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NASDAQ:PLAB - Photronics Stock Price, Forecast & News

$14.63
+2.06 (+16.39 %)
(As of 12/11/2019 09:31 AM ET)
Today's Range
$13.80
Now: $14.63
$14.67
50-Day Range
$11.29
MA: $11.97
$12.58
52-Week Range
$7.95
Now: $14.63
$12.63
Volume104,119 shs
Average Volume519,420 shs
Market Capitalization$983.09 million
P/E Ratio25.22
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.46
Photronics, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells photomasks in Taiwan, Korea, the United States, Europe, 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 flat panel display substrates during the fabrication of integrated circuits, FPDs, and other types of electrical and optical components. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PLAB
CUSIP71940510
Phone203-775-9000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$535.28 million
Cash Flow$2.11 per share
Book Value$12.93 per share

Profitability

Net Income$42.05 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,575
Market Cap$983.09 million
Next Earnings Date12/11/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Photronics' stock symbol?

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

How will Photronics' stock buyback program work?

Photronics declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Friday, October 12th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $25,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 3.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Photronics' earnings last quarter?

Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 22nd. The semiconductor company reported $0.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.02. The semiconductor company earned $136.39 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $132.67 million. Photronics had a net margin of 6.04% and a return on equity of 3.60%. Photronics's revenue for the quarter was up 22.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.06 earnings per share. View Photronics' Earnings History.

When is Photronics' next earnings date?

Photronics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, December 11th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Photronics.

What price target have analysts set for PLAB?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Photronics' shares. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate Photronics' share price to reach $15.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Photronics.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Photronics?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Photronics in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Photronics.

Has Photronics been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about PLAB stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Photronics earned a media sentiment score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Photronics.

Are investors shorting Photronics?

Photronics saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,350,000 shares, an increase of 12.4% from the September 15th total of 2,090,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 478,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.9 days. Approximately 3.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Photronics' Current Options Chain.

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 Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), General Electric (GE), salesforce.com (CRM), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Glacier Bancorp (GBCI) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

Who are Photronics' key executives?

Photronics' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Constantine S. Macricostas, Chairman (Age 83)
  • Dr. Peter S. Kirlin, CEO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. John P. Jordan, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 73)
  • Dr. Christopher J. Progler, VP of Strategic Planning & CTO (Age 55)
  • Ms. Richelle E. Burr, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 55)

Who are Photronics' major shareholders?

Photronics' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (3.35%), Donald Smith & CO. Inc. (3.25%), KAMES CAPITAL plc (2.16%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (1.84%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.80%) and Phocas Financial Corp. (0.65%). Company insiders that own Photronics stock include Christopher J Progler, Constantine S Macricostas, 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. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Photronics.

Which major investors are selling Photronics stock?

PLAB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, D.A. Davidson & CO., Comerica Bank, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Strs Ohio, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan and Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL. Company insiders that have sold Photronics company stock in the last year 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. View Insider Buying and Selling for Photronics.

Which major investors are buying Photronics stock?

PLAB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, KAMES CAPITAL plc, Phocas Financial Corp., Donald Smith & CO. Inc., State Street Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., BBVA USA Bancshares Inc. and First Trust Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Photronics.

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 $12.57.

How big of a company is Photronics?

Photronics has a market capitalization of $844.67 million and generates $535.28 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $42.05 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.58 on an earnings per share basis. Photronics employs 1,575 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Photronics.

What is Photronics' official website?

The official website for Photronics is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Photronics (NASDAQ PLAB)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  286 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  289 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  575
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Photronics and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PLAB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PLAB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/11/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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