About Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC)
Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC) is a designer and manufacturer of products and systems employed in the construction and maintenance of overhead and underground networks for the energy, telecommunication, cable operators and information industries. The Company's products include Formed Wire and Related Hardware Products, Protective Closures, Plastic Products and Other Products. The Company operates through four segments: PLP-USA (including corporate), The Americas (includes operations in North and South America without PLP-USA), EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and Asia-Pacific. The Company's PLP-USA segment consists of its United States operations manufacturing its traditional products primarily supporting its domestic energy, telecommunications and solar products. Its other three segments, The Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific, support its energy, telecommunications, data communication and solar products in each respective geographical region.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Fiber Optic Cable Manufacturing
Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
Trailing P/E Ratio24.6697437529842
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$336.63 million
Price / Sales1.24
Cash Flow$5.36 per share
Price / Cash15.33
Book Value$43.61 per share
Price / Book1.88
Net Income$15.25 million
Return on Equity7.30%
Return on Assets4.85%
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 Monday, December 18th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, January 19th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.97%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 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 initiated a share buyback program on Saturday, December 16th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback 250,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.
How were Preformed Line Products' earnings last quarter?
Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) announced its earnings results on Friday, November, 3rd. The technology company reported $1.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The technology company earned $99.24 million during the quarter. Preformed Line Products had a net margin of 4.64% and a return on equity of 7.30%. View Preformed Line Products' Earnings History.
When will Preformed Line Products make its next earnings announcement?
Who are some of Preformed Line Products' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Preformed Line Products include ANGI Homeservices (ANGI), Forrester Research (FORR), Renren (RENN), HealthStream (HSTM), Ribbon Communications (RBBN), Vicor (VICR), Chipmos Technologies (IMOS), LivePerson (LPSN), Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN), Perficient (PRFT), Stoneridge (SRI), Cohu (COHU), eXp World (EXPI), Mistras Group (MG), QAD (QADB), Sapiens International (SPNS), Actua (ACTA) and Kimball Electronics (KE).
Who are Preformed Line Products' key executives?
Preformed Line Products' management team includes the folowing people:
- Robert G. Ruhlman, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 58)
- Dennis F. McKenna, Executive Vice President, Global Business Development (Age 48)
- Michael A. Weisbarth, Vice President - Finance, Controller, Treasurer (Age 52)
- William H. Haag III, Vice President - International Operations (Age 51)
- John M. Hofstetter, Vice President - Sales and Global Communications Markets (Age 50)
- J. Cecil Curlee Jr., Vice President - Human Resources (Age 58)
- David C. Sunkle, Vice President - Research and Engineering and Manufacturing (Age 56)
- Caroline S. Vaccariello, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary (Age 48)
- Maegan Adams Ruhlman, Director (Age 31)
- J. Ryan Ruhlman, Director (Age 32)
Who owns Preformed Line Products stock?
Preformed Line Products' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (1.93%). 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.
Who bought Preformed Line Products stock? Who is buying Preformed Line Products stock?
How do I buy Preformed Line Products stock?
Shares of Preformed Line Products 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 Preformed Line Products stock can currently be purchased for approximately $82.15.
How big of a company is Preformed Line Products?
