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. As of October 30, 2016, the Company operated principally from nine manufacturing facilities: two located in Europe, three in Taiwan, one in Korea and three in the United States. Photomasks are used in the manufacture of semiconductors and flat panel displays (FPDs), and are used as masters to transfer circuit patterns onto semiconductor wafers and flat panel substrates during the fabrication of integrated circuits (ICs), and a range of FPDs and other types of electrical and optical components. The Company offers reticle and photomask maintenance, including pellicle replacement, mask cleaning and re-certification, at all its sites across the world. Its products include Mature Binary, Advanced Binary Reticles, Phase Shift Masks-Embedded Attenuated Phase Shift Masks (EAPSM), Other Advanced Products and Large Area Masks.

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: $11.25
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $11.37
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $10.48
  • 52-Week Range: $68,176,000.00 - $8.20
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.63
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.93
  • P/E Growth: 2.55
  • Market Cap: $766.98M
  • Outstanding Shares: 68,176,000
  • Beta: 0.52
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 9.56%
  • Return on Equity: 4.06%
  • Return on Assets: 3.25%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.08%
  • Current Ratio: 5.43%
  • Quick Ratio: 5.16%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $13.00 (15.56% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/11/2016Needham & Company LLCDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
11/11/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
10/4/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Set Price TargetBuy$12.00View Rating Details
8/22/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuy$15.00View Rating Details
10/1/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaInitiated CoverageBuy$12.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/22/2017        
2/15/2017Q117$0.03$0.03$108.88 million$109.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/6/2016Q416$0.03$0.05$107.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.44 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.87 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$0.03$0.13$0.08
Q1 20172$0.04$0.05$0.05
Q2 20172$0.04$0.07$0.06
Q3 20172$0.11$0.12$0.12
Q4 20172$0.15$0.17$0.16
Q1 20182$0.14$0.16$0.15
Q2 20182$0.16$0.21$0.19
Q3 20182$0.18$0.26$0.22
Q4 20182$0.18$0.27$0.23
Q1 20192$0.17$0.26$0.22
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.12%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 98.49%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/27/2017Mitchell G TysonDirectorSell1,200$11.78$14,136.00View SEC Filing  
1/18/2017Peter S KirlinCEOSell5,842$11.30$66,014.60View SEC Filing  
12/27/2016Mitchell G TysonDirectorSell1,200$11.63$13,956.00View SEC Filing  
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB)
DateHeadline
biz.yahoo.com logoPHOTRONICS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:PLAB)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 11:51 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoPhotronics misses 1Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:PLAB)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:50 PM
nasdaq.com logoETF Preview: ETFs, Futures Point Higher But Could Face Pressure on Yellen Testimony, Economic Data (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.nasdaq.com - February 16 at 6:50 PM
nasdaq.com logoETF Preview: ETFs, Futures Point Higher But Could Face Pressure on Yellen Testimony, Economic Data (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.nasdaq.com - February 16 at 6:50 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ1 2017 Photronics Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NASDAQ:PLAB)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:50 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoPhotronics Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 8:30 am ET today (NASDAQ:PLAB)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:50 PM
streetinsider.com logoPre-Open Stock Movers 02/15: (FIG) (GRPN) (SODA) Higher; (FOSL) (EARS) (TRUP) Lower (more...) (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.streetinsider.com - February 16 at 6:50 PM
streetinsider.com logoPre-Open Stock Movers 02/15: (FIG) (GRPN) (SODA) Higher; (FOSL) (EARS) (TRUP) Lower (more...) (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.streetinsider.com - February 16 at 6:50 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of PLAB earnings conference call or presentation 15-Feb-17 1:30pm GMT (NASDAQ:PLAB)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:50 PM
4-traders.com logoPhotronics : misses 1Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.4-traders.com - February 16 at 6:50 PM
4-traders.com logoPhotronics : misses 1Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.4-traders.com - February 16 at 6:50 PM
rttnews.com logoPhotronics Inc. Announces 13% Drop In Q1 Bottom Line (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.rttnews.com - February 16 at 6:50 PM
rttnews.com logoPhotronics Inc. Announces 13% Drop In Q1 Bottom Line (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.rttnews.com - February 16 at 6:50 PM
News IconWhat should investors know about Photronics Inc’s (PLAB) future? (NASDAQ:PLAB)
simplywall.st - February 16 at 6:50 PM
News IconWhat should investors know about Photronics Inc’s (PLAB) future? (NASDAQ:PLAB)
simplywall.st - February 16 at 6:50 PM
marketwired.com logoPhotronics Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.marketwired.com - February 16 at 6:50 PM
marketwired.com logoPhotronics Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.marketwired.com - February 16 at 6:50 PM
capitalcube.com logoPhotronics, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PLAB-US : February 16, 2017 (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.capitalcube.com - February 16 at 6:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPhotronics to Report First Quarter Earnings and Host Public Conference Call (NASDAQ:PLAB)
finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 9:50 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Photronics, Inc. : January 12, 2017 (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.capitalcube.com - January 12 at 7:54 PM
capitalcube.com logoPhotronics, Inc. :PLAB-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : January 11, 2017 (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.capitalcube.com - January 11 at 7:54 PM
capitalcube.com logoPhotronics, Inc. :PLAB-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : January 11, 2017 (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.capitalcube.com - January 11 at 7:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPHOTRONICS INC Financials (NASDAQ:PLAB)
finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 7:54 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoPHOTRONICS INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NASDAQ:PLAB)
biz.yahoo.com - January 6 at 7:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPhotronics to Present at the 19th Annual Needham Growth Conference in NYC (NASDAQ:PLAB)
finance.yahoo.com - January 6 at 12:07 AM
marketexclusive.com logoInsider Trading Activity Photronics Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) – Director Sold 1,200 shares of Stock (NASDAQ:PLAB)
marketexclusive.com - December 30 at 9:00 AM
4-traders.com logoPhotronics, Inc. : Post Earnings Coverage as Photronics Outperformed Market Expectations (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.4-traders.com - December 14 at 8:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPost Earnings Coverage as Photronics Outperformed Market Expectations (NASDAQ:PLAB)
finance.yahoo.com - December 13 at 8:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPost Earnings Coverage as Xcerra Q1 Revenues Grew on Semiconductor Tests Solutions Business Performance (NASDAQ:PLAB)
finance.yahoo.com - December 9 at 8:24 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of PLAB earnings conference call or presentation 6-Dec-16 1:30pm GMT (NASDAQ:PLAB)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 8 at 12:13 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo6:05 am Photronics beats by $0.02, reports revs in-line; guides Q1 EPS, revs in-line (NASDAQ:PLAB)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 6 at 11:59 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Photronics Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NASDAQ:PLAB)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 6 at 11:59 PM
News IconEquities Analysts Set Expectations for Photronics Inc.’s Q4 2016 Earnings (PLAB) (NASDAQ:PLAB)
forextv.com - December 6 at 6:57 PM
rttnews.com logoPhotronics Inc. Q4 Income Drops 82% (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.rttnews.com - December 6 at 9:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPhotronics beats Street 4Q forecasts (NASDAQ:PLAB)
finance.yahoo.com - December 6 at 9:22 AM
marketwired.com logoPhotronics Reports Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2016 Results (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.marketwired.com - December 6 at 9:22 AM
seekingalpha.com logoPhotronics beats by $0.02, misses on revenue (NASDAQ:PLAB)
seekingalpha.com - December 6 at 6:19 AM
thecountrycaller.com logoEarnings Whispers: Toll Brothers Inc And Photronics, Inc (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.thecountrycaller.com - December 5 at 7:10 PM
News IconHedge Funds Aren’t Crazy About Photronics, Inc. (PLAB) Anymore (NASDAQ:PLAB)
feedproxy.google.com - December 5 at 3:27 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Photronics, Inc. : December 1, 2016 (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.capitalcube.com - December 1 at 7:09 PM
4-traders.com logoPhotronics : Receives Best Partner Award from UMC (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.4-traders.com - December 1 at 12:24 AM
capitalcube.com logoPhotronics, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PLAB-US : November 30, 2016 (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.capitalcube.com - November 30 at 12:09 PM
rttnews.com logoPhotronics Inc. (PLAB) Fell To A 2-Month Low On Disappointing Q4 Outlook (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.rttnews.com - November 14 at 10:56 AM
capitalcube.com logoPhotronics, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PLAB-US : November 14, 2016 (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.capitalcube.com - November 14 at 10:56 AM
schaeffersresearch.com logoDow Jones Industrial Average Dips, Aims For Best Week Since 2011 (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.schaeffersresearch.com - November 12 at 9:25 AM
rttnews.com logoPhotronics Inc. (PLAB) Has Dropped To A 4-Month Low On Weak Q4 Outlook (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.rttnews.com - November 12 at 9:25 AM
fool.com logoWhy Photronics, Inc. Stock Plunged Today (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.fool.com - November 11 at 8:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPhotronics downgraded by Needham and Stifel (NASDAQ:PLAB)
finance.yahoo.com - November 11 at 9:42 AM
blogs.barrons.com logoTech Today: Nvidia Soars 18%, Defending Acacia, Photronics Plummets (NASDAQ:PLAB)
blogs.barrons.com - November 11 at 9:42 AM
publicnow.com logoPhotronics Provides Preliminary Fourth Quarter FY 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:PLAB)
www.publicnow.com - November 10 at 6:42 PM

