Plexus Corp., together with its subsidiaries, provides electronic manufacturing services in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific.
PLXS passed our risk checks.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$92.44|
|52 Week High||US$64.35|
|52 Week Low||US$101.17|
|1 Month Change||1.15%|
|3 Month Change||1.40%|
|1 Year Change||28.98%|
|3 Year Change||60.46%|
|5 Year Change||97.69%|
|Change since IPO||8,774.24%|
Recent News & Updates
|PLXS||US Electronic||US Market|
Return vs Industry: PLXS underperformed the US Electronic industry which returned 51.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PLXS underperformed the US Market which returned 35.3% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: PLXS is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PLXS's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Plexus Corp., together with its subsidiaries, provides electronic manufacturing services in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. It offers design and development, supply chain, new product introduction, and manufacturing solutions, as well as aftermarket services to companies in the healthcare/life sciences, industrial/commercial, aerospace/defense, and communications market sectors. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin.
Plexus Fundamentals Summary
|PLXS fundamental statistics|
Is PLXS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|PLXS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$3.11b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jul 03, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||5.07|
|Net Profit Margin||4.17%|
How did PLXS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Plexus undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: PLXS ($91.39) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($69.15)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PLXS is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PLXS is good value based on its PE Ratio (18x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (21.6x).
PE vs Market: PLXS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (18x) compared to the US market (17.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: PLXS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PLXS is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.5x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (2.7x).
How is Plexus forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PLXS's forecast earnings growth (11.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: PLXS's earnings (11.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (15% per year).
High Growth Earnings: PLXS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: PLXS's revenue (9.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PLXS's revenue (9.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PLXS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.1%).
How has Plexus performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PLXS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PLXS's current net profit margins (4.2%) are higher than last year (3.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PLXS's earnings have grown by 16.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: PLXS's earnings growth over the past year (23%) exceeds its 5-year average (16.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PLXS earnings growth over the past year (23%) underperformed the Electronic industry 40.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: PLXS's Return on Equity (14%) is considered low.
How is Plexus's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PLXS's short term assets ($1.8B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: PLXS's short term assets ($1.8B) exceed its long term liabilities ($299.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PLXS's debt to equity ratio (20.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: PLXS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 29% to 20.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PLXS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (121%).
Interest Coverage: PLXS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (13.5x coverage).
What is Plexus's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PLXS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PLXS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PLXS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PLXS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of PLXS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Todd Kelsey (56 yo)
Mr. Todd P. Kelsey has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Plexus Corporation since September 30, 2016. Mr. Kelsey served as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President at Plexus Cor...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Todd's total compensation ($USD8.20M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.28M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Todd's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: PLXS's management team is considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: PLXS's board of directors are considered experienced (6.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: PLXS 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.
Plexus Corp.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Plexus Corp.
- Ticker: PLXS
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1979
- Industry: Electronic Manufacturing Services
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: US$2.611b
- Shares outstanding: 28.25m
- Website: https://www.plexus.com
Number of Employees
- Plexus Corp.
- One Plexus Way
- PO Box 156
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/27 22:54|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/27 00:00|
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