NYSE:PHI - PLDT Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $23.78 +0.04 (+0.17 %) (As of 01/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$23.74Today's Range$23.63 - $23.8252-Week Range$20.49 - $32.66Volume231,079 shsAverage Volume98,982 shsMarket Capitalization$5.14 billionP/E Ratio9.40Dividend Yield3.75%Beta0.57 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email PLDT 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. Receive PHI News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for PHI and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Telephone communication, except radio Sub-IndustryN/A SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNYSE:PHI Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.pldt.com Phone632-816-8534Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.46 Current Ratio0.66 Quick Ratio0.63Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio9.40 Forward P/E Ratio10.86 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.17 billion Price / SalesN/A Cash Flow$7.3622 per share Price / Cash Flow3.23 Book Value$10.14 per share Price / Book2.35Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.53 Net Income$264.74 million Net Margins4.60% Return on Equity20.15% Return on Assets4.89%Miscellaneous Employees17,779 Outstanding SharesN/AMarket Cap$5.14 billion 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 declared a special dividend on Wednesday, March 28th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 12th will be given 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 program 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 buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were PLDT's earnings last quarter? PLDT Inc (NYSE:PHI) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The technology company reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter. The technology company had revenue of $764.11 million for the quarter. PLDT had a net margin of 4.60% and a return on equity of 20.15%. View PLDT's Earnings History. When is PLDT's next earnings date? PLDT is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for PLDT. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for PLDT? 10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PLDT in the last year. There are currently 6 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? Press coverage about PHI stock has been trending very positive on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. PLDT earned a news sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are some of PLDT's key competitors? Some companies that are related to PLDT include TELIA Co A B/ADR (TLSNY), Centurylink (CTL), Advanced Info Service PCL (AVIFY), Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A (LSXMA), Liberty Sirius XM Group Series B (LSXMB), Koninklijke KPN (KKPNY), Koninklijke KPN (KKPNF), Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C (LSXMK), TIM Participacoes (TSU), KT (KT), Zayo Group (ZAYO), TELE2 AB/ADR (TLTZY), Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. (TKC), Telekom Austria (TKAGY) and Spark New Zealand (SPKKY). 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, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Risk Management Officer (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, Sr. VP, Corp. Sec., Gen. Counsel, Chief Governance Officer & Director (Age 64) Who are PLDT's major shareholders? PLDT's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Quadrant Capital Group LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own PLDT stock include Craig Thomas Lindsay and Marshall Limon Farris. View Institutional Ownership Trends for PLDT. Which major investors are buying PLDT stock? PHI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Quadrant Capital Group LLC. 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 $23.78. How big of a company is PLDT? PLDT has a market capitalization of $5.14 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 17,779 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 295 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 377 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 672MarketBeat'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 1/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are no-load funds?