Insider Selling: BRYAN GLYNIS, Pentair plc [PNR] Director divested 3,947 shares


Investors can expect a company’s stock to rise or fall based on the buying and selling of stock by its insiders. 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 $1.58 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 $1.22 million.

Analyzing PNR Stock Performance

On Thursday, Pentair plc [NYSE: PNR] rose 0.70% to $57.15. The stock’s lowest price that day was $56.19, but it reached a high of $57.16 in the same session. During the last five days, there has been a drop of approximately -3.87%. Over the course of the year, Pentair plc shares have jumped approximately 27.06%. 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 $55.16, while a 200-day SMA reached $49.21. Nevertheless, trading volume fell to 1.06 million shares from 0.99 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 56.51, which, if violated, would cause prices to drop to 55.86. In the upper region, resistance lies at 57.48. The next price resistance is at 57.80. RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 49.74 on the 14-day chart, showing neutral technical sentiment. Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) is at -1.28, which suggests the price will decrease in the coming days. Percent R is at 74.09%, 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 steep in short interest on May 14, 2023 dropping by -2.53 million shares to 4.31 million. Data from Yahoo Finance shows that the short interest on Apr 13, 2023 was 6.84 million shares. A decline of -58.7% in short interest reflects a positive sentiment towards the stock. Despite the fact that short shares comprise just 2.91 of the overall float, the days-to-cover ratio (short ratio) decline to 2.91.

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

According to The Vanguard Group, Inc. filings, the company currently owns 19,014,821 shares, which is about 11.56% of the total PNR shares outstanding. The investor’s shares have appreciated by 109,947 from its previous 13-F filing of 18904874.0 shares. With the completion of the sale transaction, Impax Asset Management Ltd.’s stake is now worth $740,958,969. SSgA Funds Management, Inc. reduced a -6.21% interest valued at $625.21 million while BlackRock Fund Advisors purchased a 629,104 stake. A total of 1,731,839 shares of Pentair plc were bought by Millennium Management LLC during the quarter, and -116,986 were sold by Pictet Asset Management SA. In its current portfolio, Invesco Capital Management LLC holds 3,683,326 shares valued at $213.93 million.

In terms of Pentair plc share price expectations, FactSet research, analysts set an average price target of $63.87 in the next 12 months, up nearly 14.54% from the previous closing price of $56.75. Analysts anticipate Pentair plc stock to reach $77.00 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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