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 most optimistic price target was 77, which equates to a potential upside of 21.7 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 59, which equates to a potential downside of -6.75 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.53 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.14 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 6 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 6 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

PNR has an estimated earnings growth rate of 54.26 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of PNR is 0.51.

In the trailing 52-weeks, PNR hit 69.03 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 53.80. Today's price is 17.6 percent above the 52-week low, and 8.34 percent below the 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.