NYSE:PHI - PLDT Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$25.30 +0.10 (+0.40 %)
(As of 05/24/2019 02:59 AM ET)
Previous Close$25.20
Today's Range$24.68 - $25.52
52-Week Range$19.36 - $27.65
Volume63,900 shs
Average Volume139,243 shs
Market Capitalization$5.46 billion
P/E Ratio11.15
Dividend Yield3.65%
Beta0.74
PLDT Inc. operates as a telecommunications company in the Philippines. The company operates in three segments: Wireless, Fixed Line, and Others. The Wireless segment offers cellular mobile, Internet broadband distribution, operations support, software development, and satellite information and messaging services; and sells Wi-Fi access equipment. As of December 31, 2018, it served 60,499,017 wireless subscribers. The Fixed Line segment provides fixed line telecommunications services; business infrastructure and solutions; intelligent data processing and implementation, and data analytics insight generation services; and information and communications infrastructure for Internet-based services, e-commerce, customer relationship management, and information technology (IT) related services. It also offers managed IT outsourcing, Internet-based purchasing, IT consulting and professional, bills printing and other related value-added, and air transportation services, as well as distributes Filipino channels and content services. As of December 31, 2018, it had 2,710,972 fixed line subscribers. The Others segment develops and maintains IT-based solutions for communications and e-commerce platforms; develops mobile applications, digital platforms, and financial technology solutions; provides mobile payment, and solutions and systems integration services, as well as insurance products; markets, sells, and distributes payment solutions and other related services. PLDT Inc. also serves 2,025,563 broadband subscribers. The company has a strategic partnership with Rocket Internet SE to develop online and mobile payment solutions. The company was formerly known as Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company and changed its name to PLDT Inc. in July 2016. PLDT Inc. was founded in 1928 and is based in Makati City, the Philippines.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
CUSIPN/A
Phone632-816-8534

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.13 billion
Cash Flow$6.5375 per share
Book Value$10.01 per share

Profitability

Net Income$359.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees17,222
Market Cap$5.46 billion
Next Earnings Date8/8/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

PLDT (NYSE:PHI) Frequently Asked Questions

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 Friday, March 22nd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, April 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.6817 per share on Friday, May 3rd. This represents a dividend yield of 6.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 2nd. View PLDT's Dividend History.

How will PLDT's stock buyback program work?

PLDT announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase 2,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were PLDT's earnings last quarter?

PLDT Inc (NYSE:PHI) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 9th. The technology company reported $0.63 earnings per share for the quarter. The technology company had revenue of $791 million for the quarter. PLDT had a net margin of 11.31% and a return on equity of 23.17%. View PLDT's Earnings History.

When is PLDT's next earnings date?

PLDT is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for PLDT.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for PLDT?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PLDT in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for PLDT.

Has PLDT been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about PHI stock have been trending very negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive 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 closest to five being the most favorable. PLDT earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of PLDT's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of PLDT own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other PLDT investors own include Ultra Clean (UCTT), General Electric (GE), Mattel (MAT), General Motors (GM), Twitter (TWTR), American National BankShares (AMNB), Enterprise Bancorp (EBTC), Intelsat (I), US Foods (USFD) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are PLDT's key executives?

PLDT's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Manuel Velez Pangilinan, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 73)
  • Ms. Anabelle Lim Chua, Sr. VP, CFO & Chief Risk Management Officer (Age 58)
  • Ms. Melissa V. Vergel de Dios, First VP & Head of Investor Relations (Age 56)
  • Attorney Marilyn A. Victorio-Aquino, Chief Legal Counsel (Age 62)
  • Ms. Gina Marina P. Ordonez, Chief People Officer (Age 57)

Who are PLDT's major shareholders?

PLDT's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Lazard Asset Management LLC (4.80%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.35%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.24%), Northern Trust Corp (0.12%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.07%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.06%). Company insiders that own PLDT stock include Craig Thomas Lindsay and Marshall Limon Farris. View Institutional Ownership Trends for PLDT.

Which major investors are selling PLDT stock?

PHI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gabelli Funds LLC and Comerica Bank. View Insider Buying and Selling for PLDT.

Which major investors are buying PLDT stock?

PHI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lazard Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Oxford Asset Management LLP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have bought PLDT stock in the last two years include Craig Thomas Lindsay and Marshall Limon Farris. View Insider Buying and Selling for PLDT.

How do I buy shares of PLDT?

Shares of PHI 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 PLDT's stock price today?

One share of PHI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.30.

How big of a company is PLDT?

PLDT has a market capitalization of $5.46 billion and generates $3.13 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $359.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.27 on an earnings per share basis. PLDT employs 17,222 workers across the globe.

What is PLDT's official website?

The official website for PLDT is http://www.pldt.com/.

How can I contact PLDT?

PLDT's mailing address is RAMON CONJUANGCO BLDG MAKATI AVE, MAKATI R6, 1200. The technology company can be reached via phone at 632-816-8534 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for PLDT (NYSE PHI)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  304 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  394 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  698
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about PLDT and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PHI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PHI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 5/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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