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Plantronics, Inc. (PLT) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Plantronics, Inc. (PLT) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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The profile contains critical company information including:

  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Plantronics, Inc. (Plantronics) designs, manufactures and markets lightweight communications headsets, telephone headset systems, and other communications endpoints and accessories for consumer and business markets. Its major products include corded and cordless communication headsets, audio processors and telephone systems, Bluetooth headsets, corded products for mobile phone applications, personal computer headsets and gaming headsets. It also manufactures and markets specialty products for the hearing impaired individuals. It develops enhanced communication products for offices, contact centers, computer and gaming, residential, and other specialty applications. The company sells its products through a network of distributors, retailers, wireless carriers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and telephony and other service providers. The company has presence in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Plantronics is headquartered at Santa Cruz, California, the US.

Plantronics, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Nov 01,2017: Plantronics announces second quarter fiscal year 2018 financial results
Jul 27,2017: Plantronics announces first quarter fiscal year 2018 financial results
May 01,2017: Plantronics announces fourth quarter and fiscal year 2017 financial results
Mar 14,2017: Plantronics's BackBeat PRO 2 wireless headphones wins 2017 iF Product Design award

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Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

Section 1 - About the Company 5
Plantronics, Inc. - Key Facts 5
Plantronics, Inc. - Key Employees 6
Plantronics, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 7
Plantronics, Inc. - Major Products and Services 8
Plantronics, Inc. - History 9
Plantronics, Inc. - Company Statement 12
Plantronics, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 13
Head Office 13
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13
Section 2 – Company Analysis 15
Company Overview 15
Plantronics, Inc. - Business Description 15
Plantronics, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 16
SWOT Analysis - Overview 16
Plantronics, Inc. - Strengths 16
Plantronics, Inc. - Weaknesses 17
Plantronics, Inc. - Opportunities 18
Plantronics, Inc. - Threats 19
Plantronics, Inc. - Key Competitors 20
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 22
Performance Chart 25
Financial Performance 25
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 28
Nov 01, 2017: Plantronics announces second quarter fiscal year 2018 financial results 28
Jul 27, 2017: Plantronics announces first quarter fiscal year 2018 financial results 30
May 01, 2017: Plantronics announces fourth quarter and fiscal year 2017 financial results 32
Mar 14, 2017: Plantronics's BackBeat PRO 2 wireless headphones wins 2017 iF Product Design award 34
Section 5 – Appendix 35
Methodology 35
Ratio Definitions 35
About GlobalData 39
Contact Us 39
Disclaimer 39
List of Tables
Plantronics, Inc., Key Facts 5
Plantronics, Inc., Key Employees 6
Plantronics, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 7
Plantronics, Inc., Major Products and Services 8
Plantronics, Inc., History 9
Plantronics, Inc., Subsidiaries 13
Plantronics, Inc., Key Competitors 20
Plantronics, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 21
Plantronics, Inc., Annual Ratios 22
Plantronics, Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 23
Plantronics, Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 24
Plantronics, Inc., Interim Ratios 26
Currency Codes 35
Capital Market Ratios 35
Equity Ratios 36
Profitability Ratios 36
Cost Ratios 37
Liquidity Ratios 37
Leverage Ratios 38
Efficiency Ratios 38
List of Figures
Plantronics, Inc., Performance Chart (2013 - 2017) 25
Plantronics, Inc., Ratio Charts 27

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