Plantronics Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.23 (+3.09 %)
(As of 05/7/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
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52-Week Range
Volume261,094 shs
Average Volume560,331 shs
Market Capitalization$1.69 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Telephone & telegraph apparatus
Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment
Year FoundedN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.70 billion
Cash Flow$32.79 per share
Book Value($2.07) per share


Net Income$-827,180,000.00




Market Cap$1.69 billion
Next Earnings Date5/13/2021 (Confirmed)


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About Plantronics

Plantronics, Inc. designs, manufactures, markets, and sells integrated communications and collaborations solutions for corporate customers, small businesses, and individuals worldwide. Its principal product categories include headsets, which comprises wired and wireless communication headsets; voice, video, and content sharing solutions, which includes open session initiation protocol and native ecosystem desktop phones, conference room phones, and video conferencing solutions; peripherals, including cameras, speakers, and microphones designed to work with a range of unified communication and collaboration, 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; and support services. The company sells its products through a sales team, as well as through value-added resellers, integrators, direct marketing resellers, service providers, direct and indirect resellers, retailer, enterprise distributors, wireless carriers, and mass merchants under the Poly, Plantronics, and Polycom brands, as well as RIG brand. Plantronics, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Santa Cruz, California.


Overall MarketRank

1.22 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

569th out of 1,564 stocks

Telephone & Telegraph Apparatus Industry

12th out of 36 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Plantronics (NYSE:PLT) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Plantronics a buy right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Plantronics in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Plantronics stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Plantronics?

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Are investors shorting Plantronics?

Plantronics saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,130,000 shares, an increase of 21.8% from the March 31st total of 2,570,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 587,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.3 days.
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When is Plantronics' next earnings date?

Plantronics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 13th 2021.
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How can I listen to Plantronics' earnings call?

Plantronics will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 13th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Plantronics' earnings last quarter?

Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE:PLT) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 4th. The technology company reported $1.47 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.81. The technology company earned $484.69 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $429.22 million. Plantronics had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 70.65% and a negative net margin of 53.39%.
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How has Plantronics' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Plantronics' stock was trading at $10.00 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, PLT shares have increased by 309.9% and is now trading at $40.99.
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What price target have analysts set for PLT?

5 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Plantronics' stock. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $48.00. On average, they anticipate Plantronics' share price to reach $36.60 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.7%.
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Who are Plantronics' key executives?

Plantronics' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Charles D. Boynton, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Financial Officer (Age 53, Pay $519.83k)
  • Mr. Carl J. Wiese, Exec. VP, Chief Revenue Officer & Global Head of Sales (Age 60, Pay $248.04k)
  • Mr. Thomas Puorro, Exec. VP & GM of Products (Age 47, Pay $471.92k)
  • Mr. David M. Shull, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 48)
  • Ms. Kristine Diamond, Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Michael R. Iburg, VP of Investor Relations (Age 58)
  • Ms. Lisa M. Bodensteiner, Exec. VP, Chief Legal & Compliance Officer and Corp. Sec. (Age 59)
  • Mr. John Goodwin, Sr. VP of Public Affairs
  • Ms. Anja Hamilton, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Barry L. Margerum, Chief Strategy Officer (Age 69)

What is Dave Shull's approval rating as Plantronics' CEO?

15 employees have rated Plantronics CEO Dave Shull on Glassdoor.com. Dave Shull has an approval rating of 38% among Plantronics' employees. This puts Dave Shull in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), The Walt Disney (DIS), PayPal (PYPL), AT&T (T), Carnival Co. & (CCL), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Lululemon Athletica (LULU), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.51%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (0.41%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.30%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.28%), Profit Investment Management LLC (0.23%) and Swiss National Bank (0.21%). Company insiders that own Plantronics stock include Brian S Dexheimer, Charles D Boynton, Jeff Loebbaka, Joseph B Burton, Private Holdings I L Triangle and Robert C Hagerty.
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Which institutional investors are selling Plantronics stock?

PLT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pzena Investment Management LLC, Hussman Strategic Advisors Inc., New York State Teachers Retirement System, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Whittier Trust Co., CWM Advisors LLC, Texas Permanent School Fund, and Comerica Bank.
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Which institutional investors are buying Plantronics stock?

PLT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Los Angeles Capital Management LLC, Harvest Investment Services LLC, Everence Capital Management Inc., Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC, and Profit Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Plantronics stock in the last two years include Brian S Dexheimer, Charles D Boynton, 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Plantronics' stock price today?

One share of PLT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.99.

How much money does Plantronics make?

Plantronics has a market capitalization of $1.69 billion 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.

How many employees does Plantronics have?

Plantronics employs 6,584 workers across the globe.

What is Plantronics' official website?

The official website for Plantronics is www.poly.com.

Where are Plantronics' headquarters?

Plantronics is headquartered at 345 ENCINAL STREET, SANTA CRUZ CA, 95060.

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 5/8/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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