NASDAQ:PLUS - ePlus Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $99.40 -1.65 (-1.63 %) (As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$99.40Today's Range$98.7250 - $100.5552-Week Range$67.65 - $107.25Volume206,865 shsAverage Volume84,191 shsMarket Capitalization$1.34 billionP/E Ratio23.55Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.29 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email ePlus inc., through its subsidiaries, provides information technology solutions that enable organizations to optimize their information technology (IT) environment and supply chain processes in the United States. It operates in two segments, Technology and Financing. The Technology segment offers hardware, software, maintenance, software assurance, and internally-provided and outsourced services; and advanced professional and managed services, including ePlus managed, professional, security, staff augmentation, server and desktop support, and project management services. It also provides proprietary software products, such as OneSource IT, an online Web based software portal for customers purchasing IT equipment, software, and services; OneSource Procurement, a Web-based software tool to facilitate procurement of various assets; OneSource Asset Management, a software platform for managing and tracking corporate assets comprising vendor maintenance contracts; and OneSource DigitalPaper, a document management software application. The Financing segment specializes in financing arrangements that include direct financing, sales-type, and operating leases; notes receivable and consumption-based financing arrangements; and underwriting and management of IT equipment and assets. Its financing operations comprise sales, pricing, credit, contracts, accounting, risk management, and asset management. This segment primarily finances IT equipment, including accessories and software, communication-related equipment, and medical equipment; and industrial machinery, office furniture and general office, transportation, and other general business equipment directly, as well as through vendors. ePlus inc. serves commercial entities, state and local governments, government contractors, and educational institutions. The company was formerly known as MLC Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to ePlus inc. in 1999. ePlus inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Computers, peripherals, & software Sub-IndustryApplication Software SectorComputer and Technology SymbolNASDAQ:PLUS CUSIP29426810 Webwww.eplus.com Phone703-984-8400 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.03 Current Ratio1.65 Quick Ratio1.50 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio23.55 Forward P/E Ratio18.79 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.41 billion Price / Sales0.97 Cash Flow$5.4347 per share Price / Cash18.29 Book Value$26.71 per share Price / Book3.72 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.22 Net Income$55.12 million Net Margins4.07% Return on Equity16.05% Return on Assets8.03% Miscellaneous Employees1,260 Outstanding Shares13,720,000Market Cap$1.34 billion ePlus (NASDAQ:PLUS) Frequently Asked Questions What is ePlus' stock symbol? ePlus trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PLUS." When did ePlus' stock split? How did ePlus' stock split work? Shares of ePlus split on the morning of Monday, April 3rd 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Thursday, February 2nd 2017. The newly created shares were issued to shareholders after the closing bell on Friday, March 31st 2017. An investor that had 100 shares of ePlus stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split. How will ePlus' stock buyback program work? ePlus announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback plan on Saturday, August 19th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase 500,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. How were ePlus' earnings last quarter? ePlus Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 8th. The software maker reported $1.28 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.11. The software maker had revenue of $356.53 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $346.55 million. ePlus had a return on equity of 16.05% and a net margin of 4.07%. View ePlus' Earnings History. When is ePlus' next earnings date? ePlus is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for ePlus. What price target have analysts set for PLUS? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for ePlus' shares. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $100.00. On average, they anticipate ePlus' stock price to reach $100.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for ePlus. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for ePlus? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for ePlus in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for ePlus. Who are some of ePlus' key competitors? Some companies that are related to ePlus include SYNNEX (SNX), Tech Data (TECD), Presidio (PSDO), ScanSource (SCSC), Wayside Technology Group (WSTG), Applied Visual Sciences (APVS), Speed Commerce (SPDC) and SED International (SEDN). Who are ePlus' key executives? ePlus' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Phillip G. Norton, Exec. Chairman (Age 74)Mr. Mark P. Marron, Pres & CEO (Age 56)Ms. Elaine D. Marion, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)Mr. Darren Raiguel, Chief Operating OfficerMr. Kleyton L. Parkhurst, Sr. VP of Corp. Devel. (Age 55) Has ePlus been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about PLUS stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. ePlus earned a coverage optimism score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the software maker an impact score of 47.58 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for ePlus. Who are ePlus' major shareholders? ePlus' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.78%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.26%), FMR LLC (7.11%), PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (2.82%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.38%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.42%). Company insiders that own ePlus stock include Bruce M Bowen, C Thomas Faulders III, Elaine D Marion, Eric D Hovde, John E Callies, Lawrence S Herman, Mark P Marron, Phillip G Norton and Terrence Odonnell. View Institutional Ownership Trends for ePlus. Which major investors are selling ePlus stock? PLUS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, FMR LLC, River Road Asset Management LLC, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Chicago Equity Partners LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, California Public Employees Retirement System and Fiera Capital Corp. Company insiders that have sold ePlus company stock in the last year include Bruce M Bowen, Elaine D Marion, Eric D Hovde, John E Callies, Lawrence S Herman, Mark P Marron and Phillip G Norton. View Insider Buying and Selling for ePlus. Which major investors are buying ePlus stock? PLUS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., New Amsterdam Partners LLC NY, TD Asset Management Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Spark Investment Management LLC, Systematic Financial Management LP, Janus Henderson Group PLC and First Quadrant L P CA. View Insider Buying and Selling for ePlus. How do I buy shares of ePlus? Shares of PLUS 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 ePlus' stock price today? One share of PLUS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $99.40. How big of a company is ePlus? ePlus has a market capitalization of $1.34 billion and generates $1.41 billion in revenue each year. The software maker earns $55.12 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.22 on an earnings per share basis. ePlus employs 1,260 workers across the globe. How can I contact ePlus? ePlus' mailing address is 13595 DULLES TECHNOLOGY DRIVE, HERNDON VA, 20171. The software maker can be reached via phone at 703-984-8400 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for ePlus (NASDAQ PLUS)Community Ranking: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 188 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 167 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 355MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about ePlus and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PLUS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PLUS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 8/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the NASDAQ?