NASDAQ:PLPC - Preformed Line Products Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $79.90 -1.58 (-1.94 %) (As of 08/15/2018 02:34 PM ET)Previous Close$81.48Today's Range$79.90 - $81.4152-Week Range$47.56 - $96.83Volume5,335 shsAverage Volume9,220 shsMarket Capitalization$404.25 millionP/E Ratio24.54Dividend Yield1.00%Beta1.26 Company ProfileChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Preformed Line Products Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs and manufactures products and systems used in the construction and maintenance of overhead and underground networks for the energy, telecommunication, cable operator, information, and other industries. The company offers formed wire and related hardware products to support, protect, terminate, and secure power conductor and communication cables, as well as to control cable dynamics; and hardware products to support and protect transmission conductors, spacers, spacer-dampers, stockbridge dampers, corona suppression devices, and various compression fittings for dead-end applications. It also provides protective closures, including splice cases to protect fixed line communication networks, such as copper cable or fiber optic cable from moisture, environmental hazards, and other contaminants; and plastic products comprising guy markers, tree guards, fiber optic cable markers, and pedestal markers to identify power conductors, communication cables, and guy wires. In addition, the company offers data communication cabinets, hardware assemblies, pole line hardware, resale products, underground connectors, solar hardware systems, and urethane products for use by energy, renewable energy, communications, cable, and special industries for various applications; and solar hardware systems and mounting hardware for various solar power applications, as well as fiber optic and copper splice closures. It serves public and private energy utilities and communication companies, cable operators, governmental agencies, contractors and subcontractors, distributors, and value-added resellers in the United States, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific. The company markets its products through a direct sales force, as well as through manufacturing representatives. Preformed Line Products Company was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Water, sewer, & utility lines Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment SectorComputer and Technology SymbolNASDAQ:PLPC CUSIP74044410 Webwww.preformed.com Phone440-461-5200 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.16 Current Ratio3.31 Quick Ratio2.02 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio24.54 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$378.21 million Price / Sales1.06 Cash Flow$4.9751 per share Price / Cash16.06 Book Value$46.85 per share Price / Book1.71 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$12.65 million Net Margins4.77% Return on Equity7.94% Return on Assets5.26% Miscellaneous Employees2,762 Outstanding Shares5,040,000Market Cap$404.25 million Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) Frequently Asked Questions What is Preformed Line Products' stock symbol? Preformed Line Products trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PLPC." How often does Preformed Line Products pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Preformed Line Products? Preformed Line Products declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 12th. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, July 20th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.00%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 29th. View Preformed Line Products' Dividend History. How will Preformed Line Products' stock buyback program work? Preformed Line Products declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Saturday, December 16th 2017, which allows the company to buyback 250,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Preformed Line Products' earnings last quarter? Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, August, 3rd. The technology company reported $1.33 earnings per share for the quarter. The technology company earned $108.92 million during the quarter. Preformed Line Products had a return on equity of 7.94% and a net margin of 4.77%. View Preformed Line Products' Earnings History. When is Preformed Line Products' next earnings date? Preformed Line Products is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, November, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Preformed Line Products. Who are some of Preformed Line Products' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Preformed Line Products include MasTec (MTZ), Dycom Industries (DY), Primoris Services (PRIM), Aegion (AEGN) and MYR Group (MYRG). Who are Preformed Line Products' key executives? Preformed Line Products' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Robert G. Ruhlman, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 61)Mr. Michael A. Weisbarth, VP of Fin. & Treasurer (Age 53)Mr. Dennis F. McKenna, Exec. VP of Marketing & Global Bus. Devel. (Age 51)Mr. William H. Haag III, VP of Asia Pacific Region (Age 54)Mr. David C. Sunkle, VP of Research & Engineering and Manufacturing (Age 59) Has Preformed Line Products been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about PLPC stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Preformed Line Products earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the technology company an impact score of 47.43 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Preformed Line Products. Who are Preformed Line Products' major shareholders? Preformed Line Products' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Royce & Associates LP (11.14%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.26%), BlackRock Inc. (3.10%), FMR LLC (1.63%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (1.58%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.39%). Company insiders that own Preformed Line Products stock include J Cecil Curlee Jr and Michael E Gibbons. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Preformed Line Products. Which major investors are selling Preformed Line Products stock? PLPC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Royce & Associates LP, Shaker Investments LLC OH and Rhumbline Advisers. View Insider Buying and Selling for Preformed Line Products. Which major investors are buying Preformed Line Products stock? PLPC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC , Martingale Asset Management L P, Whittier Trust Co., Whittier Trust Co. and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Preformed Line Products. How do I buy shares of Preformed Line Products? Shares of PLPC 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 Preformed Line Products' stock price today? One share of PLPC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $80.05. How big of a company is Preformed Line Products? Preformed Line Products has a market capitalization of $404.25 million and generates $378.21 million in revenue each year. Preformed Line Products employs 2,762 workers across the globe. How can I contact Preformed Line Products? Preformed Line Products' mailing address is 660 Beta Drive, Mayfield Village OH, 44143. The technology company can be reached via phone at 440-461-5200 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ PLPC)Community Ranking: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 98 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 80 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 178MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Preformed Line Products and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PLPC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PLPC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 8/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Should I follow buy, hold and sell recommendations?