Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) went down by -0.27% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $71.00. The company’s stock price has collected -1.41% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 07/20/21 that New Pentair Smart Sump Controller Helps Protect Homes from Flooding
Is It Worth Investing in Pentair plc (NYSE :PNR) Right Now?
Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 27.90 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for PNR is at 1.15. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 8 analysts out of 19 who provided ratings for Pentair plc declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 8 rated it as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $75.06, which is $2.02 above the current price. PNR currently public float of 165.56M and currently shorts hold a 2.21% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of PNR was 993.73K shares.
PNR’s Market Performance
PNR stocks went down by -1.41% for the week, with a monthly jump of 5.54% and a quarterly performance of 7.72%, while its annual performance rate touched 64.82%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.40% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.93% for Pentair plc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 1.72% for PNR stocks with a simple moving average of 17.52% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of PNR
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PNR stocks, with Boenning & Scattergood repeating the rating for PNR by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for PNR in the upcoming period, according to Boenning & Scattergood is $100 based on the research report published on July 13th of the current year 2021.
Morgan Stanley, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see PNR reach a price target of $63, previously predicting the price at $69. The rating they have provided for PNR stocks is “Underweight” according to the report published on June 04th, 2021.
Morgan Stanley gave a rating of “Equal-Weight” to PNR, setting the target price at $56 in the report published on December 03rd of the previous year.
PNR Trading at 1.94% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought PNR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -2.34% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.93%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.40%, as shares surge +5.22% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +0.42% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, PNR fell by -1.41%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +51.03% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $68.34. In addition, Pentair plc saw 30.61% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at PNR starting from JACKO JOHN H, who sale 30,979 shares at the price of $69.51 back on May 10. After this action, JACKO JOHN H now owns 724 shares of Pentair plc, valued at $2,153,407 using the latest closing price.
GLENN T MICHAEL, the Director of Pentair plc, sale 4,225 shares at $52.35 during a trade that took place back on Dec 01, which means that GLENN T MICHAEL is holding 20,863 shares at $221,179 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for PNR
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +16.04 for the present operating margin
- +35.33 for the gross margin
The net margin for Pentair plc stands at +11.83. The total capital return value is set at 15.88, while invested capital returns managed to touch 11.80. Equity return is now at value 20.00, with 9.90 for asset returns.
Based on Pentair plc (PNR), the company’s capital structure generated 44.00 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 30.56. Total debt to assets is 22.08, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 42.95. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 29.83.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 3.22, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.10. The receivables turnover for the company is 6.28 and the total asset turnover is 0.72. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.26.