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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 10745.46. 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 60.1 (with a change from open of 0.40%), this in conjunction with a target price of 63.79. Volume today has so far reached 307795, with an average volume of about 1388.01. The GAP for this stock, is 0.77%.

The P/E ratio is , bringing the forward P/E to a value of 16.07. 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 22.18%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Pentair plc, EPS is looking like it will grow 18.46% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 12.00%. 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 0.10% and institutional ownership is 95.90%. Shares outstanding is 180.9, while shares float is at a value of 180.28. Float short for Pentair plc is 4.36% and the short ratio is 5.67.

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 . Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.62, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.58 and Price/cash is 62, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 19.7.

The simple moving averages are -4.96% and 8.90% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -10.29% and the 52 week low is 46.22%.

Pentair plc has a dividend yield of 2.29%, with a current price of 60.1. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is . 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 -0.82%, with performance for the month coming to -10.80%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -2.41%, and for the half year the performance is 14.41%. Volatility for this week is 1.99% and for the month this is 1.68%.

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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