Plexus Corp., together with its subsidiaries, provides electronic manufacturing services in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. More Details
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Share Price & News
How has Plexus's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
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.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: PLXS underperformed the US Electronic industry which returned 47.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PLXS underperformed the US Market which returned 33.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Plexus's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
6 hours ago | Simply Wall StI Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Plexus (NASDAQ:PLXS) Passed With Ease
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StPlexus (NASDAQ:PLXS) Could Easily Take On More Debt
1 month ago | Simply Wall StA Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Plexus Corp. (NASDAQ:PLXS)
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 ($87) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($69.01)
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 (17.2x) compared to the US Electronic industry average (20.7x).
PE vs Market: PLXS is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.2x) compared to the US market (17.8x).
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 (2.4x) 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 (14.8% 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 ($USD5.27M).
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 company bio, 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$2.515b
- Shares outstanding: 28.25m
- Website: https://www.plexus.com
Number of Employees
- Plexus Corp.
- One Plexus Way
- PO Box 156
- United States
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 cha...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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