How to buy Amphenol Corporation (APH) shares in Australia
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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$69.7 after a previous close of US$69.1. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD69.21 to a high of USD70.39. The latest price was USD70.31 (25 minute delay). Amphenol Corporation is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
How to buy shares in Amphenol Corporation
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$69.1, 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.
- 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.
What's in this guide?
- Amphenol Corporation key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is Amphenol Corporation stock a buy or sell?
- Amphenol Corporation performance over time
- Is Amphenol Corporation suitable for ethical investing?
- Are Amphenol Corporation shares over-valued?
- Amphenol Corporation's financials
- How volatile are Amphenol Corporation shares?
- Does Amphenol Corporation pay a dividend?
- Have Amphenol Corporation shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Amphenol Corporation stock price (NYSE:APH)Use our graph to track the performance of APH stocks over time.
Amphenol Corporation shares at a glance
|52-week range||US$58.0672 - US$88.45|
|50-day moving average||US$83.6066|
|200-day moving average||US$74.5197|
|Dividend yield||US$0.58 (0.98%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||US$2.38|
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Is it a good time to buy Amphenol Corporation stock?
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Amphenol Corporation price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-12)||-15.17%|
|1 month (2021-12-16)||-15.85%|
|3 months (2021-10-18)||-9.25%|
|6 months (2021-07-19)||4.33%|
|1 year (2021-01-19)||6.25%|
|2 years (2020-01-17)||28.48%|
|3 years (2019-01-18)||70.47%|
|5 years (2017-01-19)||106.16%|
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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 34x. In other words, Amphenol Corporation shares trade at around 34x 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 2.096. 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$2.4 billion (£1.8 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$10.3 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||20.05%|
|Gross profit TTM||US$2.7 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||9.65%|
|Return on equity TTM||26.68%|
|Market capitalisation||US$48.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
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
|Total ESG score||27.31|
|Total ESG percentile||37.12|
|Environmental score percentile||4|
|Social score percentile||4|
|Governance score percentile||4|
|Level of controversy||2|
Amphenol Corporation share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 27.08% of net profits
Recently Amphenol Corporation has paid out, on average, around 27.08% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.98% 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 0.98% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Amphenol Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.58 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 11 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 19 December 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$58.0672 up to US$88.45. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
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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