PLT:NYE-Plantronics, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Communication Equipment | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 28.26

Change

+0.08 (+0.28)%

Market Cap

USD 1.16B

Volume

0.35M

Average Target Price

USD 18.67 (-33.95%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Plantronics, Inc. designs, manufactures, markets, and sells integrated communications and collaborations solutions for corporate customers, small businesses, and individuals worldwide. Its principal product categories include headsets, which comprises wired and wireless communication headsets; voice, video, and content sharing solutions, which includes open session initiation protocol and native ecosystem desktop phones, conference room phones, and video conferencing solutions; peripherals, including cameras, speakers, and microphones designed to work with a range of unified communication and collaboration, unified communication as a service, and video as a service environments, including RealPresence collaboration solutions of infrastructure to endpoints that allows people to connect and collaborate; and support services. The company sells its products through a sales team, as well as through value-added resellers, integrators, direct marketing resellers, service providers, direct and indirect resellers, retailer, enterprise distributors, wireless carriers, and mass merchants under the Poly, Plantronics, and Polycom brands, as well as RIG brand. Plantronics, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Santa Cruz, California.

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ETFs Containing PLT

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
XTL SPDR S&P Telecom ETF 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.49 (+0.63%)

USD0.04B
RNSC First Trust Small Cap US .. 0.00 % 0.60 %

-0.13 (-0.56%)

USD7.59M

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Communication Equipment)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 3.37% 29% F 63% D
Dividend Return 0.55% 25% F 11% F
Total Return 3.91% 29% F 59% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 11.52% 43% F 73% C
Dividend Return 0.59% 25% F 12% F
Total Return 12.12% 43% F 72% C-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -46.91% 13% F 13% F
Dividend Return 4.79% 25% F 12% F
Total Return -42.12% 13% F 11% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -10.78% N/A N/A 11% F
Dividend Return 1.19% N/A N/A 37% F
Total Return -9.59% N/A N/A 10% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 37.35% N/A N/A 14% F
Risk Adjusted Return -25.68% N/A N/A 20% F
Market Capitalization 1.16B 43% F 55% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Communication Equipment)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 311.30 10% F 2% F
Price/Book Ratio 0.82 100% A+ 79% C+
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 14.90 50% F 26% F
EV/EBITDA 12.69 50% F 50% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -328.66% 8% F 1% F
Return on Invested Capital -37.66% 7% F 4% F
Return on Assets -1.50% 29% F 16% F
Debt to Equity Ratio -1,958.19% 100% A+ 99% A+
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 4.07 43% F 25% F
Short Percent 14.05% 31% F 31% F
Beta 1.73 7% F 16% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.