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NASDAQ:PLAB

Photronics Stock Forecast, Price & News

$12.13
-0.10 (-0.82 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 03:59 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$12.00
Now: $12.13
$12.23
50-Day Range
$10.72
MA: $11.55
$13.21
52-Week Range
$8.31
Now: $12.13
$15.55
Volume20,404 shs
Average Volume422,729 shs
Market Capitalization$775.30 million
P/E Ratio22.89
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.91
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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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.74 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

153rd out of 1,517 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

29th out of 147 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$609.69 million
Cash Flow$2.00 per share
Book Value$14.65 per share

Profitability

Net Income$33.82 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$775.30 million
Next Earnings Date3/3/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$12.13
-0.10 (-0.82 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 03:59 PM ET)
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Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Photronics' stock was trading at $11.42 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, PLAB stock has increased by 6.3% and is now trading at $12.14.
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Is Photronics a buy right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Photronics in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Photronics stock.
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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 past winning trading ideas 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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What is Doug Parker's approval rating as Photronics' CEO?

1,448 employees have rated Photronics CEO Doug Parker on Glassdoor.com. Doug Parker has an approval rating of 60% among Photronics' employees. This puts Doug Parker in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Photronics' next earnings date?

Photronics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 3rd 2021.
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How were Photronics' earnings last quarter?

Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, December, 8th. The semiconductor company reported $0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.15 by $0.05. The semiconductor company had revenue of $149.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $153.87 million. Photronics had a net margin of 5.55% and a return on equity of 3.60%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.15 EPS.
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What guidance has Photronics issued on next quarter's earnings?

Photronics updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, December, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.07-0.14 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.16. The company issued revenue guidance of $145-155 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $152.57 million.

What price target have analysts set for PLAB?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Photronics' stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $13.00. On average, they expect Photronics' stock price to reach $13.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.1% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Photronics?

Photronics saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,570,000 shares, an increase of 36.5% from the December 15th total of 1,150,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 493,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.2 days. Approximately 2.5% of the shares of the 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 85, Pay $74k)
  • Dr. Peter S. Kirlin, CEO & Director (Age 60, Pay $918.2k)
  • Mr. John P. Jordan, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 75, Pay $479.25k)
  • Dr. Christopher J. Progler, Exec. VP of Strategic Planning & CTO (Age 57, Pay $494.12k)
  • Ms. Richelle E. Burr, Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 57, Pay $398.63k)
  • Dr. KangJyh Lee, Pres of PDMC (Age 68, Pay $535.93k)
  • Eric Rivera, VP, Corp. Controller, Principal Accounting Officer
  • Mr. R. Troy Dewar C.F.A., CFA, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Peter C. Broadbent, VP of U.S. & Europe - Mainstream Sales & Operations

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (2.02%), Kovack Advisors Inc. (0.20%), Uncommon Cents Investing LLC (0.13%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%), Exchange Traded Concepts LLC (0.04%) and Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.03%). Company insiders that own Photronics stock 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 selling Photronics stock?

PLAB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Photronics company stock in the last year include Christopher J Progler, John P Jordan, Joseph A Fiorita Jr, Peter S Kirlin, and Richelle E Burr.
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Which major investors are buying Photronics stock?

PLAB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kovack Advisors Inc., Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Founders Capital Management, Pacer Advisors Inc., and Uncommon Cents Investing LLC.
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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 WeBull, 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 $12.14.

How big of a company is Photronics?

Photronics has a market capitalization of $775.94 million and generates $609.69 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $33.82 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.52 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 1/21/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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