Q1 2025 EPS Estimates for AMETEK, Inc. Lifted by Seaport Res Ptn (NYSE:AME)

AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AMEFree Report) – Equities researchers at Seaport Res Ptn upped their Q1 2025 earnings estimates for shares of AMETEK in a report issued on Tuesday, April 2nd. Seaport Res Ptn analyst S. Graham now anticipates that the technology company will post earnings per share of $1.80 for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $1.78. The consensus estimate for AMETEK’s current full-year earnings is $6.82 per share. Seaport Res Ptn also issued estimates for AMETEK’s Q3 2025 earnings at $2.04 EPS, Q4 2025 earnings at $2.08 EPS and FY2025 earnings at $7.78 EPS.

A number of other equities research analysts have also recently commented on AME. Royal Bank of Canada lowered their target price on AMETEK from $192.00 to $188.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, February 7th. Truist Financial initiated coverage on AMETEK in a research note on Thursday, March 14th. They set a “buy” rating and a $210.00 target price on the stock. KeyCorp lifted their target price on AMETEK from $182.00 to $205.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 27th. Finally, StockNews.com cut AMETEK from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, March 2nd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the stock presently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average target price of $180.78.

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AMETEK Price Performance

Shares of NYSE:AME opened at $181.15 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 0.98, a quick ratio of 0.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.22. The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is $175.76 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $161.85. AMETEK has a 1-year low of $133.12 and a 1-year high of $186.32. The stock has a market cap of $41.88 billion, a PE ratio of 32.05, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.88 and a beta of 1.22.

AMETEK (NYSE:AMEGet Free Report) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 6th. The technology company reported $1.68 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.62 by $0.06. AMETEK had a return on equity of 17.96% and a net margin of 19.91%. The business had revenue of $1.73 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.73 billion. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.52 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 6.1% on a year-over-year basis.

Institutional Trading of AMETEK

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. McGlone Suttner Wealth Management Inc. purchased a new stake in AMETEK in the fourth quarter worth approximately $25,000. Wetzel Investment Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in AMETEK in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $25,000. Turtle Creek Wealth Advisors LLC bought a new stake in AMETEK in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $26,000. Bruce G. Allen Investments LLC bought a new stake in AMETEK in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $28,000. Finally, Covestor Ltd lifted its position in AMETEK by 84.3% in the first quarter. Covestor Ltd now owns 212 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $28,000 after purchasing an additional 97 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 87.43% of the company’s stock.

Insider Buying and Selling at AMETEK

In other AMETEK news, VP Thomas M. Montgomery sold 6,891 shares of AMETEK stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $185.38, for a total transaction of $1,277,453.58. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 21,543 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,993,641.34. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. In other news, VP Thomas M. Montgomery sold 6,891 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $185.38, for a total transaction of $1,277,453.58. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 21,543 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,993,641.34. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director Steven W. Kohlhagen sold 1,400 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $180.59, for a total value of $252,826.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 28,054 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,066,271.86. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 59,881 shares of company stock valued at $10,689,758 in the last quarter. 0.61% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

AMETEK Increases Dividend

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 8th were issued a dividend of $0.28 per share. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.62%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 7th. This is a positive change from AMETEK’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. AMETEK’s payout ratio is presently 19.75%.

About AMETEK

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AMETEK, Inc manufactures and sells electronic instruments and electromechanical devices in the North America, Europe, Asia, and South America, and internationally. The company's EIG segment offers advanced instruments for the process, aerospace, power, and industrial markets; process and analytical instruments for the oil and gas, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, automation, and food and beverage industries; instruments to the laboratory equipment, ultra-precision manufacturing, medical, and test and measurement markets; power quality monitoring and c devices, uninterruptible power supplies, programmable power and electromagnetic compatibility test equipment, and sensors for gas turbines and dashboard instruments; heavy trucks, instrumentation, and controls for the food and beverage industries; and aircraft and engine sensors, power supplies, embedded computing, monitoring, fuel and fluid measurement, and data acquisition systems for aerospace and defense industry.

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