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Photronics (PLAB) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.58 (+2.23%)
(As of 06/12/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
361,985 shs
Average Volume
517,820 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.68 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Photronics MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Short Interest
3.53% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.14mentions of Photronics in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $2.10 to $2.20 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

0.87 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

548th out of 587 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

85th out of 87 stocks

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About Photronics Stock (NASDAQ:PLAB)

Photronics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of photomask products and services in the United States, Taiwan, China, Korea, Europe, and internationally. It offers photomasks that are used in the manufacture of integrated circuits and flat panel displays (FPDs); and to transfer circuit patterns onto semiconductor wafers, and FDP substrates. The company offers electrical and optical components. It sells its products to semiconductor and FPD manufacturers, designers, and foundries, as well as to other high-performance electronics manufacturers through its sales personnel and customer service representatives. The company was formerly known as Photronic Labs, Inc. and changed its name to Photronics, Inc. in 1990. Photronics, Inc. was incorporated in 1969 and is based in Brookfield, Connecticut.

PLAB Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Semiconductors & related devices
Semiconductor Equipment
Current Symbol
Year Founded


Net Income
$125.49 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$892.08 million
Cash Flow
$3.35 per share
Book Value
$21.59 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$1.68 billion

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PLAB Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

How have PLAB shares performed in 2024?

Photronics' stock was trading at $31.37 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, PLAB stock has decreased by 15.3% and is now trading at $26.56.
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When is Photronics' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, September 4th 2024.
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How were Photronics' earnings last quarter?

Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 22nd. The semiconductor company reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.55 by $0.09. The semiconductor company earned $217 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $231 million. Photronics had a net margin of 15.14% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.73%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 5.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.54 EPS.

What guidance has Photronics issued on next quarter's earnings?

Photronics updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 22nd. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.53-0.59 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $0.58. The company issued revenue guidance of $221-229 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $240.00 million.

What is Peter S. Kirlin's approval rating as Photronics' CEO?

8 employees have rated Photronics Chief Executive Officer Peter S. Kirlin on Peter S. Kirlin has an approval rating of 49% among the company's employees. This puts Peter S. Kirlin in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Photronics own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Photronics investors own include Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Netflix (NFLX), AbbVie (ABBV), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), General Electric (GE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Photronics' major shareholders?

Photronics' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.02%), LSV Asset Management (2.71%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.33%), Boston Partners (0.95%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (0.86%) and Easterly Investment Partners LLC (0.59%). Insiders that own company stock include Christopher J Progler, John P Jordan, Kang Jyh Lee, Mitchell G Tyson, Mitchell G Tyson, Peter S Kirlin, Richelle E Burr, Richelle E Burr and Walter M Fiederowicz.
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How do I buy shares of Photronics?

Shares of PLAB stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Photronics have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Photronics: Align-Rite International Ltd, Microphase Laboratories, PDMC Shanghai Ltd., PK Ltd., PKLT Co. Ltd., PMCH, Photronics (Wales) Limited, Photronics Advanced Mask Corporation, Photronics California Inc., Photronics DNP Mask Corporation, Photronics Idaho Inc., Photronics MZD GmbH, Photronics Singapore Pte Ltd., Photronics Texas Allen Inc., Photronics UK Ltd., Trianja Technologies Inc., and Xiamen American Japan Photronics Mask Co. Ltd..
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This page (NASDAQ:PLAB) was last updated on 6/13/2024 by Staff

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