NASDAQ:PLPC

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$67.66
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$67.07
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$68.50
50-Day Range
$65.32
MA: $70.08
$79.00
52-Week Range
$43.50
Now: $67.66
$82.46
Volume83 shs
Average Volume12,324 shs
Market Capitalization$333.70 million
P/E Ratio10.36
Dividend Yield1.18%
Beta1.06

Competitors

Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) Vs. ETN, EMR, ROP, ROK, AME, and GNRC

Should you be buying PLPC stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "electrical components & equipment" are considered alternatives and competitors to Preformed Line Products, including Eaton (ETN), Emerson Electric (EMR), Roper Technologies (ROP), Rockwell Automation (ROK), AMETEK (AME), and Generac (GNRC).

Eaton (NYSE:ETN) and Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Eaton and Preformed Line Products' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Eaton$21.39 billion2.61$2.21 billion$5.6724.72
Preformed Line Products$444.86 million0.75$23.30 millionN/AN/A

Eaton has higher revenue and earnings than Preformed Line Products.

Profitability

This table compares Eaton and Preformed Line Products' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Eaton7.53%11.94%5.66%
Preformed Line Products7.10%12.32%7.55%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Eaton and Preformed Line Products, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Eaton131202.69
Preformed Line Products0000N/A

Eaton presently has a consensus price target of $136.1765, indicating a potential downside of 2.99%. Given Eaton's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Eaton is more favorable than Preformed Line Products.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

77.9% of Eaton shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.5% of Preformed Line Products shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Eaton shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 36.3% of Preformed Line Products shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Eaton has a beta of 1.12, suggesting that its stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Preformed Line Products has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Eaton pays an annual dividend of $3.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Preformed Line Products pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Eaton pays out 53.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Eaton has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Preformed Line Products has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Eaton beats Preformed Line Products on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR) and Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

73.6% of Emerson Electric shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.5% of Preformed Line Products shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Emerson Electric shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 36.3% of Preformed Line Products shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Emerson Electric and Preformed Line Products' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Emerson Electric$16.79 billion3.27$1.97 billion$3.4626.43
Preformed Line Products$444.86 million0.75$23.30 millionN/AN/A

Emerson Electric has higher revenue and earnings than Preformed Line Products.

Profitability

This table compares Emerson Electric and Preformed Line Products' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Emerson Electric11.71%25.98%9.61%
Preformed Line Products7.10%12.32%7.55%

Dividends

Emerson Electric pays an annual dividend of $2.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Preformed Line Products pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Emerson Electric pays out 58.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Emerson Electric has raised its dividend for 59 consecutive years and Preformed Line Products has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Emerson Electric is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Risk and Volatility

Emerson Electric has a beta of 1.55, suggesting that its stock price is 55% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Preformed Line Products has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Emerson Electric and Preformed Line Products, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Emerson Electric031002.77
Preformed Line Products0000N/A

Emerson Electric presently has a consensus price target of $86.5385, indicating a potential downside of 5.36%. Given Emerson Electric's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Emerson Electric is more favorable than Preformed Line Products.

Summary

Emerson Electric beats Preformed Line Products on 13 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Roper Technologies (NYSE:ROP) and Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

91.7% of Roper Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.5% of Preformed Line Products shares are held by institutional investors. 1.9% of Roper Technologies shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 36.3% of Preformed Line Products shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Roper Technologies and Preformed Line Products' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Roper Technologies$5.37 billion8.28$1.77 billion$13.0532.45
Preformed Line Products$444.86 million0.75$23.30 millionN/AN/A

Roper Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Preformed Line Products.

Profitability

This table compares Roper Technologies and Preformed Line Products' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Roper Technologies28.89%13.53%6.70%
Preformed Line Products7.10%12.32%7.55%

Dividends

Roper Technologies pays an annual dividend of $2.25 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Preformed Line Products pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Roper Technologies pays out 17.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Roper Technologies has increased its dividend for 29 consecutive years and Preformed Line Products has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Volatility and Risk

Roper Technologies has a beta of 1.03, indicating that its share price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Preformed Line Products has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Roper Technologies and Preformed Line Products, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Roper Technologies20602.50
Preformed Line Products0000N/A

Roper Technologies currently has a consensus price target of $439.75, indicating a potential upside of 3.81%. Given Roper Technologies' higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Roper Technologies is more favorable than Preformed Line Products.

Summary

Roper Technologies beats Preformed Line Products on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) and Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Dividends

Rockwell Automation pays an annual dividend of $4.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Preformed Line Products pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Rockwell Automation pays out 55.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Rockwell Automation has increased its dividend for 11 consecutive years and Preformed Line Products has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Rockwell Automation is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

76.2% of Rockwell Automation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.5% of Preformed Line Products shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of Rockwell Automation shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 36.3% of Preformed Line Products shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Rockwell Automation and Preformed Line Products' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Rockwell Automation16.17%81.39%12.65%
Preformed Line Products7.10%12.32%7.55%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Rockwell Automation and Preformed Line Products, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Rockwell Automation39702.21
Preformed Line Products0000N/A

Rockwell Automation currently has a consensus price target of $250.3077, indicating a potential downside of 5.63%. Given Rockwell Automation's higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Rockwell Automation is more favorable than Preformed Line Products.

