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NASDAQ:PLAB

Photronics (PLAB) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$28.01
+1.24 (+4.63%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$27.02
$28.42
50-Day Range
$26.77
$33.84
52-Week Range
$13.86
$34.16
Volume
1.16 million shs
Average Volume
669,424 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.75 billion
P/E Ratio
12.56
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$21.00

Photronics MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
25.0% Downside
$21.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
4.03% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-2.70
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.29mentions of Photronics in the last 14 days
Based on 39 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.63%
From $2.15 to $2.40 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.

2.74 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

329th out of 582 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

50th out of 88 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

PLAB Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/21/2024
Today
2/25/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/22/2024
Fiscal Year End
10/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-Industry
Semiconductor Equipment
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:PLAB
CUSIP
71940510
Fax
N/A
Employees
1,885
Year Founded
1969

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$21.00
High Stock Price Target
$21.00
Low Stock Price Target
$21.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-25.0%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$125.49 million
Pretax Margin
31.44%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$897.32 million
Cash Flow
$3.31 per share
Book Value
$21.52 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
60,533,000
Market Cap
$1.75 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.41

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PLAB Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Photronics stock right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Photronics in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" PLAB shares.
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What is Photronics' stock price target for 2024?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Photronics' stock. Their PLAB share price targets range from $21.00 to $21.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $21.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 25.0%.
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How have PLAB shares performed in 2024?

Photronics' stock was trading at $31.37 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, PLAB stock has decreased by 10.7% and is now trading at $28.01.
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When is Photronics' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 22nd 2024.
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How were Photronics' earnings last quarter?

Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 21st. The semiconductor company reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.49 by $0.01. The semiconductor company earned $216.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $220 million. Photronics had a net margin of 15.34% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.37%. The firm's revenue was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.40 EPS.

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

Photronics updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 21st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.50-0.58 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $0.56. The company issued revenue guidance of $226-236 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $230.00 million.

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

8 employees have rated Photronics Chief Executive Officer Peter S. Kirlin on Glassdoor.com. 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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.71%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.62%), LSV Asset Management (2.41%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (2.23%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.85%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.79%). 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 2/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff