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 Data and Metrics

Preformed Line Products Financial Metrics

Preformed Line Products's revenue was reported to be $336.6 m in FY, 2016 which is a 5% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

336.6 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

109.4 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

15.3 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

21.5 m

Market capitalization (23-Jun-2017)

234.4 m

Closing share price (23-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

30.7 m
Preformed Line Products's current market capitalization is $234.4 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


409.8 m388.2 m354.7 m336.6 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

278.9 m267.2 m251.2 m227.2 m

Gross profit

130.9 m120.9 m103.5 m109.4 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

99.8 m99.7 m91.1 m87.9 m


31.1 m21.2 m12.3 m21.5 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

450 k658 k565 k844 k

Interest income

618 k483 k391 k291 k

Pre tax profit

31.8 m21.4 m11.7 m21 m

Income tax expense

11.2 m8.5 m5 m5.7 m

Net Income

20.6 m12.9 m6.7 m15.3 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


24.3 m29.6 m30.4 m30.7 m

Current Assets

185.7 m200.7 m188.5 m189.1 m


100.5 m102.5 m92 m105.1 m


13.9 m17.8 m15.8 m15.8 m

Total Assets

332.4 m354 m324.6 m340.9 m

Accounts Payable

21.8 m22.3 m20.4 m22 m

Dividends Payable

1.1 m1.2 m1.1 m1 m

Current Liabilities

52.2 m55.3 m51.9 m55.5 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

21.1 m22.8 m22.9 m24.6 m

Retained Earnings

238.2 m244.5 m292.3 m303.4 m

Total Equity

252.3 m242.9 m219 m223.5 m

Financial Leverage

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

Net Income

20.6 m12.9 m6.7 m15.3 m

Depreciation and Amortization

12.1 m12.9 m

Accounts Receivable

(10 m)(2.4 m)


3 m(5.7 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

18.2 m25.3 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)

Cash From Financing Activities

(3.2 m)13.2 m

Free Cash Flow

39.3 m42.9 m
USDY, 2016


127.3 k

Financial Leverage

1.5 x

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