NASDAQ:PLUS - ePlus Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$98.75 +0.10 (+0.10 %)
(As of 07/16/2018 10:47 AM ET)
Previous Close$98.65
Today's Range$98.55 - $98.85
52-Week Range$67.65 - $100.65
Volume2,593 shs
Average Volume77,458 shs
Market Capitalization$1.35 billion
P/E Ratio23.40
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.28
ePlus logoePlus inc., an engineering-centric technology solutions provider, provides information technology (IT) products and services, flexible leasing and financing solutions, and enterprise supply management in the United States. It operates through two segments, Technology and Financing. The Technology segment sells IT products, such as hardware, software, maintenance, software assurance, and services; and offers advanced professional and managed services, including data center infrastructure, networking, security, cloud, and collaboration, as well as ePlus managed, professional, security, staff augmentation, server and desktop support, and project management services. This segment also offers proprietary software products comprising 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 consisting of vendor maintenance contracts; and OneSource DigitalPaper, a document management software application. The Financing segment specializes in financing arrangements, including direct financing, sales-type and operating leases, notes receivable, and consumption based financing arrangements, as well as underwriting and management of IT equipment and assets. Its financing operations comprise sales, pricing, credit, contracts, accounting, and risk and asset management. This segment primarily finances IT equipment, such as accessories and software, communication-related equipment, and medical equipment. The company 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
Phone703-984-8400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.03
Current Ratio1.61
Quick Ratio1.50

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio23.40
Forward P/E Ratio18.88
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.41 billion
Price / Sales0.96
Cash Flow$5.3610 per share
Price / Cash18.42
Book Value$26.71 per share
Price / Book3.70

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.22
Net Income$55.12 million
Net Margins3.91%
Return on Equity15.10%
Return on Assets7.45%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,260
Outstanding Shares13,700,000
Market Cap$1,351.41

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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?

ePlus's stock 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 market closes 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 declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Saturday, August 19th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase 500,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were ePlus' earnings last quarter?

ePlus Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 24th. The software maker reported $0.96 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.03. The software maker earned $330.43 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $352.50 million. ePlus had a return on equity of 15.10% and a net margin of 3.91%. View ePlus' Earnings History.

When is ePlus' next earnings date?

ePlus is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for ePlus.

What price target have analysts set for PLUS?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for ePlus' shares. Their forecasts range from $85.00 to $85.00. On average, they expect ePlus' share price to reach $85.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 13.9%. View Analyst Ratings 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."

Who are some of ePlus' key competitors?

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. Bruce M. Bowen, Sr. VP of Bus. Devel. & Director (Age 66)
  • Mr. Steven J. Mencarini, Sr. VP of Bus. Operations (Age 62)

Has ePlus been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about PLUS stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ePlus earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the software maker an impact score of 43.71 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are ePlus' major shareholders?

ePlus' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB (0.02%). 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 buying ePlus stock?

PLUS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB. 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 $98.75.

How big of a company is ePlus?

ePlus has a market capitalization of $1.35 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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  180 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  156 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  336
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This page was last updated on 7/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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