Plantronics, Inc. (PLT): Price and Financial Metrics

Plantronics, Inc. (PLT)

Today's Latest Price: $28.26 USD

0.08 (0.28%)

Updated Nov 27 5:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 30 in Technology - Hardware

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PLT Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for PLT is -10.72 -- better than only 1.48% of US stocks.
  • PLT's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 99.19% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, PLT has reported earnings growth of 980.27%, putting it ahead of 98.57% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PLT, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are AEL, ATLC, PRTY, MFIN, and MCF.
  • PLT's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Plantronics Inc's official web site, go to en.

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PLT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $28.26 52-week high $34.86
Prev. close $28.18 52-week low $4.60
Day low $27.55 Volume 351,563
Day high $29.07 Avg. volume 1,096,933
50-day MA $18.28 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $14.91 Market Cap 1.17B

Plantronics, Inc. (PLT) Company Bio

Plantronics designs, manufactures, and markets lightweight communications headsets, telephone headset systems, other communication endpoints, and accessories for the business and consumer markets under the Plantronics brand worldwide. The company was founded in 1961 and is based in Santa Cruz, California.

PLT Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$28.26$2.97 -88%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Plantronics Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Plantronics Inc ranked in the 12th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 88%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Plantronics Inc ended up being:

  • The company's balance sheet shows it gets 39% of its capital from equity, and 61% of its capital from debt. Notably, its equity weight is greater than just 2.72% of US equities in the Technology sector yielding a positive free cash flow.
  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.74 years comes in at -0.1%; that's greater than only 14.11% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • Plantronics Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -9.66. This coverage rate is greater than that of merely 8.75% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

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

For other companies in the Technology that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as PLT, try FARO, GLW, ON, QADB, and SAP.

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Latest PLT News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Plantronics Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PLT as an investment opportunity.

Plantronics appoints Dave Shull as CEO

Plantronics ([[PLT]] -9.0%) announced the appointment of Dave Shull as President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Company's Board of Directors, effective September 8, 2020.Mr. Shull succeeds Robert Hagerty, who has served as Interim CEO since February 2020. Mr. Hagerty will continue in his role as Chairman of...

Seeking Alpha | August 17, 2020

Edited Transcript of PLT.N earnings conference call or presentation 4-Feb-20 10:00pm GMT

Q3 2020 Plantronics Inc Earnings Call

Yahoo | July 31, 2020

Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE:PLT) Just Reported And Analysts Have Been Lifting Their Price Targets

Shareholders of Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE:PLT) will be pleased this week, given that the stock price is up 13% to...

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Plantronics, Inc. (PLT) Management on Q1 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Plantronics, Inc. (PLT) Q1 2021 Results Conference Call July 28, 2020 17:00 ET Company Participants Mike Iburg - Head, Investor Relations Bob Hagerty - Chairman & Interim Chief Executive Officer Chuck Boynton - Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Meta Marshall - Morgan Stanley Mike Latimore...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | July 29, 2020

Why Plantronics Stock Soared Today

Shares of Plantronics (NYSE: PLT) soared today, closing up 18%, after the company reported fiscal first-quarter earnings. Adjusted revenue in the fiscal first quarter declined by 22% to $361 million, which led to adjusted earnings per share of $0.33. "We are working aggressively to fulfill elevated headset demand driven by the hybrid working trend as we navigate product shifts and supply chain challenges," interim CEO Robert Hagerty said in a statement.

Yahoo | July 29, 2020

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PLT Price Returns

1-mo 44.77%
3-mo 128.64%
6-mo 104.49%
1-year 12.72%
3-year -43.89%
5-year -43.69%
YTD 4.47%
2019 -15.95%
2018 -33.64%
2017 -6.89%
2016 17.06%
2015 -9.55%

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