About Planet Payment (NASDAQ:PLPM)
Planet Payment, Inc. is a provider of international payment and transaction processing and multi-currency processing services. The Company operates through two segments: multi-currency processing services and payment processing services. Its multi-currency processing services segment includes Pay In Your Currency, Multi-Currency Pricing and Dynamic Currency Conversion at automated teller machines, enable merchants to offer customized pricing in multiple currencies. Its payment processing services consist of end-to-end authorization, capture, clearing and settlement services to its customers along with localized language support and online access to reconciliation, reporting and analytics services. It provides its services to approximately 118,000 active merchant locations in over 20 countries and territories across the Asia Pacific region, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Europe, primarily through its acquiring bank and processor customers.
Industry, Sector and Symbol:
- Sector: Computer and Technology
- Industry: Transaction & Payment Services
- Sub-Industry: N/A
- Symbol: NASDAQ:PLPM
- CUSIP: N/A
- Web: www.planetpayment.com
- Market Cap: $200.55 million
- Outstanding Shares: 49,238,000
- 50 Day Moving Avg: $4.20
- 200 Day Moving Avg: $3.80
- 52 Week Range: $2.75 - $4.64
Sales & Book Value:
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 8.85
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.14
- P/E Growth: 1.19
- Annual Revenue: $52.79 million
- Price / Sales: 3.75
- Book Value: $0.84 per share
- Price / Book: 4.79
- EBITDA: $12.12 million
- Net Margins: 48.14%
- Return on Equity: 25.86%
- Return on Assets: 16.37%
- Current Ratio: 2.05%
- Quick Ratio: 2.05%
- Average Volume: 248,255 shs.
- Beta: 0.62
- Short Ratio: 4.21
Frequently Asked Questions for Planet Payment (NASDAQ:PLPM)
What is Planet Payment's stock symbol?
Planet Payment trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PLPM."
How were Planet Payment's earnings last quarter?
Planet Payment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLPM) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 9th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.01. The firm earned $12.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.56 million. Planet Payment had a return on equity of 25.86% and a net margin of 48.14%. Planet Payment's revenue was down 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. View Planet Payment's Earnings History.
When will Planet Payment make its next earnings announcement?
What guidance has Planet Payment issued on next quarter's earnings?
Planet Payment updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.16-0.18 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $57-59, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $59.78 million.
Where is Planet Payment's stock going? Where will Planet Payment's stock price be in 2017?
2 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Planet Payment's stock. Their predictions range from $4.50 to $4.50. On average, they expect Planet Payment's share price to reach $4.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Planet Payment.
Who are some of Planet Payment's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Planet Payment include Magic Software Enterprises (MGIC), Park Electrochemical Corporation (PKE), The KEYW Holding Corporation (KEYW), Gilat Satellite Networks (GILT), Sonus Networks (SONS), Bel Fuse (BELFB), Windstream Holdings (WIN), American Software (AMSWA), Exa Corporation (EXA), MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (MX), MobileIron (MOBL), AXT (AXTI), NQ Mobile (NQ), TechTarget (TTGT), QuinStreet (QNST), Mitek Systems (MITK), ServiceSource International (SREV) and Vishay Precision Group (VPG).
Who are Planet Payment's key executives?
Planet Payment's management team includes the folowing people:
- Carl Joseph Williams, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
- Robert J. Cox III, CPA, President, Chief Operating Officer, Treasurer
- Raymond D'Aponte, Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer
- Keith W. Flaherty, Executive Vice President of Operations and Delivery
- Alan M. Lubitz, Senior Vice President - Product Development, Chief Technology Officer
- Jason A. Taylor, Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Security, Network and Infrastructure
- Charles J Giglia, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
- Shane H. Kim, Lead Non-Executive Independent Director
- Jonathan Kaiden, Non-Executive Independent Director
- Cameron R. M. McColl, Non-Executive Independent Director
Who owns Planet Payment stock?
Planet Payment's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include
DISCOVERY GROUP I, LLC
(8.80%). Company insiders that own Planet Payment stock include Cameron R M Mccoll, Christopher W Kersey and Jonathan Kaiden. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Planet Payment.
How do I buy Planet Payment stock?
Shares of Planet Payment can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Planet Payment's stock price today?
MarketBeat Community Rating for Planet Payment (NASDAQ PLPM)MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Planet Payment and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
One share of Planet Payment stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.02.
