NASDAQ:PLAB - Photronics Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$8.40 +0.10 (+1.20 %)
(As of 06/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$8.30
Today's Range$8.15 - $8.45
52-Week Range$7.20 - $10.60
Volume613,400 shs
Average Volume507,989 shs
Market Capitalization$580.45 million
P/E Ratio43.95
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.56

About Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB)

Photronics logoPhotronics, 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
SymbolNASDAQ:PLAB
CUSIP71940510
Phone203-775-9000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio3.00
Quick Ratio2.81

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio43.95
Forward P/E Ratio15.56
P/E Growth1.55

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

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.19
Net Income$13.13 million
Net Margins5.33%
Return on Equity2.92%
Return on Assets2.46%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,475
Outstanding Shares69,930,000

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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 22nd. The semiconductor company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.07 by $0.08. The semiconductor company had revenue of $130.78 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $124.17 million. Photronics had a return on equity of 2.92% and a net margin of 5.33%. The business's revenue was up 20.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.03 EPS. View Photronics' Earnings History.

When is Photronics' next earnings date?

Photronics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August, 13th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Photronics.

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 EPS 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 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Photronics' stock. Their predictions range from $10.00 to $13.00. On average, they expect Photronics' stock price to reach $11.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Photronics.

Who are some of Photronics' key competitors?

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 recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Photronics earned a daily sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the semiconductor company an impact score of 47.46 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are Photronics' major shareholders?

Photronics' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors 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 institutional 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 institutional 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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Photronics (PLAB)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  195 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  199 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  394
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 6/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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