The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Amphenol Corporation (APH) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.45, or -0.57%, to $78.68. The Amphenol Corporation has recorded 28,423 volume in the after hours trading session. The stock was recently discussed on Yahoo Finance as it revealed that Amphenol Announces First Quarter 2023 Dividend.
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The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the Electronic Components industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $79.13 and fluctuated between $79.86 as its day high and $78.96 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Amphenol Corporation is $46.58B. A total of 2.09 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.34M shares.
Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, APH has seen 3 BUY and 2 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 675,768 and the disposition of 675,000 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 19 BUYs and 11 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 1,183,480 shares during that period but sold 1,168,400.
In the most recent transaction, Gavelle Jean-Luc sold 129,800 shares of APH for 81.64 per share on Feb 09. After the transaction, the President, ISS Division now owns 0 company shares. In a previous transaction on Feb 03, NORWITT RICHARD ADAM sold 650,000 shares at 81.72 per share. APH shares that President & CEO owns now total 967,424.
Among the insiders who sold shares, D’AMICO LANCE E disposed of 25,000 shares on Feb 03 at a per-share price of $82.19. This resulted in the Sr. VP, Secretary & GenCounsel holding 25,700 shares of APH after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Silverman David M sold 75,000 shares at $80.02 per share on Nov 22. Company shares held by the Senior VP, Human Resources now total 7,000.
The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. Amphenol Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.84, resulting in a dividend yield of 1.06%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 25.83. APH’s most recent ex-dividend date was 3/20/2023 when it declared a $0.21 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 4/12/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 1/11/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 12/19/2022. The APH stock dividend was $0.21 per share in cash.
It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for APH in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $88.08 with high estimates of $97.00 and low estimates of $75.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, APH has a high of $82.86 and a low of $61.67.
As of this writing, APH has an earnings estimate of $0.67 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 13 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.72 per share and a lower estimate of $0.65. The company reported an EPS of $0.8 in the last quarter, which was 6.70% higher than expectations of $0.75.
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There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 17 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for APH is Underweight with a score of 4.20. A total of 8 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 2 rated it as Overweight while 7 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.