Earnings History for Planet Payment (NASDAQ:PLPM)Earnings History by Quarter for Planet Payment (NASDAQ PLPM)
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|8/9/2017||S1 2017||$0.03||$0.04||$13.56 million||$12.50 million||View||Listen|
|5/9/2017||Q1 2017||$0.04||$0.03||$13.76 million||$12.73 million||View||Listen|
|5/4/2016||Q1||$0.03||$0.03||$13.15 million||$13.69 million||View||N/A|
|3/2/2016||Q4||$0.03||$0.04||$13.65 million||$15.38 million||View||N/A|
|8/4/2015||Q2||$0.03||$0.03||$12.14 million||$12.68 million||View||N/A|
|3/11/2015||$0.03||$0.03||$13.02 million||$13.00 million||View||N/A|
|11/6/2014||$0.03||$0.02||$12.47 million||$11.31 million||View||N/A|
|8/12/2014||Q2 14||($0.01)||$0.02||$11.00 million||$11.90 million||View||N/A|
|5/12/2014||($0.01)||$12.97 million||$11.18 million||View||N/A|
|11/12/2013||Q313||$0.01||($0.02)||$12.25 million||$10.50 million||View||N/A|
Earnings Estimates for Planet Payment (NASDAQ:PLPM)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.18
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.20
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Quarter||Number of Estimates||Low Estimate||High Estimate||Average Estimate|
Dividend History for Planet Payment (NASDAQ:PLPM)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com
Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Planet Payment (NASDAQ:PLPM)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 20.20%Insider Trades by Quarter for Planet Payment (NASDAQ:PLPM)
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 50.64%
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|5/24/2016||Jonathan Kaiden||Director||Sell||3,715||$4.51||$16,754.65|| |
|5/23/2016||Jonathan Kaiden||Director||Sell||7,500||$4.50||$33,750.00|| |
|5/20/2016||Jonathan Kaiden||Director||Sell||15,880||$4.51||$71,618.80|| |
|5/18/2016||Jonathan Kaiden||Director||Sell||11,970||$4.50||$53,865.00|| |
|3/3/2016||Christopher W Kersey||Insider||Sell||11,408||$3.26||$37,190.08|| |
|11/11/2015||Cameron R. M. Mccoll||Director||Sell||50,000||$2.67||$133,500.00|| |
|8/12/2015||Cameron R M Mccoll||Director||Sell||135,300||$3.04||$411,312.00|| |
|11/17/2014||Carl J Williams||CEO||Buy||20,000||$1.61||$32,200.00|| |
|9/8/2014||Graham N Arad||SVP||Sell||7,000||$2.58||$18,060.00|| |
|9/4/2014||Philip D Beck||Director||Sell||50,000||$2.58||$129,000.00|| |
|6/10/2014||Lady Barbara Thomas||Director||Sell||4,400||$2.90||$12,760.00|| |
|6/6/2014||Graham N Arad||SVP||Sell||26,814||$2.98||$79,905.72|| |
|6/6/2014||Jason Taylor||Insider||Sell||5,208||$3.00||$15,624.00|| |
|5/13/2014||Philip Beck||Director||Sell||40,000||$2.19||$87,600.00|| |
|3/12/2014||Graham N Arad||SVP||Sell||25,000||$3.25||$81,250.00|| |
|3/11/2014||Philip D Beck||Director||Sell||463,162||$3.30||$1,528,434.60|| |
|1/3/2014||Lp Kinderhook||Insider||Sell||50,000||$2.97||$148,500.00|| |
|1/2/2014||Jason Taylor||Insider||Sell||5,208||$2.85||$14,842.80|| |
|12/13/2013||Carl J Williams||President||Buy||25,000||$2.33||$58,250.00|| |
|12/13/2013||Philip D Beck||CEO||Sell||7,200||$2.28||$16,416.00|| |
|12/12/2013||Carl J Williams||President||Buy||50,000||$2.17||$108,500.00|| |
|11/25/2013||Graham N Arad||SVP||Sell||50,000||$2.50||$125,000.00|| |
|10/2/2013||Jason Taylor||Insider||Sell||10,416||$2.75||$28,644.00|| |
|6/12/2013||Philip D Beck||CEO||Sell||59,753||$2.85||$170,296.05|| |
|3/26/2013||Philip D Beck||CEO||Sell||2,870||$2.92||$8,380.40|| |
|3/25/2013||Philip D Beck||CEO||Sell||2,100||$2.92||$6,132.00|| |
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