About Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB)
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 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. 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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Semiconductors & related devices
SectorComputer and Technology
Trailing P/E Ratio44.21
Forward P/E Ratio15.56
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$450.68 million
Price / Sales1.30
Cash Flow$1.4634 per share
Price / Cash5.74
Book Value$12.55 per share
Price / Book0.67
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.19
Net Income$13.13 million
Return on Equity2.92%
Return on Assets2.46%
Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Photronics' stock symbol?
Photronics trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PLAB."
How were Photronics' earnings last quarter?
Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 22nd. The semiconductor company reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.08. The semiconductor company had revenue of $130.78 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $124.17 million. Photronics had a return on equity of 2.92% and a net margin of 5.33%. Photronics's revenue was up 20.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.03 EPS. View Photronics' Earnings History.
When is Photronics' next earnings date?
What guidance has Photronics issued on next quarter's earnings?
Photronics issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 22nd. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.12-0.18 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.10. The company issued revenue guidance of $128-136 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $128.03 million.
What price target have analysts set for PLAB?
2 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Photronics' shares. Their predictions range from $10.00 to $13.00. On average, they anticipate Photronics' stock price to reach $11.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Photronics.
Who are some of Photronics' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Photronics include Viavi Solutions (VIAV), Amkor Technology (AMKR), Solaredge Technologies (SEDG), Finisar (FNSR), Diodes (DIOD), Silicon Motion Technology (SIMO), Synaptics (SYNA), Kulicke and Soffa Industries (KLIC), MACOM Technology Solutions (MTSI), Inphi (IPHI), Oclaro (OCLR), Rambus (RMBS), Ambarella (AMBA), Dialog Semiconductor (DLGNF) and Acacia Communications (ACIA).
Who are Photronics' key executives?
Photronics' management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Constantine S. Macricostas, Exec. Chairman (Age 82)
- Dr. Peter S. Kirlin, CEO & Director (Age 57)
- Dr. Christopher J. Progler Ph.D., CTO & Strategic Planning and VP (Age 54)
- Ms. Richelle E. Burr, VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec. (Age 54)
- Mr. Sean T. Smith, Consultant (Age 57)
Has Photronics been receiving favorable news coverage?
News coverage about PLAB stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Photronics earned a news sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the semiconductor company an impact score of 46.85 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.
Who are Photronics' major shareholders?
Photronics' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.88%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.35%), Donald Smith & CO. Inc. (6.43%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (6.24%), Franklin Resources Inc. (3.30%) and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (2.75%). Company insiders that own Photronics stock include Christopher J Progler, Constantine S Macricostas, John P Jordan, Joseph A Fiorita Jr, Mitchell G Tyson, Peter S Kirlin, Richelle E Burr, Sean T Smith 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 Franklin Resources Inc., LSV Asset Management, JPMorgan Chase & Co., A.R.T. Advisors LLC, Cortina Asset Management LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC and Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL. Company insiders that have sold Photronics company stock in the last year include Christopher J Progler, Constantine S Macricostas, Mitchell G Tyson, Peter S Kirlin, Richelle E Burr, Sean T Smith and Walter M Fiederowicz. View Insider Buying and Selling for Photronics.
Which major investors are buying Photronics stock?
PLAB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DDD Partners LLC, Matarin Capital Management LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Sentinel Trust Co. LBA, Needham Investment Management LLC, Comerica Bank, GSA Capital Partners LLP and BlackRock Inc.. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Photronics' stock price today?
One share of PLAB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.40.
How big of a company is Photronics?
Photronics has a market capitalization of $580.45 million and generates $450.68 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $13.13 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.19 on an earnings per share basis. Photronics employs 1,475 workers across the globe.
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]
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