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

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$35.94 +0.46 (+1.30 %)
(As of 01/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$35.48
Today's Range$35.36 - $36.04
52-Week Range$30.90 - $82.28
Volume364,700 shs
Average Volume462,918 shs
Market Capitalization$1.40 billion
P/E Ratio13.26
Dividend Yield1.67%
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

Current Ratio1.57
Quick Ratio1.29

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$856.90 million
Price / Sales1.67
Cash Flow$3.4691 per share
Price / Cash Flow10.36
Book Value$10.61 per share
Price / Book3.39

Profitability

Net Income$-860,000.00
Net Margins-9.75%
Return on Assets5.75%

Miscellaneous

Employees4,003
Market Cap$1.40 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 paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Monday, December 10th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.67%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 19th. View Plantronics' Dividend History.

How will Plantronics' stock buyback program work?

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

How were Plantronics' earnings last quarter?

Plantronics Inc (NYSE:PLT) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 6th. The technology company reported ($0.16) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.89 by $1.05. The technology company had revenue of $483.07 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $506.32 million. Plantronics had a negative net margin of 9.75% and a positive return on equity of 20.46%. Plantronics's quarterly revenue was up 129.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous 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 issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.53-0.78 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share 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 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Plantronics' stock. 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 66.9% 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?

Headlines about PLT stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Plantronics earned a media sentiment score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate 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 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)

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 $35.94.

How big of a company is Plantronics?

Plantronics has a market capitalization of $1.40 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:  235 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  260 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  495
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This page was last updated on 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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