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Open
$49.01
Previous Close
$47.89
Day High
$49.70
Day Low
$47.25
52 Week High
07/3/14 - $49.87
52 Week Low
02/5/14 - $41.14
Market Cap
2.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
186.6K
EPS TTM
$2.52
Shares Outstanding
47.8M
EX-Date
08/18/14
P/E TM
19.0x
Dividend
$0.60
Dividend Yield
0.94%
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Plantronics, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets lightweight communications headsets, telephone headset systems, other communication endpoints, and accessories for the business and consumer markets under the Plantronics brand worldwide. The company also manufactures and markets specialty telephone products under the Clarity brand. Its primary products include corded and cordless communication headsets; audio processors; telephone systems; Bluetooth and corded products; personal computer and gaming headsets; and specialty products, including speakerphones, amplified captioned phones, amplified corded phones, personal listeners, and alarm clocks for hearing impaired individuals. The company designs its products for various markets and applications, such as enterprise and home offices, contact centers, mobile phones and smartphones, computer and gaming, residential, and other specialty applications. Plantronics, Inc. sells products through a network of distributors, retailers, wireless carriers, original equipment manufacturers, and telephony service providers. Plantronics, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Santa Cruz, California.

3,400 Employees
Last Reported Date: 05/16/14
Founded in 1961

plantronics inc (PLT) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Execut...
Total Annual Compensation: $700.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $336.3K
Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice P...
Total Annual Compensation: $386.3K
Senior Vice President of Sales
Total Annual Compensation: $379.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

plantronics inc (PLT) Key Developments

Plantronics, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on September 10, 2014

Plantronics, Inc. declared a quarterly dividend of $0.15 per common share, to be paid on September 10, 2014 to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 20, 2014.

Plantronics Announces Plantronics Manager Pro v3.0 and Expands Plantronics Spokes Software Portfolio

Plantronics announced Plantronics Manager Pro v3.0, a cloud service that customers and partners can use to deploy and manage Plantronics communications devices. With this new service, Information Technology professionals can rapidly deploy a consistent user experience to any number of Plantronics audio devices while reducing complexity for end-users. Part of the Plantronics Spokes portfolio, Plantronics Manager Pro along with the new Plantronics Hub application, also helps IT Managers rapidly diagnose and resolve client-side unified communications deployment issues. Plantronics is also significantly expanding the Plantronics Spokes software portfolio. The following new Plantronics Spokes software products are available for customers and partners: Plantronics Hub - Plantronics Hub for Mac and Plantronics Hub for Windows are software applications that enable users to configure and manage their Plantronics communications devices. When Plantronics Hub is combined with Plantronics Manager Pro, IT managers can control and manage corporate-wide unified communications deployment, manage inventory and push firmware updates to devices. IT can provide as much or as little control over device settings to end-users as they want. Plantronics Hub Software Development Kit (SDK) - Plantronics SDK for Mac and Plantronics SDK for Windows v3.0 are new kits that enable developers to leverage the intelligence of sensors contained in select Plantronics headsets to automate routine processes, or to make communications interactions more predictive and more intelligent.

Plantronics Announces Plantronics-As-A-ServiceSM

Plantronics announced Plantronics-as-a-Service, the first new offering, Plantronics Device-as-a-Service, is a 12, 24, or 36-month program that allows Cloud Service Providers to act as a one-stop shop for a complete, pay-as-you-go communications solution. It complements the Cloud Service Provider's subscription business model for SMB and mid-market businesses, by adding a new recurring revenue stream from bundled hardware and world-class Plantronics customer support. For customers, the Plantronics Device-as-a-Service program will make it easy to acquire a complete communications solution in a packaged, pay-as-you-go manner from a single Cloud Service Provider. It means customers can scale usage to match changes in their business and to match the right communications devices to their users' work styles.

 

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