Preformed Line Products has a market capitalization of $414.95 million and generates $336.63 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $15.25 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.33 on an earnings per share basis. Preformed Line Products employs 2,579 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]
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Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) Analyst Ratings History
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Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) Earnings History and Estimates Chart
Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ PLPC) Earnings History by Quarter
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|11/3/2017||Q3 2017||$1.23||$99.24 million||View||N/A|
|8/4/2017||Q2 2017||$0.81||$97.51 million||View||N/A|
|5/5/2017||Q1 2017||$0.30||$84.57 million||View||N/A|
|11/4/2016||Q316||$0.92||$89.10 million||$88.30 million||View||N/A|
|5/6/2016||Q116||$0.51||$85.80 million||$78.70 million||View||N/A|
|5/5/2015||Q115||($0.05)||$89.90 million||$85.80 million||View||N/A|
|3/12/2015||Q414||$0.46||$98.50 million||$96.20 million||View||N/A|
|8/8/2014||Q214||$0.94||$111.72 million||$99.98 million||View||N/A|
|3/14/2014||Q413||$0.58||$104.20 million||$98.54 million||View||N/A|
|11/7/2012||Q312||$1.71||$108.69 million||$114.21 million||View||N/A|
Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) Earnings Estimates
No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com
Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) Dividend Information
|Payout Ratio:||24.02% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ PLPC) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 37.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 44.88%
Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ PLPC) Insider Trades by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|11/30/2017||J Cecil Curlee Jr||VP||Sell||3,130||$68.50||$214,405.00|| |
|10/25/2017||Michael E Gibbons||Director||Buy||10||$71.47||$714.70||3,896|| |
|7/21/2017||Michael E Gibbons||Director||Buy||15||$49.29||$739.35||3,886|| |
|4/21/2017||Michael E Gibbons||Director||Buy||14||$52.15||$730.10||3,871|| |
|12/9/2015||Michael E Gibbons||Director||Buy||1,000||$41.86||$41,860.00||3,000|| |
|3/26/2015||Robert G Ruhlman||CEO||Sell||1,290||$45.39||$58,553.10|| |
|8/15/2014||P Ruhlman Irrevocable Barbara||Major Shareholder||Sell||20,427||$54.83||$1,120,012.41|| |
|8/14/2014||Randall M Ruhlman||Director||Sell||10,213||$54.83||$559,978.79|| |
|8/14/2014||Robert G Ruhlman||CEO||Sell||10,214||$54.83||$560,033.62|| |
|3/20/2014||Robert G Ruhlman||CEO||Sell||2,098||$62.99||$132,153.02|| |
|11/12/2013||Caroline Saylor Vaccariello||Insider||Sell||1,750||$78.91||$138,092.50|| |
|11/12/2013||Dennis F Mckenna||VP||Sell||2,750||$78.91||$217,002.50|| |
|11/12/2013||Robert G Ruhlman||CEO||Sell||25,000||$78.91||$1,972,750.00|| |
|5/17/2013||P Ruhlman Irrevocable Barbara||Major Shareholder||Sell||15,052||$76.30||$1,148,467.60|| |
|5/17/2013||Randall M Ruhlman||Director||Sell||7,526||$76.30||$574,233.80|| |
|8/23/2012||J Cecil Curlee Jr||VP||Sell||4,211||$59.07||$248,743.77|| |
Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ PLPC) News Headlines
|Preformed Line Products Co. : PLPC-US: Dividend Analysis : January 02nd, 2018 (record date) : By the numbers : January 2, 2018|
finance.yahoo.com - January 2 at 5:36 PM
|ETFs with exposure to Preformed Line Products Co. : December 29, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 29 at 4:38 PM
|Preformed Line Products Co. :PLPC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : December 28, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 28 at 4:43 PM
|Preformed Line Products Co. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:PLPC) : December 18, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 19 at 10:16 AM
|Preformed Line Products Company to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.20 (PLPC)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 18 at 6:28 PM
|Preformed Line Products (PLPC) to Repurchase 250,000 Outstanding Stock |
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 16 at 11:38 AM
|Preformed Line Products Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PLPC-US : December 15, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 15 at 10:40 AM
|Insider Selling: Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC) VP Sells 3,130 Shares of Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 4 at 2:34 PM
|Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 4 at 12:35 PM
