Does Earnings Surprise History Hold Any Clue for PLDT (NYSE:PHI)


Earnings results for PLDT (NYSE:PHI)

PLDT Inc. is estimated to report earnings on 11/05/2020. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company’s historical reporting dates. Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.55.

PLDT last posted its quarterly earnings results on August 6th, 2020. The technology company reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The company had revenue of $853.38 million for the quarter. PLDT has generated $2.28 earnings per share over the last year and currently has a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.6. PLDT has not formally confirmed its next earnings publication date, but the company’s estimated earnings date is Thursday, November 5th, 2020 based off prior year’s report dates.

Analyst Opinion on PLDT (NYSE:PHI)

3 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for PLDT in the last 12 months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of “Buy.”

There is not enough analysis data for PLDT.

Dividend Strength: PLDT (NYSE:PHI)

PLDT pays a meaningful dividend of 3.82%, higher than the bottom 25% of all stocks that pay dividends. PLDT has only been increasing its dividend for 1 years. The dividend payout ratio of PLDT is 46.05%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, PLDT will have a dividend payout ratio of 39.33% next year. This indicates that PLDT will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.

Insiders buying/selling: PLDT (NYSE:PHI)

In the past three months, PLDT insiders have not sold or bought any company stock. Only 3.84% of the stock of PLDT is held by institutions.

Earnings and Valuation of PLDT (NYSE:PHI

Earnings for PLDT are expected to grow by 3.09% in the coming year, from $2.59 to $2.67 per share. The P/E ratio of PLDT is 13.56, which means that it is trading at a less expensive P/E ratio than the market average P/E ratio of about 19.26. The P/E ratio of PLDT is 13.56, which means that it is trading at a less expensive P/E ratio than the Computer and Technology sector average P/E ratio of about 62.73. PLDT has a P/B Ratio of 2.69. P/B Ratios below 3 indicates that a company is reasonably valued with respect to its assets and liabilities.

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