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

Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC): $158.87

3.71 (-2.28%)

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PLPC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $158.87 52-week high $184.82
Prev. close $162.58 52-week low $70.60
Day low $156.99 Volume 21,800
Day high $164.00 Avg. volume 16,251
50-day MA $166.21 Dividend yield 0.48%
200-day MA $134.22 Market Cap 781.00M

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  • PLPC scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 95.15% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PLPC is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • PLPC's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 10.98% of US stocks).

PLPC Stock Summary

  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, PREFORMED LINE PRODUCTS CO is reporting a growth rate of 69.28%; that's higher than 84.45% of US stocks.
  • As for revenue growth, note that PLPC's revenue has grown 22.94% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of 76.11% of US companies in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, PLPC is more volatile than 79.57% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PLPC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ITI, HUN, RFIL, IART, and BSQR.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 47.77% lower, now standing at 8.2.
  • 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 2023-09-19 1.1 2.0 11.1 8.2
PLPC 2023-09-18 1.1 1.9 11.0 8.1
PLPC 2023-09-15 1.2 2.1 11.7 8.6
PLPC 2023-09-14 1.2 2.1 11.6 8.6
PLPC 2023-09-13 1.1 2.0 11.2 8.3
PLPC 2023-09-12 1.2 2.1 11.7 8.6

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

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 September 20, 2023, declared a regular quarterly dividend in the amount of $.20 per share on the Company's common shares, payable October 20, 2023, to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 2, 2023.

Yahoo | September 20, 2023

Preformed Line Products Company's (NASDAQ:PLPC) Recent Stock Performance Looks Decent- Can Strong Fundamentals Be the Reason?

Preformed Line Products' (NASDAQ:PLPC) stock is up by 4.4% over the past three months. Given that the market rewards...

Yahoo | September 13, 2023

Owning 45% shares,institutional owners seem interested 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 | August 28, 2023


PLP announced today that it is expanding its industry-leading COYOTE® Fiber Optics product line with a range of new solutions that will further support ongoing broadband infrastructure construction and maintenance projects by the world's leading service providers. These innovative fiber network solutions will be displayed at PLP's booth along with live demonstrations of their capabilities during this year's Fiber Connect convention in Orlando, ISE Expo in Kansas City, and SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in

Yahoo | August 15, 2023


Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ: PLPC) today reported financial results for its second quarter of 2023.

Yahoo | August 2, 2023

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PLPC Price Returns

1-mo -6.38%
3-mo -3.03%
6-mo 33.14%
1-year 120.08%
3-year 234.72%
5-year 132.14%
YTD 91.99%
2022 29.93%
2021 -4.34%
2020 15.14%
2019 12.87%
2018 -22.73%

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