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NYSE:PLTPlantronics Stock Price, Forecast & News

$19.52
+0.46 (+2.41 %)
(As of 08/5/2020 01:10 PM ET)
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$19.21
Now: $19.52
$19.74
50-Day Range
$13.25
MA: $16.17
$21.89
52-Week Range
$4.60
Now: $19.52
$42.44
Volume13,412 shs
Average Volume1.29 million shs
Market Capitalization$795.24 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.27%
Beta2.17
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.9Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.54 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Telephone & telegraph apparatus
Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment
CUSIP72749310
Phone831-426-5858

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.70 billion
Cash Flow$24.10 per share
Book Value($3.67) per share

Profitability

Net Income$-827,180,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees6,584
Market Cap$795.24 million
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$19.52
+0.46 (+2.41 %)
(As of 08/5/2020 01:10 PM ET)
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Plantronics (NYSE:PLT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Plantronics' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Plantronics' stock was trading at $10.00 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, PLT stock has increased by 94.9% and is now trading at $19.49.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Plantronics?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Plantronics in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Plantronics' next earnings date?

Plantronics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were Plantronics' earnings last quarter?

Plantronics Inc (NYSE:PLT) released its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 28th. The technology company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.34) by $0.67. The technology company had revenue of $365 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $353.03 million. Plantronics had a negative net margin of 52.48% and a positive return on equity of 17.30%. The company's revenue was down 18.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.32 earnings per share.
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How often does Plantronics pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Plantronics?

Plantronics declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 20th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Tuesday, March 10th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.08%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 19th.
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How will Plantronics' stock buyback program work?

Plantronics announced that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Thursday, November 29th 2018, which allows the company to buyback 1,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Plantronics updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 28th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.25-$0.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.41. The company issued revenue guidance of $346-$386 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $395.23 million.

What price target have analysts set for PLT?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Plantronics' stock. Their forecasts range from $10.00 to $22.00. On average, they anticipate Plantronics' share price to reach $15.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 19.2%.
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Has Plantronics been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about PLT stock has been trending somewhat negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie 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 public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Plantronics earned a coverage optimism score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.
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Are investors shorting Plantronics?

Plantronics saw a decline in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 5,560,000 shares, a decline of 7.8% from the June 15th total of 6,030,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,130,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.9 days. Currently, 17.0% of the company's stock are sold short.
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Who are some of Plantronics' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Plantronics own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Plantronics investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Walt Disney (DIS), Carnival (CCL), General Motors (GM), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Netflix (NFLX) and Pfizer (PFE).

Who are Plantronics' key executives?

Plantronics' management team includes the following 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)

What is Plantronics' stock symbol?

Plantronics trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PLT."

Who are Plantronics' major shareholders?

Plantronics' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Pzena Investment Management LLC (2.12%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.19%), Lapides Asset Management LLC (0.16%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.13%), Comerica Bank (0.09%) and Cubic Asset Management LLC (0.08%). Company insiders that own Plantronics stock include Brian S Dexheimer, Charles D Boynton, Guido Jouret, Jeff Loebbaka, Joseph B Burton, Marvin Tseu, Robert C Hagerty and Shantanu Sarkar.
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Which major investors are selling Plantronics stock?

PLT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pzena Investment Management LLC, Lapides Asset Management LLC, Hanson & Doremus Investment Management, Texas Permanent School Fund, and Cubic Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Plantronics company stock in the last year include Jeff Loebbaka, and Joseph B Burton.
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Which major investors are buying Plantronics stock?

PLT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Group AG, Leap Investments LP, First Trust Advisors LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, Comerica Bank, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, and New York State Teachers Retirement System. Company insiders that have bought Plantronics stock in the last two years include Brian S Dexheimer, Charles D Boynton, Guido Jouret, and Robert C Hagerty.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Plantronics' stock price today?

One share of PLT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.49.

How big of a company is Plantronics?

Plantronics has a market capitalization of $794.02 million and generates $1.70 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-827,180,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.99 on an earnings per share basis. Plantronics employs 6,584 workers across the globe.

What is Plantronics' official website?

The official website for Plantronics is www.poly.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]

This page was last updated on 8/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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