Analysts See $0.93 EPS for Pentair plc (PNR); Amkor Technology (AMKR) Has 1 Sentiment

January 16, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

Amkor Technology, Inc. provides outsourced semiconductor packaging and test services in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.51 billion. The firm offers turnkey packaging and test services, including semiconductor wafer bumps, wafer probes, wafer back-grinds, package design, packaging, and test and drop shipment services. It has a 9.62 P/E ratio. The Company’s packages employ wirebond, flip chip, and copper clip and other interconnect technologies.

Analysts expect Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) to report $0.93 EPS on January, 30.They anticipate $0.15 EPS change or 19.23% from last quarter’s $0.78 EPS. PNR’s profit would be $168.89M giving it 19.83 P/E if the $0.93 EPS is correct. After having $0.95 EPS previously, Pentair plc’s analysts see -2.11% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.50% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $73.76. About 1.43 million shares traded or 57.83% up from the average. Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) has risen 14.99% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.71% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.11, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 24 investors sold Pentair plc shares while 147 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 131 raised stakes. 151.12 million shares or 1.77% less from 153.84 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Everence Capital Mgmt stated it has 4,480 shares. Griffin Asset Management has 6,785 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Washington Trust Bank invested 0.02% in Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR). Kentucky Retirement accumulated 0.05% or 10,295 shares. Td Asset Mngmt holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) for 51,121 shares. Fifth Third Bancshares accumulated 11,958 shares. Balyasny Asset Mngmt Lc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR). Chevy Chase Tru Holding, a Maryland-based fund reported 144,035 shares. San Francisco Sentry (Ca) holds 136 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Bankshares Of Nova Scotia reported 4,089 shares stake. The Georgia-based Suntrust Banks Inc has invested 0% in Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR). California-based Pacific Alternative Asset Ltd Company has invested 0.23% in Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR). Cap Fincl Advisers Ltd Co has invested 0.01% in Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR). Asset One Communications Ltd holds 0.04% or 257,102 shares. Gofen Glossberg Limited Liability Co Il has 0.01% invested in Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) for 4,105 shares.

Among 23 analysts covering Pentair Inc. (NYSE:PNR), 8 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. Pentair Inc. had 73 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, July 26. RBC Capital Markets maintained Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) rating on Wednesday, July 22. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $69 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $60 target in Friday, December 18 report. As per Monday, August 22, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. Cowen & Co downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Thursday, September 1 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) on Monday, July 10 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, July 14 by Stifel Nicolaus. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, May 30 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, July 22 by Jefferies. BMO Capital Markets maintained Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) rating on Wednesday, August 2. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $7000 target.

Since September 28, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $348,400 activity. $348,400 worth of Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) was sold by MERRIMAN RONALD on Thursday, September 28.

Pentair plc operates as a diversified industrial manufacturing firm in the United States, Europe, and internationally. The company has market cap of $13.40 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Water and Electrical. It has a 22.28 P/E ratio. The Water segment designs, makes, and services products and solutions to meet filtration, separation, flow, and water management challenges in agriculture, aquaculture, foodservice, food and beverage processing, swimming pools, water supply and disposal, and various industrial applications.

Analysts await Amkor Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMKR) to report earnings on February, 12. They expect $0.19 EPS, down 54.76% or $0.23 from last year’s $0.42 per share. AMKR’s profit will be $45.46 million for 13.78 P/E if the $0.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.23 actual EPS reported by Amkor Technology, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -17.39% negative EPS growth.

The stock decreased 0.38% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $10.47. About 540,537 shares traded. Amkor Technology, Inc. (AMKR) has risen 96.42% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 79.72% the S&P500.

Walthausen & Co. Llc holds 1.76% of its portfolio in Amkor Technology, Inc. for 1.78 million shares. Matarin Capital Management Llc owns 1.27 million shares or 1.14% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Piermont Capital Management Inc. has 1.02% invested in the company for 290,780 shares. The Connecticut-based Zebra Capital Management Llc has invested 0.62% in the stock. Hanson & Doremus Investment Management, a Vermont-based fund reported 133,713 shares.

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