NASDAQ:PLUS - ePlus Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$75.12 +0.27 (+0.36 %)
(As of 01/21/2019 01:07 AM ET)
Previous Close$75.12
Today's Range$75.01 - $76.6850
52-Week Range$65.52 - $107.25
Volume49,839 shs
Average Volume71,828 shs
Market Capitalization$1.03 billion
P/E Ratio17.80
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.27
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

Industry Computers, peripherals, & software
Sub-IndustryApplication Software
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PLUS
CUSIP29426810
Phone703-984-8400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.41 billion
Cash Flow$5.3581 per share
Book Value$26.71 per share

Profitability

Net Income$55.12 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,260
Market Cap$1.03 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 before market open on Monday, April 3rd 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Thursday, February 2nd 2017. The newly created shares were payable 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 initiated a share 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 repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were ePlus' earnings last quarter?

ePlus Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 7th. The software maker reported $1.53 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.60 by $0.07. The software maker had revenue of $345.04 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $378.95 million. ePlus had a net margin of 4.20% and a return on equity of 16.58%. View ePlus' Earnings History.

When is ePlus' next earnings date?

ePlus is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for ePlus.

What price target have analysts set for PLUS?

3 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for ePlus' shares. Their predictions range from $86.00 to $100.00. On average, they expect ePlus' share price to reach $94.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for ePlus.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for ePlus?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for ePlus in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for ePlus.

Has ePlus been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about PLUS stock has trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. ePlus earned a daily sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the software maker a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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 75)
  • Mr. Mark P. Marron, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 57)
  • Ms. Elaine D. Marion, Chief Financial Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Darren S. Raiguel, Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. George Douglas King, Chief Information Officer (Age 51)

Who are ePlus' major shareholders?

ePlus' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Scout Investments Inc. (0.40%), Campbell Newman Asset Management Inc. (0.06%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%) and Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.00%). Company insiders that own ePlus stock include Bruce M Bowen, C Thomas Faulders III, Darren S Raiguel, Elaine D Marion, Eric D Hovde, John E Callies, Lawrence S Herman, Mark P Marron and Phillip G Norton. 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., Meeder Asset Management Inc. and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold ePlus company stock in the last year include Darren S Raiguel, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Campbell Newman Asset Management Inc.. 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 $75.12.

How big of a company is ePlus?

ePlus has a market capitalization of $1.03 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.

What is ePlus' official website?

The official website for ePlus is http://www.eplus.com.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  205 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  189 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  394
MarketBeat'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 1/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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