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

Photronics, Inc. (PLAB): $21.19

0.06 (+0.28%)

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PLAB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $21.19 52-week high $26.98
Prev. close $21.13 52-week low $13.86
Day low $20.81 Volume 312,900
Day high $21.27 Avg. volume 549,404
50-day MA $20.15 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $20.18 Market Cap 1.33B

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  • Momentum is the dimension where PLAB ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.44% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PLAB is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • PLAB ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 15th percentile.

PLAB Stock Summary

  • PHOTRONICS INC's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 85.3% of US equities in our set.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for PLAB is currently 4.61, higher than just 21.92% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -53.4%, PHOTRONICS INC's debt growth rate surpasses only 5.1% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to PHOTRONICS INC are EAR, HEAR, ECOR, LNN, and MYSZ.
  • PLAB's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit PHOTRONICS INC's official web site, go to

PLAB Valuation Summary

  • PLAB's price/sales ratio is 1.4; this is 36.36% lower than that of the median Technology stock.
  • PLAB's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.6 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 2023-11-03 1.4 1.3 10.5 4.4
PLAB 2023-11-02 1.4 1.2 10.1 4.2
PLAB 2023-11-01 1.3 1.2 9.8 4.0
PLAB 2023-10-31 1.3 1.2 9.7 3.9
PLAB 2023-10-30 1.3 1.2 9.7 3.9
PLAB 2023-10-27 1.3 1.2 9.9 4.0

PLAB Growth Metrics

    The 3 year price growth rate now stands at 149.28%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 58.12%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 27.04%.
Over the past 49 months, PLAB's revenue has gone up $289,273,000.

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
2022-09-30 824.549 275.187 118.786
2022-06-30 795.572 233.597 101.537
2022-03-31 746.267 195.842 87.383
2021-12-31 701.521 183.615 70.477
2021-09-30 663.761 150.772 55.449
2021-06-30 631.759 177.878 42.098

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)

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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Latest PLAB News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about PHOTRONICS INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PLAB as an investment opportunity.

Photronics (PLAB) Flat As Market Gains: What You Should Know

Photronics (PLAB) reachead $21.75 at the closing of the latest trading day, reflecting no change compared to its last close.

Yahoo | November 20, 2023

Photronics Stock Up 45% Since April: One To Watch

Semiconductor equipment maker Photronics had its Relative Strength (RS) Rating upgraded from 70 to 82 Monday, a significant upgrade. The raised 82 Relative Strength Rating shows that Photronics tops 81% of all stock for price strength over the past year. Among its other key ratings Photronics stock has an 89 Composite Rating, out of 99.

Yahoo | November 14, 2023

Photronics (PLAB) Suffers a Larger Drop Than the General Market: Key Insights

In the most recent trading session, Photronics (PLAB) closed at $20.11, indicating a -0.64% shift from the previous trading day.

Yahoo | November 13, 2023

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Yahoo | November 9, 2023

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PLAB Price Returns

1-mo 6.91%
3-mo N/A
6-mo -5.61%
1-year 13.38%
3-year 72.84%
5-year 126.63%
YTD 25.91%
2022 -10.72%
2021 68.91%
2020 -29.19%
2019 62.81%
2018 13.55%

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