Photronics Company Profile (NASDAQ:PLAB)

About Photronics

Photronics logoPhotronics, Inc. is a manufacturer of photomasks, which are photographic quartz plates containing microscopic images of electronic circuits. The Company supports customers across the full spectrum of integrated circuit (IC) production and flat panel display (FPD) technologies by manufacturing photomasks using electron beam or optical (laser-based) systems. The end markets served with IC photomasks include devices used for microprocessors, memory, telecommunications and related applications. The Company sells products to manufacturers in the semiconductor and FPD industries in North America, Europe and Asia. In the case of ICs, the Company includes photomasks at and below the 45 nanometer technology node and, for FPDs, at and above the Generation 8 technology node and active-matrix organic light-emitting diode display screens. The Company operates principally from over nine manufacturing facilities, which are located in Europe, Taiwan, Korea and the United States.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
  • Sub-Industry: Semiconductor Equipment
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: PLAB
  • CUSIP: 71940510
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $10.05
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $10.16
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $9.83
  • 52-Week Range: $8.56 - $13.05
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.33
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.95
  • P/E Growth: 1.90
  • Market Cap: $685.27M
  • Outstanding Shares: 68,186,000
  • Beta: 0.85
  • Net Margins: 11.50%
  • Return on Equity: 6.07%
  • Return on Assets: 4.70%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.08%
  • Current Ratio: 4.55%
  • Quick Ratio: 4.29%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $13.00 (29.35% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/4/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Set Price TargetBuy$12.00View Rating Details
8/22/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuy$15.00View Rating Details
5/19/2016Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$13.00 -> $12.00View Rating Details
10/1/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaInitiated CoverageBuy$12.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/24/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/18/2016Q316$0.14$0.12$123.54 million$123.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/18/2016Q216$0.13$0.13$125.54 million$122.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q116$0.16$0.17$137.33 million$130.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/2/2015Q415$0.18$0.25$133.85 million$141.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/18/2015Q315$0.12$0.17$130.37 million$131.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/18/2015Q215$0.11$0.14$126.17 million$127.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/17/2015Q115$0.06$0.07$123.37 million$123.51 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/8/2014Q414$0.09$0.07$124.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/19/2014Q314$0.05$0.07$122.53 million$124.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/19/20142Q14$0.04$0.02$103.20 million$104.88 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/18/2014Q114$0.05$0.04$102.20 million$101.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/10/2013Q4$0.08$0.09$106.05 million$106.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/13/2013Q3 2013$0.10$0.10$108.61 million$109.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/14/2013Q2 2013$0.09$0.08$108.47 million$106.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q1 2013$0.03$0.04$98.88 million$99.84 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/4/20120.07$0.07$104.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/14/2012$0.15$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/14/2012$0.12$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2012$0.09$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/6/2011$0.13$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/16/2011$0.20$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/16/2011$0.16$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2011$0.18$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.55 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.63 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.16$0.19$0.18
Q2 20163$0.12$0.21$0.16
Q3 20162$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q4 20162$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q1 20172$0.12$0.13$0.13
Q2 20172$0.14$0.15$0.15
Q3 20172$0.17$0.19$0.18
Q4 20172$0.18$0.31$0.25
Q1 20182$0.17$0.17$0.17
Q2 20181$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q3 20181$0.26$0.26$0.26
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.12%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 99.24%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/15/2016Joseph A Fiorita JrDirectorSell12,000$10.00$120,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/14/2016Walter M FiederowiczDirectorSell21,250$9.95$211,437.50View SEC Filing  
4/27/2016Mitchell G TysonDirectorSell1,200$11.00$13,200.00View SEC Filing  
4/25/2016Mitchell G TysonDirectorSell2,400$11.00$26,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2016Walter M FiederowiczDirectorSell3,000$10.39$31,170.00View SEC Filing  
1/20/2016Peter S. KirlinCEOSell7,687$11.56$88,861.72View SEC Filing  
1/19/2016Mitchell G TysonDirectorSell1,200$11.64$13,968.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2016Mitchell G. TysonDirectorSell200$12.22$2,444.00View SEC Filing  
