PLDT Company Profile (NYSE:PHI)


PLDT logoPLDT, Inc., formerly Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT), is a telecommunications service provider in the Philippines. The Company operates through three business segments: Wireless, Fixed Line and Others. The Company, through its business segments, offers a range of telecommunications services across the Philippines' fiber optic backbone and wireless and fixed line networks. The Company's wireless segment provides cellular, wireless broadband and other services, and digital platforms and mobile financial services. Its Fixed Line segment provides local exchange, international long distance, national long distance, data and other network and miscellaneous services under its fixed line business. It offers postpaid and prepaid fixed line services. Its Other business consists of PLDT Communications and Energy Ventures, Inc. (PCEV), an investment holding company. It also focuses on providing wireless voice communications and wireless data communications.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Integrated Telecommunications Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:PHI
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $6.99 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 216,055,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $33.26
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $33.93
  • 52 Week Range: $25.50 - $38.54
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.03
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.12
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.12 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.24
  • Book Value: $11.10 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.91
  • Annual Dividend: $1.23
  • Dividend Yield: 4.7%
  • EBIDTA: $1.26 billion
  • Net Margins: 14.98%
  • Return on Equity: 24.71%
  • Return on Assets: 5.90%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.31%
  • Current Ratio: 0.60%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.57%
  • Average Volume: 73,223 shs.
  • Beta: 1
  • Short Ratio: 14.09

Frequently Asked Questions for PLDT (NYSE:PHI)

What is PLDT's stock symbol?

PLDT trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PHI."

How often does PLDT pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for PLDT?

PLDT announced a semiannual dividend on Monday, August 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 24th will be given a dividend of $0.9411 per share on Monday, September 18th. This represents a dividend yield of 5.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 22nd. This is a positive change from PLDT's previous semiannual dividend of $0.56. View PLDT's Dividend History.

How will PLDT's stock buyback program work?

PLDT announced that its board has approved a share buyback plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase 2,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

When will PLDT make its next earnings announcement?

PLDT is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 13th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for PLDT.

Who are some of PLDT's key competitors?

Who are PLDT's key executives?

PLDT's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Manuel Velez Pangilinan, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Anabelle Lim Chua, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Treasury Head
  • Ernesto R. Alberto, Executive Vice President, Enterprise, International and Carrier Business Head
  • Ma. Lourdes C. Rausa-Chan, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, Chief Governance Officer, Corporate Affairs and Legal Services Head, Director
  • June Cheryl A. Cabal-Revilla, Senior Vice President, Group Controller
  • Alejandro O. Caeg, Senior Vice President, Head of PLDT Smart, Digitel and Sun International & Carrier Business
  • Jun R. Florencio, Senior Vice President, Internal Audit and Fraud Risk Management Head
  • Juan Victor I. Hernandez, Senior Vice President, Head - Enterprise Business
  • Leo I. Posadas, First Vice President, Treasurer, Treasury Head
  • Carlo S. Ople, Vice President - Eicb Digital Marketing Strategy

Who owns PLDT stock?

PLDT's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Lazard Asset Management LLC (4.33%), Mondrian Investment Partners LTD (2.58%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.18%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.16%), Kempen Capital Management N.V. (0.16%) and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.13%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for PLDT.

Who sold PLDT stock? Who is selling PLDT stock?

PLDT's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mondrian Investment Partners LTD, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Lazard Asset Management LLC, Kempen Capital Management N.V., Royal Bank of Canada, Macquarie Group Ltd., Ameriprise Financial Inc. and Sei Investments Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for PLDT.

Who bought PLDT stock? Who is buying PLDT stock?

PLDT's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Northern Trust Corp, Aperio Group LLC, M&T Bank Corp, Susquehanna International Group LLP, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Fisher Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for PLDT.

How do I buy PLDT stock?

Shares of PLDT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is PLDT's stock price today?

One share of PLDT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.35.

MarketBeat Community Rating for PLDT (NYSE PHI)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  77 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  145 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  222
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about PLDT and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for PLDT (NYSE:PHI) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.17)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for PLDT (NYSE:PHI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/17/2017Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> HoldLowView Rating Details
5/26/2017MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformMediumView Rating Details
5/24/2017CLSAUpgradeSell -> BuyLowView Rating Details
5/10/2017Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformHighView Rating Details
10/14/2016HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
10/4/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutral -> SellN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for PLDT (NYSE:PHI)
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Earnings Estimates for PLDT (NYSE:PHI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.89 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.89 EPS


Current Dividend Information for PLDT (NYSE:PHI)
Most Recent Dividend:9/18/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.23
Dividend Yield:3.80%
Dividend Growth:-7.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:54.19% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
65.08% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
65.08% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for PLDT (NYSE:PHI)

