NASDAQ:PLPC - Preformed Line Products Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $57.52 -0.33 (-0.57 %) (As of 12/19/2018 06:08 AM ET)Previous Close$57.85Today's Range$52.25 - $58.9352-Week Range$52.25 - $96.83Volume9,100 shsAverage Volume9,411 shsMarket Capitalization$292.71 millionP/E Ratio13.52Dividend Yield1.37%Beta1.21 ProfileDiscussionChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC 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 Current SymbolNASDAQ:PLPC Previous Symbol CUSIP74044410 Webwww.preformed.com Phone440-461-5200 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.13 Current Ratio3.07 Quick Ratio1.90 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio13.52 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$378.21 million Price / Sales0.76 Cash Flow$4.9204 per share Price / Cash Flow11.69 Book Value$46.85 per share Price / Book1.23 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$12.65 million Net Margins5.34% Return on Equity9.07% Return on Assets6.02% Miscellaneous Employees2,762 Outstanding Shares5,010,000Market Cap$292.71 million OptionableNot Optionable 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 Wednesday, December 12th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, January 18th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 31st. 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 authorized a share repurchase program on Saturday, December 16th 2017, which permits the company to buyback 250,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were Preformed Line Products' earnings last quarter? Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 8th. The technology company reported $1.76 EPS for the quarter. The technology company earned $108.41 million during the quarter. Preformed Line Products had a net margin of 5.34% and a return on equity of 9.07%. 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, March 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Preformed Line Products. Has Preformed Line Products been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about PLPC stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Preformed Line Products earned a coverage optimism score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. 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) Who are Preformed Line Products' major shareholders? Preformed Line Products' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Royce & Associates LP (10.24%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.54%), BlackRock Inc. (3.14%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.65%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (1.54%) and LSV Asset Management (1.49%). 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 institutional investors are selling Preformed Line Products stock? PLPC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP and Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Preformed Line Products. Which institutional investors are buying Preformed Line Products stock? PLPC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Bailard Inc., Citadel Advisors LLC, LSV Asset Management, Algert Global LLC, Panagora Asset Management Inc. and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 $57.52. How big of a company is Preformed Line Products? Preformed Line Products has a market capitalization of $292.71 million and generates $378.21 million in revenue each year. Preformed Line Products employs 2,762 workers across the globe. What is Preformed Line Products' official website? The official website for Preformed Line Products is http://www.preformed.com. 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: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 117 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 109 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 226MarketBeat'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 12/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the yield curve?