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1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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Cash-to-Debt 0.98
PLT's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
67% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. PLT: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PLT' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 0.98
Equity-to-Asset 0.38
PLT's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
80% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. PLT: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PLT' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.69  Med: 0.74 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.38
-0.69
0.87
Interest Coverage 4.28
PLT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
86% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 98.80 vs. PLT: 4.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PLT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.28  Med: 1565.66 Max: No Debt
Current: 4.28
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 4.09
Beneish M-Score: -2.71
WACC vs ROIC
8.47%
25.19%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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Operating Margin % 14.19
PLT's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
83% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. PLT: 14.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PLT' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.11  Med: 16.52 Max: 20.58
Current: 14.19
9.11
20.58
Net Margin % 9.37
PLT's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
77% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. PLT: 9.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PLT' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.62  Med: 11.18 Max: 15.98
Current: 9.37
-9.62
15.98
ROE % 24.50
PLT's ROE % is ranked higher than
91% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. PLT: 24.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PLT' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.76  Med: 16.23 Max: 23.78
Current: 24.5
-11.76
23.78
ROA % 8.58
PLT's ROA % is ranked higher than
81% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. PLT: 8.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PLT' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.44  Med: 11.57 Max: 15.61
Current: 8.58
-9.44
15.61
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 51.21
PLT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
81% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.07 vs. PLT: 51.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PLT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.39  Med: 53.84 Max: 82.08
Current: 51.21
23.39
82.08
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 12.30
PLT's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PLT: 12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PLT' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.3  Med: 10.9 Max: 28.5
Current: 12.3
-9.3
28.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 8.40
PLT's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
59% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. PLT: 8.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PLT' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.6  Med: 8.8 Max: 38.4
Current: 8.4
-14.6
38.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -1.00
PLT's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. PLT: -1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
PLT' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.6  Med: 9.8 Max: 37.4
Current: -1
-17.6
37.4
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment    NAICS: 334210    SIC: 3661
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Headquarter Location:USA
Plantronics Inc together with its subsidiaries, 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.

Plantronics Inc. designs and manufactures lightweight communications headsets, telephone headset systems, and other communications endpoints. The firm's headsets are used for unified communications applications in contact centers, with mobile devices and Internet telephony, for gaming, and for other applications. Its products are shipped through a network of distributors, retailers, wireless carriers, original equipment manufacturers, and other service providers. More than half of the firm's revenue is generated in the United States, with the rest coming from Europe, Africa, Asia Pacific, and other regions.

Top Ranked Articles about Plantronics Inc

Plantronics Opens New Office in the Netherlands Purpose-Built to Showcase the Benefits and Best Practices Associated With ‘Smarter Working’
Plantronics Backbeat 500 Series Headphones Make Wireless Your New Standard With Up to 18 Hours of Deep, Rich Sound – for MSRP Under $80

Versatile Bluetooth® headphones bring your music to life with the freedom to listen in all-day comfort

