Plantronics, Inc. ( PLT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 16, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 09, 2018. Shareholders who purchased PLT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 16th quarter that PLT has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of PLT was $56.46, representing a -6.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.49 and a 36.77% increase over the 52 week low of $41.28.
PLT is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as AT&T Inc. ( T ) and Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ). PLT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.21. Zacks Investment Research reports PLT's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 1.61%, compared to an industry average of 4.6%.