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

Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC)

Today's Latest Price: $50.77 USD

0.35 (-0.68%)

Updated Oct 22 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 58 in Industrial - Equipment

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PLPC Stock Summary

  • PLPC's current price/earnings ratio is 9.04, which is higher than merely 16.46% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • PLPC's price/sales ratio is 0.55; that's higher than the P/S ratio of only 19.61% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, PLPC is more volatile than only 6.98% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PLPC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ALOT, RFIL, IRIX, CSPI, and SSD.
  • PLPC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Preformed Line Products Co's official web site, go to

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PLPC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $50.77 52-week high $76.60
Prev. close $51.12 52-week low $36.16
Day low $50.50 Volume 4,600
Day high $51.58 Avg. volume 9,023
50-day MA $52.59 Dividend yield 1.56%
200-day MA $51.17 Market Cap 249.59M

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:
$50.77$0.47 -99%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Preformed Line Products Co. To summarize, we found that Preformed Line Products Co ranked in the 3th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Preformed Line Products Co, consider:

  • The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of Preformed Line Products Co over the past 5.41 years is -0.28%; that's better than only 2.93% of cash flow producing equities in the Industrials sector, where it is classified.
  • Preformed Line Products Co's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than merely 13.69% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • PLPC's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than merely 13.69% of tickers in our DCF set.

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

ATTO, DHX, GLBS, WBT, and AIR 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.

Preformed Line Products declares $0.20 dividend

Preformed Line Products (PLPC) declares $0.20/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.Forward yield 1.53%Payable Oct. 20; for shareholders of record Oct. 1; ex-div Sept. 30.See PLPC Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | September 16, 2020

Preformed Line Products Announces Second Quarter And First Half 2020 Results

MAYFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio, Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ: PLPC) today reported financial results for its second quarter and first six months of 2020. Net income for the quarter ended June 30, 2020 was $10.5 million, or $2.11 per diluted share, compared…

PR Newswire | August 6, 2020

Will Gap drop Kanye West?

Will Gap's new deal with Kanye West ever produce actual clothing? This analyst says yes, despite West's recent behavior.

Yahoo | July 24, 2020

Don’t Chase Nike Stock. Buy Under Armour Instead.

Analyst Randal Konik’s recent research into online sneaker promotions shows that both Nike (ticker: NKE) and (ADS) (ADDYY) have discounted products on (FL)’s (FL) website. The percentage of Nike products in the Top 60 Sellers on sale was up year-over-year this month to 68%, a three-year high, he found. While average selling prices for both companies’ goods improved in recent months, Under Armour’s declines weren’t as severe as Nike’s. Under Armour’s relative outperformance in pricing in the past quarter, along with fewer sales at Foot Locker, leads him to think that “the company's footwear could be an area of strength this coming quarter,” when the company reports at the end of the month.

Yahoo | July 24, 2020

Why it might be time to sell two of the world’s most recognizable names

Mark Tepper, president of Strategic Wealth Partners, explained to CNBC in an interview this week why he believes Apple and Nike could both be at risk of a downturn amid heightening tensions between the U.S. and China.

Yahoo | July 23, 2020

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PLPC Price Returns

1-mo 5.63%
3-mo 0.96%
6-mo 5.10%
1-year -4.12%
3-year -25.44%
5-year 27.96%
YTD -14.84%
2019 12.87%
2018 -22.73%
2017 23.98%
2016 40.62%
2015 -21.38%

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