Insider Selling: Allied Motion Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMOT) Director Sells 5,000 Shares of Stock
Allied Motion Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMOT) Director Richard D. /Co/ Smith sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.94, for a total value of $219,700.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 1,887 shares in the company, valued at approximately $82,914.78. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.
Richard D. /Co/ Smith also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Friday, September 13th, Richard D. /Co/ Smith sold 300 shares of Allied Motion Technologies stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $39.85, for a total value of $11,955.00.
Shares of NASDAQ AMOT traded up $0.72 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $44.75. The stock had a trading volume of 40,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 46,635. The firm has a market cap of $429.88 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.32, a PEG ratio of 2.59 and a beta of 1.52. The company has a current ratio of 2.49, a quick ratio of 1.42 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02. Allied Motion Technologies, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $30.98 and a fifty-two week high of $52.20. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $37.81 and a 200-day moving average of $36.56.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 27th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 14th will be given a $0.03 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 13th. Allied Motion Technologies’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 7.06%.
A number of research analysts have recently commented on AMOT shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Allied Motion Technologies from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 7th. ValuEngine raised Allied Motion Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 6th. BidaskClub raised Allied Motion Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, November 1st. Finally, Dougherty & Co reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Allied Motion Technologies in a research report on Monday, November 4th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $57.00.
Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Marshall Wace LLP acquired a new stake in shares of Allied Motion Technologies in the 1st quarter valued at about $29,000. D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Allied Motion Technologies in the 2nd quarter valued at about $202,000. Wilen Investment Management CORP. acquired a new stake in shares of Allied Motion Technologies in the 2nd quarter valued at about $203,000. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL acquired a new stake in shares of Allied Motion Technologies in the 2nd quarter valued at about $280,000. Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its position in shares of Allied Motion Technologies by 25.5% in the 2nd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 7,958 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $302,000 after purchasing an additional 1,615 shares during the period. 50.11% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Allied Motion Technologies Company Profile
Allied Motion Technologies, Inc designs, manufactures, and sells precision and specialty motion control components and systems that are used in a range of industries worldwide. It provides automotive brushless (BL) DC motors, power steering solutions, and special purpose motors; fractional horsepower permanent magnet DC and BLDC motors serving a range of original equipment applications; and high performance BLDC motors, including servo motors, frameless motors, torque motors, slot less motors, high resolution encoders, and motor/encoder assemblies.
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