1. Return on Total assets: Return on Total assets (ROA) of the company in 2009 and 2010 is 0.11 and 0.15 respectively. 2.

Return on Common Stockholders¶ Equity: Amphenol has the Return on Common Stockholders¶ Equity (ROE) of 0.21 in 2009 and 0.24 in 2010. ROE tells shareholders how efficiently the company utilizes its equity base and how good the return generated for them is. Compared to its direct competitors in the industry, Hubbell Methode , Molex and Thomas with the ROE of 0.16, 0.06 and 0.03 respectively, the ROE of 0.24 are considered to be pretty good representing a quite attractive level of investment quality. 3. Earnings per share: The EPS of the company is 1.85 in 2009 and 2.86 in 2010 (Thomas 2.82, Molex 0.44, Hub 3.61, Methode 0.37). The EPS tells investors how much money the company is making and how much it is going to make in the future. 2.39 1.98 1.43 1.17 It gets back to the track 0.76to 0.78 and then 0.79 (second) increase
Quarterly and yearly¶s increasing earnings genearally makes the stock price move up. This is Bullish sign and indicates that the company is in its growth. 4. Dividend payout: 0.03 in 2009 and 0.02 in 2010 This is the indicator of how well earnings support the dividend payment. Because dividend payout ratio < 10% -> growth stock. Growth-oriented companies tend to

keep their cash for expansion purposes, have modest payout ratios or choose not to pay dividends. So if you are an income investors who care about the high dividend payout and the fluctuation on the stock price, this is not the right company for you.
(offer the chance for big gains for the short term investor. These stocks usually do NOT pay any

dividends and are often related to the high-tech industries.) 5. Div Yield ratio: 0.25% 0.12%

Income investors value a dividend-paying stock, while growth investors have little interest in dividends, preferring to capture large capital gains. Whatever your investing style, it is a matter of historical record that dividend-paying stocks have performed better than non-paying-dividend stocks over the long term. If you're an income investor, a stock's dividend yield might well be the only valuation measurement that matters to you. On the other hand, if you're in the growth stock camp, dividend yield (or the lack of one) will be meaningless. (An equity security that pays regular, often steadily increasing dividends,
and offers a high yield that may generate the majority of overall returns, have lower levels of volatility than the overall stock market, and offer higher-than-market dividend yields. Income stocks may have limited future growth options)

ROE needs to be interpreted in the context of a company's debt-equity relationship. the ROE metric does have a recognized weakness. a small amount of net income (the numerator) could still produce a high ROE off a modest equity base (the denominator). Many investment analysts think that factoring debt into a company's total capital provides a more comprehensive evaluation of how well management is using the debt and equity it has at its disposal. Thus. The answer to this analytical dilemma can be found by using the return on capital employed (ROCE) ratio. as a very general rule of thumb. if not the key. Investors need to be aware that a disproportionate amount of debt in a company's capital structure would translate into a smaller equity base. An ROCE ratio. . it comes with a price: a lot more debt. The lesson here for investors is that they cannot look at a company's return on equity in isolation. consider Debt and equity number. Reduce equity and increase debt more highly leveraged (carry a lot more debt) but ROE increases implication of improvement in the profitability. ( how to find out???) rate they are paying on the long term debt. factor to gauge a company's profitability. A high. should be at or above a company's average borrowing rate. or low. chart the stock price clgt) Commentary: The return on capital employed is an important measure of a company's profitability.(Growth <10% clgt. Investors would be well served by focusing on ROCE as a key. While highly regarded as a profitability indicator. However.

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