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Recent Performance: Plantronics (NYSE: PLT)


Plantronics is in the technology sector and is in the communication equipment industry. The company CEO is Joseph B. Burton. Plantronics Inc is a manufacturer of communication equipment. It designs and markets communications headsets, telephone headset systems, and accessories for the business and consumer markets under the Plantronic brand.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The PLT stock showed a previous change of 2.47% with an open at 45.98 and a close of 46.46. It reached an intraday high of 46.93 and a low of 45.65.

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The stock has a market cap of $1.8b with 39.5m shares outstanding, of which the float is 37.7m shares. Trading volume reached 338,773 shares compared to its average volume of 463,611 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Plantronics shares returned 8.20% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -9.46%. Over three months, it changed -3.18%. In one year it has changed -36.65% and within that year its 52-week high was 82.28 and its 52-week low was 30.90. PLT stock is 50.36% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 49.10 and a 50 day moving average of 48.00. Currently PLT stock is trading -5.38% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at -3.38 that ended on 31st of March 2019. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 0.49. The TTM EPS is 2.76, which comes to a TTM PE of 16.83.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 05/07/2019): -0.55
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/05/2019): -1.06
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 11/06/2018): -2.21
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 08/07/2018): 0.42
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 05/01/2018): 0.29

The dividend per share is currently 0.60, which is a dividend yield of 1.29%. Also, the payout ratio is 21.74%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 94.06, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 50.61%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 2,273,586, which was 5.75% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 6.14. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 1.65.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -25.99%, return on assets is -6.62%, profit margin is -8.23%, price-to-sales is 1.07 and price-to-book is 2.48.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 2  :Valuation Score
 0  :Past Performance Score
 1  :Financial Strength Score
 5  :Future Growth Score
 3  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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