Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC): Price and Financial Metrics

Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC): $89.83

-2.66 (-2.88%)

POWR Rating

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  • PLPC scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 92.79% of US stocks.
  • PLPC's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • PLPC's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 34.46% of US stocks).

PLPC Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for PREFORMED LINE PRODUCTS CO is higher than 77.12% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.72, PREFORMED LINE PRODUCTS CO has a higher such ratio than merely 23.2% of stocks in our set.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, PREFORMED LINE PRODUCTS CO is reporting a growth rate of 49.04%; that's higher than 75.39% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to PREFORMED LINE PRODUCTS CO, a group of peers worth examining would be OPK, MTRN, TIVC, HUN, and SSD.
  • Visit PLPC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

PLPC Valuation Summary

  • PLPC's EV/EBIT ratio is 7.6; this is 55.81% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • PLPC's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.2 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PLPC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PLPC 2022-11-25 0.7 1.3 9.2 7.6
PLPC 2022-11-23 0.7 1.3 9.3 7.6
PLPC 2022-11-22 0.7 1.3 9.3 7.6
PLPC 2022-11-21 0.7 1.3 9.4 7.7
PLPC 2022-11-18 0.7 1.3 9.2 7.6
PLPC 2022-11-17 0.7 1.3 8.9 7.3

PLPC Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 16.73%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -8.91%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -0.16%.
Over the past 33 months, PLPC's revenue has gone up $153,681,000.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 598.542 18.634 46.858
2022-06-30 568.52 13.36 45.679
2022-03-31 538.087 15.187 40.836
2021-12-31 517.417 33.598 35.729
2021-09-30 504.476 32.171 29.426
2021-06-30 496.559 46.519 31.672

PLPC'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.
  • PLPC has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 83.21% of graded US stocks.
  • PLPC's asset turnover comes in at 1.065 -- ranking 30th of 51 Construction stocks.
  • BBU, KBR, and GVA are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with PLPC.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 1.065 0.323 0.120
2021-06-30 1.072 0.332 0.132
2021-03-31 1.065 0.335 0.138
2020-12-31 1.059 0.330 0.124
2020-09-30 1.064 0.333 0.132
2020-06-30 1.062 0.326 0.116

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PLPC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $89.83 52-week high $96.00
Prev. close $92.49 52-week low $54.97
Day low $88.30 Volume 10,700
Day high $91.45 Avg. volume 14,396
50-day MA $79.78 Dividend yield 0.89%
200-day MA $68.42 Market Cap 441.96M

Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC) Company Bio

Preformed Line Products Company designs and manufactures products and systems used in the construction and maintenance of overhead and underground networks for the energy, telecommunication, cable operators, data communication, and other industries worldwide. The company was founded in 1947 and is based in Mayfield Village, Ohio.

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Investors in Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) have made a return of 23% over the past three years

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Yahoo | November 10, 2022


Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ: PLPC) today reported financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2022.

Yahoo | November 1, 2022

Preformed Line Products Company's (NASDAQ:PLPC) Stock Is Going Strong: Is the Market Following Fundamentals?

Preformed Line Products' (NASDAQ:PLPC) stock is up by a considerable 30% over the past three months. Since the market...

Yahoo | October 26, 2022

Preformed Line Products Acquires Electric Hardware Provider Delta Conectores

Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ: PLPC) has acquired Delta Conectores, S.A. de C.V. The financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Delta Conectores designs and manufactures substation connector systems and accessory hardware for high-voltage AC systems in Mexico. PLPC expects the acquisition to expand its operational and technical capabilities in the region. The company held $30.1 million in cash and equivalents as of June 30, 2022. "The addition of Delta to the PLP family e

Yahoo | October 17, 2022

Preformed Line Products acquires Mexican maker of hardware for high-voltage lines

Delta Conectores offers a high level of design expertise and bolsters PLP's manufacturing capabilities in North America.

Yahoo | October 17, 2022

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PLPC Price Returns

1-mo 8.92%
3-mo N/A
6-mo 39.11%
1-year 43.45%
3-year 32.55%
5-year 24.29%
YTD 40.14%
2021 -4.34%
2020 15.14%
2019 12.87%
2018 -22.73%
2017 23.97%

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