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

Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC): $76.28

-0.29 (-0.38%)

POWR Rating

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  • Value is the dimension where PLPC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 94.24% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PLPC is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • PLPC ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 40th percentile.

PLPC Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 8.2, PREFORMED LINE PRODUCTS CO P/E ratio is greater than that of about merely 23.7% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for PLPC is currently 28.05, higher than 82.03% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • PLPC's price/sales ratio is 0.66; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 20.17% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to PREFORMED LINE PRODUCTS CO are ALOT, BIOL, OPK, RWLK, and HUN.
  • Visit PLPC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

PLPC Valuation Summary

  • PLPC's price/sales ratio is 0.7; this is 65% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • PLPC's price/earnings ratio has moved down 15.1 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 2022-09-02 0.7 1.1 8.2 7.1
PLPC 2022-09-01 0.7 1.1 8.2 7.2
PLPC 2022-08-31 0.7 1.2 8.4 7.3
PLPC 2022-08-30 0.7 1.2 8.5 7.4
PLPC 2022-08-29 0.7 1.2 8.7 7.6
PLPC 2022-08-26 0.7 1.2 8.7 7.6

PLPC Growth Metrics

    The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at 11.83%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 31.68%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -73.79%.
PLPC's revenue has moved up $87,370,000 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
2022-06-30 568.52 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
2021-03-31 481.15 57.933 33.284

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

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PLPC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $76.28 52-week high $87.19
Prev. close $76.57 52-week low $54.97
Day low $75.90 Volume 2,720
Day high $76.45 Avg. volume 14,408
50-day MA $68.62 Dividend yield 1.04%
200-day MA $63.01 Market Cap 376.82M

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.

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Yahoo | August 26, 2022

Here's Why Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

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Yahoo | August 14, 2022

Preformed Line Products Is A Surging Undervalued Backdoor EV Play

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Massive Power Grid Buildout Needed

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Jeremy Blum on Seeking Alpha | August 10, 2022


Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ: PLPC) today reported financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2022.

Yahoo | August 4, 2022

There's Been No Shortage Of Growth Recently For Preformed Line Products' (NASDAQ:PLPC) Returns On Capital

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Yahoo | July 12, 2022

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PLPC Price Returns

1-mo 13.09%
3-mo 19.91%
6-mo 29.07%
1-year 13.19%
3-year 56.48%
5-year 55.57%
YTD 18.66%
2021 -4.34%
2020 15.14%
2019 12.87%
2018 -22.73%
2017 23.98%

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