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How to buy Plexus stock | $89.04

Learn how to easily invest in Plexus stock.

Plexus Corp is an electronic components business based in the US. Plexus shares (PLXS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Plexus employs 19,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

How to buy shares in Plexus

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – PLXS – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Plexus stock price (NASDAQ: PLXS)

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Plexus shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-18.
Latest market close$89.04
52-week range$67.54 - $101.17
50-day moving average $89.44
200-day moving average $91.15
Wall St. target price$104.80
PE ratio 18.2759
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.87

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Is it a good time to buy Plexus stock?

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Plexus price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $89.04 from 2021-09-17

1 week (2021-09-10) -1.25%
1 month (2021-08-19) 3.61%
3 months (2021-06-18) 1.99%
6 months (2021-03-19) -0.76%
1 year (2020-09-18) 25.20%
2 years (2019-09-18) 40.57%
3 years (2018-09-18) 46.71%
5 years (2016-09-16) 92.89%

Is Plexus under- or over-valued?

Valuing Plexus stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Plexus's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Plexus's P/E ratio

Plexus's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 18x. In other words, Plexus shares trade at around 18x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Plexus's PEG ratio

Plexus's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.61. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Plexus's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Plexus's EBITDA

Plexus's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $247.5 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Plexus's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Plexus financials

Revenue TTM $3.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 5.44%
Gross profit TTM $312.7 million
Return on assets TTM 5.08%
Return on equity TTM 14.58%
Profit margin 4.17%
Book value $35.96
Market capitalisation $2.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Plexus shares

There are currently 720,301 Plexus shares held short by investors – that's known as Plexus's "short interest". This figure is 6.4% up from 677,149 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Plexus shares can be evaluated.

Plexus's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Plexus's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Plexus shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Plexus shares traded daily (recently around 82132.383124287). Plexus's SIR currently stands at 8.77. In other words for every 100,000 Plexus shares traded daily on the market, roughly 8770 shares are currently held short.

However Plexus's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Plexus shares, or, against the total number of tradable Plexus shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Plexus's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Plexus shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0261% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Plexus shares, roughly 26 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Plexus.

Find out more about how you can short Plexus stock.

Plexus share dividends

We're not expecting Plexus to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Plexus's shares ever split?

Plexus's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 31 August 2000. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Plexus shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Plexus shares which in turn could have impacted Plexus's share price.

Plexus share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Plexus's shares have ranged in value from as little as $67.54 up to $101.17. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PLXS.US volatility(beta: 1.19)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Plexus's is 1.1927. This would suggest that Plexus's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Plexus overview

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. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Plexus is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.985% of Plexus shares are held by insiders and 98.876% by institutions.
How many people work for Plexus?
Latest data suggests 19,000 work at Plexus.
When does the fiscal year end for Plexus?
Plexus's fiscal year ends in September.
Where is Plexus based?
Plexus's address is: One Plexus Way, Neenah, WI, United States, 54956
What is Plexus's ISIN number?
Plexus's international securities identification number is: US7291321005
What is Plexus's CUSIP number?
Plexus's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 729132100

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