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., March 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Plantronics (:PLT), a pioneer in audio and wearable technology, today announced the new BackBeat 500 Series[1]. The on-ear Bluetooth® stereo headphones incorporate Plantronics signature audio, a lightweight design and up to 18 hours of listening and talk time on a single charge. With an MSRP of $79.99 USD, BackBeat 500 Series helps make the transition to wireless listening simple without sacrificing quality, comfort and affordability. Plantronics BackBeat 500 Series is now available worldwide. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/ab1ec6db-c582-406a-8622-576a3c6cc23b http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/274c8a16-2ce5-48d4-86cf-73207f3b3ab6 http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/b8983912-6528-4d42-9130-7d6aafc51b23 “Your first great pair of headphones is something special – it’s an extension of your style, and a constant companion that provides the soundtrack to your life. These days, more and more consumers are choosing to ditch the cord for the first time, but aren’t willing to make any compromises,” said Greg Miller, director of Portfolio Business Management at Plantronics. “BackBeat 500 Series is that perfect first pair of over-the-head wireless headphones, offering the longest listening time in its price range, along with premium design touches and Plantronics signature high-quality audio.” Whether you’re racing to class or sitting in a packed coffee shop, BackBeat 500 Series brings your music to life without weighing you down. It features 40 mm drivers and a bass tube design for deep, rich sound. Comfortable memory foam ear cushions help isolate sound, while on-ear controls provide easy access for calls and music. Take calls with a wideband-enabled mic and access Siri, Google Now, or Cortana straight from the headphones. Additional BackBeat 500 Series features and benefits: Stream up to 10 m/33 ft. from compatible smartphones and tablets with Bluetooth 4.1 connectivity.Ear cups rotate to lay flat for compact storage in a bag or backpack.DeepSleep hibernation mode helps maintain battery charge for up to six months when your headphones are out of range or left on.The 3.5 mm jack and included analog cable can be plugged in as backup without disrupting your listening experience.Automatically connect up to two devices simultaneously and pair up to a total of eight devices.Bluetooth set up to pair your device is quick and easy with a few simple steps. Pricing and Availability
BackBeat 500 Series is available today in three colors – white, grey and dark grey – on Plantronics.com for $79.99 USD, with additional availability from authorized Plantronics retailers coming soon. For more information, visit www.plantronics.com. Plantronics Award-Winning BackBeat Family
BackBeat 500 Series is the newest member of the Plantronics BackBeat family of wireless stereo products. Other BackBeat stereo Bluetooth headphones include BackBeat PRO 2, critically acclaimed  wireless headphones with on-demand active noise cancellation; BackBeat FIT, waterproof[2] and sweatproof wireless sport headphones that meet the IP57 rating featuring a unique, safety-oriented design and a stable fit regardless of activity level; BackBeat GO 3, wireless stereo earbuds designed from the ground up, and ear out, to provide vivid, high-res audio quality; BackBeat SENSE, smart on-ear wireless headphones with sensor technology; and BackBeat 100 Series, hybrid neckband wireless headphones with an ultra-light design for easy all-day wear. Each features the ability to make phone calls in addition to enjoy music, as well as the quality, durability, comfort and best-in-class experience that customers have come to expect from Plantronics. About Plantronics
Plantronics is a global leader in audio communications for businesses and consumers. We have pioneered new trends in audio technology, creating innovative products that allow people to simply communicate. From unified communication to Bluetooth headsets to gaming solutions, we deliver uncompromising quality, an ideal experience, and extraordinary service. Plantronics is used by every company in the Fortune 100™, as well as 911 dispatch, air traffic control and various mission critical applications for those on the frontline. For more information, please visit www.plantronics.com or call (800) 544-4660. Plantronics, BackBeat and DeepSleep are trademarks of Plantronics, Inc. registered in the US and other countries. The Bluetooth trademark is owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of the mark by Plantronics, Inc. is under license. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. [1] BackBeat 500 Series includes BackBeat 505 and BackBeat 500, differentiated by regional markets and channels in which the products are sold. [2] Waterproof in fresh water up to one meter (3.28 ft.) for 30 minutes (IP57). However, Bluetooth® technology does not transmit underwater. Plantronics.com/waterproof.
Press Contact:
Lerin O’Neill
Plantronics
Senior Manager, Public Relations
(831) 458-7595
[email protected]

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Plantronics BackBeat PRO 2 Wins Prestigious iF Design Award
CATEGORY: 
2017 AwardsAwardsConsumerSANTA CRUZ, Calif., March 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Plantronics (:PLT), a pioneer in audio and wearable technology, today announced that the judging panel for the International Forum Design (iF) has chosen the critically acclaimed Plantronics BackBeat PRO 2 wireless headphones as the winner of its prestigious 2017 Product Design award in the audio category. This latest win marks the 10th consecutive year Plantronics has been honored by the iF International Forum Design GmbH organization for design excellence. Previous winners from the Plantronics BackBeat family of wireless stereo products include BackBeat SENSEBackBeat FIT and BackBeat PRO.

