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Pentair plc (NYSE: PNR) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Pentair plc (NYSE: PNR), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 11036.85. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Pentair plc is 58.53 (with a change from open of -0.31%), this in conjunction with a target price of 64.47. Volume today has so far reached 385963, with an average volume of about 1288.62. The GAP for this stock, is -1.53%.

The P/E ratio is *TBA, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 16.22. The current EPS for Pentair plc, is -0.5, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -111.50%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 22.64%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Pentair plc, EPS is looking like it will grow 17.90% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 7.49%. Quarter over quarter is -7.60% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 4.30%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -17.00%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 16.30%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.30% and institutional ownership is 95.70%. Shares outstanding is 185.12, while shares float is at a value of 180.36. Float short for Pentair plc is 4.45% and the short ratio is 6.23.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.09, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.09. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 2, and the quick ratio is 1.2. The most recent gross margin is 33.90% and their operating margin is 2.70%. The profit margin is -1.30%.

Pentair plc has seen returns on assets of -0.70%, and on investment, 0.40%. Return on equity is -2.10%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is *TBA. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.67, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.59 and Price/cash is 63.69, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 20.24.

The simple moving averages are -6.79% and 4.27% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -12.63% and the 52 week low is 42.40%.

Pentair plc has a dividend yield of 2.28%, with a current price of 58.53. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is *TBA. This is in an industry, Industrial Equipment & Components, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Industrial Goods. Pentair plc is based in United Kingdom.

Performance in the Industrial Equipment & Components industry means that Pentair plc has seen performance for the past week of -4.19%, with performance for the month coming to 1.38%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -5.46%, and for the half year the performance is 8.55%. Volatility for this week is 2.06% and for the month this is 1.83%.

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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