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logoMorningstarMarch 29, 2021

AMETEK, Inc.: Ametek Well Positioned to Double Its EPS in Five Years, but Shares Still Slightly Overvalued

Symbols
AME
Sector(s)
Industrials
Rating
Current Price
$133.53
Fair Value
Economic Moat
Stewardship
Summary

Ametek is a diversified industrial conglomerate with about $4.5 billion in sales. The firm operates through two segments: electronic instruments, or EIG, and electromechanical, or EMG. EIG designs and manufactures differentiated and advanced instruments for the process, aerospace, power, and industrial end markets. EMG is a focused, niche supplier of highly engineered automation solutions, thermal management systems, specialty metals, and electrical interconnects, among other products. About half of the firm’s sales are made in the United States. The firm’s asset-light strategy in place for nearly two decades emphasizes growth through acquisitions, new product development through research and development, driving operational efficiencies, and global and market expansion.

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Analyst Profile

Joshua Aguilar

Equity Analyst
Joshua Aguilar is an equity analyst for Morningstar Research Services LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc. He covers a variety of industrials stocks, including diversified conglomerates. Prior to becoming an analyst, Aguilar was an associate on Morningstar’s financial-services team and a member of the valuation committee.Before joining Morningstar, Aguilar was a small-business-transaction attorney and represented clients in entity formation, buying and selling businesses, contract drafting, and deal negotiation.Aguilar holds a juris doctor degree from Wake Forest, a Master of Business Administration in finance from Rollins College, and a bachelor’s degree in political science and criminology from the University of Florida, where he graduated magna cum laude.