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

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$101.50 +0.05 (+0.05 %)
(As of 07/22/2018 12:44 PM ET)
Previous Close$101.50
Today's Range$101.10 - $101.95
52-Week Range$67.65 - $101.95
Volume30,883 shs
Average Volume68,596 shs
Market Capitalization$1.39 billion
P/E Ratio25.19
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 Ratio25.19
Forward P/E Ratio19.41
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.41 billion
Price / Sales0.99
Cash Flow$5.3562 per share
Price / Cash18.95
Book Value$26.71 per share
Price / Book3.80

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$1,390.45

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 Monday, April 3rd 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Thursday, February 2nd 2017. The newly minted shares were distributed 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 has approved a stock buyback plan on Saturday, August 19th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase 500,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were ePlus' earnings last quarter?

ePlus Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 24th. The software maker reported $0.96 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.03. The software maker had revenue of $330.43 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for ePlus' shares. Their predictions range from $85.00 to $85.00. On average, they anticipate ePlus' stock price to reach $85.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 16.3%. 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?

Media headlines about PLUS stock have trended somewhat negative on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news 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 news sentiment score of -0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the software maker an impact score of 45.02 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are ePlus' major shareholders?

ePlus' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Scout Investments Inc. (0.62%), Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management UK Ltd. (0.17%), Pwmco LLC (0.05%), Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.03%), Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB (0.02%) and Amalgamated Bank (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 selling ePlus stock?

PLUS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc. and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan. Company insiders that have sold ePlus company stock in the last year include Bruce M Bowen, C Thomas Faulders III, 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 Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management UK Ltd., Pwmco LLC, Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB and Amalgamated Bank. 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 $101.50.

How big of a company is ePlus?

ePlus has a market capitalization of $1.39 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:  181 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  157 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  338
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This page was last updated on 7/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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