Planet Payment Company Profile (NASDAQ:PLPM)

About Planet Payment (NASDAQ:PLPM)

Planet Payment logoPlanet 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:
  • Market Cap: $200.55 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 49,238,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $4.20
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $3.80
  • 52 Week Range: $2.75 - $4.64
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 8.85
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.14
  • P/E Growth: 1.19
Sales & Book Value:
  • 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?

Planet Payment is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 31st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Planet Payment.

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?

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?

One share of Planet Payment stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.02.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Planet Payment (NASDAQ PLPM)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  95 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  89 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  184
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.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Planet Payment (NASDAQ:PLPM) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $4.50 (11.94% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Planet Payment (NASDAQ:PLPM)
Price Target History for Planet Payment (NASDAQ:PLPM)
Analysts' Ratings History for Planet Payment (NASDAQ:PLPM)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/12/2017Northland SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$4.50N/AView Rating Details
1/12/2017Feltl & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
7/11/2016Ladenburg Thalmann Financial ServicesInitiated CoverageBuy$6.20N/AView Rating Details
5/5/2016Lake Street CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$4.25 -> $4.50N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Planet Payment (NASDAQ:PLPM)
Earnings by Quarter for Planet Payment (NASDAQ:PLPM)
Earnings History by Quarter for Planet Payment (NASDAQ PLPM)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/31/2017$0.05N/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2017S1 2017$0.03$0.04$13.56 million$12.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2017Q1 2017$0.04$0.03$13.76 million$12.73 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q1$0.03$0.03$13.15 million$13.69 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/2/2016Q4$0.03$0.04$13.65 million$15.38 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q2$0.03$0.03$12.14 million$12.68 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/11/2015$0.03$0.03$13.02 million$13.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014$0.03$0.02$12.47 million$11.31 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/12/2014Q2 14($0.01)$0.02$11.00 million$11.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/12/2014($0.01)$12.97 million$11.18 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/12/2013Q313$0.01($0.02)$12.25 million$10.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Planet Payment (NASDAQ:PLPM)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.18
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.20
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174$0.03$0.04$0.04
Q2 20173$0.02$0.04$0.03
Q3 20174$0.04$0.06$0.05
Q4 20173$0.06$0.08$0.07
Q1 20181$0.04$0.04$0.04
Q2 20181$0.04$0.04$0.04
Q3 20181$0.04$0.04$0.04
Q4 20181$0.08$0.08$0.08
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Planet Payment (NASDAQ:PLPM)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Planet Payment (NASDAQ:PLPM)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 20.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 50.64%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Planet Payment (NASDAQ:PLPM)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Planet Payment (NASDAQ:PLPM)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Planet Payment (NASDAQ:PLPM)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/24/2016Jonathan KaidenDirectorSell3,715$4.51$16,754.65View SEC Filing  
5/23/2016Jonathan KaidenDirectorSell7,500$4.50$33,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016Jonathan KaidenDirectorSell15,880$4.51$71,618.80View SEC Filing  
5/18/2016Jonathan KaidenDirectorSell11,970$4.50$53,865.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2016Christopher W KerseyInsiderSell11,408$3.26$37,190.08View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Cameron R. M. MccollDirectorSell50,000$2.67$133,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2015Cameron R M MccollDirectorSell135,300$3.04$411,312.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Carl J WilliamsCEOBuy20,000$1.61$32,200.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Graham N AradSVPSell7,000$2.58$18,060.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2014Philip D BeckDirectorSell50,000$2.58$129,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014Lady Barbara ThomasDirectorSell4,400$2.90$12,760.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014Graham N AradSVPSell26,814$2.98$79,905.72View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014Jason TaylorInsiderSell5,208$3.00$15,624.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Philip BeckDirectorSell40,000$2.19$87,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2014Graham N AradSVPSell25,000$3.25$81,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2014Philip D BeckDirectorSell463,162$3.30$1,528,434.60View SEC Filing  
1/3/2014Lp KinderhookInsiderSell50,000$2.97$148,500.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2014Jason TaylorInsiderSell5,208$2.85$14,842.80View SEC Filing  
12/13/2013Carl J WilliamsPresidentBuy25,000$2.33$58,250.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2013Philip D BeckCEOSell7,200$2.28$16,416.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2013Carl J WilliamsPresidentBuy50,000$2.17$108,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013Graham N AradSVPSell50,000$2.50$125,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/2/2013Jason TaylorInsiderSell10,416$2.75$28,644.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2013Philip D BeckCEOSell59,753$2.85$170,296.05View SEC Filing  
3/26/2013Philip D BeckCEOSell2,870$2.92$8,380.40View SEC Filing  
3/25/2013Philip D BeckCEOSell2,100$2.92$6,132.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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This page was last updated on 10/22/2017 by Staff

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