NASDAQ:PLUG - Plug Power Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $2.53 +0.03 (+1.20 %) (As of 04/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$2.50Today's Range$2.46 - $2.6052-Week Range$0.99 - $2.86Volume6.36 million shsAverage Volume4.73 million shsMarket Capitalization$591.61 millionP/E RatioN/ADividend YieldN/ABeta1.78 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Plug Power Inc., an alternative energy technology provider, engages in the design, development, manufacture, and commercialization of hydrogen and fuel cell systems for the material handling and stationary power markets primarily in North America and Europe. It focuses on proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell and fuel processing technologies, fuel cell/battery hybrid technologies, and related hydrogen storage and dispensing infrastructure. The company offers GenDrive, a hydrogen fueled PEM fuel cell system that provides power to material handling electric vehicles; GenFuel, a hydrogen fueling delivery, generation, storage, and dispensing system; GenCare, an ongoing maintenance and service program for GenDrive fuel cells, GenSure products, GenFuel products, and ProGen engines; and GenSure, a stationary fuel cell solution that provides modular PEM fuel cell power to support the backup and grid-support power requirements of the telecommunications, transportation, and utility sectors. It also provides GenKey, a turn-key solution for transitioning to fuel cell power; ProGen, a fuel cell stack and engine technology used in mobility and stationary fuel cell systems, and as engines in electric delivery vans; and GenFund, which offers financing solutions to customers. The company offers its products to distribution and manufacturing businesses, and government agencies through direct product sales force, original equipment manufacturers, and dealer networks. Plug Power Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Latham, New York. Receive PLUG News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for PLUG and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Electrical industrial apparatus Sub-IndustryN/A SectorIndustrial Products Current SymbolNASDAQ:PLUG Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1093691 Webwww.plugpower.com Phone518-782-7700Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio66.88 Current Ratio1.06 Quick Ratio0.74Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$174.63 million Price / Sales3.39 Cash FlowN/A Price / Cash FlowN/A Book Value$0.01 per share Price / Book253.00Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.36) Net Income$-78,110,000.00 Net Margins-42.87% Return on Equity-289.96% Return on Assets-20.94%Miscellaneous Employees575 Outstanding Shares233,836,000Market Cap$591.61 million Next Earnings Date5/8/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Plug Power (NASDAQ:PLUG) Frequently Asked Questions What is Plug Power's stock symbol? Plug Power trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PLUG." How were Plug Power's earnings last quarter? Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ:PLUG) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March, 7th. The electronics maker reported ($0.08) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.03. The electronics maker had revenue of $59.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $58.40 million. Plug Power had a negative net margin of 42.87% and a negative return on equity of 289.96%. The firm's revenue was up 77.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($0.08) EPS. View Plug Power's Earnings History. When is Plug Power's next earnings date? Plug Power is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Plug Power. What price target have analysts set for PLUG? 6 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Plug Power's shares. Their forecasts range from $1.30 to $4.00. On average, they anticipate Plug Power's share price to reach $2.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Plug Power. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Plug Power? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Plug Power in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Plug Power. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Plug Power stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Plug Power stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Plug Power Inc. is a leading provider of alternative energy technology focused on the design, development, commercialization and manufacture of hydrogen fuel cell systems used primarily for the material handling and stationary power market. They are focused on proton exchange membrane, or PEM, fuel cell and fuel processing technologies, fuel cell/battery hybrid technologies, and associated hydrogen storage and dispensing infrastructure from which multiple products are available. They sell and continue to develop fuel cell product solutions to replace lead-acid batteries in material handling vehicles and industrial trucks for some of North America's largest distribution and manufacturing businesses. Their current product line includes: GenDrive, GenFuel, GenCare, ReliOn, and GenKey. " (4/13/2019) 2. HC Wainwright analysts commented, "We are projecting the company to grow its topline at a seven-year CAGR of 22.1%, from $184.4M in 2018 to $746.7M in 2025. We believe that the company should be able to grow its gross margins from 17.0% in 4Q18 to over 35.0% in 2023 as revenues rise. We expect PLUG’s operating expenses to grow modestly at a seven-year CAGR of 3.1%, from $71.8M in 2018 to $89.0M in 2025. We expect the company to realize breakeven adjusted EBITDAS during the second half of 2019. We continue to believe that the company will generate net profits during 2020 and beyond." (1/10/2019) Has Plug Power been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about PLUG stock have been trending positive recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Plug Power earned a news sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the electronics maker a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. Are investors shorting Plug Power? Plug Power saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 40,183,183 shares, an increase of 4.3% from the March 15th total of 38,532,716 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 6,315,528 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.4 days. Approximately 16.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Plug Power's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Plug Power's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Plug Power include Bloom Energy (BE), Hollysys Automation Technologies (HOLI), Thermon Group (THR), Ballard Power Systems (BLDP), SCI Engineered Materials (SCIA), Ideal Power (IPWR), American Electric Technologies (AETI) and China Carbon Graphite Group (CHGI). What other stocks do shareholders of Plug Power own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Plug Power investors own include FuelCell Energy (FCEL), Ballard Power Systems (BLDP), Hemp (HEMP), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Bank of America (BAC), Micron Technology (MU), Canopy Growth (CGC), Celadon Group (CGI), Tesla (TSLA) and Alibaba Group (BABA). Who are Plug Power's key executives? Plug Power's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. George C. McNamee, Co-Founder & Chairman (Age 72)Mr. Andrew J. Marsh, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 63)Mr. Paul B. Middleton, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 52)Mr. Keith C. Schmid, Sr. VP & COO (Age 56)Mr. Gerard L. Conway Jr., Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 54) Who are Plug Power's major shareholders? Plug Power's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV (0.00%). Company insiders that own Plug Power stock include Andrew Marsh, George C Mcnamee, Gerard L Conway Jr, Gregory B Graves and Liquide Investissements D' Air. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Plug Power. Which institutional investors are buying Plug Power stock? PLUG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV. Company insiders that have bought Plug Power stock in the last two years include Andrew Marsh and George C Mcnamee. View Insider Buying and Selling for Plug Power. How do I buy shares of Plug Power? Shares of PLUG 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 Plug Power's stock price today? One share of PLUG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.53. How big of a company is Plug Power? Plug Power has a market capitalization of $591.61 million and generates $174.63 million in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $-78,110,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.36) on an earnings per share basis. Plug Power employs 575 workers across the globe. What is Plug Power's official website? The official website for Plug Power is http://www.plugpower.com. How can I contact Plug Power? Plug Power's mailing address is 968 ALBANY-SHAKER ROAD, LATHAM NY, 12110. The electronics maker can be reached via phone at 518-782-7700 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Plug Power (NASDAQ PLUG)Community Ranking: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 418 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 327 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 745MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Plug Power and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PLUG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PLUG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is dollar cost averaging (DCA)?