Analyst Ratings for Pentair PLC (PNR)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of Pentair PLC (NYSE:PNR) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. PNR had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 5 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 13 gave a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 2 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 1.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for PNR. The highest price target was 77, which equates to a potential upside of 21.7 percent. The minimum price target given was 59, which equates to a potential downside of -6.75 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.53 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.14 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 6 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 6 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of PNR to grow at a rate of 54.26 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of PNR is 0.51.

PNR has traded between a high of 69.03 and a low of 53.80 over the past year. Today's price is 17.6 percent above the 52-week low, and 8.34 percent lower than its 52-week high. PNR has a price/earnings ratio of 27.49. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PNR value stock report compares PNR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $11.34 billion. PNR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.