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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR)?

The company in question is, Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) currently with a stock price of 59.66 (-1.53% today). The market cap for Pentair plc is 11390.31, and is in the sector Industrial Goods, and Industrial Equipment & Components industry. The target price for Pentair plc is 63.79. Currently Pentair plc is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 16.39. Average volume for Pentair plc is 1349.81 and so far today it is 42240.

Performance in the last year for Pentair plc has been 14.13%. For EPS growth, Pentair plc has seen a growth of -111.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 21.49%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -17.00% over the last five years and could be 12.00% for the next five years. Pentair plc has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 4.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -7.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is -5.59%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 8.24%.

Since the IPO date for Pentair plc on the 5/3/1973, Pentair plc has seen performance year to date to be 24.63%. With Pentair plc trading at 59.66, the dividend yield is 2.24%, and the EPS is -0.5.

So could Pentair plc, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 1.72 and the P/B is at 2.63. The P/cash is 65.73, with P/free cash flow at 20.88.

Pentair plc ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2, and the quick ratio is 1.2. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.09, and total debt/equity at 1.09.

In terms of margins, Pentair plc has a gross margin of 33.90%, an operating margin of 2.70% and a profit margin of -1.30%.Payout ratio for Pentair plc is *TBA. Return on assets come to -0.70% with return on investment coming to 0.40%.

Insider ownership for Pentair plc, is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 95.90%. Outstanding shares are at 187.99. While shares float is 180.28. The float short is currently 4.23%, and short ratio is 5.65.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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