Dividend History by Quarter for PLDT (NYSE PHI)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for PLDT (NYSE:PHI)
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Headline Trends for PLDT (NYSE:PHI)
Latest Headlines for PLDT (NYSE:PHI)
DateHeadline logoPLDT, Inc. : PHI-US: Dividend Analysis : August 24th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 19, 2017 - September 20 at 7:45 AM logoAltice USA (ATUS) vs. PLDT (PHI) Financial Survey - September 20 at 2:30 AM logoAnalyzing PLDT (PHI) and The Competition - September 15 at 2:30 PM logoCritical Survey: PLDT (PHI) versus Cincinnati Bell (CBB) - September 4 at 6:22 AM logoPLDT Inc. (PHI) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - September 2 at 8:46 PM logoReviewing FairPoint Communications (FRP) & PLDT (PHI) - September 1 at 4:16 AM logoETFs with exposure to PLDT, Inc. : August 24, 2017 - August 25 at 10:03 AM logoComparing PLDT (PHI) & Telefonica Brasil (VIV) - August 19 at 8:44 AM logoPLDT, Inc. :PHI-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 14, 2017 - August 15 at 6:16 AM logoPLDT Inc. (PHI) Raises Dividend to $0.94 Per Share - August 14 at 6:08 PM logoMid-Morning Market Update: Markets Open Lower; Macy's Tops Q2 Views - August 11 at 7:35 AM logoPLDT Inc. (NYSE:PHI) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - August 8 at 10:40 PM logoHearst Leads Investment into Malaysian Streaming Video Service - - August 8 at 6:10 AM logoSE Asia Stocks-Philippines extends rise; Indonesia gives up early ... - Reuters - August 8 at 6:10 AM logoMid-Day Market Update: NASDAQ Turns Lower; Systemax Shares ... - Nasdaq - August 3 at 6:57 AM logoMid-Afternoon Market Update: AMC Entertainment Drops Amid Q2 Warning; Spirit AeroSystems Shares Surge - August 3 at 6:57 AM logoSE Asia Stocks-Philippines falls over 1 pct; Vietnam hits fresh 9-yr high - Reuters - August 2 at 5:21 AM logoSE Asia Stocks-Largely down in line with Asia; Philippines, Singapore rise - Reuters - July 19 at 2:33 AM logoPLDT Inc. (PHI) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - July 14 at 10:52 PM logoSE Asia Stocks-Most up on cautious Fed; Philippines gives up gains - Reuters - July 13 at 8:00 AM logoPLDT (PHI) vs. Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) Financial Contrast - July 2 at 4:34 PM logoPLDT Inc. (PHI) Cut to Hold at BidaskClub - June 21 at 5:04 PM logoETFs with exposure to PLDT, Inc. : June 19, 2017 - June 19 at 7:59 PM logoHead-To-Head Comparison: Orange SA (ORAN) versus PLDT (PHI) - June 17 at 12:14 PM logoPLDT Inc. (PHI) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research - June 17 at 7:16 AM logoAsian ADRs Move Sharply Lower in Thursday Trading - June 16 at 8:16 PM logoAnalyzing PLDT (PHI) and China Telecom Corp (CHA) - June 14 at 10:32 PM logoTheStreet Upgrades PLDT Inc (PHI) to "C-" - June 7 at 2:52 PM logoPLDT (PHI) to Buyback 2,000,000 Stock - June 4 at 11:54 AM logoETFs with exposure to PLDT, Inc. : June 2, 2017 - June 2 at 9:45 PM logoPLDT Inc (PHI) Upgraded by Macquarie to "Outperform" - May 26 at 9:25 AM logoPLDT Inc (PHI) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - May 24 at 12:20 PM logoCLSA Upgrades PLDT Inc (PHI) to "Buy" - May 24 at 10:28 AM logoETFs with exposure to PLDT, Inc. : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 7:48 PM logoPLDT, Inc. :PHI-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 18, 2017 - May 19 at 12:00 PM logoPLDT Inc (PHI) Cut to "Underperform" at Credit Suisse Group AG - May 10 at 4:38 PM logoPLDT (PHI) Earns Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.21 - May 4 at 11:17 AM logoZacks: PLDT Inc (PHI) Given Consensus Rating of "Sell" by Brokerages - May 3 at 8:24 PM logoSomewhat Critical Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect PLDT (PHI) Stock Price - April 28 at 2:50 PM logoPLDT (PHI) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.16 - April 22 at 3:52 PM logoTop Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for April 20th - April 20 at 8:56 AM logoPLDT, Inc. : PHI-US: Dividend Analysis : March 20th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 19, 2017 - April 19 at 7:11 PM logoZacks: PLDT Inc (PHI) Receives Average Recommendation of "Sell" from Brokerages - April 18 at 1:42 PM logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces an Investigation Concerning Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by Certain Officers and Directors of PHI Inc. - April 14 at 6:50 PM logoIs PLDT Inc. a Great Stock for Value Investors? - Nasdaq - April 14 at 6:31 AM logoPLDT (PHI) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows - April 13 at 7:48 PM logoIs PLDT Inc. a Great Stock for Value Investors? - April 12 at 1:53 PM logoTop Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for April 11th - April 11 at 10:30 AM logoPLDT Inc (PHI) Lifted to "Strong-Buy" at Zacks Investment Research - April 8 at 7:25 AM logoPLDT, Inc. : PHI-US: Dividend Analysis : March 20th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 7, 2017 - April 7 at 7:35 PM



PLDT (PHI) Chart for Tuesday, September, 26, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/26/2017 by Staff