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Amphenol ( APH), which has been rated a buy since October 2005, designs, manufactures and markets electrical, electronic and fiber-optic connectors. Third-quarter revenue increased 15.3% over a year ago to $733.85 million, supported by healthy demand from the military, commercial aerospace and automotive markets across all geographic regions. Net income grew 37.2% to $91.5 million, benefiting from margin expansion and lower taxes.