How to buy Amphenol Corporation shares

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Amphenol Corporation (APH) is a leading electronic components business based in the US. Amphenol Corporation is listed on the NYSE and employs 74,000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Amphenol Corporation

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: APH in this case.
  5. Research Amphenol Corporation shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Amphenol Corporation shares. It's that simple.
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Amphenol Corporation share price

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Amphenol Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-24.
52-week range$62.5944 - $137.18
50-day moving average $131.8794
200-day moving average $116.4722
Wall St. target price$141.2
PE ratio 34.8918
Dividend yield $1.16 (0.88%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.79
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Fineco
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0% commission on US shares, and £3 on UK shares
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Degiro Share Dealing
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account
£11.95
£5.95
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Interactive Investor
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From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
No transfer fees or exit fees. £9.99 a month on the Investor Service Plan
Open an ISA, Trading Account or SIPP you will get £100 of free trades to buy or sell any investment (new customers only).
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Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
Any lump sum or £25 a month
£119.88
£7.99
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Moneyfarm helps you meet your investment goals with fully-managed portfolios designed around you. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.45%
£11.95
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
Nutmeg offers three types of portfolios. Choose the one that goes with your investment style. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
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AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
£9.95
AJ Bell is a good all-rounder for people who to choose between shares, funds, ISAs and pensions. Capital at risk.
Fidelity stocks and shares ISA
£1000 or a regular savings plan from £50
0.35%
£10.00
Fidelity is another good all-rounder, offering a good package at a decent price. Not suited for trading shares. Capital at risk.
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
0.61%
N/A
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
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Interactive Investor Pension
Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell Pension
£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
AJ Bell has two different pension options, a self managed pension and one that is managed for you. Capital at risk.
PensionBee Pension
No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
Pension Bee is a newbie in the pension market. It helps consolidate your pension plans into one place. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Pension
£100 or £25 a month
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
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Saxo Markets Pension
Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
Penfold
Penfold
No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. Capital at risk.
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Is it a good time to buy Amphenol Corporation stock?

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Is Amphenol Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing Amphenol Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Amphenol Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Amphenol Corporation's P/E ratio

Amphenol Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 35x. In other words, Amphenol Corporation shares trade at around 35x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Amphenol Corporation's PEG ratio

Amphenol Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.015. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Amphenol Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Amphenol Corporation's EBITDA

Amphenol Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $1.9 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Amphenol Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Amphenol Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $8.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 18.92%
Gross profit TTM $2.6 billion
Return on assets TTM 8.77%
Return on equity TTM 25.2%
Profit margin 14%
Book value $16.891
Market capitalisation $39.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Amphenol Corporation shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "APH.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 1.9 million Amphenol Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Amphenol Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 17.8% down from 2.3 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Amphenol Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Amphenol Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Amphenol Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Amphenol Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Amphenol Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 1.3 million). Amphenol Corporation's SIR currently stands at 1.49. In other words for every 100,000 Amphenol Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1490 shares are currently held short.

However Amphenol Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Amphenol Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Amphenol Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Amphenol Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Amphenol Corporation shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0083% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Amphenol Corporation shares, roughly 8 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Amphenol Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Amphenol Corporation stock.

Amphenol Corporation's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Amphenol Corporation.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Amphenol Corporation's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 27.31

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Amphenol Corporation's overall score of 27.31 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 37th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Amphenol Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Amphenol Corporation's environmental score

Environmental score: 13.02/100

Amphenol Corporation's environmental score of 13.02 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Amphenol Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Amphenol Corporation's social score

Social score: 9.02/100

Amphenol Corporation's social score of 9.02 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Amphenol Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Amphenol Corporation's governance score

Governance score: 8.27/100

Amphenol Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Amphenol Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Amphenol Corporation's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, Amphenol Corporation scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Amphenol Corporation has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Amphenol Corporation was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 27.31
Total ESG percentile 37.12
Environmental score 13.02
Environmental score percentile 4
Social score 9.02
Social score percentile 4
Governance score 8.27
Governance score percentile 4
Level of controversy 2

Amphenol Corporation share dividends

29%

Dividend payout ratio: 28.97% of net profits

Recently Amphenol Corporation has paid out, on average, around 28.97% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.88% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Amphenol Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 0.88% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Amphenol Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.16 per share.

While Amphenol Corporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Amphenol Corporation may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Amphenol Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 6 January 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 14 December 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Amphenol Corporation's shares ever split?

Amphenol Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 10 October 2014. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Amphenol Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Amphenol Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Amphenol Corporation's share price.

Amphenol Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Amphenol Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $62.5944 up to $137.18. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

APH.US volatility(beta: 1.25)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Amphenol Corporation's is 1.2526. This would suggest that Amphenol Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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Amphenol Corporation overview

Amphenol Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, primarily designs, manufactures, and markets electrical, electronic, and fiber optic connectors in the United States, China, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Interconnect Products and Assemblies, and Cable Products and Solutions. The Interconnect Products and Assemblies segment offers connector and connector systems, including fiber optic, harsh environment, high-speed, and radio frequency interconnect products, as well as antennas; power interconnect products, busbars, and distribution systems; and other connectors. It also provides value-add products, such as backplane interconnect systems, cable assemblies and harnesses, and cable management products; and other products comprising antennas, flexible and rigid printed circuit boards, hinges, molded parts, production-related products, sensors and sensor-based products, and switches. The Cable Products and Solutions segment offers coaxial, power, and specialty cables; cable assemblies; and components, which include combiner/splitter products, connector and connector systems, and fiber optic components. The company sells its products through its sales force, independent representatives, and a network of electronics distributors to original equipment manufacturers, electronic manufacturing services companies, original design manufacturers, and service providers in the automotive, broadband communication, commercial aerospace, industrial, information technology and data communication, military, mobile device, and mobile network markets. Amphenol Corporation has a partnership with PPC Broadband, Inc. in the home networking field. Amphenol Corporation was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Wallingford, Connecticut.

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