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DOW   35,677.02
QQQ   374.10
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Photronics Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.13 (-1.05 %)
(As of 10/22/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume232,661 shs
Average Volume435,129 shs
Market Capitalization$749.71 million
P/E Ratio18.03
Dividend YieldN/A
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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
$1.67 per share
Book Value
$16.26 per share


Net Income
$33.82 million




Market Cap
$749.71 million
Next Earnings Date
12/8/2021 (Estimated)

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Overall MarketRank

2.65 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

84th out of 866 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

20th out of 116 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community 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 analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Photronics in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Photronics stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Photronics?

Wall Street analysts have given Photronics a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Photronics wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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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 were Photronics' earnings last quarter?

Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 24th. The semiconductor company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.22 by $0.01. The semiconductor company had revenue of $170.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $168.33 million. Photronics had a net margin of 6.66% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 3.93%. Photronics's revenue was up 8.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.17 earnings per share.
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How has Photronics' stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Photronics' stock was trading at $11.42 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, PLAB stock has increased by 7.4% and is now trading at $12.26.
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What guidance has Photronics issued on next quarter's earnings?

Photronics issued an update on its fourth quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday, September, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share (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 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Photronics' shares. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate Photronics' stock price to reach $16.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 34.6% 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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (1.48%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.68%), SummerHaven Investment Management LLC (0.11%), Strs Ohio (0.10%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%) and Toth Financial Advisory Corp (0.06%). 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, Richelle E Burr and Walter M Fiederowicz.
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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 Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, and Strs Ohio. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Toth Financial Advisory Corp, SummerHaven Investment Management LLC, Palouse Capital Management Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Louisiana State Employees 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 $12.26.

How much money does Photronics make?

Photronics has a market capitalization of $749.71 million and generates $609.69 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $33.82 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.52 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 10/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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