Ametek Inc/ (AME): James R Malone , director of Ametek Inc/ sold 1,100 shares on May 17, 2016. The Insider selling transaction was reported by the company on May 18, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $46.93 per share for a total value of $51,624.32 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on May 10, 2016, James R Malone (director) sold 6,363 shares at $46.76 per share price.On Apr 6, 2016, Charles D Klein (director) sold 20,000 shares at $48.90 per share price.Also, On Mar 15, 2016, Dennis K Williams (director) sold 8,820 shares at $48.46 per share price.On Mar 14, 2016, Steven W Kohlhagen (director) sold 1,500 shares at $47.77 per share price.
Shares of AMETEK (AME) ended Thursday, May 19, 2016 session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.48 points or -1.01% at $47.03 with 16,25,348 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $47.15, the shares hit an intraday low of $46.62 and an intraday high of $47.28 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $10,977 M and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 23,34,10,060 shares. The 52-week high of AMETEK is $57.67 and the 52-week low is $42.82.
On May 5, 2016, AMETEK announced a cash dividend of $0.0900. The company’s management has announced Jun 14, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Jun 16, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Jun 30, 2016.
Company has been under the radar of several Street Analysts.AMETEK is Downgraded by Robert W. Baird to Neutral and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 51 from a previous price target of $49 .Earlier the firm had a rating of Outperform on the company shares. The Rating was issued on Apr 29, 2016.
AMETEK Inc. (AMETEK) is a manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with operations in North America Europe Asia and South America. AMETEK markets and sells its products through two groups: Electronic Instruments (EIG) and Electromechanical (EMG). The Company’s EIG segment designs and manufactures advanced instruments for the process aerospace power and industrial markets. It offers process control instruments for the oil and gas petrochemical pharmaceutical semiconductor and factory automation industries. The Company’s EMG segment offers electrical connectors and electronics packaging used in aerospace and defense medical and industrial applications as well as its advanced technical motor and motion control products which are used in a range of medical devices office and business equipment factory automation robotics and other applications.