Pentair (NYSE:PNR) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.04 EPS

Pentair (NYSE:PNRGet Free Report) announced its earnings results on Tuesday. The industrial products company reported $0.94 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.90 by $0.04, reports. Pentair had a return on equity of 20.16% and a net margin of 15.30%. The firm had revenue of $1.02 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.01 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.91 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.1% compared to the same quarter last year.

Pentair Trading Up 0.7 %

Shares of PNR opened at $78.99 on Thursday. Pentair has a 1 year low of $52.28 and a 1 year high of $85.81. The company has a current ratio of 1.90, a quick ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63. The stock has a 50 day simple moving average of $80.19 and a 200-day simple moving average of $71.79. The stock has a market cap of $13.11 billion, a PE ratio of 21.01, a PEG ratio of 1.49 and a beta of 1.20.

Pentair Dividend Announcement

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 19th will be issued a $0.23 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 18th. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.16%. Pentair’s payout ratio is presently 24.47%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several brokerages recently weighed in on PNR. Citigroup increased their target price on Pentair from $85.00 to $101.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, April 8th. The Goldman Sachs Group reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a $91.00 price objective on shares of Pentair in a research report on Friday, March 22nd. BNP Paribas started coverage on Pentair in a research report on Tuesday, March 12th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $86.00 price objective for the company. TD Cowen raised their price objective on Pentair from $80.00 to $85.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Finally, Mizuho raised their price objective on Pentair from $82.00 to $100.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 7th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to, the stock presently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average price target of $89.93.

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About Pentair

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Pentair plc provides various water solutions in the United States, Western Europe, China, Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Australia, Canada, and Japan. The company operates through three segments: Flow, Water Solutions, and Pool. The Flow segment designs, manufactures, and sells fluid treatment and pump products and systems, including pressure vessels, gas recovery solutions, membrane bioreactors, wastewater reuse systems and advanced membrane filtration, separation systems, water disposal pumps, water supply pumps, fluid transfer pumps, turbine pumps, solid handling pumps, and agricultural spray nozzles for fluid delivery, ion exchange, desalination, food and beverage, separation technologies in the oil and gas industry, residential and municipal wells, water treatment, wastewater solids handling, pressure boosting, circulation and transfer, fire suppression, flood control, agricultural irrigation, and crop spray in residential, commercial, and industrial markets.

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