.74
LowUS$66.67
CloseUS$67.53
Previous closeUS$67.03
Change US$0.5
Change % 0.7459%
Volume 3,079,265
Information last updated 2021-06-17.
52-week rangeUS$45.9779 - US$69.62
50-day moving average US$67.2106
200-day moving average US$66.0168
Target priceUS$74.64
PE ratio 34.7077
Dividend yield US$0.54 (0.79%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$2.0875

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Is it a good time to buy Amphenol Corporation stock?

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Amphenol Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $67.53

1 week (2021-06-16) -1.01%
1 month (2021-05-21) 1.78%
3 months (2021-03-23) 7.31%
6 months (2020-12-23) 4.89%
1 year (2020-06-23) 39.02%
2 years (2019-06-21) 41.41%
3 years (2018-06-22) 51.41%
5 years (2016-06-23) 126.84%

Is Amphenol Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing Amphenol Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Amphenol Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Amphenol Corporation's P/E ratio

Amphenol Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 35x. In other words, Amphenol Corporation shares trade at around 35x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Amphenol Corporation's PEG ratio

Amphenol Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.1354. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Amphenol Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Amphenol Corporation's EBITDA

Amphenol Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$2.1 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Amphenol Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Amphenol Corporation financials

Revenue TTM US$9.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 19.65%
Gross profit TTM US$2.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 8.88%
Return on equity TTM 2621.97%
Profit margin 14.16%
Book value 9.146
Market capitalisation US$40.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Amphenol Corporation shares

There are currently 4.8 million Amphenol Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Amphenol Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 0.7% down from 4.9 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Amphenol Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Amphenol Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Amphenol Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Amphenol Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Amphenol Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 2.6 million). Amphenol Corporation's SIR currently stands at 1.89. In other words for every 100,000 Amphenol Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1890 shares are currently held short.

However Amphenol Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Amphenol Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Amphenol Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Amphenol Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Amphenol Corporation shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0081% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Amphenol Corporation shares, roughly 8 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Amphenol Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Amphenol Corporation stock.

Amphenol Corporation's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Amphenol Corporation.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Amphenol Corporation's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 27.31

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Amphenol Corporation's overall score of 27.31 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 37th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Amphenol Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Amphenol Corporation's environmental score

Environmental score: 13.02/100

Amphenol Corporation's environmental score of 13.02 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Amphenol Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Amphenol Corporation's social score

Social score: 9.02/100

Amphenol Corporation's social score of 9.02 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Amphenol Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Amphenol Corporation's governance score

Governance score: 8.27/100

Amphenol Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Amphenol Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Amphenol Corporation's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Amphenol Corporation scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Amphenol Corporation has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Amphenol Corporation was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 27.31
Total ESG percentile 37.12
Environmental score 13.02
Environmental score percentile 4
Social score 9.02
Social score percentile 4
Governance score 8.27
Governance score percentile 4
Level of controversy 2

Amphenol Corporation share dividends

28%

Dividend payout ratio: 27.52% of net profits

Recently Amphenol Corporation has paid out, on average, around 27.52% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.85% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Amphenol Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 0.85% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Amphenol Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.54 per share.

While Amphenol Corporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Amphenol Corporation may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Amphenol Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 13 July 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 20 June 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Amphenol Corporation's shares ever split?

Amphenol Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 4 March 2021. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Amphenol Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Amphenol Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Amphenol Corporation's share price.

Amphenol Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Amphenol Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$45.9779 up to US$69.62. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

APH.US volatility(beta: 1.25)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Amphenol Corporation's is 1.2478. This would suggest that Amphenol Corporation's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Amphenol Corporation overview

Amphenol Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, primarily designs, manufactures, and markets electrical, electronic, and fiber optic connectors in the United States, China, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Interconnect Products and Assemblies, and Cable Products and Solutions. The Interconnect Products and Assemblies segment offers connector and connector systems, including fiber optic, harsh environment, high-speed, and radio frequency interconnect products, as well as antennas; power interconnect products, busbars, and distribution systems; and other connectors. It also provides value-add products, such as backplane interconnect systems, cable assemblies and harnesses, and cable management products; and other products comprising antennas, flexible and rigid printed circuit boards, hinges, molded parts, and production-related products. The Cable Products and Solutions segment offers coaxial, power, and specialty cables; cable assemblies; and components, which include combiner/splitter products, connector and connector systems, and fiber optic components. The company sells its products through its sales force, independent representatives, and a network of electronics distributors to original equipment manufacturers, electronic manufacturing services companies, original design manufacturers, and service providers in the automotive, broadband communication, commercial aerospace, industrial, information technology and data communication, military, mobile device, and mobile network markets. Amphenol Corporation was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Wallingford, Connecticut.

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