ePlus inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides information technology (IT) solutions that enable organizations to optimize their IT environment and supply chain processes in the United States and internationally.
No risks detected for PLUS from our risk checks.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$108.51|
|52 Week High||US$66.91|
|52 Week Low||US$111.60|
|1 Month Change||5.85%|
|3 Month Change||19.62%|
|1 Year Change||47.51%|
|3 Year Change||24.72%|
|5 Year Change||135.64%|
|Change since IPO||2,184.42%|
Recent News & Updates
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|PLUS||US Electronic||US Market|
Return vs Industry: PLUS exceeded the US Electronic industry which returned 34.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PLUS exceeded the US Market which returned 30% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: PLUS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PLUS's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
ePlus inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides information technology (IT) solutions that enable organizations to optimize their IT environment and supply chain processes in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Technology and Financing. The Technology segment offers hardware, perpetual and subscription software, maintenance, software assurance, and internally provided and outsourced services; and professional and managed services, including ePlus managed, professional, security, ePlus cloud consulting, staff augmentation, server and desktop support, and project management services.
ePlus Fundamentals Summary
|PLUS fundamental statistics|
Is PLUS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|PLUS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$1.21b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||5.96|
|Net Profit Margin||4.94%|
How did PLUS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is ePlus undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: PLUS ($108.51) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($395.33)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PLUS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PLUS is good value based on its PE Ratio (18.2x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (20.7x).
PE vs Market: PLUS's PE Ratio (18.2x) is in line with the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: PLUS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PLUS is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.5x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (2.6x).
How is ePlus forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PLUS's forecast earnings growth (4.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: PLUS's earnings (4.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (15.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: PLUS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: PLUS's revenue (5.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PLUS's revenue (5.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if PLUS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has ePlus performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PLUS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PLUS's current net profit margins (4.9%) are higher than last year (4.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PLUS's earnings have grown by 10% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: PLUS's earnings growth over the past year (14.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (10% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PLUS earnings growth over the past year (14.7%) underperformed the Electronic industry 44.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: PLUS's Return on Equity (13.8%) is considered low.
How is ePlus's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PLUS's short term assets ($774.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($446.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: PLUS's short term assets ($774.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($47.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PLUS's debt to equity ratio (29.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: PLUS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 65% to 29.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PLUS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33.7%).
Interest Coverage: PLUS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (364.2x coverage).
What is ePlus's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PLUS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PLUS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PLUS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PLUS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of PLUS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mark Marron (59 yo)
Mr. Mark P. Marron serves as President and Chief Executive Officer at ePlus Inc. since August 1, 2016 and has been its Director since November 14, 2018. Mr. Marron began his career at ePlus Technology, Inc...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD3.84M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.53M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mark's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: PLUS's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: PLUS's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
ePlus inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: ePlus inc.
- Ticker: PLUS
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1990
- Industry: Technology Distributors
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: US$1.466b
- Shares outstanding: 13.51m
- Website: https://www.eplus.com
Number of Employees
- ePlus inc.
- 13595 Dulles Technology Drive
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/19 23:34|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/19 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.