Company profile

Ticker
PLPC
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CEO
Robert G. Ruhlman
Employees
Incorporated in
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Fiscal year end
SEC CIK
IRS number
340676895

PLPC stock data

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Calendar

1 May 20
12 Jul 20
31 Dec 20

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Company financial data Financial data

Quarter (USD) Mar 20 Dec 19 Sep 19 Jun 19
Revenue 102.85M 113.65M 119.22M 114.84M
Net income 3.65M 5.6M 8.04M 7.87M
Diluted EPS 0.74 1.09 1.55 1.56
Net profit margin 3.55% 4.93% 6.75% 6.85%
Operating income 5.15M 7.82M 11.64M 11.12M
Net change in cash -4.81M -2.23M -102K -2.2M
Cash on hand 34.12M 38.93M 41.16M 41.26M
Cost of revenue 69.94M 77.47M 79.87M 77.04M
Annual (USD) Dec 19 Dec 18 Dec 17 Dec 16
Revenue 444.86M 420.88M 378.21M 336.63M
Net income 23.34M 26.58M 12.65M 15.26M
Diluted EPS 4.58 5.21 2.47 2.95
Net profit margin 5.25% 6.32% 3.35% 4.53%
Operating income 32.63M 32.93M 26.11M 21.48M
Net change in cash -4.68M -749K 13.62M 344K
Cash on hand 38.93M 43.61M 44.36M 30.74M
Cost of revenue 304.27M 288.65M 259.58M 227.22M

Financial data from company earnings reports

Date Owner Security Transaction Code 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
25 Jun 20 Gibbons Michael E Common shares, $2 par value Grant Aquire A No 49.69 377 18.73K 10,386
25 Jun 20 Kestner R. Steven Common shares, $2 par value Grant Aquire A No 49.69 226 11.23K 649
7 May 20 Andrew S Klaus Common shares, $2 par value Buy Aquire P No 47.84 764 36.55K 4,000
7 May 20 Andrew S Klaus Common shares, $2 par value Buy Aquire P No 46.75 27 1.26K 3,263
7 May 20 Andrew S Klaus Common shares, $2 par value Buy Aquire P No 47.88 737 35.29K 4,000
6 May 20 Andrew S Klaus Common shares, $2 par value Buy Aquire P No 47.72 3,000 143.16K 3,236
6 May 20 Andrew S Klaus Common shares, $2 par value Buy Aquire P No 48.09 1,000 48.09K 3,236
6 May 20 Andrew S Klaus Common shares, $2 par value Buy Aquire P No 50.1 150 7.52K 2,236
6 May 20 Andrew S Klaus Common shares, $2 par value Buy Aquire P No 47.33 1,850 87.56K 2,086
5 May 20 Andrew S Klaus Common shares, $2 par value Buy Aquire P No 51.15 236 12.07K 236
49.0% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 66 71 -7.0%
Opened positions 5 8 -37.5%
Closed positions 10 6 +66.7%
Increased positions 25 22 +13.6%
Reduced positions 20 25 -20.0%
13F shares
Current Prev Q Change
Total value 169.66M 193.66M -12.4%
Total shares 2.45M 2.47M -0.8%
Total puts 0 0
Total calls 0 0
Total put/call ratio
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Keybank National Association 400.45K $19.96M 0.0%
Dimensional Fund Advisors 354K $17.64M +0.3%
Royce & Associates 336.04K $16.75M -24.4%
BLK BlackRock 189K $9.42M +0.5%
HighTower Advisors 158.92K $7.92M +0.0%
Vanguard 144.17K $7.18M +8.2%
Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co 87.44K $4.36M +5.5%
Renaissance Technologies 80.5K $4.01M -2.4%
LSV Asset Management 75.7K $3.77M 0.0%
THB Asset Management 63.89K $3.18M +106.0%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
Royce & Associates 336.04K -108.73K -24.4%
THB Asset Management 63.89K +32.88K +106.0%
Russell Investments 19.62K +19.62K NEW
Vanguard 144.17K +10.97K +8.2%
Bridgeway Capital Management 20.98K +9.84K +88.4%
Oxford Asset Management 0 -9.51K EXIT
Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management 59.24K +9.11K +18.2%
Boston Partners 7.52K +7.52K NEW
Millennium Management 9.69K +5.9K +155.3%
Mackay Shields 5.34K +5.34K NEW

Financial report summary

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Competition
CorningTyco Electronics
Risks
  • Due to the Company’s dependency on the energy and telecommunication industries, the Company is susceptible to negative trends relating to those industries that could adversely affect the Company’s operating results.
  • The Company’s business will suffer if the Company fails to develop and successfully introduce new and enhanced products that meet the changing needs of the Company’s customers.
  • The intense competition in the Company’s markets, particularly telecommunication, may lead to a reduction in sales and earnings.
  • Competitors’ introduction of products embodying new technologies or the emergence of new industry standards can render existing products or products under development obsolete or unmarketable and result in lost sales.
  • Price increases or decreased or delayed availability of raw materials could result in lower earnings.
  • The Company’s international operations subject the Company to additional business risks that may have a material adverse effect on the Company’s business, operating results and financial condition.
  • The Company may not be able to successfully integrate businesses that it may acquire in the future or complete acquisitions on satisfactory terms, which could have a material adverse effect on the Company’s business, operating results and financial condition.
  • The Company may have interruptions in or lose business due to the uncertainty of the global economy, specifically related to the lack of available funding for the Company’s customers.
  • The Company may be adversely impacted by laws, regulation, and litigation.
  • The Company may not be able to successfully manage its intellectual property and may be subject to infringement claims.
  • Tax matters, including changes in tax rates, disagreements with taxing authorities and imposition of new taxes could impact the Company’s operating results and financial condition.
  • The Company employs information technology systems to support its business, and any material breach, interruption or failure may adversely impact the Company’s business.
Management Discussion
  • Net sales. Net sales were $102.9 million for the three months ended March 31, 2020, an increase of $5.7 million, or 6%, from the three months ended March 31, 2019.  Excluding the unfavorable effect of currency translation, net sales for the three months ended March 31, 2020 increased $9.8 million compared to the same period in 2019, or 10%, as summarized in the following table:
  • Gross profit. Gross profit was $32.9 million and $27.3 million for the three-month periods ended March 31, 2020 and 2019, respectively.  Excluding the unfavorable effect of currency translation, gross profit increased $6.9 million, or 25%, as summarized in the following table:
  • Costs and expenses. Costs and expenses of $27.8 million for the three months ended March 31, 2020 increased $2.5 million, or 10%.  Excluding the favorable effect of currency translation, costs and expenses increased $3.5 million, or 14%, as summarized in the following table:
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