Photronics, Inc. (PLAB): Price and Financial Metrics

Photronics, Inc. (PLAB): $17.65

0.29 (+1.67%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where PLAB ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.64% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PLAB is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 161 days.
  • PLAB's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 56.32% of US stocks).

PLAB Stock Summary

  • Photronics Inc's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 84% of US equities in our set.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 1.55 for Photronics Inc; that's greater than it is for 26.18% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 62.68%, Photronics Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 87.14% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PLAB, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are HTGM, UEIC, ICAD, VAPO, and QDEL.
  • Visit PLAB's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

PLAB Valuation Summary

  • PLAB's price/earnings ratio is 25.5; this is 34.62% lower than that of the median Technology stock.
  • PLAB's price/earnings ratio has moved down 139.1 over the prior 243 months.
  • PLAB's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 36.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PLAB.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PLAB 2021-09-01 1.5 1.1 25.5 14.9
PLAB 2021-08-31 1.5 1.1 26.1 15.3
PLAB 2021-08-30 1.5 1.1 25.4 14.8
PLAB 2021-08-27 1.4 1.1 25.0 14.5
PLAB 2021-08-26 1.4 1.1 24.6 14.2
PLAB 2021-08-25 1.4 1.0 23.5 13.5

PLAB Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 13.42%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 50.28%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -13.87%.
PLAB's revenue has moved up $137,490,000 over the prior 67 months.

The table below shows PLAB's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 663.761 150.772 55.449
2021-06-30 631.759 177.878 42.098
2021-03-31 619.011 139.942 35.798
2020-12-31 602.022 138.548 31.556
2020-09-30 609.691 143.046 33.82
2020-06-30 616.661 123.146 37.06

PLAB's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • PLAB has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 53.07% of graded US stocks.
  • PLAB's asset turnover comes in at 0.509 -- ranking 138th of 208 Electronic Equipment stocks.
  • CETX, IPGP, and AXTI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with PLAB.

The table below shows PLAB's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-08-01 0.509 0.233 0.067
2021-05-02 0.507 0.225 0.059
2021-01-31 0.507 0.217 0.058
2020-10-31 0.525 0.221 0.071
2020-08-02 0.539 0.229 0.074
2020-05-03 0.531 0.224 0.066

PLAB Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of PLAB, see our PLAB price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $18.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.67 (Moderate Buy)

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PLAB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $17.65 52-week high $19.92
Prev. close $17.36 52-week low $10.95
Day low $16.41 Volume 258,438
Day high $18.03 Avg. volume 645,233
50-day MA $16.60 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $14.12 Market Cap 1.07B

Photronics, Inc. (PLAB) Company Bio

Photronics Inc. offers services across the full spectrum of integrated chip production and flat panel display technologies by manufacturing photomasks using electron beam or optical (laser-based) systems. The company was founded in 1969 and is based in Brookfield, Connecticut.

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PLAB Price Returns

1-mo -0.95%
3-mo 43.96%
6-mo 32.61%
1-year 45.51%
3-year 79.19%
5-year 55.51%
YTD -6.37%
2021 68.91%
2020 -29.19%
2019 62.81%
2018 13.55%
2017 -24.56%

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