NYSE:PLT

Plantronics Competitors

$36.17
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$35.29
Now: $36.17
$38.14
50-Day Range
$36.02
MA: $39.67
$44.55
52-Week Range
$10.93
Now: $36.17
$50.89
Volume313,880 shs
Average Volume586,226 shs
Market Capitalization$1.49 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.88

Competitors

Plantronics (NYSE:PLT) Vs. CSCO, QCOM, PANW, MSI, FFIV, and CIEN

Should you be buying PLT stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "communications equipment" are considered alternatives and competitors to Plantronics, including Cisco Systems (CSCO), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), Motorola Solutions (MSI), F5 Networks (FFIV), and Ciena (CIEN).

Plantronics (NYSE:PLT) and Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership.

Risk and Volatility

Plantronics has a beta of 1.88, indicating that its share price is 88% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cisco Systems has a beta of 0.95, indicating that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Plantronics and Cisco Systems' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Plantronics-53.39%70.65%1.55%
Cisco Systems21.76%32.64%12.94%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Plantronics and Cisco Systems' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Plantronics$1.70 billion0.88$-827,180,000.00$1.9918.18
Cisco Systems$49.30 billion4.43$11.21 billion$2.9217.74

Cisco Systems has higher revenue and earnings than Plantronics. Cisco Systems is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Plantronics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

96.0% of Plantronics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.6% of Cisco Systems shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of Plantronics shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of Cisco Systems shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Plantronics and Cisco Systems, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Plantronics01402.80
Cisco Systems0121102.48

Plantronics currently has a consensus target price of $36.60, suggesting a potential upside of 1.19%. Cisco Systems has a consensus target price of $50.7391, suggesting a potential downside of 2.03%. Given Plantronics' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Plantronics is more favorable than Cisco Systems.

Summary

Cisco Systems beats Plantronics on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) and Plantronics (NYSE:PLT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

74.8% of QUALCOMM shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.0% of Plantronics shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of QUALCOMM shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of Plantronics shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

QUALCOMM has a beta of 1.34, suggesting that its share price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Plantronics has a beta of 1.88, suggesting that its share price is 88% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares QUALCOMM and Plantronics' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
QUALCOMM$23.53 billion6.44$5.20 billion$3.3439.94
Plantronics$1.70 billion0.88$-827,180,000.00$1.9918.18

QUALCOMM has higher revenue and earnings than Plantronics. Plantronics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than QUALCOMM, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares QUALCOMM and Plantronics' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
QUALCOMM22.09%90.74%11.56%
Plantronics-53.39%70.65%1.55%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for QUALCOMM and Plantronics, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
QUALCOMM0121612.62
Plantronics01402.80

QUALCOMM currently has a consensus price target of $165.68, suggesting a potential upside of 24.20%. Plantronics has a consensus price target of $36.60, suggesting a potential upside of 1.19%. Given QUALCOMM's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe QUALCOMM is more favorable than Plantronics.

Summary

QUALCOMM beats Plantronics on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) and Plantronics (NYSE:PLT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

80.8% of Palo Alto Networks shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.0% of Plantronics shares are held by institutional investors. 2.3% of Palo Alto Networks shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of Plantronics shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Palo Alto Networks has a beta of 1.5, suggesting that its share price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Plantronics has a beta of 1.88, suggesting that its share price is 88% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Palo Alto Networks and Plantronics' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Palo Alto Networks$3.41 billion10.27$-267,000,000.00($1.24)-290.32
Plantronics$1.70 billion0.88$-827,180,000.00$1.9918.18

Palo Alto Networks has higher revenue and earnings than Plantronics. Palo Alto Networks is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Plantronics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Palo Alto Networks and Plantronics' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Palo Alto Networks-8.36%-8.66%-1.16%
Plantronics-53.39%70.65%1.55%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Palo Alto Networks and Plantronics, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Palo Alto Networks122802.87
Plantronics01402.80

Palo Alto Networks currently has a consensus price target of $381.3030, suggesting a potential upside of 5.92%. Plantronics has a consensus price target of $36.60, suggesting a potential upside of 1.19%. Given Palo Alto Networks' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Palo Alto Networks is more favorable than Plantronics.

Summary

Palo Alto Networks beats Plantronics on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) and Plantronics (NYSE:PLT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

86.6% of Motorola Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.0% of Plantronics shares are held by institutional investors. 2.3% of Motorola Solutions shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of Plantronics shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Motorola Solutions has a beta of 0.74, suggesting that its share price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Plantronics has a beta of 1.88, suggesting that its share price is 88% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Motorola Solutions and Plantronics' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Motorola Solutions$7.89 billion3.98$868 million$7.4424.90
Plantronics$1.70 billion0.88$-827,180,000.00$1.9918.18

Motorola Solutions has higher revenue and earnings than Plantronics. Plantronics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Motorola Solutions, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Motorola Solutions and Plantronics' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Motorola Solutions10.39%-158.99%11.97%
Plantronics-53.39%70.65%1.55%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Motorola Solutions and Plantronics, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Motorola Solutions03902.75
Plantronics01402.80

Motorola Solutions currently has a consensus price target of $181.2727, suggesting a potential downside of 2.16%. Plantronics has a consensus price target of $36.60, suggesting a potential upside of 1.19%. Given Plantronics' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Plantronics is more favorable than Motorola Solutions.

