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

Photronics, Inc. (PLAB): $14.10

-0.06 (-0.42%)

POWR Rating

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  • Value is the dimension where PLAB ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.38% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PLAB is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 48 weeks.
  • PLAB ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 52nd percentile.

PLAB Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 483.64, Photronics Inc is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 93.48% of US stocks.
  • Photronics Inc's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 83.95% of US equities in our set.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 123.02%, Photronics Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 92.67% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Photronics Inc are BCOV, ICAD, HTGM, LNTH, and TRVG.
  • 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/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 year over year price growth rate is now at 16.9%.
  • The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 7.64%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 25.98%.
Over the past 33 months, PLAB's revenue has gone up $96,483,000.

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
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
2020-03-31 596.878 131.996 32.631

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 52.75% of graded US stocks.
  • PLAB's asset turnover comes in at 0.509 -- ranking 138th of 208 Electronic Equipment stocks.
  • INFN, DZSI, and SPWR 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 $14.10 52-week high $15.15
Prev. close $14.16 52-week low $9.40
Day low $14.02 Volume 279,700
Day high $14.29 Avg. volume 449,023
50-day MA $13.72 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $12.76 Market Cap 862.23M

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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Photronics Q3 Results Beat Expectations, Issues Guidance

Photomask technologies and solutions company Photronics (PLAB) delivered better-than-expected fiscal third-quarter results for the period ended August 1, 2021. Revenue and earnings came in above consensus estimates as the company benefited from strong demand trends. Revenue grew 8% year-over-year in fiscal Q3 to a record $170.6 million, beating consensus estimates of $168.33 million. Additionally, net income attributed to shareholders landed at $17.1 million or $0.28 a share, surpassing consensus estimates of $0.22 a share. (See Photronics stock charts on TipRanks) During the quarter, design activity was strong, allowing Photronics to expand its global manufacturing presence with the addition of new tools.

Payal Gupta on TipRanks | August 26, 2021

Photronics, Inc. (PLAB) Q3 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLAB) Q3 2021 earnings call dated Aug. 25, 2021 Presentation: Operator Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by, and welcome to Photronics Third Quarter Fiscal Year [] The post Photronics, Inc. (PLAB) Q3 2021 Earnings Call Transcript first appeared on AlphaStreet .

AlphaStreet | August 25, 2021

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PLAB Price Returns

1-mo 3.91%
3-mo 4.52%
6-mo 11.90%
1-year 43.58%
3-year 46.88%
5-year 33.27%
YTD 26.34%
2020 -29.19%
2019 62.81%
2018 13.55%
2017 -24.56%
2016 -9.24%

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