Aperio Group LLC Buys 11,491 Shares of Amphenol Corporation (APH)

Aperio Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) by 8.8% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 142,566 shares of the electronics maker’s stock after purchasing an additional 11,491 shares during the quarter. Aperio Group LLC’s holdings in Amphenol Corporation were worth $12,067,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in Amphenol Corporation by 2.6% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 30,560,224 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $2,255,957,000 after purchasing an additional 765,862 shares in the last quarter. Capital World Investors boosted its position in Amphenol Corporation by 0.9% during the second quarter. Capital World Investors now owns 26,040,751 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $1,922,328,000 after purchasing an additional 236,214 shares in the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC boosted its position in Amphenol Corporation by 1,662.5% during the second quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 10,597,526 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $782,311,000 after purchasing an additional 9,996,239 shares in the last quarter. Capital Research Global Investors boosted its position in Amphenol Corporation by 31.7% during the second quarter. Capital Research Global Investors now owns 3,170,204 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $234,024,000 after purchasing an additional 762,494 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Voya Investment Management LLC boosted its position in Amphenol Corporation by 33.9% during the second quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 2,760,299 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $203,766,000 after purchasing an additional 698,538 shares in the last quarter. 96.90% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. The electronics maker reported $0.88 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.09. The business had revenue of $1.84 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.74 billion. Amphenol Corporation had a return on equity of 25.63% and a net margin of 14.73%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 12.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.73 EPS.

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APH has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. BidaskClub raised Amphenol Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Zacks Investment Research raised Amphenol Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $84.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Bank of America Corporation raised Amphenol Corporation from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 29th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $95.00 price objective (up previously from $80.00) on shares of Amphenol Corporation in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Finally, Morgan Stanley raised their price objective on Amphenol Corporation from $74.00 to $85.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Amphenol Corporation presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $86.78.

In other news, VP William J. Doherty sold 61,800 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $78.12, for a total transaction of $4,827,816.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 8,800 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $687,456. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, CFO Craig A. Lampo sold 15,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $79.70, for a total value of $1,195,500.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 40,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,188,000. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 541,200 shares of company stock valued at $44,839,446. Insiders own 2.51% of the company’s stock.

About Amphenol Corporation

Amphenol Corporation (Amphenol) is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of electrical, electronic and fiber optic connectors, interconnect systems, antennas, sensors and sensor- based products, and coaxial and specialty cable. The Company operates through two segments, which include Interconnect Products and Assemblies, and Cable Products and Solutions.

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