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

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$36.08 -0.70 (-1.90 %)
(As of 01/22/2019 03:07 AM ET)
Previous Close$36.78
Today's Range$35.96 - $37.26
52-Week Range$30.90 - $82.28
Volume327,954 shs
Average Volume422,498 shs
Market Capitalization$1.44 billion
P/E Ratio13.31
Dividend Yield1.66%
Beta1.32
Plantronics, 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. It has strategic alliance agreement with eMite. Plantronics, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Santa Cruz, California.

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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$856.90 million
Cash Flow$3.3846 per share
Book Value$10.61 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-860,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees4,003
Market Cap$1.44 billion
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, November 6th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 20th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Monday, December 10th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 19th. View Plantronics' Dividend History.

How will Plantronics' stock buyback program work?

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

How were Plantronics' earnings last quarter?

Plantronics Inc (NYSE:PLT) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 6th. The technology company reported ($0.16) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.89 by $1.05. The technology company had revenue of $483.07 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $506.32 million. Plantronics had a negative net margin of 9.75% and a positive return on equity of 20.46%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 129.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.59 EPS. View Plantronics' Earnings History.

When is Plantronics' next earnings date?

Plantronics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Plantronics.

How can I listen to Plantronics' earnings call?

Plantronics will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 5th 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 updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.53-0.78 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.18. The company issued revenue guidance of $481-511 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $520.74 million.Plantronics also updated its Q3 2019 guidance to $0.53-0.78 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for PLT?

2 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Plantronics' shares. Their predictions range from $60.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect Plantronics' share price to reach $60.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 66.3% 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?

Media stories about PLT stock have trended very positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Plantronics earned a media sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the technology company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

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 54)
  • Ms. Pamela J. Strayer, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51)
  • Ms. Mary Huser, Exec. VP and Chief Legal & Compliance Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Jeff Loebbaka, Exec. VP of Global Sales (Age 57)
  • Mr. Shantanu Sarkar, Exec. VP of Headset Bus. Unit (Age 50)

Who are Plantronics' major shareholders?

Plantronics' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own Plantronics stock include Brian S Dexheimer, Greggory C Hammann, Jeff Loebbaka, 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 institutional investors are buying Plantronics stock?

PLT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bowling Portfolio Management LLC. 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 $36.08.

How big of a company is Plantronics?

Plantronics has a market capitalization of $1.44 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  236 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  260 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  496
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This page was last updated on 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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