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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:PHI
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $7.19683 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 216,055,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $35.87
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $32.75
  • 52 Week Range: $25.50 - $46.13
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.50
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.57
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.19 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.26
  • Book Value: $10.01 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.33
  • Annual Dividend: $1.60
  • Dividend Yield: 4.8%
  • EBIDTA: $1.21 billion
  • Net Margins: 11.59%
  • Return on Equity: 20.92%
  • Return on Assets: 4.88%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.44%
  • Current Ratio: 0.49%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.47%
  • Average Volume: 95,518 shs.
  • Beta: 1.03
  • 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 declared a semiannual dividend on Wednesday, March 8th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 20th will be given a dividend of $0.5564 per share on Friday, April 14th. This represents a yield of 3.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 16th. View PLDT's Dividend History.

How will PLDT's stock buyback program work?

PLDT announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase 2,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Aperio Group LLC (0.05%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.03%), Hexavest Inc. (0.00%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for PLDT.

Who bought PLDT stock? Who is buying PLDT stock?

PLDT's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Aperio Group LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC and Bank of Montreal Can. 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 $33.31.

MarketBeat Community Rating for PLDT (NYSE PHI)
Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  59 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  126 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  185
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 7/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for PLDT (NYSE:PHI)
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Earnings Estimates for PLDT (NYSE:PHI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.49 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.01 EPS


Current Dividend Information for PLDT (NYSE:PHI)
Most Recent Dividend:4/14/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.60
Dividend Yield:4.80%
Dividend Growth:-7.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:88.40% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
64.26% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
79.60% (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 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 logoPLDT Inc. (PHI) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - June 19 at 10:48 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 logoETFs with exposure to PLDT, Inc. : April 5, 2017 - April 7 at 11:54 AM logo Brokerages Set $29.43 Price Target for PLDT Inc (PHI) - April 3 at 1:33 PM logoAsian ADRs Edge Higher in Tuesday Trading - March 28 at 7:00 PM logoAsian ADRs Edge Higher as Telecommunications, Solar Stocks See Mixed Fortunes - March 25 at 12:05 AM logoAsian ADRs Edge Lower as Utility Stocks See Mixed Fortunes - March 22 at 7:12 PM logoPLDT Inc (PHI) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - March 11 at 12:43 AM logoAsian ADRs Edge Higher in Friday Trading - March 4 at 12:17 AM logoAsian ADRs Move Lower in Thursday Trading - March 2 at 7:22 PM logoPrice War Makes Philippine Mobile Data Among Cheapest in Asia - February 21 at 5:38 PM logoPhilippine Mobile-Data Giants Engaged in Price War to Lure Consumers - Bloomberg - February 20 at 6:29 PM logoAsian ADRs Edge Lower in Thursday Trading - February 2 at 8:11 PM logoMid-Afternoon Market Update: Seagate Climbs On Strong Q2 Results; Meridian Bioscience Shares Plummet - January 26 at 12:43 AM logoMiss Universe is Philippines' million-dollar gamble - January 24 at 8:36 AM logoSE Asia Stocks-Tepid ahead of May's Brexit speech; Philippines ... - Reuters - January 17 at 7:35 PM logoSE Asia Stocks-Largely down; Philippines drops on profit-taking ... - Reuters - January 13 at 12:52 AM



PLDT (PHI) Chart for Monday, July, 24, 2017

This page was last updated on 7/24/2017 by Staff