$0.07 EPS Expected for Photronics, Inc. (PLAB)

May 16, 2018 - By sdfsdfsdf

Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.32, from 1.4 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 24 investors sold Photronics, Inc. shares while 50 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 42 raised stakes. 66.22 million shares or 3.60% more from 63.91 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Stratos Wealth Prtn reported 118 shares. Profund Advisors has invested 0% of its portfolio in Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB). Axa owns 54,600 shares. Goldman Sachs Incorporated has invested 0% of its portfolio in Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB). Citigroup has invested 0% in Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB). 173 were accumulated by Envestnet Asset Mngmt. D E Shaw Communications invested in 0.01% or 847,029 shares. Invesco Ltd reported 433,044 shares stake. Barclays Pcl owns 38,030 shares. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney And Strauss Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.06% in Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB). Needham Investment Management Limited Liability Co owns 0.94% invested in Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) for 412,750 shares. 43,375 were accumulated by Thrivent For Lutherans. Jpmorgan Chase & Company has 398,701 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 0% or 37,230 shares in its portfolio. Victory Capital Mgmt Incorporated reported 0% of its portfolio in Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB).

Since December 11, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 12 sales for $4.13 million activity. The insider TYSON MITCHELL G sold 1,040 shares worth $8,840. $8,500 worth of stock was bought by JORDAN JOHN P on Friday, March 23. 2,042 shares valued at $16,336 were sold by Burr Richelle E on Wednesday, April 25. Another trade for 2,500 shares valued at $21,500 was made by KIRLIN PETER S on Tuesday, January 2. MACRICOSTAS CONSTANTINE S sold $841,500 worth of Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) on Wednesday, February 21. FIEDEROWICZ WALTER M sold $49,590 worth of Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) on Wednesday, April 11.

Analysts expect Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) to report $0.07 EPS on May, 22 before the open.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 133.33 % from last quarter’s $0.03 EPS. PLAB’s profit would be $4.89M giving it 28.93 P/E if the $0.07 EPS is correct. After having $0.09 EPS previously, Photronics, Inc.’s analysts see -22.22 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.25% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $8.1. About 107,845 shares traded. Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) has declined 25.69% since May 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.24% the S&P500.

Photronics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, makes and sells photomasks in Taiwan, Korea, the United States, Europe, and internationally. The company has market cap of $566.02 million. The firm offers photomasks, which are high precision photographic quartz plates containing microscopic images of electronic circuits for use in the manufacture of semiconductors and flat panel displays , as well as that are used as masters to transfer circuit patterns onto semiconductor wafers and flat panel display substrates during the fabrication of integrated circuits, FPDs, and other types of electrical and optical components. It has a 32.53 P/E ratio. It sells its products to semiconductor or FPD designers, manufacturers, and foundries, as well as to other high performance electronics manufacturers through its sales personnel and customer service representatives.

More news for Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Photronics: The Bull Case Should Finally Play Out” on May 01, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s article titled: “Stock Review for Semiconductor’s Investors — Oclaro, Photronics, Synopsys, and Teradyne” and published on May 02, 2018 is yet another important article.

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