Ametek Stock Quote Today


USD 142.08  2.31  1.60%   

Market Performance
12 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Less than 10
Ametek is trading at 142.08 as of the 5th of December 2022, a -1.6 percent decrease since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's lowest day price was 142.0. Ametek has less than a 10 % chance of experiencing some financial distress in the next two years of operation and had a good performance during the last 90 days. Equity ratings for Ametek Inc are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 5th of November 2022 and ending today, the 5th of December 2022. Click here to learn more.
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Business Domain
Capital Goods
IPO Date
19th of July 1984
AMETEK, Inc. manufactures and sells electronic instruments and electromechanical devices worldwide. AMETEK, Inc. was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Berwyn, Pennsylvania. AMETEK operates under Specialty Industrial Machinery classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. The company has 229.65 M outstanding shares of which 2.19 M shares are presently shorted by investors with about 1.65 days to cover. More on Ametek Inc

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Ametek Stock Highlights

Most reasonable investors view market volatility as an opportunity to invest at a favorable price or to sell short against a bearish trend. Ametek's investment highlights are automatically generated signals that are significant enough to either complement your investing judgment regarding Ametek or challenge it. These highlights can help you better understand the position you are entering and avoid costly mistakes.
Ametek Inc has a strong financial position based on the latest SEC filings
Over 89.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
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ESG Sustainability
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ChairmanFrank Hermance
Excise Tax ActivitiesMilitary Contract
Fama & French Classification
Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Ametek report their recommendations after researching Ametek's financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Ametek's conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Ametek Inc. The Ametek consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Ametek.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Ametek Inc based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. It is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of Ametek Inc financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares Diluted260.3 M232.8 M
Moderately Up
Weighted Average Shares258.1 M231 M
Moderately Up
Return on Average Assets9.898.8971
Moderately Up
Net Cash Flow from Operations950.2 M1.2 B
Significantly Down
Slightly volatile
Current Liabilities1.3 B1.6 B
Significantly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities4.1 BB
Significantly Down
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin38.1234.4832
Significantly Up
Total Debt2.5 B2.5 B
Slightly Down
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover0.610.4984
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Current Assets1.8 B2.1 B
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Assets12.8 B11.9 B
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Macroaxis Advice
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Financial Strength
Ametek's financial strength is of vital concern to both outside investors and internal stakeholders. Efficiency and cost control are keys to Ametek's success, along with its ability to generate sufficient cash flow to pay bills, repay debt, and make a consistent year-to-year profit.
Financial leverage usually refers to the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand Ametek's financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of Ametek's total assets is financed by creditors.
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By using current balance sheet information, investors can analyze the liability, assets, and equity on Ametek's books and decide whether to invest or hold. Statistics such as return on equity (ROE), debt to equity (D/E) help investors determine how Ametek deploys its capital and how much of that capital is borrowed.
Ametek cash flow analysis is essential to understand how it generates and spends money over a specific period. It can also help you figure out where your money is going and how much cash you have available at a given moment. The company has 2.23 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 0.35, which is OK given its current industry classification. Ametek Inc has a current ratio of 1.5, which is typical for the industry and considered as normal. Debt can assist Ametek until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, Ametek's shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like Ametek Inc sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for Ametek to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about Ametek's use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.

Operating Cash Flow

950.23 Million
Ametek Inc (AME) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA and employs 18,500 people. Ametek is listed under Electrical Components & Equipment category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Large-Cap' category with total capitalization of 32.63 B. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Ametek's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Ametek's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Ametek Inc runs under Electrical Equipment sector within Industrials industry. The entity has 229.65 M outstanding shares of which 2.19 M shares are presently shorted by investors with about 1.65 days to cover. Ametek Inc has about 346.77 M in cash with 1.16 B of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 1.35.
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Ametek holds a total of two hundred twenty-nine million six hundred fifty-four thousand outstanding shares. The majority of Ametek Inc outstanding shares are owned by other corporate entities. These outside corporations are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to acquire positions in Ametek Inc to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, institutional investors are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in Ametek. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of Ametek Inc as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Please note that no matter how much assets the company secures, if the real value of the firm is less than the current market value, you may not be able to make money on it.

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Ametek Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are Ametek's target price odds to finish over the current price? Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Ametek jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 6.26%. The Ametek Inc probability density function shows the probability of Ametek stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Considering the 90-day investment horizon Ametek has a beta of 0.9933. This suggests Ametek Inc market returns are highly-sensitive to returns on the market. As the market goes up or down, Ametek is expected to follow. Additionally, the company has an alpha of 0.1868, implying that it can generate a 0.19 percent excess return over NYSE Composite after adjusting for the inherited market risk (beta).
  Odds Below 142.08HorizonTargetOdds Above 142.08
93.69%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Ametek to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 6.26 (This Ametek Inc probability density function shows the probability of Ametek Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Ametek Historical Income Statement

Ametek Inc Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Ametek's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Ametek Inc revenue and expense. Ametek Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
Ametek Operating Expenses is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Operating Expenses was at 603.94 Million. The current year Weighted Average Shares is expected to grow to about 258.1 M, whereas Consolidated Income is forecasted to decline to about 901.7 M. View More Fundamentals

Ametek Stock Against Markets

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Ametek Corporate Directors

Ametek corporate directors refer to members of an Ametek board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Ametek's affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Ametek's board members must vote for the resolution. The Ametek board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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Is Ametek's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Ametek. If investors know Ametek will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Ametek listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
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Market Capitalization
32.6 B
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The market value of Ametek Inc is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Ametek that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Ametek's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Ametek's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Ametek's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Ametek's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Ametek's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Ametek value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Ametek's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.