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

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$21.74 -0.38 (-1.72 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 08:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$22.12
Today's Range$21.67 - $21.93
52-Week Range$19.36 - $29.07
Volume72,900 shs
Average Volume159,782 shs
Market Capitalization$4.70 billion
P/E Ratio10.69
Dividend Yield4.03%
Beta0.67
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

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$5.7973 per share
Book Value$10.22 per share

Profitability

Net Income$359.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees17,779
Market Cap$4.70 billion
Next Earnings Date3/28/2019 (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 given 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 declared that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to buyback 2,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

When is PLDT's next earnings date?

PLDT is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 28th 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 5 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?

Press coverage about PHI stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. PLDT earned a media sentiment score of 0.8 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 media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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), Twitter (TWTR), General Motors (GM), Intelsat (I), US Foods (USFD), American National BankShares (AMNB), Clear Channel Outdoor (CCO) and New York Times (NYT).

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, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Risk Management Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Rolando G. Pena, Head of Technology and Head of Technology for Smart (Age 58)
  • Ms. Melissa V. Vergel de Dios, First VP & Head of Investor Relations (Age 56)
  • Attorney Marilyn A. Victorio-Aquino, Chief Legal Counsel

Who are PLDT's major shareholders?

PLDT's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.21%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.21%), Northern Trust Corp (0.07%), United Services Automobile Association (0.04%), Gabelli Funds LLC (0.03%) and Bank of Montreal Can (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 selling PLDT stock?

PHI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Gabelli Funds LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of Montreal Can, Citigroup Inc. and PNC Financial Services Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for PLDT.

Which major investors are buying PLDT stock?

PHI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including B.S. Pension Fund Trustee Ltd acting for the British Steel Pension Fund, Jane Street Group LLC, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Quadrant Capital Group LLC, United Services Automobile Association and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. 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 $21.74.

How big of a company is PLDT?

PLDT has a market capitalization of $4.70 billion and generates $3.13 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $359.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.53 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:  300 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  388 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  688
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 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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