Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) Short Interest Decreased By 6.98%

May 16, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.04, from 0.95 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 25 investors sold Amphenol Corporation shares while 209 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 159 raised stakes. 289.04 million shares or 1.12% less from 292.31 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Ardevora Asset Mngmt Llp invested in 407,700 shares or 1.08% of the stock. Mount Lucas Ltd Partnership reported 59,195 shares stake. 21,128 are held by Texas Yale. Capital Ww Investors holds 26.63M shares or 0.51% of its portfolio. Nomura Asset Management Limited reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH). 56,462 were reported by Quantbot Technology Limited Partnership. Hutchin Hill Ltd Partnership holds 5,100 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. Cornerstone Cap Limited Liability stated it has 0.04% in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH). Smithfield Trust Communications holds 3,968 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Brown Advisory Limited Liability Company holds 7,293 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. Bb&T Securities invested in 0.03% or 26,850 shares. Aperio Group invested in 154,645 shares. Dynamic Mngmt Ltd has 0.19% invested in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) for 6,455 shares. Germany-based Deutsche Bancorp Ag has invested 0.05% in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH). Natixis invested 0.05% in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH).

Since February 2, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $920,699 activity.

The stock of Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) registered a decrease of 6.98% in short interest. APH’s total short interest was 4.36M shares in May as published by FINRA. Its down 6.98% from 4.68M shares, reported previously. With 1.52 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their APH’s short positions. The short interest to Amphenol Corporation’s float is 1.43%.

The stock increased 0.82% or $0.72 during the last trading session, reaching $88.58. About 346,537 shares traded. Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) has risen 20.58% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.03% the S&P500.

Amphenol Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of electrical, electronic, and fiber optic connectors worldwide. The company has market cap of $26.70 billion. It operates through two divisions, Interconnect Products and Assemblies, and Cable Products and Solutions. It has a 43 P/E ratio. The Interconnect Products and Assemblies segment offers connector and connector systems, including fiber optic, harsh environment, high speed, and radio frequency interconnect products, as well as antennas; power interconnect products, bus bars, and distribution systems; and other connectors.

Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Amphenol (NYSE:APH), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Amphenol had 9 analyst reports since December 13, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) rating on Wednesday, December 13. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $85 target. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, March 2 to “Hold”. Cowen & Co maintained Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) rating on Tuesday, January 9. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $105.0 target. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Thursday, April 26 by Morgan Stanley. On Wednesday, January 3 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. As per Thursday, January 25, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. The stock of Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Thursday, January 25 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, January 18 with “Hold”. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $100.0 target in Monday, January 15 report.

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