NYSE:PLT - Plantronics Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$59.88 +0.80 (+1.35 %)
(As of 09/21/2018 03:54 AM ET)
Previous Close$59.08
Today's Range$59.23 - $60.33
52-Week Range$42.91 - $82.28
Volume246,300 shs
Average Volume243,347 shs
Market Capitalization$2.41 billion
P/E Ratio21.99
Dividend Yield0.99%
Beta1.1
Plantronics logoPlantronics, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets lightweight communications headsets, telephone headset systems, other communication endpoints, and accessories for the business and consumer markets under the Plantronics brand worldwide. The company's enterprise products include headsets optimized for unified communications and collaboration, other corded and cordless communication headsets, audio processors, and telephone systems; and consumer products comprise Bluetooth and corded products for mobile device applications, personal computers, and gaming headsets. It provides audio solutions for enterprise and remote working offices, contact centers, computer and gaming, residential, and other applications, as well as mobile devices comprising mobile phones, smartphones, and tablets. The company offers its products to approximately 80 countries through a network of distributors, retailers, resellers, wireless carriers, original equipment manufacturers, and telephony and other service providers. Plantronics, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Santa Cruz, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Telephone & telegraph apparatus
Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
SymbolNYSE:PLT
CUSIP72749310
Phone831-426-5858

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.32
Current Ratio7.40
Quick Ratio6.86

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio21.99
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$856.90 million
Price / Sales2.78
Cash Flow$3.3378 per share
Price / Cash17.94
Book Value$10.61 per share
Price / Book5.64

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.71
Net Income$-860,000.00
Net Margins-0.60%
Return on Equity25.39%
Return on Assets8.69%

Miscellaneous

Employees4,003
Outstanding Shares39,720,000
Market Cap$2.41 billion

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, August 7th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Monday, September 10th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.00%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 17th. View Plantronics' Dividend History.

How will Plantronics' stock buyback program work?

Plantronics announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Friday, July 28th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase 1,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Plantronics' earnings last quarter?

Plantronics Inc (NYSE:PLT) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 7th. The technology company reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.49 by $0.07. The technology company earned $221.31 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $207.79 million. Plantronics had a positive return on equity of 25.39% and a negative net margin of 0.60%. View Plantronics' Earnings History.

When is Plantronics' next earnings date?

Plantronics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Plantronics.

What guidance has Plantronics issued on next quarter's earnings?

Plantronics issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, September, 11th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.00-1.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.11. The company issued revenue guidance of $500-530 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $506.32 million.

What price target have analysts set for PLT?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Plantronics' shares. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate Plantronics' stock price to reach $60.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Plantronics.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Plantronics?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Plantronics in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Plantronics.

Who are some of Plantronics' key competitors?

Who are Plantronics' key executives?

Plantronics' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Joseph B. Burton, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Ms. Pamela J. Strayer, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Ms. Mary Huser, Exec. VP and Chief Legal & Compliance Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Jeff Loebbaka, Exec. VP of Global Sales (Age 56)
  • Mr. Shantanu Sarkar, Exec. VP of Headset Bus. Unit (Age 49)

Has Plantronics been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about PLT stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Plantronics earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the technology company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Plantronics.

Who are Plantronics' major shareholders?

Plantronics' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.68%), Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN (4.66%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.79%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.79%), Northern Trust Corp (1.57%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.00%). Company insiders that own Plantronics stock include Brian S Dexheimer, Greggory C Hammann, John Hart, Joseph B Burton, Maria Martinez, Marshall Mohr, Marvin Tseu, Pamela J Strayer, Robert C Hagerty, S Kenneth Kannappan 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 LSV Asset Management, Macquarie Group Ltd., Foundry Partners LLC, BTIM Corp., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Plantronics company stock in the last year include Brian S Dexheimer, Greggory C Hammann, John Hart, Joseph B Burton, Maria Martinez, Marshall Mohr, 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., EAM Investors LLC, Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Dorsey Wright & Associates, Millennium Management LLC and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. 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 $59.88.

How big of a company is Plantronics?

Plantronics has a market capitalization of $2.41 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.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  217 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  237 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  454
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This page was last updated on 9/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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