NYSE:PHI - PLDT Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$25.96 +0.58 (+2.29 %)
(As of 08/16/2018 02:19 PM ET)
Previous Close$25.55
Today's Range$25.55 - $25.96
52-Week Range$21.58 - $34.51
Volume393 shs
Average Volume85,892 shs
Market Capitalization$5.46 billion
P/E Ratio10.03
Dividend Yield2.82%
Beta0.78
PLDT logoPLDT Inc. operates as a telecommunications company in the Philippines. The company's Wireless segment offers cellular mobile, Internet broadband distribution, operations support, mobile applications and digital platforms development, mobile payment, solutions and systems integration, satellite communications, and satellite information and messaging services. It also operates as a content provider; develops and maintains IT-based solutions for communications and e-commerce platforms; develops financial technology solutions; provides insurance products; markets, sells, and distributes payment solutions and other related services; and sells Wi-Fi access equipment. As of December 31, 2017, this segment served 58,531,262 wireless subscribers. Its 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. This segment 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, 2017, it had 2,663,210 fixed line 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
SymbolNYSE:PHI
CUSIPN/A
Phone632-816-8556

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.48
Current Ratio0.75
Quick Ratio0.71

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio10.03
Forward P/E Ratio12.02
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.17 billion
Price / Sales1.77
Cash Flow$7.5685 per share
Price / Cash3.43
Book Value$10.14 per share
Price / Book2.56

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.53
Net Income$264.74 million
Net Margins5.24%
Return on Equity18.38%
Return on Assets4.55%

Miscellaneous

Employees18,038
Outstanding Shares216,060,000
Market Cap$5.46 billion

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 special dividend on Wednesday, March 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.5342 per share on Tuesday, May 8th. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 11th. View PLDT's Dividend History.

How will PLDT's stock buyback program work?

PLDT declared that its board has approved a stock repurchase plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback 2,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

When is PLDT's next earnings date?

PLDT is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 16th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for PLDT.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for PLDT?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PLDT in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for PLDT.

Who are some of PLDT's key competitors?

Who are PLDT's key executives?

PLDT's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Manuel Velez Pangilinan, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 72)
  • Ms. Anabelle Lim Chua, Sr. VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Rolando G. Pena, Head of Technology and Head of Technology for Smart (Age 57)
  • Ms. Melissa V. Vergel De Dios, First VP of Investor Relations (Age 55)
  • Attorney Ma. Lourdes C. Rausa-Chan, Chief Governance Officer, SVP, Head of Corp Affairs & Legal Svcs, Corp Sec. & Director (Age 64)

Has PLDT been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about PHI stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. PLDT earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the technology company an impact score of 48.82 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for PLDT.

Who are PLDT's major shareholders?

PLDT's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.19%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.20%), Mondrian Investment Partners LTD (0.08%), Aperio Group LLC (0.07%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.07%) and Bank of America Corp DE (0.06%). Company insiders that own PLDT stock include Craig Thomas Lindsay and Marshall Limon Farris. View Institutional Ownership Trends for PLDT.

Which institutional investors are selling PLDT stock?

PHI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mondrian Investment Partners LTD, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, B.S. Pension Fund Trustee Ltd acting for the British Steel Pension Fund, Banco de Sabadell S.A, Alps Advisors Inc., Alps Advisors Inc. and Alps Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for PLDT.

Which institutional investors are buying PLDT stock?

PHI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Bank of America Corp DE and Tower Research Capital LLC TRC . 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 $25.96.

How big of a company is PLDT?

PLDT has a market capitalization of $5.46 billion and generates $3.17 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $264.74 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.53 on an earnings per share basis. PLDT employs 18,038 workers across the globe.

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 632-816-8556 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for PLDT (NYSE PHI)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  273 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  338 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  611
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 8/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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