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Pentair PLC (PNR) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Pentair PLC (PNR) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Pentair PLC is engaged in manufacturing pumps for commercial and residential applications, including sump pumps, well pumps, and fire-protection pumps. It also provides advanced connectors and fasteners and protection for sensitive electronics. Pentair PLC has a market cap of $7.37 billion; its shares were traded at around $42.48 with a P/E ratio of 21.67 and P/S ratio of 2.16. The dividend yield of Pentair PLC stocks is 2.07%. Pentair PLC had annual average EBITDA growth of 1.40% over the past ten years.

For the last quarter Pentair PLC reported a revenue of $740.5 million, compared with the revenue of $2.8 billion during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $3 billion, a decrease of 39.9% from the previous year. For the last five years Pentair PLC had an average revenue decline of 11% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $1.96 for the year, a decline of 46% from the previous year. The Pentair PLC had a decent operating margin of 14.73%, compared with the operating margin of 13.79% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Pentair PLC is 11.16%. The profitability rank of the company is 5 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Pentair PLC has the cash and cash equivalents of $74.3 million, compared with $113.3 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $787.6 million, compared with $1.4 billion in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is at a comfortable level of 13.4. Pentair PLC has a financial strength rank of 6 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $42.48, Pentair PLC is traded at 89.4% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $22.43. The P/S ratio of the stock is 2.16, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.14. The stock lost 8.1% during the past 12 months.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • EVP & COO Karl R. Frykman sold 10,241 shares of PNR stock on 02/01/2019 at the average price of $41.28. The price of the stock has increased by 2.91% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of PNR, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.