Andra Ap-Fonden Cut Pentair Plc (PNR) Holding By $762,200; 2 Bullish Analysts Covering Sophos Group plc (LON:SOPH)

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Among 3 analysts covering Sophos Group Plc (LON:SOPH), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Sophos Group Plc has GBX 490 highest and GBX 360 lowest target. GBX 456.67’s average target is 15.94% above currents GBX 393.9 stock price. Sophos Group Plc had 20 analyst reports since March 29, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of SOPH in report on Tuesday, July 16 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given on Monday, July 15. UBS maintained Sophos Group plc (LON:SOPH) rating on Friday, May 17. UBS has “Buy” rating and GBX 440 target. The company was maintained on Friday, May 17 by Deutsche Bank. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Monday, July 15 report. JP Morgan upgraded Sophos Group plc (LON:SOPH) on Thursday, July 4 to “Overweight” rating. As per Friday, May 17, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. The stock of Sophos Group plc (LON:SOPH) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, May 20. See Sophos Group plc (LON:SOPH) latest ratings:

16/07/2019 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 360.00 New Target: GBX 420.00 Maintain
15/07/2019 Broker: UBS Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 450.00 New Target: GBX 460.00 Unchanged
15/07/2019 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 480.00 New Target: GBX 490.00 Maintain
12/07/2019 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 375.00 Maintain
12/07/2019 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 360.00 Maintain
04/07/2019 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 385.00 New Target: GBX 480.00 Upgrade
10/06/2019 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 385.00 Maintain
05/06/2019 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Outperform Old Target: GBX 480.00 Maintain
05/06/2019 Broker: UBS Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 450.00 Maintain
30/05/2019 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 320.00 Downgrade

Andra Ap-Fonden decreased Pentair Plc (PNR) stake by 13.49% reported in 2019Q2 SEC filing. Andra Ap-Fonden sold 20,600 shares as Pentair Plc (PNR)’s stock declined 0.08%. The Andra Ap-Fonden holds 132,100 shares with $4.91 million value, down from 152,700 last quarter. Pentair Plc now has $6.33B valuation. The stock increased 1.10% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $37.66. About 679,448 shares traded. Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) has declined 10.51% since September 28, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 10.51% the S&P500. Some Historical PNR News: 14/03/2018 - PENTAIR OUTLOOK STABLE BY MOODY’S; 19/04/2018 - Pentair Sees FY EPS $1.75-EPS $1.80; 08/05/2018 - Pentair Sees 2018 Adj EPS $2.25-Adj EPS $2.30; 19/04/2018 - PENTAIR PLC PNR.N SEES FY 2018 GAAP SHR $1.75 TO $1.80 FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS; 09/05/2018 - TRIAN CONFIRMS ~8.8% NVENT STAKE FOLLOWING SPINOFF FROM PENTAIR; 19/04/2018 - Pentair Sees nVent 2Q Adjusted EPS 41c-44c; 19/04/2018 - Pentair 1Q EPS 57c; 09/03/2018 Pentair Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 19/04/2018 - Pentair 1Q Net $102.9M; 08/05/2018 - PENTAIR AUTHORIZED IT TO BUYBACK UP TO $750M OF SHRS

More notable recent Sophos Group plc (LON:SOPH) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Sophos Group (LON:SOPH) Shareholders Booked A 57% Gain In The Last Three Years - Yahoo Finance” on August 26, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “What Should Investors Know About Sophos Group plc’s (LON:SOPH) Growth? - Yahoo Finance” published on July 12, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Does Sophos Group plc’s (LON:SOPH) CEO Pay Reflect Performance? - Yahoo Finance” on May 16, 2019. More interesting news about Sophos Group plc (LON:SOPH) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Why We’re Not Impressed By Sophos Group plc’s (LON:SOPH) 7.0% ROCE - Yahoo Finance” published on June 27, 2019 as well as Uk.Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Does The Sophos Group plc (LON:SOPH) Share Price Fall With The Market? - Yahoo Finance UK” with publication date: April 15, 2019.

Sophos Group plc, through its subsidiaries, provides cloud-enabled end-user and network security solutions. The company has market cap of 1.92 billion GBP. The firm offers XG Firewall, a next-generation firewall protection for network, users, and applications from new control center; SG UTM, a user interface to protect network and users; Secure Wi-Fi, a wireless access point; Secure Web Gateway for web security; Secure Email Gateway solutions; and Phish Threat, an email phishing test simulation and training product. It has a 72.94 P/E ratio. It also provides Endpoint Protection, a security solution for users and data; Intercept X, an endpoint security solution; Sophos Mobile, an enterprise mobility management solution; SafeGuard Encryption solution; Server Protection solution; Sophos Home, a protection solution for home computers; and Sophos Central, a synchronized security management solution.

The stock increased 1.73% or GBX 6.7 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 393.9. About 572,604 shares traded. Sophos Group plc (LON:SOPH) has 0.00% since September 28, 2018 and is . It has by 0.00% the S&P500.

Among 2 analysts covering Pentair (NYSE:PNR), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Pentair has $43 highest and $4000 lowest target. $41.50’s average target is 10.20% above currents $37.66 stock price. Pentair had 6 analyst reports since April 10, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, July 10 with “Equal-Weight”. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform” on Wednesday, April 10.

Andra Ap-Fonden increased Occidental Pete Corp (NYSE:OXY) stake by 32,300 shares to 116,800 valued at $5.87 million in 2019Q2. It also upped Peoples Utd Finl Inc (NASDAQ:PBCT) stake by 21,500 shares and now owns 264,600 shares. Svb Finl Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) was raised too.

More notable recent Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR)? - Yahoo Finance” on September 02, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “Did Changing Sentiment Drive Pentair’s (NYSE:PNR) Share Price Down By 44%? - Yahoo Finance” published on September 20, 2019, Businesswire.com published: “Pentair Appoints Mona Abutaleb to Board of Directors - Business Wire” on September 23, 2019. More interesting news about Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Pentair (PNR) Announces Mona Abutaleb to Board - StreetInsider.com” published on September 23, 2019 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Pentair Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend - Business Wire” with publication date: September 24, 2019.

Analysts await Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) to report earnings on October, 22. They expect $0.55 earnings per share, up 1.85% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.54 per share. PNR’s profit will be $92.43M for 17.12 P/E if the $0.55 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.69 actual earnings per share reported by Pentair plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -20.29% negative EPS growth.

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