Photos accompanying this announcement are available at
http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/d236ecea-8df2-47fc-b4ce-4838b8b2eed8
http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/b329b3e1-d52f-4211-8a1a-6a85ac58c431
http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/04ae5032-b1cd-434c-93bb-d6e4300b3f02The iF Design Awards have been internationally recognized as a hallmark of design excellence for over 60 years. This year the high-profile international jury evaluated 5,500 entries from 59 countries to determine who would receive its coveted seal of distinction. Products were evaluated based on innovation, functionality, design quality, material, and ergonomics and environmental compatibility, among other criteria.“At Plantronics, we take great pride in the quality, research and testing that goes into designing all of our audio solutions to help people have the best experiences possible. This is at the core of our brand, and it drives everything we do,” said Darrin Caddes, vice president of corporate design at Plantronics. “Our mission with BackBeat PRO 2 was to create a premium headset that offered the next level of audio quality, comfort and design to encourage more consumers to cut the cord and take their audio experience wireless. We are therefore extremely proud to be receiving our 10th accolade from the iF design awards for BackBeat PRO 2, as it is the highest possible praise in our field.”BackBeat PRO 2
Delivering a high-quality, full-range listening experience, BackBeat PRO 2 turns any moment into a refuge from a noisy world. On-demand active noise-cancellation (ANC) means you can minimize background noise when needed while working or traveling, and switch to open-listening mode to hear announcements, conversations or your environment without removing your headphones. BackBeat PRO 2 provides the ultimate in wireless freedom with Class 1 Bluetooth® for an impressive 100 meter range when paired with a Class 1 Bluetooth device. Plantronics smart power management technologies give you up to 24 hours of continuous listening time on a single charge, up to 21 days of standby power, and up to six months of DeepSleep hibernation if inadvertently left on.Other stereo Bluetooth headphones in the BackBeat Family include:BackBeat FIT, waterproof[1] and sweatproof wireless sport headphones that meet the IP57 rating featuring a unique, safety-oriented design and a stable fit regardless of activity level;BackBeat GO 3, wireless stereo earbuds designed from the ground up, and ear out, to provide vivid, high-res audio quality;BackBeat SENSE, smart on-ear wireless headphones with sensor technology; BackBeat 100 Series, hybrid neckband wireless headphones with an ultra-light design for easy all-day wear.Each BackBeat product features the ability to make phone calls and enjoy music, as well as the quality, durability, comfort and best-in-class experience that customers have come to expect from Plantronics.About the iF Design Awards
For over 60 years, the iF DESIGN AWARD has been recognized as an arbiter of quality for exceptional design. The iF label is renowned worldwide for outstanding design services, and the iF Design Awards is one of the most important design prizes in the world. Submissions are awarded in the following disciplines: Product, Packaging, Communication and Service Design, Architecture and Interior Architecture as well as Professional Concepts. All awarded entries are featured on the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE, in the iF design app and are displayed at the iF design exhibition Hamburg.About Plantronics
Plantronics is a global leader in audio communications for businesses and consumers. We have pioneered new trends in audio technology, creating innovative products that allow people to simply communicate. From unified communication to Bluetooth® headsets to gaming solutions, we deliver uncompromising quality, an ideal experience, and extraordinary service. Plantronics is used by every company in the Fortune 100™, as well as 911 dispatch, air traffic control and various mission critical applications for those on the frontline. For more information, please visit www.plantronics.com or call (800) 544-4660.BackBeat, DeepSleep and Plantronics are trademarks of Plantronics, Inc. registered in the US and other countries. The Bluetooth trademark is owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of the mark by Plantronics, Inc. is under license. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. [1] Waterproof in fresh water up to one meter (3.28 feet) for 30 minutes (IP57). However, Bluetooth® technology does not transmit underwater. Plantronics.com/waterproof.
Press Contact:                                                                                          
Lerin O’Neill
Plantronics
Senior Manager, Public Relations
(831) 458-7595
[email protected]

