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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Pentair plc, PNR

Pentair plc, PNR is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Industrial Equipment & Components in the sector of Industrial Goods. Based in United Kingdom, Pentair plc, PNR  has a market cap of 11646.34. Since its IPO date on the 5/3/1973, Pentair plc, PNR performance year to date is 32.43%. Today Pentair plc, PNR has gained 0.02%, with a current price of 64.39.

Ownership of the company is 7.60% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 96.50%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -0.70%, with return on investment at 0.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Pentair plc, PNR is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.09. While Total debt/equity is 1.09. With a profit margin of -1.30%, this is combined with a gross margin of 33.90%, and operating margin of 2.70%. Pentair plc ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2, while the quick ratio is 1.2.

For the last year Pentair plc, PNR has seen a EPS growth of -111.50%. A performance for the year of 7.92%. The 52-week high is -0.79%, and the 52-week low is 56.66%. The average volume for Pentair plc, PNR is 319714.

With a target price of 62.6, can Pentair plc, PNR reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Pentair plc, PNR. Pentair plc has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of 14.54. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Pentair plc also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.76 and 2.8 respectively. For P/cash, Pentair plc has a value of 67.2, while it is 21.35 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 64.39, Pentair plc has a dividend yield of 2.11%. We see a return on equity of -2.10%.

Looking more long-term Pentair plc, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 11.00%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 8.18% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -111.50% for this year and for the last five years a -17.00% growth has been seen.

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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