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

Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC): $61.57

0.07 (+0.11%)

POWR Rating

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  • Value is the dimension where PLPC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.59% of US stocks.
  • PLPC's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • PLPC ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 20th percentile.

PLPC Stock Summary

  • PLPC's current price/earnings ratio is 8.82, which is higher than only 20.43% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • PLPC's price/sales ratio is 0.61; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 14.13% of US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for PLPC comes in at 7.38% -- higher than that of 79.45% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Preformed Line Products Co are LIQT, INTT, VNT, HUN, and SSD.
  • 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

    The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 144.85%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 29.64%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 17.69%.
Over the past 34 months, PLPC's revenue has gone up $97,525,000.

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
2021-12-31 517.417 33.598 35.729
2021-09-30 504.476 32.171 29.426
2021-06-30 496.559 46.519 31.672
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

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 $61.57 52-week high $76.60
Prev. close $61.50 52-week low $54.97
Day low $61.39 Volume 5,300
Day high $61.82 Avg. volume 13,576
50-day MA $61.61 Dividend yield 1.3%
200-day MA $62.62 Market Cap 304.16M

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.

Investors Will Want Preformed Line Products' (NASDAQ:PLPC) Growth In ROCE To Persist

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Yahoo | February 2, 2022

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


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

Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) shareholders have earned a 4.2% CAGR over the last five years

If you buy and hold a stock for many years, you'd hope to be making a profit. But more than that, you probably want to...

Yahoo | December 2, 2021

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PLPC Price Returns

1-mo -1.48%
3-mo -3.04%
6-mo -2.55%
1-year -16.92%
3-year 13.63%
5-year 42.72%
YTD -4.22%
2021 -4.34%
2020 15.14%
2019 12.87%
2018 -22.73%
2017 23.98%

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