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FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
EGINTON WILLIAM D
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
AMETEK INC/ [AME]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
SENIOR VP-CORP. DEVELOPMENT
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
1100 CASSATT ROAD, P.O. BOX 1764
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
05/31/2012
(Street)

BERWYN, PA 19312-1177
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 05/31/2012   M   12,687 A $24.2933 72,827 D  
Common Stock 05/31/2012   S   12,687 D $50.4722(2) 60,140 D  
401k Plan               3,218 I 401(k) Plan
Common Stock/deferred Compensation               5,352 D  
Common Stock/serp               10,882 D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option $24.2933 05/31/2012   M     12,687   (1) 04/23/2014 Common Stock 12,687 $ 0 0 D  
Stock Option $32.4               (3) 04/22/2015 Common Stock 14,194   14,194 D  
Stock Option $21.8067               (4) 04/22/2016 Common Stock 24,780   24,780 D  
Stock Option $29.38               (5) 04/28/2017 Common Stock 17,457   17,457 D  
Stock Option $44.74               (6) 05/02/2018 Common Stock 9,732   9,732 D  
Stock Option $51.07               (7) 04/30/2019 Common Stock 10,912   10,912 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
EGINTON WILLIAM D
1100 CASSATT ROAD
P.O. BOX 1764
BERWYN, PA 19312-1177
      SENIOR VP-CORP. DEVELOPMENT  

Signatures

 /s/ William D. Eginton   05/31/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) The stock options will become exercisable in four equal installments beginning on April 24, 2008.
(2) The shares were sold at prices ranging from $50.45 to $50.59 per share. Upon request by the SEC staff, the issuer or any security holder of the issuer, the reporting person will provide information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price.
(3) The stock options will become exercisable in four equal installments beginning on April 23, 2009.
(4) The stock options will become exercisable in four equal annual installments beginning on April 23, 2010.
(5) The stock options will become exercisable in four equal annual installments beginning on April 29, 2011.
(6) The stock options will become exercisable in four equal installments beginning on May 3, 2012.
(7) The stock options will become exercisable in four equal installments beginning on May 1, 2013.

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