|BRIEF-Preformed Line Products reports Q3 earnings $1.23/shr|
www.reuters.com - November 4 at 8:56 AM
|Preformed Line Products Announces Third Quarter And First Nine Months 2017 Results|
www.bizjournals.com - November 4 at 8:56 AM
|Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 26 at 3:26 AM
|ETFs with exposure to Preformed Line Products Co. : October 18, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - October 19 at 7:35 AM
|Preformed Line Products Co. : PLPC-US: Dividend Analysis : October 02nd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : October 16, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 6:21 AM
|ETFs with exposure to Preformed Line Products Co. : October 3, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - October 5 at 4:38 PM
|Preformed Line Products Co. :PLPC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : October 2, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 10:49 AM
|Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 29, 2017 - Nasdaq|
www.nasdaq.com - September 28 at 10:28 AM
|Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC) Plans $0.20 Quarterly Dividend|
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 21 at 5:39 PM
|Preformed Line Products Co. : PLPC-US: Dividend Analysis : July 03rd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 17, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 7:08 AM
|Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC) Releases Earnings Results|
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 12:34 PM
|Preformed Line Products Announces Second Quarter And First Half 2017 Results|
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 6:16 AM
|POWER DISK™ Mounts Solar Modules Anywhere on the Roof|
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 6:42 AM
|BRIEF-Preformed Line Products says Michael Weisbarth will assume responsibilities of CFO -SEC filing|
www.reuters.com - May 16 at 11:58 PM
|Form 8-K PREFORMED LINE PRODUCTS For: May 09|
www.streetinsider.com - May 10 at 7:29 PM
|BRIEF-Preformed Line Products Q1 sales rose 7 pct to $84.6 mln|
www.reuters.com - May 6 at 7:07 PM
|Preformed Line Products (PLPC) Declares $0.20 Quarterly Dividend; 1.7% Yield|
www.streetinsider.com - March 18 at 12:24 AM
|Preformed Line Products Co. :PLPC-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : March 16, 2017|
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 16 at 8:00 PM
|BRIEF-Preformed Line Products Q4 earnings per share $0.99|
www.reuters.com - March 11 at 7:03 PM
|Preformed Line Products Announces Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016|
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 10 at 9:04 PM
|Preformed Line Products Poised To Benefit From Grid Spending|
seekingalpha.com - January 6 at 7:58 PM
|ETFs with exposure to Preformed Line Products Co. : December 19, 2016|
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 20 at 11:55 PM
|BRIEF-Preformed Line Products reports Q3 earnings per share $0.92|
www.reuters.com - November 6 at 11:28 AM
|Preformed Line Products (PLPC) Reports Q3 EPS of $0.92|
www.streetinsider.com - November 6 at 11:28 AM
|Preformed Line Products declares $0.20 dividend|
seekingalpha.com - September 15 at 6:50 PM
|BRIEF-Preformed Line Products Co says CFO Eric R. Graef plans to retire|
www.reuters.com - September 13 at 11:42 AM
|Preformed Line Products (PLPC) CFO Graef to Retire|
www.streetinsider.com - September 13 at 11:42 AM
|BRIEF-Preformed Line Products Q2 earnings per share $0.53|
www.reuters.com - August 6 at 9:38 AM
|Execlusive: 9 years after selling company, familiar name in NM solar is back|
www.bizjournals.com - June 9 at 9:35 AM
|PREFORMED LINE PRODUCTS CO Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Regulation FD Dis|
biz.yahoo.com - May 10 at 6:21 PM
|Preformed Line Products reports Q1 results|
seekingalpha.com - May 6 at 9:05 AM
|PREFORMED LINE PRODUCTS CO Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report|
biz.yahoo.com - March 11 at 2:42 PM
|Preformed Line Products Company Company Profile|
biz.yahoo.com - February 26 at 1:58 PM
|PREFORMED LINE PRODUCTS CO Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers|
biz.yahoo.com - December 2 at 1:16 PM
|PREFORMED LINE PRODUCTS CO Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements an|
biz.yahoo.com - November 9 at 2:26 PM
|PREFORMED LINE PRODUCTS CO Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure|
biz.yahoo.com - August 12 at 3:36 PM
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Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
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