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

Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC): $63.00

1.18 (+1.91%)

POWR Rating

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  • Value is the dimension where PLPC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.56% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PLPC is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 160 days.
  • PLPC's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 17.99% of US stocks).

PLPC Stock Summary

  • PLPC's current price/earnings ratio is 10.29, which is higher than merely 24.5% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.6, Preformed Line Products Co has a higher such ratio than only 12.84% of stocks in our set.
  • Preformed Line Products Co's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 11.82%, greater than the shareholder yield of 84.53% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PLPC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are VIVO, MTRN, TNC, BRC, and EFOI.
  • PLPC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Preformed Line Products Co's official web site, go to

PLPC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, PLPC's price/sales ratio is 78.79% lower, now standing at 0.7.
  • PLPC's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.2 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, PLPC's price/earnings ratio has gone up 0.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PLPC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PLPC 2021-08-26 0.7 1.1 10.9 8.3
PLPC 2021-08-25 0.7 1.1 11.0 8.3
PLPC 2021-08-24 0.7 1.2 11.2 8.5
PLPC 2021-08-23 0.7 1.2 11.1 8.4
PLPC 2021-08-20 0.7 1.1 10.8 8.2
PLPC 2021-08-19 0.7 1.2 11.1 8.4

PLPC Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 20.81%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 8.78%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 13.64%.
Over the past 33 months, PLPC's revenue has gone up $83,598,000.

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
2021-09-30 504.476 32.171 29.426
2021-06-30 496.559 46.519 31.672
2021-03-31 481.15 57.933 33.284
2020-12-31 466.449 41.642 29.803
2020-09-30 461.593 40.105 32.757
2020-06-30 453.347 30.566 27.754

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 $63.00 52-week high $82.46
Prev. close $61.82 52-week low $57.00
Day low $62.50 Volume 1,414
Day high $63.00 Avg. volume 9,173
50-day MA $63.66 Dividend yield 1.29%
200-day MA $68.90 Market Cap 308.70M

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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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.

Preformed Line Products acquires Brazilian electrical hardware maker

The acquisition will "greatly expand" PLP's operational and technical capabilities in the region while supporting its global substation strategy, the company said.

Yahoo | January 13, 2022


Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ: PLPC) announced today that it has acquired Maxxweld Conectores Elétricos Ltda.

Yahoo | January 12, 2022

Short Interest in Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) Declines By 27.3%

Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) was the target of a large decline in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 14,100 shares, a decline of 27.3% from the November 15th total of 19,400 shares. Currently, 0.6% of the companys stock are short sold. Based on an average daily volume of []

Dakota Financial News | December 18, 2021

Preformed Line Products Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.20 (NASDAQ:PLPC)

Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 15th, Zacks reports. Investors of record on Monday, January 3rd will be paid a dividend of 0.20 per share by the technology company on Thursday, January 20th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December []

Transcript Daily | December 17, 2021


The Board of Directors of Preformed Line Products (Nasdaq: PLPC) on December 15, 2021, declared a regular quarterly dividend in the amount of $.20 per share on the Company's common shares, payable January 20, 2022, to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 3, 2022.

Yahoo | December 15, 2021

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PLPC Price Returns

1-mo 10.59%
3-mo -7.53%
6-mo -13.63%
1-year -8.67%
3-year 16.33%
5-year 24.23%
YTD -2.63%
2021 -4.34%
2020 15.14%
2019 12.87%
2018 -22.73%
2017 23.98%

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