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Last $42.05 USD
Change Today -0.94 / -2.19%
Volume 136.1K
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Plexus Corp., together with its subsidiaries, provides electronic manufacturing services in the Americas, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. It offers product development and conceptualization; and product design and value-engineering solutions, including program management, feasibility studies, product conceptualization, specification development for product features and functionality, circuit design, field programmable gate array design, printed circuit board layout, embedded software design, mechanical design, test specifications development and product verification testing, and automated production solutions. The company also provides commercialization solutions, such as prototyping, new product introduction, design for supply chain, test development, and transition management; manufacturing solutions; fulfillment and logistics solutions. In addition, it offers sustaining solutions, which include aftermarket services, including receiving and diagnostic analysis on returned goods, warranty and non-warranty repair, refurbishment and upgrade to outdated products, and field replenishment strategies; sustaining engineering solutions comprising redesign for cost reduction, enhanced reliability and obsolescence mitigation, failure and root cause analysis, and regulatory compliance surveillance and remediation; and sustaining supply chain solutions consisting of reverse logistics management, logistics optimization, component lifecycle analysis, and alternate component sourcing and supplier qualification. The company provides its solutions to companies in the networking/communications, healthcare/life sciences, industrial/commercial, and defense/security/aerospace sectors. Plexus Corp. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin.

12,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/17/14
Founded in 1979

plexus corp (PLXS) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $854.8K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $301.2K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $468.3K
Regional President of Plexus APAC
Total Annual Compensation: $372.2K
Chief Customer Officer and Executive Vice Pre...
Total Annual Compensation: $364.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

plexus corp (PLXS) Key Developments

Plexus Corp. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended January 3, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Quarter of 2015 and Provides Capital Expenditure Guidance for the Full Year 2015

Plexus Corp. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended January 3, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $664.690 million compared to $533.905 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $26.041 million compared to $19.825 million a year ago. Net income was $23.079 million or $0.67 per diluted share, compared to $17.633 million or $0.51 per diluted share, a year ago. Non-GAAP net income, before special items was $24.770 million or $0.72 per diluted share against $21.268 million or $0.61 per diluted share a year ago. Operating profit, as adjusted was $30.474 million compared to $25.366 million a year ago. Cash flow used in operations was $90.3 million for the quarter. Capital expenditures for the quarter were $9.6 million. Free cash flow for the quarter was negative at $99.9 million. Operating profit was $28,783,000 against $21,761,000 a year ago. For the second quarter of 2015, the company expects revenue in the range of $630 to $660 million and diluted EPS in the range of $0.64 to $0.72 including $0.10 per share of stock-based compensation expense but excluding any unanticipated special items. Gross margin is expected to be in the range of 9.0% to 9.3%, comparable to the fiscal first quarter of 2015. Gross margin guidance includes the impact of merit increases implemented at the beginning of the calendar year and the reset of payroll taxes for U.S. employees. Depreciation and amortization expense is expected to be approximately $12.6 million in the fiscal second quarter. The company estimating a tax rate for the fiscal second quarter of 10% to 12% The company announced that tax rate for the full fiscal year 2015 of 9% to 11%. Currently forecasting between $80 million to $100 million in free cash flow for fiscal 2015. The company continue to forecast capital spending at approximately $50 million for fiscal 2015. The majority of this capital is for equipment to support new capabilities, new program ramps and the refresh of older equipment.

Plex Unveils New Music Features, Serving Up the Ultimate Listening Experience from Any Device

Plex has announced the addition of several new music features to be rolled out in the coming weeks. The Plex music experience allows users to effortlessly stream songs, albums, and playlists from their entire music library to all of their devices. New features include music videos powered by Vevo, automated organization and recommendations, enhanced artist info, and more. Plex will offer an early look at its premium music updates during CES 2015. Plex's interface is consistent across all devices making it easy to use, and providing one window into all of personal media. It's the only fully featured media player that allows to simply manage and play all of stored music, movies, TV shows, and photos on any phone, tablet, TV, or PC--no matter where the content is stored. Plex is compatible with Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Mac, Windows 8, Linux, iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Xbox, PlayStation, many popular NAS devices, and more. Plex's new premium music experience delivers: Audio Fingerprinting plus Enhanced Music Recognition and Artist Info via Gracenote. Plex now uses Gracenote, the leader in music metadata and discovery technologies. Gracenote is the industry standard for music recognition and is supported by the large source of metadata, featuring descriptions of more than 200 million tracks. Plex has added Gracenote's world-class matching via audio fingerprinting to ensure the accuracy of the information associated with the music in library, such as artist, album, and genre. Regardless of the original source and associated metadata (or lack thereof), songs can be appropriately tagged. Plex now also fully supports one-click import from iTunes, so one can easily import all of iTunes playlists, smart playlists, ratings, and more.

Plexus Corp. to Report Q1, 2015 Results on Jan 21, 2015

Plexus Corp. announced that they will report Q1, 2015 results at 4:00 PM, US Eastern Standard Time on Jan 21, 2015


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