Photronics, 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
- 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
- Net Margins: 9.56%
- Return on Equity: 4.06%
- Return on Assets: 3.25%
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- Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.08%
- Current Ratio: 5.43%
- Quick Ratio: 5.16%
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.