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

Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC): $128.04

0.35 (+0.27%)

POWR Rating

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  • PLPC scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 94.35% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PLPC is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • PLPC ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 34th percentile.

PLPC Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for PREFORMED LINE PRODUCTS CO is higher than 78.47% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 40.78%, PREFORMED LINE PRODUCTS CO's debt growth rate surpasses 79.58% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, PREFORMED LINE PRODUCTS CO is reporting a growth rate of 51.03%; that's higher than 77.62% 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 KNDI, MTRN, BRC, 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

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, PLPC's EV/EBIT ratio is 46.15% lower, now standing at 8.4.
  • PLPC's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.4 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 2023-03-17 0.9 1.6 10.7 8.4
PLPC 2023-03-16 0.9 1.6 10.6 8.3
PLPC 2023-03-15 0.9 1.6 10.4 8.2
PLPC 2023-03-14 0.9 1.6 10.8 8.4
PLPC 2023-03-13 0.9 1.6 10.4 8.2
PLPC 2023-03-10 0.9 1.6 10.7 8.3

PLPC Growth Metrics

    The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 78.36%.
  • The 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 9.93%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 1.5%.
PLPC's revenue has moved up $101,983,000 over the prior 15 months.

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 $128.04 52-week high $129.60
Prev. close $127.69 52-week low $57.71
Day low $126.96 Volume 29,600
Day high $129.60 Avg. volume 14,713
50-day MA $103.20 Dividend yield 0.63%
200-day MA $82.73 Market Cap 633.67M

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.


The Board of Directors of Preformed Line Products (Nasdaq: PLPC) on March 22, 2023, declared a regular quarterly dividend in the amount of $.20 per share on the Company's common shares, payable April 20, 2023, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 3, 2023.

Yahoo | March 22, 2023

Institutional investors own a significant stake of 39% in Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC)

Key Insights Given the large stake in the stock by institutions, Preformed Line Products' stock price might be...

Yahoo | March 20, 2023

Preformed Line Products Full Year 2022 Earnings: EPS: US$11.03 (vs US$7.28 in FY 2021)

Preformed Line Products ( NASDAQ:PLPC ) Full Year 2022 Results Key Financial Results Revenue: US$637.0m (up 23% from FY...

Yahoo | March 4, 2023


Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ: PLPC) today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2022.

Yahoo | March 1, 2023

Preformed Line Products buys Pilot Plastics

Preformed Line Products Co., maker of precision-engineered products for the energy and communications industries, has acquired an injection molding manufacturing company Pilot Plastics Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 2001, Peninsula, Ohio-based Pilot Plastics provides services to consumer and business-to-business industries. Preformed Line Products (Nasdaq: PLPC) said it has partnered with the company over the last 15 years on multiple manufacturing projects.

Yahoo | February 2, 2023

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PLPC Price Returns

1-mo 44.74%
3-mo 54.35%
6-mo 80.68%
1-year 104.60%
3-year 166.43%
5-year 109.63%
YTD 54.35%
2022 29.93%
2021 -4.34%
2020 15.14%
2019 12.87%
2018 -22.73%

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