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NASDAQ:PLAB

Photronics Stock Forecast, Price & News

$11.16
+0.06 (+0.54 %)
(As of 11/23/2020 02:39 PM ET)
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$11.10
Now: $11.16
$11.30
50-Day Range
$9.58
MA: $10.51
$11.47
52-Week Range
$8.31
Now: $11.16
$16.75
Volume17,902 shs
Average Volume547,921 shs
Market Capitalization$732.81 million
P/E Ratio19.24
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.79
Photronics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells photomasks in Taiwan, Korea, the United States, Europe, China, and internationally. The company offers photomasks, which are high precision photographic quartz or glass plates containing microscopic images of electronic circuits for use in the manufacture of semiconductors and flat panel displays (FPDs), as well as that are used as masters to transfer circuit patterns onto semiconductor wafers and FDP substrates during the fabrication of integrated circuits, FPDs, and other types of electrical and optical components. It sells its products to semiconductor or FPD designers, manufacturers, 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 founded in 1969 and is based in Brookfield, Connecticut.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.26 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PLAB
CUSIP71940510
Phone203-775-9000
Employees1,775

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$550.66 million
Cash Flow$1.83 per share
Book Value$13.56 per share

Profitability

Net Income$29.79 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$732.81 million
Next Earnings Date12/9/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
$11.16
+0.06 (+0.54 %)
(As of 11/23/2020 02:39 PM ET)
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Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Photronics' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Photronics' stock was trading at $11.42 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PLAB shares have decreased by 2.7% and is now trading at $11.11.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Photronics?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Photronics in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Photronics?

Wall Street analysts have given Photronics a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Photronics wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Photronics' next earnings date?

Photronics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, December 9th 2020.
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How can I listen to Photronics' earnings call?

Photronics will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, December 9th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Photronics' earnings last quarter?

Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 27th. The semiconductor company reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.02. The semiconductor company earned $157.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $150.90 million. Photronics had a net margin of 6.01% and a return on equity of 4.00%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 14.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.10 EPS.
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What guidance has Photronics issued on next quarter's earnings?

Photronics updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 27th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.12-0.19 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.21. The company issued revenue guidance of $148-158 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $159.77 million.

What price target have analysts set for PLAB?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Photronics' stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $18.00. On average, they expect Photronics' share price to reach $15.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 39.5% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Photronics?

Photronics saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,740,000 shares, an increase of 14.5% from the October 15th total of 1,520,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 506,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.4 days. Approximately 2.7% of the company's stock are sold short.
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Who are some of Photronics' key competitors?

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' key executives?

Photronics' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Constantine S. Macricostas, Chairman (Age 84, Pay $74k)
  • Dr. Peter S. Kirlin, CEO & Director (Age 59, Pay $918.2k)
  • Mr. John P. Jordan, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 74, Pay $479.25k)
  • Dr. Christopher J. Progler, Exec. VP of Strategic Planning & CTO (Age 56, Pay $494.12k)
  • Ms. Richelle E. Burr, Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 56, Pay $398.63k)

What is Photronics' stock symbol?

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

Who are Photronics' major shareholders?

Photronics' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.02%), State Street Corp (3.30%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (2.26%), Donald Smith & CO. Inc. (1.72%), Royce & Associates LP (1.52%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.37%). Company insiders that own Photronics stock include Christopher J Progler, George Macricostas, John P Jordan, Joseph A Fiorita Jr, Kang Jyh Lee, Mitchell G Tyson, Peter S Kirlin, Richelle E Burr and Walter M Fiederowicz.
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Which major investors are selling Photronics stock?

PLAB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Donald Smith & CO. Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, State Street Corp, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Victory Capital Management Inc., and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Photronics company stock in the last year include Christopher J Progler, John P Jordan, Joseph A Fiorita Jr, Kang Jyh Lee, Mitchell G Tyson, Peter S Kirlin, Richelle E Burr, and Walter M Fiederowicz.
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Which major investors are buying Photronics stock?

PLAB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Prudential PLC, Acuitas Investments LLC, Acuitas Investments LLC, and Engineers Gate Manager LP.
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How do I buy shares of Photronics?

Shares of PLAB can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Photronics' stock price today?

One share of PLAB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.11.

How big of a company is Photronics?

Photronics has a market capitalization of $729.53 million and generates $550.66 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $29.79 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.44 on an earnings per share basis. Photronics employs 1,775 workers across the globe.

What is Photronics' official website?

The official website for Photronics is www.photronics.com.

How can I contact Photronics?

Photronics' mailing address is 15 SECOR ROAD, BROOKFIELD CT, 06804. The semiconductor company can be reached via phone at 203-775-9000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 11/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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