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Stephens Inc. Purchases Amphenol Co. (NYSE:APH) Shares

Stephens Inc. Purchases Amphenol Co. (NYSE:APH) Shares

The most recent Form 13F filing that Stephens Inc. AR has made with the SEC reveals that during the third quarter, the company’s stock holdings of Amphenol Co. (NYSE: APH) increased by 147.0%. The company had a total of 132,959 shares of the electronics manufacturer’s stock after it made additional purchases during the relevant period amounting to 79,127 shares, bringing the total number of shares it owned to a total of 132,959. The value of the Amphenol interests that Stephens Inc. AR had acquired up until the end of the most recent fiscal quarter was $8,903,000.

In addition, the stakes each hedge fund owns in APH have been rebalanced by several additional hedge funds. During the first three months of the year, Vontobel Holding Ltd. increased the amount of Amphenol stock owned by 8.2%, bringing its total ownership percentage to 100%. Following the acquisition of an additional 1,006 shares during the relevant period, Vontobel Holding Ltd. now possesses a total of 13,325 shares of the stock of the electronics company, which has a value of $1,022,000. During the first three months of 2018, Sei Investments Company acquired an additional 4.0 percent of Amphenol’s shares, bringing its total ownership to 50.0 percent. Because of the additional purchase of 6,405 shares during the relevant period, Sei Investments Co. now has a total of 168,360 shares of the stock of the electronics manufacturer, which has a value of $12,716,000. This brings the company’s total number of shares to 168,360. During the first three months of 2018, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board made a 56.7% increase in the amount of Amphenol stock it owned, bringing its total percentage of ownership to 100%. After making an additional purchase of 95,613 shares during the most recent period, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now has 264,188 shares of the company that manufactures electronics, which are currently valued at $19,906,000. This is because the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board increased its holdings during the most recent period. The initial purchase of additional Amphenol shares by Prudential PLC cost approximately $857,00 and occurred during the first quarter. Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC made a new investment in Amphenol during the first quarter of this fiscal year. The value of this investment was approximately $245,000 for the company. Institutional investors and hedge funds collectively own 94.01% of the total number of shares in the company, making up the majority of the shareholders.

On Friday, November 11 November 11, an insider in the company named William J. Doherty sold a total of 127,000 shares of company stock. This is another noteworthy event that took place on that date. It was determined that each share was sold at an average price of $79.82, which resulted in a total sale volume of $10,137,140.00. The price at which the shares were sold was determined. The completion of the transaction has resulted in the business insider directly owning 204,412 shares of the company’s stock. The total value of these shares is approximately $16,316,165.84. A total of 127,000 shares of company stock were sold, and the transaction was made public by a filing with the SEC, which can be found on the SEC’s website on that date. It was determined that each share was sold at an average price of $79.82, which resulted in a total sale volume of $10,137,140.00. The price at which the shares were sold was determined. The completion of the transaction has resulted in the business insider directly owning 204,412 shares of the company’s stock. The total value of these shares is approximately $16,316,165.84. A total of 127,000 shares of company stock were sold, and the transaction was made public by a filing with the SEC, which can be found on the SEC’s website. It was determined that each share was sold at an average price of $79.82, which resulted in a total sale volume of $10,137,140.00. The price at which the shares were sold was determined. The completion of the transaction has resulted in the business insider directly owning 204,412 shares of the company’s stock. The total value of these shares is approximately $16,316,165.84. The transaction was made public through a filing that was made with the SEC, which can be located on the website of the SEC. On Friday, November 11 November 11, an insider in the company named William J. Doherty sold a total of 127,000 shares of company stock. This is another noteworthy event that took place on that date. It was determined that each share was sold at an average price of $79.82, which resulted in a total sale volume of $10,137,140.00. The price at which the shares were sold was determined. The completion of the transaction has resulted in the business insider directly owning 204,412 shares of the company’s stock. The total value of these shares is approximately $16,316,165.84. The transaction was made public through a filing that was made with the SEC, which can be located on the website of the SEC. In addition, on November 22, David M. Silverman, the company’s Vice President, sold 75,000 shares of the company’s stock. Because each share was sold at an average price of $80.02, the total amount of stock that changed hands was equal to $6,001,500.00. As a result of the successful conclusion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 7,000 shares of company stock, which have a combined value of $560,140. Disclosures that are related to the sale might be found in this section of the website. Insiders of the company have made a profit of $19,290,240 from the sale of 242,000 shares of stock over the past three months. 2.10 percent of the total number of shares in the company are held by people who work there.