Summary

Motorola Solutions beats Plantronics on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) and Plantronics (NYSE:PLT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

90.7% of F5 Networks shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.0% of Plantronics shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of F5 Networks shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of Plantronics shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

F5 Networks has a beta of 1.13, suggesting that its share price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Plantronics has a beta of 1.88, suggesting that its share price is 88% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares F5 Networks and Plantronics' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
F5 Networks$2.35 billion5.43$307.44 million$6.6631.08
Plantronics$1.70 billion0.88$-827,180,000.00$1.9918.18

F5 Networks has higher revenue and earnings than Plantronics. Plantronics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than F5 Networks, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares F5 Networks and Plantronics' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
F5 Networks13.08%19.72%9.33%
Plantronics-53.39%70.65%1.55%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for F5 Networks and Plantronics, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
F5 Networks051102.69
Plantronics01402.80

F5 Networks currently has a consensus price target of $195.1765, suggesting a potential downside of 5.72%. Plantronics has a consensus price target of $36.60, suggesting a potential upside of 1.19%. Given Plantronics' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Plantronics is more favorable than F5 Networks.

Summary

F5 Networks beats Plantronics on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ciena (NYSE:CIEN) and Plantronics (NYSE:PLT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Ciena and Plantronics, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ciena051502.75
Plantronics01402.80

Ciena currently has a consensus price target of $59.0278, suggesting a potential upside of 8.97%. Plantronics has a consensus price target of $36.60, suggesting a potential upside of 1.19%. Given Ciena's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Ciena is more favorable than Plantronics.

Volatility & Risk

Ciena has a beta of 0.85, suggesting that its share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Plantronics has a beta of 1.88, suggesting that its share price is 88% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Ciena and Plantronics' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ciena$3.53 billion2.38$361.29 million$2.6520.44
Plantronics$1.70 billion0.88$-827,180,000.00$1.9918.18

Ciena has higher revenue and earnings than Plantronics. Plantronics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ciena, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Ciena and Plantronics' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ciena10.23%17.41%10.25%
Plantronics-53.39%70.65%1.55%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

84.0% of Ciena shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.0% of Plantronics shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Ciena shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of Plantronics shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Ciena beats Plantronics on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Plantronics Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Cisco Systems logo
CSCO
Cisco Systems
2.4$51.79-2.0%$218.65 billion$49.30 billion21.05Analyst Report
QUALCOMM logo
QCOM
QUALCOMM
2.5$133.40-1.4%$151.54 billion$23.53 billion29.45Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Increase
Analyst Report
Palo Alto Networks logo
PANW
Palo Alto Networks
1.6$360.00-1.9%$35.01 billion$3.41 billion-116.13
Motorola Solutions logo
MSI
Motorola Solutions
2.2$185.27-1.3%$31.38 billion$7.89 billion41.45Analyst Report
F5 Networks logo
FFIV
F5 Networks
1.7$207.01-0.7%$12.76 billion$2.35 billion41.24Upcoming Earnings
Ciena logo
CIEN
Ciena
1.9$54.17-1.3%$8.40 billion$3.53 billion23.35
Juniper Networks logo
JNPR
Juniper Networks
1.9$25.33-2.3%$8.29 billion$4.45 billion21.84Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Viasat logo
VSAT
Viasat
1.6$47.24-4.4%$3.24 billion$2.31 billion-2,362.00
Calix logo
CALX
Calix
1.2$40.84-2.7%$2.57 billion$424.33 million291.71Upcoming Earnings
Decrease in Short Interest
EchoStar logo
SATS
EchoStar
1.6$23.90-2.8%$2.24 billion$1.89 billion-24.64
InterDigital logo
IDCC
InterDigital
2.3$72.43-1.7%$2.23 billion$318.92 million37.72
Infinera logo
INFN
Infinera
1.2$9.31-3.1%$1.91 billion$1.30 billion-6.47
Ribbon Communications logo
RBBN
Ribbon Communications
1.6$7.87-2.4%$1.16 billion$563.11 million-4.77Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
NETGEAR logo
NTGR
NETGEAR
1.9$37.56-2.3%$1.16 billion$998.76 million42.68
Extreme Networks logo
EXTR
Extreme Networks
1.7$9.21-3.1%$1.14 billion$948.02 million-11.23Upcoming Earnings
ADTRAN logo
ADTN
ADTRAN
1.8$17.26-3.5%$836.85 million$530.06 million-50.76Decrease in Short Interest
Harmonic logo
HLIT
Harmonic
1.4$7.58-8.4%$764.42 million$402.87 million-19.44Gap Up
Comtech Telecommunications logo
CMTL
Comtech Telecommunications
2.3$23.65-5.3%$616.18 million$616.72 million-7.02
Digi International logo
DGII
Digi International
1.8$17.55-2.3%$521.39 million$279.27 million60.52News Coverage
CalAmp logo
CAMP
CalAmp
1.5$10.75-7.1%$376.63 million$366.11 million-3.55Upcoming Earnings
Aviat Networks logo
AVNW
Aviat Networks
1.1$28.00-4.5%$312.59 million$238.64 million25.45Increase in Short Interest
KVH Industries logo
KVHI
KVH Industries
1.1$13.27-3.1%$244.57 million$157.89 million-17.01
Bel Fuse logo
BELFB
Bel Fuse
1.3$17.20-3.8%$212.42 million$492.41 million71.67
PCTEL logo
PCTI
PCTEL
2.1$6.54-0.0%$121.11 million$90.62 million34.42News Coverage
Aware logo
AWRE
Aware
0.5$3.27-2.4%$70.29 million$12.20 million-5.19Upcoming Earnings
Gap Down
TESSCO Technologies logo
TESS
TESSCO Technologies
1.0$7.60-1.8%$67.09 million$540.30 million-2.70
This page was last updated on 4/21/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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