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Photronics Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.14 (+1.03%)
(As of 12/3/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
256,628 shs
Average Volume
417,625 shs
Market Capitalization
$841.44 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Photronics

Photronics, Inc. manufactures photomasks with high precision photographic quartz or glass plates containing microscopic images of electronic circuits. It manufactures semiconductors and flat-panel displays and is used as masters to transfer circuit patterns onto semiconductor wafers and FPD substrates during the fabrication of integrated circuits, a variety of FPDs and other types of electrical and optical components. The company's manufacturing facilities, which are located in Taiwan, Korea, the United States, and Europe. Photronics was founded by Constantine S. Macricostas in 1969 and is headquartered in Brookfield, CT.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Semiconductors & related devices
Semiconductor Equipment
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$609.69 million
Cash Flow
$1.85 per share
Book Value
$14.65 per share


Net Income
$33.82 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$841.44 million

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

2.45 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

188th out of 892 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

29th out of 119 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Photronics a buy right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Photronics in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Photronics stock.
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How has Photronics' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Photronics' stock was trading at $11.42 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PLAB stock has increased by 20.5% and is now trading at $13.76.
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Are investors shorting Photronics?

Photronics saw a decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,150,000 shares, a decline of 26.3% from the October 31st total of 1,560,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 351,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.3 days. Currently, 1.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Photronics' next earnings date?

Photronics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, December 8th 2021.
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How can I listen to Photronics' earnings call?

Photronics will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, December 8th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Photronics' earnings last quarter?

Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 24th. The semiconductor company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.22 by $0.01. The semiconductor company earned $170.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $168.33 million. Photronics had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 3.93% and a net margin of 6.66%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 8.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.17 EPS.
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What guidance has Photronics issued on next quarter's earnings?

Photronics updated its fourth quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday, September, 22nd. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.210-$0.290 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.250. The company issued revenue guidance of $171 million-$179 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $174.10 million.

What price target have analysts set for PLAB?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Photronics' stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $20.00. On average, they expect Photronics' share price to reach $16.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Photronics' key executives?

Photronics' management team includes the following people:

What is Peter S. Kirlin's approval rating as Photronics' CEO?

8 employees have rated Photronics CEO Peter S. Kirlin on Glassdoor.com. Peter S. Kirlin has an approval rating of 49% among Photronics' employees. This puts Peter S. Kirlin in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.57%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.64%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (4.32%), AIGH Capital Management LLC (2.24%), Divisar Capital Management LLC (1.88%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.86%). Company insiders that own Photronics stock include Christopher J Progler, John P Jordan, Joseph A Fiorita Jr, Kang Jyh Lee, Mitchell G Tyson, Mitchell G Tyson, Peter S Kirlin, Richelle E Burr and Richelle E Burr.
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Which institutional investors are selling Photronics stock?

PLAB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Deutsche Bank AG, Morgan Stanley, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Divisar Capital Management LLC, and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC. Company insiders that have sold Photronics company stock in the last year include Christopher J Progler, John P Jordan, Kang Jyh Lee, Mitchell G Tyson, Peter S Kirlin, and Richelle E Burr.
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Which institutional investors are buying Photronics stock?

PLAB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Easterly Investment Partners LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, and State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System.
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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.
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What is Photronics' stock price today?

One share of PLAB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.76.

How much money does Photronics make?

Photronics has a market capitalization of $841.44 million and generates $609.69 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $33.82 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.68 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Photronics have?

Photronics employs 1,728 workers across the globe.

Does Photronics have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Photronics: Align-Rite International Ltd, Microphase Laboratories, PDMC Shanghai Ltd., PK Ltd., PKLT Co. Ltd., PMCH, Photronics (Wales) Limited, Photronics Advanced Mask Corporation, Photronics California Inc., Photronics DNP Mask Corporation, Photronics Idaho Inc., Photronics MZD GmbH, Photronics Singapore Pte Ltd., Photronics Texas Allen Inc., Photronics UK Ltd., Trianja Technologies Inc., and Xiamen American Japan Photronics Mask Co. Ltd..

When was Photronics founded?

Photronics was founded in 1969.

What is Photronics' official website?

The official website for Photronics is www.photronics.com.

Where are Photronics' headquarters?

Photronics is headquartered at 15 SECOR ROAD, BROOKFIELD CT, 06804.

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 12/5/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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