APH has been the subject of numerous analyst studies throughout its existence.

Amphenol, the company that was the topic of discussion in the article that StockNews.com released on November 4, received a “hold” rating rather than a “buy” rating in the report published that day. In a report released on Monday, October 10, JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their price target on shares of Amphenol from $80.00 to $90.00 and classified the stock as “overweight.” On Monday, December 12 December 12, Credit Suisse Group published a report in which it announced that it would begin providing coverage of Amphenol shares. The announcement was made in the report. They assigned an “outperform” rating to the company and established a price target of $93.00 for the stock. Amphenol was downgraded by Jefferies Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report published on Tuesday, November 22, November 22. At the same time, the brokerage firm raised its price target for the stock from $87:00 to $88:00. The company had previously projected that the share price would reach $87,000. They explained their choice by stating that it was derived from their situation evaluation. Five financial analysts have provided their opinion that the stock should be held, but only four have provided their opinion that it should be bought. According to Bloomberg, the most common advice regarding the company is to “hold” it, and the average price target for the stock is reported to be $85.40.

When trading started on Tuesday, the price of a share of Amphenol was $80.37. Amphenol Company’s share price has ranged from a yearly high of $82.86 to a yearly low of $61.67 over the past year. The ratio of the current ratio to the quick ratio is 1.60, while the ratio of the current ratio to the quick ratio is 2.38. The ratio of debt to equity is 0.72. Because the company has a market value of $47.83 billion, a PE ratio of 26.97, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.31, and a beta value of 1.24, it makes for an appealing investment opportunity in the financial market. In addition to that, the beta value for it is positive. Over the last 50 days, the moving averages for the company are $78.45, and over the last 200 days, they are $74.47.

On October 26 October 26, the most recent earnings report for Amphenol (NYSE: APH) was made public for investors to view. The electronic goods maker reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.80 for the quarter, which is $0.05 higher than the consensus estimate of $0.75 that financial analysts compiled. Amphenol achieved a return on equity of 28.02 percent, while the net margin for the company was 14.98 percent. In reality, the company brought in $3.30 billion in revenue during the quarter, which is significantly higher than the $3.11 billion in revenue anticipated to be generated by the company during the period in question. The company reported a profit of $0.65 per share of common stock for the same period the year before, which was posted as a profit. The company’s quarterly revenue increased by 16.9% when measured against the results achieved during the same quarter in the preceding year. In the current fiscal year, Amphenol Company is expected to generate $2.97 per share, as stated by the projections of industry experts specializing in market research.

In addition, the business had previously declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid out on the 11th of this particular month. On Tuesday, December 20 December 20, dividends amounting to $0.21 per share were paid out to stockholders who were recorded as having ownership of the company’s shares. This results in a dividend payment of $0.84 per year, corresponding to a dividend yield of 1.05% for the investment. As a result, this represents a $0.20 increase from the most recent quarterly dividend payment made by Amphenol, which was $0.20. The dividend was distributed on a previously declared quarterly dividend, which was paid out on the 11th of this particular month. On Tuesday, December 20 December 20, dividends amounting to $0.21 per share were paid out to stockholders who were recorded as having ownership of the company’s shares. This results in a dividend payment of $0.84 per year, corresponding to a dividend yield of 1.05% for the investment. As a result, this represents a $0.20 increase from the most recent quarterly dividend payment made by Amphenol, which was $0.20. The dividend was distributed on Monday, December 19, and December 19, the month of December. Currently, Amphenol has a dividend payout ratio (DPR) of 28.19%.

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