Amphenol Earnings Preview
Investors are on the edge of their collective seats, hoping that Amphenol (NYS: APH) will top analyst expectations for the fifth consecutive quarter. The company will unveil its latest earnings Wednesday. Amphenol designs and produces electronic and fiber-optic connectors, interconnect systems, and coaxial and flat-ribbon cable.
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: The majority of analysts back Amphenol as a buy. But with 66.7% of analysts rating it a buy, Amphenol is still below the mean analyst rating of its nearest 10 competitors, which average 70.3% buys. Analysts like Amphenol better than competitor Molex overall. Six out of 11 analysts rate Molex a buy compared with six of nine for Amphenol. While analysts still rate the stock a moderate buy, they are a little more optimistic about it compared with three months ago.
- Revenue Forecasts: On average, analysts predict $1.01 billion in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 6.5% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street Earnings Expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.78 per share. Estimates range from $0.76 to $0.80.
What our community says:
CAPS All Stars are solidly behind the stock with 98.8% granting it an "outperform" rating. The community at large agrees with the All Stars with 95.7% awarding it a rating of "outperform." Fools are gung-ho about Amphenol, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 63 posts in the past 30 days. Even with a robust four out of five stars, Amphenol's CAPS rating falls a little short of the community's upbeat outlook.
Amphenol's profit has risen year over year by an average of 40.8% over the past five quarters.
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