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Ratios

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PE Ratio 21.06
PLT's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 24.23 vs. PLT: 21.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PLT' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.72  Med: 17.56 Max: 65.66
Current: 21.06
6.72
65.66
Forward PE Ratio 16.31
PLT's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.34 vs. PLT: 16.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 21.06
PLT's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
53% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 24.57 vs. PLT: 21.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
PLT' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.72  Med: 17.47 Max: 50.13
Current: 21.06
6.72
50.13
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 23.68
PLT's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
56% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.29 vs. PLT: 23.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
PLT' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.19  Med: 21.47 Max: 178.29
Current: 23.68
7.19
178.29
PB Ratio 4.64
PLT's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. PLT: 4.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PLT' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 2.72 Max: 6.55
Current: 4.64
0.73
6.55
PS Ratio 1.98
PLT's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. PLT: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PLT' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 2.13 Max: 2.83
Current: 1.98
0.53
2.83
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 15.23
PLT's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
56% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. PLT: 15.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PLT' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.56  Med: 14.38 Max: 166.67
Current: 15.23
4.56
166.67
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 12.66
PLT's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
53% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.50 vs. PLT: 12.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PLT' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.89  Med: 12.16 Max: 23.86
Current: 12.66
3.89
23.86
EV-to-EBIT 13.64
PLT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
54% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.69 vs. PLT: 13.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PLT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2  Med: 11.5 Max: 30.2
Current: 13.64
3.2
30.2
EV-to-EBITDA 11.75
PLT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
54% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.68 vs. PLT: 11.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PLT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 9.8 Max: 17.3
Current: 11.75
2.2
17.3
PEG Ratio 4.59
PLT's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. PLT: 4.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PLT' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.61 Max: 10.05
Current: 4.59
0.48
10.05
Shiller PE Ratio 27.93
PLT's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 35.44 vs. PLT: 27.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
PLT' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.74  Med: 25.33 Max: 33.39
Current: 27.93
6.74
33.39
Current Ratio 5.97
PLT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. PLT: 5.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PLT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 3.86 Max: 8.18
Current: 5.97
1.7
8.18
Quick Ratio 5.49
PLT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. PLT: 5.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PLT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 2.81 Max: 7.17
Current: 5.49
1.19
7.17
Days Inventory 45.35
PLT's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
70% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 69.82 vs. PLT: 45.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PLT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.07  Med: 61.35 Max: 117.51
Current: 45.35
45.07
117.51
Days Sales Outstanding 58.48
PLT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
66% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 74.24 vs. PLT: 58.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PLT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.26  Med: 56.62 Max: 61.67
Current: 58.48
45.26
61.67
Days Payable 35.59
PLT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
82% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 63.64 vs. PLT: 35.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PLT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.75  Med: 34.15 Max: 38.55
Current: 35.59
27.75
38.55

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 1.13
PLT's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
76% of the 390 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. PLT: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
PLT' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.91 Max: 2.53
Current: 1.13
0.5
2.53
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.24
PLT's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. PLT: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
PLT' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.16 Max: 0.31
Current: 0.24
0.08
0.31
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 14.50
PLT's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. PLT: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
PLT' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 44.2
Current: 14.5
0
44.2
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.13
PLT's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
78% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. PLT: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.12
PLT's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
68% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. PLT: 3.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
PLT' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.38  Med: 2.51 Max: 6.98
Current: 3.12
1.38
6.98
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 7.80
PLT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. PLT: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PLT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.9  Med: 0 Max: 8
Current: 7.8
-2.9
8

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 27.78
PLT's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
98% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. PLT: 27.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
PLT' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.65  Med: 5.68 Max: 28.33
Current: 27.78
1.65
28.33
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.84
PLT's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
74% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PLT: 4.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PLT' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 4.73 Max: 224.64
Current: 4.84
1.21
224.64
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.04
PLT's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. PLT: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PLT' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.18 Max: 2.92
Current: 1.04
0.5
2.92
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.93
PLT's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. PLT: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PLT' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.12 Max: 2.46
Current: 0.93
0.33
2.46
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.13
PLT's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
65% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. PLT: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
PLT' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.94 Max: 11.65
Current: 2.13
0.84
11.65
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.33
PLT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
69% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. PLT: 7.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PLT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 8.7 Max: 31.5
Current: 7.33
3.3
31.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 9.42
PLT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
52% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.22 vs. PLT: 9.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
PLT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.1  Med: 11.65 Max: 29.1
Current: 9.42
-6.1
29.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $881.2
EPS (TTM) $ 2.52
Beta1.20
Short Percentage of Float1.68%
52-Week Range $40.81 - 58.27
Shares Outstanding (Mil)33.44

Analyst Estimate

Mar18
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 3.25
EPS without NRI ($) 3.25
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
15.00%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.60
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