With a market capitalization of $23,126,077,080, Ametek Inc has a greater market value than 91.59% of US stocks.
AME's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 390.03 -- higher than 91.37% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
Of note is the ratio of Ametek Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.78% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Ametek Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be PH, CTLT, DGX, ADM, and MKC.
Ametek Inc. manufactures electronic instruments and electromechanical devices worldwide for the aerospace, power, industrials, oil, gas, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, factory automation, laboratory equipment, ultra precision manufacturing, medical, and test and measurement markets. The company was founded in 1930 and is based in Berwyn, Pennsylvania.
AME Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
DCF Fair Value Target:
The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Ametek Inc. To summarize, we found that Ametek Inc ranked in the 38th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for AME, they are:
The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than 87.24% of its sector Industrials.
The business' balance sheet suggests that 11% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than just 24.26% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
AME's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 35.05% of tickers in our DCF set.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
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Executive VP CFO Burke William Joseph filed a Form 4 with the SEC on Wednesday, September 2. The insider sold 16,418 shares of AMETEK Inc (NYSE:AME) at an average price of $102.05. After the transaction, the executive's stake in AMETEK Inc. moved to 72,436 shares. AMETEK was trading 1% higher from the previous closing price.Why Insider Transactions Are Important? While transactions from an insider shouldn't be used as the sole item to make an investment or trading decision, an insider buying or selling stock in their company can be a good added factor that leads to more conviction in a decision.Insiders buying stock after a notable sell off can indicate an insider's long-term belief in the success of the company; insiders buying stock at new highs can be an indication the ex...
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