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NASDAQ:PLAB - Photronics Stock Price, Forecast & News

$13.67
-0.56 (-3.94 %)
(As of 02/24/2020 06:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$13.61
Now: $13.67
$14.14
50-Day Range
$12.78
MA: $14.53
$15.65
52-Week Range
$7.95
Now: $13.67
$16.75
Volume381,042 shs
Average Volume600,758 shs
Market Capitalization$894.29 million
P/E Ratio29.72
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.58
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$550.66 million
Cash Flow$1.63 per share
Book Value$13.56 per share

Profitability

Net Income$29.79 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,775
Market Cap$894.29 million
Next Earnings Date3/4/2020 (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 authorized a share buyback plan on Friday, October 12th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $25,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 3.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Photronics' earnings last quarter?

Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, December, 11th. The semiconductor company reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.15. The semiconductor company earned $156.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $147.37 million. Photronics had a net margin of 5.41% and a return on equity of 3.29%. The firm's revenue was up 8.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.18 EPS. View Photronics' Earnings History.

When is Photronics' next earnings date?

Photronics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 4th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Photronics.

How can I listen to Photronics' earnings call?

Photronics will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, March 4th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

Photronics issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, December, 11th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.13-0.18 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.12. The company issued revenue guidance of $146-154 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $143.07 million.

What price target have analysts set for PLAB?

3 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Photronics' stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $18.00. On average, they expect Photronics' share price to reach $16.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Photronics.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Photronics?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Photronics in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Photronics.

Has Photronics been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about PLAB stock have been trending very negative on Monday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Photronics earned a daily sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Photronics.

Are investors shorting Photronics?

Photronics saw a decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,850,000 shares, a decrease of 19.2% from the December 31st total of 2,290,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 669,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.8 days. Approximately 2.9% 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 Netflix (NFLX), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and FormFactor (FORM).

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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (5.18%), State Street Corp (3.55%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.13%), Donald Smith & CO. Inc. (2.53%), KAMES CAPITAL plc (1.97%) and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (1.82%). 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. 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 DDD Partners LLC, Divisar Capital Management LLC, Donald Smith & CO. Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, KAMES CAPITAL plc, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Franklin Resources Inc. and Royce & Associates LP. 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. View Insider Buying and Selling for Photronics.

Which major investors are buying Photronics stock?

PLAB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Acadian Asset Management LLC, EAM Investors LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, EAM Global Investors LLC, Public Sector Pension Investment Board, Marshall Wace LLP and AXA. 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 $13.67.

How big of a company is Photronics?

Photronics has a market capitalization of $894.29 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.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:  304 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  307 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  611
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 2/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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