Plantronics, Inc. ( PLT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 16, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 10, 2017. Shareholders who purchased PLT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 12th quarter that PLT has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of PLT was $54.62, representing a -5.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.79 and a 55.43% increase over the 52 week low of $35.14.
PLT is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as AT&T Inc. ( T ) and China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ). PLT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.32. Zacks Investment Research reports PLT's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 4%, compared to an industry average of 10.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PLT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PLT as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is IGN with an increase of 15.94% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PLT at 1.93%.