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

Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC): $69.49

-7.19 (-9.38%)

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PLPC Stock Summary

  • PLPC's current price/earnings ratio is 11.5, which is higher than just 17.38% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.82, Preformed Line Products Co has a higher such ratio than just 18.73% 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 36.93%; that's higher than 76.98% 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 ALOT, SSD, TOUR, ITMR, and LMAT.
  • Visit PLPC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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PLPC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $69.49 52-week high $82.46
Prev. close $76.68 52-week low $36.16
Day low $62.00 Volume 44,500
Day high $76.86 Avg. volume 13,865
50-day MA $69.71 Dividend yield 1.15%
200-day MA $57.99 Market Cap 341.54M

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.

PLPC Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$69.49$7.72 -90%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Preformed Line Products Co with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Preformed Line Products Co ranked in the 13th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Preformed Line Products Co ended up being:

  • Preformed Line Products Co's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than merely 20.61% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • The company's cost of debt, derived from its interest coverage, tax rate, and market capitalization, is greater than only 0% of stocks in its sector (Industrials).

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

ATRO, BDC, CWST, FLR, and LNN can be thought of as valuation peers to PLPC, in the sense that they are in the Industrials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest PLPC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Preformed Line Products Co that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PLPC as an investment opportunity.

K-Swiss and Girl Scouts team up on a 'sweet' sneaker collaboration

veryone has their favorite Girl Scout cookie; now you can have your favorite Girl Scout cookie sneaker. Girl Scouts and K-Swiss teamed up for a new sneaker collaboration to honor the Scouts' heritage — and their iconic Thin Mints, Coconut Caramel, and Trefoils cookies.

Yahoo | March 3, 2021

Nike executive resigns after her son used her credit card to buy $200,000 worth of sneakers for his sneaker-resale business

Ann Hebert, a Nike vice president and general manager for its North America region, left the sportswear giant after 25 years.

Yahoo | March 2, 2021

Here's how brands are responding to hate crimes against Asian Americans

Unprovoked attacks targeting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have skyrocketed in recent months, prompting the public to demand that brands and their leaders speak up to denounce these hate crimes.

Yahoo | March 2, 2021

NIKE, Inc. Announces Senior Leadership Change

NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) announced that Ann Hebert, Vice President and General Manager, North America geography, has departed from the company, effective today, March 1. Hebert leaves Nike after more than 25 years with the brand. Nike plans to announce a new head of its North American geography shortly.

Yahoo | March 1, 2021

Nike teams up with kids' financial literacy platform to help address racial inequality

Nike and youth-focused financial platform Goalsetter are teaming up to help young Americans with financial literacy.

Yahoo | February 24, 2021

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PLPC Price Returns

1-mo -1.45%
3-mo 9.59%
6-mo 32.03%
1-year 48.53%
3-year 12.27%
5-year 105.52%
YTD 1.53%
2020 15.14%
2019 12.87%
2018 -22.73%
2017 23.98%
2016 40.62%

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