Volatility and Risk

Rockwell Automation has a beta of 1.37, indicating that its share price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Preformed Line Products has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Rockwell Automation and Preformed Line Products' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Rockwell Automation$6.33 billion4.88$1.02 billion$7.6834.61
Preformed Line Products$444.86 million0.75$23.30 millionN/AN/A

Rockwell Automation has higher revenue and earnings than Preformed Line Products.

Summary

Rockwell Automation beats Preformed Line Products on 13 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) and AMETEK (NYSE:AME) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Preformed Line Products and AMETEK, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Preformed Line Products0000N/A
AMETEK02702.78

AMETEK has a consensus target price of $119.50, indicating a potential downside of 9.13%. Given AMETEK's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe AMETEK is more favorable than Preformed Line Products.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Preformed Line Products and AMETEK's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Preformed Line Products$444.86 million0.75$23.30 millionN/AN/A
AMETEK$5.16 billion5.88$861.30 million$4.1931.37

AMETEK has higher revenue and earnings than Preformed Line Products.

Profitability

This table compares Preformed Line Products and AMETEK's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Preformed Line Products7.10%12.32%7.55%
AMETEK18.77%16.29%8.55%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

64.5% of Preformed Line Products shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.7% of AMETEK shares are owned by institutional investors. 36.3% of Preformed Line Products shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of AMETEK shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Preformed Line Products pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. AMETEK pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. AMETEK pays out 19.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Preformed Line Products has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and AMETEK has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Volatility and Risk

Preformed Line Products has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AMETEK has a beta of 1.36, indicating that its stock price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

AMETEK beats Preformed Line Products on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Generac (NYSE:GNRC) and Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Generac and Preformed Line Products, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Generac021202.86
Preformed Line Products0000N/A

Generac currently has a consensus target price of $313.8182, suggesting a potential downside of 2.00%. Given Generac's higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Generac is more favorable than Preformed Line Products.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Generac and Preformed Line Products' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Generac$2.20 billion9.11$253.26 million$5.0663.15
Preformed Line Products$444.86 million0.75$23.30 millionN/AN/A

Generac has higher revenue and earnings than Preformed Line Products.

Profitability

This table compares Generac and Preformed Line Products' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Generac12.75%34.03%13.49%
Preformed Line Products7.10%12.32%7.55%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

90.4% of Generac shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.5% of Preformed Line Products shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.9% of Generac shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 36.3% of Preformed Line Products shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

Generac has a beta of 0.91, suggesting that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Preformed Line Products has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Generac beats Preformed Line Products on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.


Preformed Line Products Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Eaton logo
ETN
Eaton
2.3$140.15-0.7%$56.23 billion$21.39 billion41.22Analyst Report
Emerson Electric logo
EMR
Emerson Electric
2.5$91.44-0.8%$55.32 billion$16.79 billion28.22Decrease in Short Interest
Roper Technologies logo
ROP
Roper Technologies
2.1$423.50-0.0%$44.42 billion$5.37 billion28.52Decrease in Short Interest
Rockwell Automation logo
ROK
Rockwell Automation
2.4$265.84-0.0%$30.88 billion$6.33 billion30.31Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
AMETEK logo
AME
AMETEK
1.9$131.45-1.1%$30.66 billion$5.16 billion34.78Analyst Upgrade
Generac logo
GNRC
Generac
1.7$319.53-4.0%$20.88 billion$2.20 billion68.86
Enphase Energy logo
ENPH
Enphase Energy
2.1$139.93-7.2%$20.34 billion$624.33 million109.32
II-VI logo
IIVI
II-VI
1.9$77.48-5.1%$8.53 billion$2.38 billion-704.30
Acuity Brands logo
AYI
Acuity Brands
2.1$173.39-1.2%$6.12 billion$3.33 billion27.09Analyst Report
Regal Beloit logo
RBC
Regal Beloit
1.9$144.03-1.0%$5.91 billion$3.24 billion33.50Analyst Report
News Coverage
EnerSys logo
ENS
EnerSys
1.9$91.98-1.1%$3.97 billion$3.09 billion40.88
Franklin Electric logo
FELE
Franklin Electric
1.8$80.65-1.0%$3.76 billion$1.31 billion40.53
Vicor logo
VICR
Vicor
1.7$82.05-4.3%$3.71 billion$262.98 million455.83Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
FuelCell Energy logo
FCEL
FuelCell Energy
0.8$9.08-8.6%$3.18 billion$60.75 million-15.93Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Brady logo
BRC
Brady
2.2$54.95-0.1%$2.86 billion$1.08 billion26.81Decrease in Short Interest
Belden logo
BDC
Belden
1.4$42.94-1.8%$1.95 billion$2.13 billion-9.27
Encore Wire logo
WIRE
Encore Wire
1.5$70.43-0.6%$1.46 billion$1.27 billion25.43Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Thermon Group logo
THR
Thermon Group
1.6$19.51-1.0%$654.31 million$383.49 million-1,949.05
American Superconductor logo
AMSC
American Superconductor
1.5$16.19-2.2%$456.21 million$63.84 million-17.04
Powell Industries logo
POWL
Powell Industries
1.1$34.99-0.9%$412.24 million$518.50 million24.47
LSI Industries logo
LYTS
LSI Industries
2.3$8.61-0.3%$228.41 million$305.56 million31.89Upcoming Earnings
This page was last updated on 4/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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