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Pentair (PNR) Competitors

$78.95
-3.80 (-4.59%)
(As of 05/28/2024 ET)

PNR vs. NDSN, GGG, CNHI, SWK, LECO, AOS, PKG, IEX, ZBRA, and ALLE

Should you be buying Pentair stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Pentair include Nordson (NDSN), Graco (GGG), CNH Industrial (CNHI), Stanley Black & Decker (SWK), Lincoln Electric (LECO), A. O. Smith (AOS), Packaging Co. of America (PKG), IDEX (IEX), Zebra Technologies (ZBRA), and Allegion (ALLE). These companies are all part of the "industrial products" sector.

Pentair vs.

Nordson (NASDAQ:NDSN) and Pentair (NYSE:PNR) are both large-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, valuation, profitability, media sentiment, institutional ownership and dividends.

72.1% of Nordson shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.4% of Pentair shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of Nordson shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.3% of Pentair shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Nordson has a beta of 1, indicating that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.Comparatively, Pentair has a beta of 1.24, indicating that its stock price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Nordson currently has a consensus price target of $277.83, suggesting a potential upside of 18.06%. Pentair has a consensus price target of $89.93, suggesting a potential upside of 12.87%. Given Pentair's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Nordson is more favorable than Pentair.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nordson
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67
Pentair
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
12 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.75

Pentair received 177 more outperform votes than Nordson when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 61.51% of users gave Nordson an outperform vote while only 56.50% of users gave Pentair an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
NordsonOutperform Votes
449
61.51%
Underperform Votes
281
38.49%
PentairOutperform Votes
626
56.50%
Underperform Votes
482
43.50%

Nordson pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Pentair pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Nordson pays out 32.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Pentair pays out 24.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Nordson has increased its dividend for 61 consecutive years and Pentair has increased its dividend for 6 consecutive years. Pentair is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

In the previous week, Nordson had 33 more articles in the media than Pentair. MarketBeat recorded 44 mentions for Nordson and 11 mentions for Pentair. Nordson's average media sentiment score of 1.00 beat Pentair's score of 0.38 indicating that Pentair is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Nordson
12 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
12 Neutral mention(s)
4 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Pentair
7 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Nordson has a net margin of 18.23% compared to Nordson's net margin of 15.30%. Pentair's return on equity of 20.20% beat Nordson's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nordson18.23% 20.20% 10.87%
Pentair 15.30%20.16%9.62%

Pentair has higher revenue and earnings than Nordson. Pentair is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Nordson, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Nordson$2.63B5.13$487.49M$8.3928.04
Pentair$4.10B3.21$622.70M$3.7621.13

Summary

Pentair beats Nordson on 11 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding PNR and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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PNR vs. The Competition

MetricPentairSpecial industry machinery, except metalworking machinery IndustryIndustrial SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$13.19B$7.63B$9.41B$17.72B
Dividend Yield1.11%0.73%2.03%3.53%
P/E Ratio21.1323.3218.3622.62
Price / Sales3.213.805.7910.26
Price / Cash18.5120.4015.6615.70
Price / Book4.083.483.745.10
Net Income$622.70M$444.89M$462.54M$974.28M
7 Day Performance-5.67%-1.70%-1.04%-1.14%
1 Month Performance-0.64%1.65%9.44%4.77%
1 Year Performance37.93%28.18%11.76%23.90%

Pentair Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
NDSN
Nordson
4.2195 of 5 stars
$243.14
-9.4%
$278.00
+14.3%
+7.8%$13.91B$2.63B28.447,900Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
Gap Down
High Trading Volume
GGG
Graco
4.2135 of 5 stars
$83.15
-0.5%
$88.25
+6.1%
+5.6%$14.06B$2.20B28.674,000Positive News
CNHI
CNH Industrial
3.6408 of 5 stars
N/A$15.20
+∞
-14.6%$14.40B$24.69B6.7840,220Positive News
SWK
Stanley Black & Decker
4.7135 of 5 stars
$88.17
-1.6%
$97.00
+10.0%
+9.4%$13.57B$15.78B-127.7850,500Analyst Revision
Positive News
LECO
Lincoln Electric
4.3663 of 5 stars
$225.03
-1.2%
$228.00
+1.3%
+16.6%$12.81B$4.19B23.8912,000Positive News
AOS
A. O. Smith
4.0563 of 5 stars
$85.74
-0.1%
$90.67
+5.7%
+27.2%$12.58B$3.85B22.2112,000Short Interest ↑
Positive News
PKG
Packaging Co. of America
3.9201 of 5 stars
$181.85
+0.2%
$173.57
-4.6%
+44.5%$16.33B$7.80B22.7314,900
IEX
IDEX
4.6918 of 5 stars
$217.07
-1.2%
$250.71
+15.5%
+5.7%$16.43B$3.27B28.568,800Positive News
ZBRA
Zebra Technologies
4.4479 of 5 stars
$321.78
+0.5%
$312.27
-3.0%
+23.5%$16.55B$4.58B63.859,750
ALLE
Allegion
3.8494 of 5 stars
$123.55
+0.3%
$127.83
+3.5%
+14.5%$10.80B$3.65B20.1512,400Short Interest ↑

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This page (NYSE:PNR) was last updated on 5/28/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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