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What is Photronics' stock symbol?

Photronics trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PLAB."

Where is Photronics' stock going? Where will Photronics' stock price be in 2017?

4 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Photronics' stock. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate Photronics' stock price to reach $13.00 in the next twelve months.

When will Photronics announce their earnings?

Photronics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February, 22nd 2017.

Who owns Photronics stock?

Photronics' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.43%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (8.05%), Franklin Resources Inc. (7.86%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.98%), State Street Corp (1.96%) and Royce & Associates LP (1.69%). Company insiders that own Photronics stock include Christopher J Progler, George Macricostas, Joseph A Fiorita Jr, Joseph A Fiorita, Jr, Mitchell G Tyson, Peter S Kirlin, Richelle E Burr, Sean T Smith and Walter M Fiederowicz.

Who sold Photronics stock? Who is selling Photronics stock?

Photronics' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., GSA Capital Partners LLP, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, Allianz Asset Management AG, Royce & Associates LP, Cortina Asset Management LLC and AQR Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Photronics stock in the last year include Joseph A Fiorita Jr, Mitchell G Tyson, Peter S Kirlin and Walter M Fiederowicz.

Who bought Photronics stock? Who is buying Photronics stock?

Photronics' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Guggenheim Capital LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Two Sigma Investments LP, Menta Capital LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, State Street Corp, Sentinel Trust Co. LBA and Trexquant Investment LP.

How do I buy Photronics stock?

Shares of Photronics can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Photronics stock cost?

One share of Photronics stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.25.

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Last Updated on 2/19/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff