Selling Buzz: Pentair plc [PNR] Director BRYAN GLYNIS sells 3,947 shares of the company


The buying and selling of stock by a company’s insider give investors a sense that the stock will rise or fall in the future. Pentair plc shares valued at $178,168 were sold by BRYAN GLYNIS on Dec 15. At $45.14 per share, BRYAN GLYNIS sold 3,947 shares. The insider’s holdings dropped to 27,609 shares worth approximately $1.44 million following the completion of this transaction.

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Also, GLENN T MICHAEL sold 3,947 shares, netting a total of over 184,522 in proceeds. Following the sale of shares at $46.75 each, the insider now holds 26,496 shares.

Before that, Rolchigo Philip M. had sold 2,531 shares from its account. In a trade valued at $121,224, the EVP & Chief Technology Officer traded Pentair plc shares for $47.90 each. Upon closing the transaction, the insider’s holdings decreased to 2,531 shares, worth approximately $1.11 million.

As published in a research note from Mizuho on January 13, 2023, Pentair plc [PNR] has been rated up from a Neutral to a Buy and the price target has been revised to $60 from $44. This represents a 13.18% premium over Thursday’s closing price. Analysts at Stifel upgraded the stock from ‘”a Hold”‘ to ‘”a Buy”‘ outlook in a report released in mid December. As of December 01, 2022, Barclays has increased its “an Equal weight” rating to a “an Overweight” for PNR. Earlier on October 26, 2022, JP Morgan upgraded its rating. Their new recommendation was “a Neutral” for PNR stock which previously was a “an Underweight”.

Analyzing PNR Stock Performance

On Thursday, Pentair plc [NYSE: PNR] rose 0.79% to $52.09. The stock’s lowest price that day was $50.78, but it reached a high of $52.62 in the same session. During the last five days, there has been a drop of approximately -4.23%. Over the course of the year, Pentair plc shares have jumped approximately 15.81%. Shares of the company reached a 52-week high of $60.85 on 02/02/23 and a 52-week low of $44.66 on 01/03/23. A 50-day SMA is recorded $53.38, while a 200-day SMA reached $47.32. Nevertheless, trading volume fell to 1.58 million shares from 1.72 million shares the previous day.

Support And Resistance Levels for Pentair plc (PNR)

According to the 24-hour chart, there is a support level at 51.04, which, if violated, would cause prices to drop to 49.99. In the upper region, resistance lies at 52.88. The next price resistance is at 53.67. RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 40.66 on the 14-day chart, showing neutral technical sentiment. Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) is at -2.10, which suggests the price will decrease in the coming days. Percent R is at 78.38%, indicating bearish price movement. Stochastics %K at holding indicates that the stock is to be held.

Is Pentair plc subject to short interest?

Stocks of Pentair plc saw a sharp rise in short interest on Jan 12, 2023 jumping by 0.5 million shares to 7.23 million. Data from Yahoo Finance shows that the short interest on Dec 14, 2022 was 6.73 million shares. A jump of 6.92% in short interest reflects a positive sentiment towards the stock. Despite the fact that short shares comprise just 5.13 of the overall float, the days-to-cover ratio (short ratio) jumped to 5.13.

Which companies own the most shares of Pentair plc (PNR)?

According to The Vanguard Group, Inc. filings, the company currently owns 18,904,874 shares, which is about 11.49% of the total PNR shares outstanding. The investor’s shares have appreciated by 305,741 from its previous 13-F filing of 18599133.0 shares. With the completion of the buy transaction, Impax Asset Management Ltd.’s stake is now worth $793,341,751. SSgA Funds Management, Inc. acquire a 8.15% interest valued at $642.02 million while BlackRock Fund Advisors purchased a 74,690 stake. A total of 90,935 shares of Pentair plc were bought by Invesco Capital Management LLC during the quarter, and 627,986 were bought by ProShare Advisors LLC. In its current portfolio, Pictet Asset Management SA holds 3,927,261 shares valued at $219.69 million.

In terms of Pentair plc share price expectations, FactSet research, analysts set an average price target of $59.47 in the next 12 months, up nearly 21.9% from the previous closing price of $51.68. Analysts anticipate Pentair plc stock to reach $75.00 by 2023, with the lowest price target being $39.00. In spite of this, 19 analysts ranked Pentair plc stock as an Overweight at the end of 2023.


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