NYSE:PLT - Plantronics Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $51.08 -0.05 (-0.10 %) (As of 04/26/2019 12:32 PM ET)Previous Close$51.13Today's Range$50.50 - $51.4052-Week Range$30.90 - $82.28Volume3,091 shsAverage Volume437,158 shsMarket Capitalization$2.02 billionP/E Ratio18.93Dividend Yield1.15%Beta1.49 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Plantronics, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets integrated communications and collaborations solutions for consumers and businesses worldwide. The company offers its communications and collaboration solutions for voice, video, and content sharing, as well as a line of support and services for the workplace under the Polycom brand. Its principal product categories include enterprise headsets, which includes headsets optimized for unified communications and collaboration, other corded and cordless communication headsets, and audio processors and telephone systems; consumer headsets, which includes Bluetooth and corded products for mobile device applications, personal computer, and gaming; voice, video, and content sharing solutions that include products designed to work with a range of unified communication, unified communication as a service, and video as a service environments, including RealPresence collaboration solutions of infrastructure to endpoints that allows people to connect and collaborate worldwide; and support services, including hardware devices, professional, hosted, and managed services. The company sells its products through a sales team, as well as through a network of distributors and channel partners, including value-added resellers, integrators, direct marketing resellers, service providers, resellers, and retailers. Plantronics, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Santa Cruz, California. Receive PLT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for PLT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Telephone & telegraph apparatus Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNYSE:PLT Previous Symbol CUSIP72749310 CIK914025 Webwww.plantronics.com Phone831-426-5858Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.32 Current Ratio1.53 Quick Ratio1.26Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio18.93 Forward P/E Ratio13.20 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$856.90 million Price / Sales2.35 Cash Flow$3.2744 per share Price / Cash Flow15.60 Book Value$10.61 per share Price / Book4.81Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.71 Net Income$-860,000.00 Net Margins-7.32% Return on Equity20.15% Return on Assets5.15%Miscellaneous Employees4,003 Outstanding Shares39,470,000Market Cap$2.02 billion Next Earnings Date5/7/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable Plantronics (NYSE:PLT) Frequently Asked Questions What is Plantronics' stock symbol? Plantronics trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PLT." How often does Plantronics pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Plantronics? Plantronics announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 5th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 20th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, March 8th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 19th. View Plantronics' Dividend History. How will Plantronics' stock buyback program work? Plantronics announced that its board has approved a stock repurchase program on Thursday, November 29th 2018, which allows the company to buyback 1,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Plantronics' earnings last quarter? Plantronics Inc (NYSE:PLT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 5th. The technology company reported $1.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.70. The technology company had revenue of $530.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $507.87 million. Plantronics had a positive return on equity of 20.15% and a negative net margin of 7.32%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 134.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.02 EPS. View Plantronics' Earnings History. When is Plantronics' next earnings date? Plantronics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Plantronics. How can I listen to Plantronics' earnings call? Plantronics will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, May 7th at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8883018736. What guidance has Plantronics issued on next quarter's earnings? Plantronics issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 5th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.00-$1.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.34. The company issued revenue guidance of $475-$505 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $498.42 million.Plantronics also updated its Q4 2019 guidance to $1.00-1.30 EPS. What price target have analysts set for PLT? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Plantronics' shares. Their forecasts range from $85.00 to $85.00. On average, they expect Plantronics' share price to reach $85.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 66.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Plantronics. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Plantronics? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Plantronics in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Plantronics. Has Plantronics been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about PLT stock has trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Plantronics earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the technology company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Plantronics' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Plantronics include Ciena (CIEN), Telkom SA Ltd ADS (TLKGY), Fabrinet (FN), Avaya (AVYA), NetGear (NTGR), ADTRAN (ADTN), Infinera (INFN), AudioCodes (AUDC), Clearfield (CLFD), Akoustis Technologies (AKTS), DASAN Zhone Solutions (DZSI), Clearone (CLRO), Westell Technologies (WSTL), AltiGen Communications (ATGN) and Communications Systems (JCS). What other stocks do shareholders of Plantronics own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Plantronics investors own include Micron Technology (MU), Estee Lauder Companies (EL), NVIDIA (NVDA), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Alibaba Group (BABA), Constellation Brands (STZ), Broadcom (AVGO), Celgene (CELG), Ctrip.Com International (CTRP) and Lululemon Athletica (LULU). Who are Plantronics' key executives? Plantronics' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Joseph B. Burton, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)Ms. Mary Huser, Exec. VP and Chief Legal & Compliance Officer (Age 55)Ms. Pamela J. Strayer, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51)Mr. Jeff Loebbaka, Exec. VP of Global Sales (Age 57)Mr. Shantanu Sarkar, Exec. VP & GM of Personal Systems Bus. (Age 50) Who are Plantronics' major shareholders? Plantronics' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (1.17%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.45%), Foundry Partners LLC (0.38%), Skyline Asset Management LP (0.37%), Isthmus Partners LLC (0.14%) and Trellus Management Company LLC (0.08%). Company insiders that own Plantronics stock include Brian S Dexheimer, Greggory C Hammann, Guido Jouret, Jeff Loebbaka, John Hart, Joseph B Burton, Maria Martinez, Marshall Mohr, Marvin Tseu, Pamela J Strayer and Shantanu Sarkar. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Plantronics. Which major investors are selling Plantronics stock? PLT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eqis Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Plantronics company stock in the last year include Greggory C Hammann, Jeff Loebbaka, Joseph B Burton, Marshall Mohr, Marvin Tseu, Pamela J Strayer and Shantanu Sarkar. View Insider Buying and Selling for Plantronics. Which major investors are buying Plantronics stock? PLT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Skyline Asset Management LP, Isthmus Partners LLC, Redmond Asset Management LLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Trellus Management Company LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Plantronics stock in the last two years include Brian S Dexheimer and Guido Jouret. View Insider Buying and Selling for Plantronics. How do I buy shares of Plantronics? Shares of PLT 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 Plantronics' stock price today? One share of PLT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $50.97. How big of a company is Plantronics? Plantronics has a market capitalization of $2.01 billion and generates $856.90 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-860,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $2.71 on an earnings per share basis. Plantronics employs 4,003 workers across the globe. What is Plantronics' official website? The official website for Plantronics is http://www.plantronics.com. How can I contact Plantronics? Plantronics' mailing address is 345 ENCINAL STREET, SANTA CRUZ CA, 95060. The technology company can be reached via phone at 831-426-5858 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Plantronics (NYSE PLT)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 252 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 280 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 532MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Plantronics and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PLT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PLT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are momentum indicators and what do they show?