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Photronics Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:PLAB)

$11.76
+0.20 (+1.73 %)
(As of 10/22/2019 12:43 PM ET)
Today's Range
$11.53
Now: $11.76
$11.81
50-Day Range
$10.56
MA: $10.94
$11.53
52-Week Range
$7.95
Now: $11.76
$11.59
Volume8,378 shs
Average Volume453,815 shs
Market Capitalization$790.27 million
P/E Ratio20.28
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.48
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$1.85 per share
Book Value$12.93 per share

Profitability

Net Income$42.05 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,575
Market Cap$790.27 million
Next Earnings Date12/11/2019 (Estimated)
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 announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Friday, October 12th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $25,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy up to 3.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Photronics' earnings last quarter?

Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 20th. The semiconductor company reported $0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.10. The semiconductor company had revenue of $138.11 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $137.13 million. Photronics had a net margin of 6.04% and a return on equity of 3.60%. The firm's revenue was up 1.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.18 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 guidance has Photronics issued on next quarter's earnings?

Photronics issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 20th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.11-0.17 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.12. The company issued revenue guidance of $143-151 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $147.10 million.

What price target have analysts set for PLAB?

1 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Photronics' shares. Their predictions range from $12.00 to $12.00. On average, they anticipate Photronics' stock price to reach $12.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.0% 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?

Press coverage about PLAB stock has trended negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Photronics earned a news sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely 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 decrease in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,090,000 shares, a decrease of 6.3% from the August 30th total of 2,230,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 486,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.3 days. Approximately 3.2% of the shares of the company 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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), General Electric (GE), salesforce.com (CRM), AT&T (T), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Glacier Bancorp (GBCI) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include KAMES CAPITAL plc (2.16%), Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL (0.11%), Strs Ohio (0.10%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.04%) and Bailard Inc. (0.03%). 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, 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 Strs Ohio, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. 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 KAMES CAPITAL plc, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Bailard 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Photronics' stock price today?

One share of PLAB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.76.

How big of a company is Photronics?

Photronics has a market capitalization of $790.27 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:  276 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  280 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  556
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 10/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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