Ametek (NYSE: AME) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 6 cents per share. At a price of $42.28 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.6%. The average volume for Ametek has been 923,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ametek has a market cap of $10.2 billion and is part of the industrial industry. Shares are up 12.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. AMETEK, Inc. manufactures and sells electronic instruments and electromechanical devices in North America, Europe, Asia, and South America. The company operates in two segments, Electronic Instruments Group and Electromechanical Group. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.37. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Ametek a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Ametek as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full Ametek Ratings Report now.
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