The Question Is Whether To Buy Or Not To Buy Ametek Inc (NYSE: AME)

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Ametek Inc is listed on the NYSE as a member of the Industrials sector and is a part of the Specialty Industrial Machinery industry. The current market capitalization of Ametek Inc is $39.35B. A total of 1.18 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.03M shares.

In the most recent transaction, Kohlhagen Steven W sold 1,470 shares of AME for 170.20 per share on May 15 ’24. After the transaction, the Director now owns 26,249 company shares. In a previous transaction on Mar 26 ’24, Kohlhagen Steven W sold 1,365 shares at 182.22 per share. AME shares that Director owns now total 27,719.

Among the insiders who sold shares, AMATO THOMAS A disposed of 780 shares on Mar 26 ’24 at a per-share price of $182.00. This resulted in the Director holding 10,240 shares of AME after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Burke William Joseph sold 27,400 shares at $185.05 per share on Mar 21 ’24. Company shares held by the Executive VP – CFO now total 106,512.


It is more appealing for investors to invest in companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook for the company. Ametek Inc pays an annual dividend of $1.03, resulting in a dividend yield of 0.61%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 29.88. AME’s most recent ex-dividend date was 6/14/2024 when it declared a $0.28 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 6/28/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 3/28/2024 with an ex-dividend date of 3/7/2024. The AME stock dividend was $0.28 per share in cash.

Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, AME has a high of $186.32 and a low of $136.89.

As of this writing, AME has an earnings estimate of $1.64 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 12.0 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.67 per share and a lower estimate of $1.63. The company reported an EPS of $1.57 in the last quarter

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. AME’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $346.77M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $2.72B in debt and $1.56B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $38.74, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $6.87B.

Analysts Opinion

It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 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 AME is Buy with a score of 4.25.

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