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Last $54.10 USD
Change Today -0.07 / -0.13%
Volume 296.2K
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plantronics inc (PLT) Snapshot

Open
$54.27
Previous Close
$54.17
Day High
$54.58
Day Low
$53.57
52 Week High
04/27/15 - $57.90
52 Week Low
05/15/14 - $42.30
Market Cap
2.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
419.7K
EPS TTM
$2.52
Shares Outstanding
43.0M
EX-Date
05/18/15
P/E TM
21.5x
Dividend
$0.60
Dividend Yield
1.11%
Current Stock Chart for PLANTRONICS INC (PLT)

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plantronics inc (PLT) Details

Plantronics, Inc. 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 also manufactures and markets specialty telephone products under the Clarity brand. Its primary products include corded and cordless communication headsets; audio processors; telephone systems; Bluetooth and corded products; personal computer and gaming headsets; and specialty products, including speakerphones, amplified captioned phones, amplified corded phones, personal listeners, and alarm clocks for hearing impaired individuals. The company designs its products for various markets and applications, such as enterprise and home offices, contact centers, mobile phones and smartphones, computer and gaming, residential, and other specialty applications. Plantronics, Inc. sells products through a network of distributors, retailers, wireless carriers, original equipment manufacturers, and telephony service providers. Plantronics, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Santa Cruz, California.

plantronics inc (PLT) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Execut...
Total Annual Compensation: $700.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $336.3K
Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice P...
Total Annual Compensation: $386.3K
Senior Vice President of Sales
Total Annual Compensation: $379.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

plantronics inc (PLT) Key Developments

Plantronics Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on June 10, 2015

Plantronics declared a quarterly dividend of $0.15 per common share to be paid on June 10, 2015 to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 20, 2015 keeping the rate the same as in the prior quarter.

Plantronics, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2016 and Capex Guidance for the Fiscal Year 2016

Plantronics, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net revenues were $200,762,000 compared with $209,070,000 a year ago. Operating income was $32,852,000 compared with $35,497,000 a year ago. Net income was $25,824,000 or $0.61 per diluted share against $27,943,000 or $0.65 per diluted share a year ago. Income before income taxes was $30,701,000 compared with $36,453,000 a year ago. Cash provided by operating activities was $54,062,000 compared with $49,369,000 a year ago. Capital expenditures were $2,748,000 against $13,328,000 a year ago. Non GAAP operating income was $40,384,000 compared with $41,732,000 a year ago. Non GAAP net income was $30,615,000 or $0.72 per diluted share compared with $31,790,000 or $0.74 per diluted share compared a year ago. Fourth quarter revenue results disappointed due primarily to currency headwinds, a decline in the consumer mono Bluetooth market, and a delayed new product introduction. For the year, the company reported net revenues were $865,010,000 compared with $818,607,000 a year ago. Operating income was $149,085,000 compared with $140,124,000 a year ago. Net income was $112,301,000 or $2.63 per diluted share against $112,417,000 or $2.59 per diluted share a year ago. Income before income taxes was $145,251,000 compared with $141,139,000 a year ago. Cash provided by operating activities was $154,438,000 compared with $141,491,000 a year ago. Capital expenditures were $21,962,000 against $50,985,000 a year ago. Non GAAP operating income was $177,914,000 compared with $166,072,000 a year ago. Non GAAP net income was $129,760,000 or $3.04 per diluted share compared with $123,435,000 or $2.85 per diluted share compared a year ago. For the first quarter of fiscal year 2016, the company expects net revenues of $202 million to $212 million; GAAP operating income of $26 million to $31 million; Non-GAAP operating income of $34 million to $39 million, excluding the impact of $8 million from stock-based compensation and purchase accounting amortization from GAAP operating income; GAAP diluted EPS of $0.48 to $0.57; and non-GAAP diluted EPS of $0.62 to $0.71. Non-GAAP tax rate for the quarter is expected to be 26%. This forecast assumes gross margins to be in the range of 52% to 53%, lower than the current quarter margins due to product mix, impact of higher consumer revenues compared to fourth quarter. Total CapEx for fiscal year 2016 is expected to be approximately $30 million, up from $22 million spent in fiscal year 2015. The company anticipated a full year tax rate of 26%.

Plantronics, Inc., Q4 2015 Earnings Call, Apr 27, 2015

Plantronics, Inc., Q4 2015 Earnings Call, Apr 27, 2015

 

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