Preformed Line Products

Preformed Line Products (PLP) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer and supplier of high quality cable anchoring and control hardware and systems, fiber optic and copper splice closures, and high-speed cross-connect devices.
Our core markets are divided into four distinct categories: communications, energy, special industries and solar. Through those categories, we serve a wide range of customers, including:

Telecommunications network operators
Cable television and broadband service providers
Power utilities
Corporations and enterprise networks
Government agencies
Educational institutions
Specialized industries

Cleveland, US
Size (employees)
2,645 (est)
Preformed Line Products was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Cleveland, US

Preformed Line Products Office Locations

Preformed Line Products has an office in Cleveland

Preformed Line Products Metrics

Preformed Line Products Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$336.6 m

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$109.4 m

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$15.3 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$255.4 m

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$30.7 m
Preformed Line Products's current market capitalization is $255.4 m.
Preformed Line Products's revenue was reported to be $336.6 m in FY, 2016 which is a 5.1% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$409.8 m$388.2 m$354.7 m$336.6 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$278.9 m$267.2 m$251.2 m$227.2 m

Gross profit

$130.9 m$120.9 m$103.5 m$109.4 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$99.8 m$99.7 m$91.1 m$87.9 m


$31.1 m$21.2 m$12.3 m$21.5 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$450 k$658 k$565 k$844 k

Interest income

$618 k$483 k$391 k$291 k

Pre tax profit

$31.8 m$21.4 m$11.7 m$21 m

Income tax expense

$11.2 m$8.5 m$5 m$5.7 m

Net Income

$20.6 m$12.9 m$6.7 m$15.3 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$24.3 m$29.6 m$30.4 m$30.7 m

Accounts Receivable


Current Assets

$185.7 m$200.7 m$188.5 m$189.1 m


$100.5 m$102.5 m$92 m$105.1 m


$13.9 m$17.8 m$15.8 m$15.8 m

Total Assets

$332.4 m$354 m$324.6 m$340.9 m

Accounts Payable

$21.8 m$22.3 m$20.4 m$22 m

Dividends Payable

$1.1 m$1.2 m$1.1 m$1 m

Current Liabilities

$52.2 m$55.3 m$51.9 m$55.5 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$21.1 m$22.8 m$22.9 m$24.6 m

Retained Earnings

$238.2 m$244.5 m$292.3 m$303.4 m

Total Equity

$252.3 m$242.9 m$219 m$223.5 m

Financial Leverage

1.3 x1.5 x1.5 x1.5 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$20.6 m$12.9 m$6.7 m$15.3 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$12.1 m$12.9 m

Accounts Receivable

($10 m)($2.4 m)


$3 m($5.7 m)

Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

$18.2 m$25.3 m

Capital Expenditures

($21 m)($17.7 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($24.1 m)($33.3 m)

Long-term Borrowings

($69.9 m)($57.1 m)

Dividends Paid

($2.3 m)($4.4 m)

Free Cash Flow

$39.3 m$42.9 m

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