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NYSE:PLTPlantronics Stock Price, Forecast & News

$8.67
+1.23 (+16.53 %)
(As of 04/5/2020 08:41 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$7.36
Now: $8.67
$8.88
50-Day Range
$5.60
MA: $11.35
$14.87
52-Week Range
$4.60
Now: $8.67
$53.92
Volume1.07 million shs
Average Volume1.60 million shs
Market Capitalization$346.19 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield8.06%
Beta1.85
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: 3.1Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.81 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.67 billion
Cash Flow$10.57 per share
Book Value$18.28 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-135,560,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees7,490
Market Cap$346.19 million
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PLT shares have decreased by 13.3% and is now trading at $8.67. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Plantronics?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Plantronics in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Plantronics.

When is Plantronics' next earnings date?

Plantronics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Plantronics.

How were Plantronics' earnings last quarter?

Plantronics Inc (NYSE:PLT) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 4th. The technology company reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.16. The technology company earned $392 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $399.15 million. Plantronics had a positive return on equity of 19.10% and a negative net margin of 9.69%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 26.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.36 earnings per share. View Plantronics' earnings history.

How often does Plantronics pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Plantronics?

Plantronics announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 4th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Tuesday, March 10th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 19th. View Plantronics' dividend history.

How will Plantronics' stock buyback program work?

Plantronics declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Thursday, November 29th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback 1,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Plantronics updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.01-0.31 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.55. The company issued revenue guidance of $390-430 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $438.40 million.

What price target have analysts set for PLT?

6 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Plantronics' stock. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $83.00. On average, they expect Plantronics' share price to reach $42.83 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 394.0% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Plantronics.

Has Plantronics been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about PLT stock have been trending very negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Plantronics earned a coverage optimism score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the technology company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutPlantronics.

Are investors shorting Plantronics?

Plantronics saw a drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 4,853,300 shares, a drop of 12.9% from the February 27th total of 5,570,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,190,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.1 days. Currently, 15.1% of the company's shares are sold short. View Plantronics' Current Options Chain.

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 General Motors (GM), AT&T (T), Estee Lauder Companies (EL), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Micron Technology (MU), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Harley-Davidson (HOG) and Macy's (M).

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."

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 $8.67.

How big of a company is Plantronics?

Plantronics has a market capitalization of $346.19 million and generates $1.67 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-135,560,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $4.00 on an earnings per share basis. Plantronics employs 7,490 workers across the globe. View additional information about Plantronics.

What is Plantronics' official website?

The official website for Plantronics is http://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 4/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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