Amphenol Stock Hits New 52-Week High (APH)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Amphenol (NYSE: APH) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $62.33, above its previous 52-week high of $62.26 with 348,936 shares traded as of 2:29 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 908,500 shares over the past 30 days.

Amphenol has a market cap of $9.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 36% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Amphenol Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets electrical, electronic, and fiber optic connectors; interconnect systems; and coaxial and specialty cables worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.9, above the average electronics industry P/E ratio of 19.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Amphenol as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Amphenol Ratings Report.

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