1/12/2016Mitchell G. TysonDirectorSell14,400$12.21$175,824.00View SEC Filing  
12/22/2015George MacricostasDirectorSell39,250$12.75$500,437.50View SEC Filing  
12/16/2015Mitchell G TysonDirectorSell5,000$12.50$62,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2015Sean T. SmithCFOSell25,000$12.48$312,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2015Christopher J. ProglerVPSell14,115$12.66$178,695.90View SEC Filing  
12/8/2015Joseph A. Fiorita, Jr.DirectorSell20,000$12.49$249,800.00View SEC Filing  
9/30/2015Mitchell G TysonDirectorSell1,000$9.01$9,010.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2015Mitchell G TysonDirectorSell1,000$9.00$9,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2015Mitchell G TysonDirectorSell1,000$9.00$9,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/17/2015Richelle E BurrVPSell2,000$8.75$17,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2015Richelle E BurrVPSell10,000$10.22$102,200.00View SEC Filing  
4/27/2015Mitchell G TysonDirectorSell4,000$9.00$36,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/7/2015Walter M FiederowiczDirectorSell3,000$8.03$24,090.00View SEC Filing  
12/22/2014Walter M FiederowiczDirectorSell10,000$8.36$83,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2014Sean T SmithCFOSell16,050$8.25$132,412.50View SEC Filing  
12/16/2014Richelle E BurrVPSell20,000$8.11$162,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014Peter S KirlinPresidentSell20,000$8.44$168,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Walter M FiederowiczDirectorSell3,000$9.12$27,360.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2014Constantine S MacricostasCEOBuy4,411$6.77$29,862.47View SEC Filing  
7/31/2014Sean T SmithCFOBuy2,757$6.77$18,664.89View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014Christopher J ProglerVPSell2,000$8.89$17,780.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2014Walter M FiederowiczDirectorSell3,000$8.77$26,310.00View SEC Filing  
4/23/2014Richelle BurrVPSell4,250$8.47$35,997.50View SEC Filing  
12/30/2013Christopher ProglerVPSell3,250$8.94$29,055.00View SEC Filing  
12/30/2013Walter FiederowiczDirectorSell32,000$8.93$285,760.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2013Mitchell TysonDirectorSell2,500$9.00$22,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2013Sean SmithCFOSell13,125$8.78$115,237.50View SEC Filing  
12/16/2013Walter FiederowiczDirectorSell7,000$8.82$61,740.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Constantine S MacricostasCEOBuy5,454$5.50$29,997.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Sean SmithCFOBuy3,409$5.50$18,749.50View SEC Filing  
6/27/2013Constantine S MacricostasCEOSell50,000$8.01$400,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Constantine S MacricostasCEOSell48,400$7.90$382,360.00View SEC Filing  
4/11/2013Constantine S MacricostasCEOSell100,000$7.07$707,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2012Christopher J ProglerVPSell1,000$5.84$5,840.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB)
DateHeadline logoPhotronics, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PLAB-US : October 21, 2016 (NASDAQ:PLAB) - October 21 at 10:17 AM logoETF’s with exposure to Photronics, Inc. : October 19, 2016 (NASDAQ:PLAB) - October 19 at 3:21 PM logoPHOTRONICS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year, Financial Stateme (NASDAQ:PLAB) - September 14 at 11:06 AM logoPHOTRONICS INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:PLAB) - September 2 at 6:44 PM logoPHOTRONICS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:PLAB) - August 24 at 6:36 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Photronics, Inc. : August 22, 2016 (NASDAQ:PLAB) - August 22 at 6:47 PM logoPhotronics, Inc. :PLAB-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : August 22, 2016 (NASDAQ:PLAB) - August 22 at 11:26 AM
News IconNewly released market study: Photronics, Inc. (PLAB) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review (NASDAQ:PLAB) - August 19 at 6:45 PM logoPhotronics, Inc. (PLAB) CEO Peter Kirlin on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NASDAQ:PLAB) - August 19 at 6:45 PM logoPHOTRONICS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:PLAB) - August 19 at 6:45 PM logoEdited Transcript of PLAB earnings conference call or presentation 18-Aug-16 12:30pm GMT (NASDAQ:PLAB) - August 19 at 9:50 AM logoPhotronics, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PLAB-US : August 19, 2016 (NASDAQ:PLAB) - August 19 at 9:50 AM logoPhotronics (PLAB) Stock Retreats After Q3 Earnings Miss, Downbeat Outlook (NASDAQ:PLAB) - August 18 at 7:00 PM logoPhotronics -10% following announcement of $160M China investment, tepid quarter (NASDAQ:PLAB) - August 18 at 4:37 PM logoPhotronics Inc. Announces 33% Retreat In Q3 Profit (NASDAQ:PLAB) - August 18 at 9:54 AM logoPhotronics misses Street 3Q forecasts (NASDAQ:PLAB) - August 18 at 9:54 AM logoPhotronics Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2016 Results (NASDAQ:PLAB) - August 18 at 9:54 AM logoPhotronics Announces Investment Agreement to Expand IC Manufacturing Into China (NASDAQ:PLAB) - August 18 at 9:54 AM logoPhotronics Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 8:30 am ET today (NASDAQ:PLAB) - August 18 at 9:54 AM logoBRIEF-Photronics announces investment agreement to expand IC Manufacturing into China (NASDAQ:PLAB) - August 18 at 8:17 AM logoPhotronics misses by $0.02, misses on revenue (NASDAQ:PLAB) - August 18 at 7:53 AM
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