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

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$21.20 +0.31 (+1.48 %)
(As of 12/12/2018 11:31 AM ET)
Previous Close$20.89
Today's Range$21.09 - $21.26
52-Week Range$20.85 - $32.66
Volume26,080 shs
Average Volume86,368 shs
Market Capitalization$4.69 billion
P/E Ratio8.38
Dividend Yield4.11%
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Telephone communication, except radio
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNYSE:PHI
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.46
Current Ratio0.66
Quick Ratio0.63


Trailing P/E Ratio8.38
Forward P/E Ratio9.68
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.17 billion
Price / Sales1.45
Cash Flow$7.1864 per share
Price / Cash Flow2.95
Book Value$10.14 per share
Price / Book2.09


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.53
Net Income$264.74 million
Net Margins4.60%
Return on Equity20.15%
Return on Assets4.89%


Outstanding Shares216,060,000
Market Cap$4.69 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 announced a special dividend on Wednesday, March 28th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.5342 per share on Tuesday, May 8th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 11th. View PLDT's Dividend History.

How will PLDT's stock buyback program work?

PLDT announced that its board has authorized a share buyback plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to buyback 2,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were PLDT's earnings last quarter?

PLDT Inc (NYSE:PHI) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 8th. The technology company reported $0.50 earnings per share 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?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PLDT in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 4 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 coverage about PHI stock has trended positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. PLDT earned a news sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

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, 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.26%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.21%), Aperio Group LLC (0.10%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.04%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.04%) and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (0.04%). 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 Credit Suisse AG, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Bank of Montreal Can 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, Aperio Group LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Citadel Advisors LLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC and Allianz Asset Management GmbH. 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 $21.23.

How big of a company is PLDT?

PLDT has a market capitalization of $4.69 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  291 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  371 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  662
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 12/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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