Parnassus Investments Decreased Pentair Plc (PNR) Position By $2.96 Million; Mge Energy (MGEE) Sellers Decreased By 6.23% Their Shorts

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Parnassus Investments decreased Pentair Plc (PNR) stake by 1.01% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Parnassus Investments sold 80,103 shares as Pentair Plc (PNR)’s stock declined 0.05%. The Parnassus Investments holds 7.89 million shares with $297.94 million value, down from 7.97M last quarter. Pentair Plc now has $7.30B valuation. The stock increased 0.14% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $42.62. About 1.41 million shares traded. Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) has declined 4.66% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 9.03% the S&P500. Some Historical PNR News: 03/04/2018 – PENTAIR BOARD OKS SEPARATION OF NVENT; 23/04/2018 – Pentair Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 19/04/2018 – Pentair Expects to Complete Spin-Off of Its Electrical Business to Its Hldrs on April 30, 2018; 08/05/2018 – PENTAIR PLC – SEES LONG-TERM BASE ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE GROWTH OF 8 TO 10 PERCENT PER YEAR; 08/05/2018 – PENTAIR REAFFIRMS YR, 2Q FORECAST; 01/05/2018 – PENTAIR Names Matthew Peltz Director, Succeeding Ed Garden; 19/04/2018 – Pentair Sees FY Adj EPS $2.25-Adj EPS $2.30; 26/03/2018 – PENTAIR’S NVENT IN PACT FOR 5YR $200M TERM, 5YR $600M REVOLVER; 15/05/2018 – PENTAIR PLC PNR.N : COWEN AND COMPANY RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $52 FROM $43.50; 19/04/2018 – PENTAIR PLC – NVENT PROVIDES 2018 GAAP EPS GUIDANCE AT A RANGE OF $1.38 TO $1.48 AND, ON AN ADJUSTED BASIS, AT A RANGE OF $1.70 TO $1.80

Mge Energy Inc (NASDAQ:MGEE) had a decrease of 6.23% in short interest. MGEE’s SI was 332,900 shares in March as released by FINRA. Its down 6.23% from 355,000 shares previously. With 70,300 avg volume, 5 days are for Mge Energy Inc (NASDAQ:MGEE)’s short sellers to cover MGEE’s short positions. The SI to Mge Energy Inc’s float is 0.96%. The stock increased 2.46% or $1.59 during the last trading session, reaching $66.2. About 271,279 shares traded or 158.76% up from the average. MGE Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGEE) has risen 23.41% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.04% the S&P500. Some Historical MGEE News: 14/05/2018 – MGE Energy Issues First-Quarter Financial Update; 20/04/2018 – DJ MGE Energy Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (MGEE); 08/05/2018 – MGE Energy 1Q EPS 58c; 08/05/2018 – MGE ENERGY 1Q OPER REV. $157.6M; 08/05/2018 – MGE ENERGY INC QTRLY OPERATING REVENUE OF $157.6 MLN VS $156.8 MLN; 17/04/2018 – DEEP ECO: MGE Energy May Benefit, Electric Power Up This Quarter; 26/04/2018 – CALPERS SAYS ENCOURAGE MGE ENERGY SHAREOWNERS TO SUPPORT SHAREHOLDER PROPOSAL #5 REQUESTING IMPROVED CLIMATE RISK REPORTING – SEC FILING; 08/05/2018 – MGE Energy 1Q Rev $157.6M; 15/05/2018 – MGE Energy Declares Regular Dividend; 16/03/2018 DEEP ECO: MGE Energy May Benefit, Industry Best in 22.5 Yrs

Analysts await Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) to report earnings on April, 18. They expect $0.54 EPS, down 38.64% or $0.34 from last year’s $0.88 per share. PNR’s profit will be $92.54M for 19.73 P/E if the $0.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.60 actual EPS reported by Pentair plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -10.00% negative EPS growth.

Parnassus Investments increased Aci Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIW) stake by 878,983 shares to 1.53 million valued at $42.32 million in 2018Q4. It also upped Cerner Corp. (NASDAQ:CERN) stake by 2.63M shares and now owns 9.83 million shares. First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.10, from 1.02 in 2018Q3. It dived, as 55 investors sold PNR shares while 123 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 108 raised stakes. 138.08 million shares or 3.04% less from 142.41 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Richard Bernstein Advsrs Llc holds 0.04% in Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) or 30,759 shares. Private Asset Management, California-based fund reported 80,286 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement holds 252,293 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Los Angeles Management And Equity Research reported 0.06% stake. Retirement Of Alabama invested 0.02% in Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR). Bragg Fincl Advisors has invested 0.05% in Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR). California-based California State Teachers Retirement Systems has invested 0.02% in Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR). Winslow Evans And Crocker, Massachusetts-based fund reported 34 shares. Parametric Portfolio Assocs Lc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) for 453,507 shares. Calamos Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.04% invested in Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR). Ls Invest Advisors Ltd Co stated it has 72,147 shares. Amundi Pioneer Asset Mgmt Inc holds 0.02% or 594,475 shares in its portfolio. 32,207 were accumulated by Apg Asset Mngmt Nv. Bb&T invested in 0.03% or 43,518 shares. Barrett Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability holds 0% or 930 shares in its portfolio.

More notable recent Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Research Report Identifies Teradyne, Eastman Chemical, Monarch Casino & Resort, Pentair plc, Charter Communications, and National Health Investors with Renewed Outlook — Fundamental Analysis, Calculating Forward Movement – GlobeNewswire” on February 28, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Q4 13F Roundup: How Buffett, Einhorn, Ackman And Others Adjusted Their Portfolios – Benzinga” published on February 15, 2019, Bizjournals.com published: “Mason Wells sells Illinois firm Aquion to Pentair for $160 million – Milwaukee Business Journal” on February 15, 2019. More interesting news about Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) were released by: Themiddlemarket.com and their article: “M&A wrap: Toro, Charles Machine, Amazon, Rivian , Pentair, Mason Wells – Mergers & Acquisitions” published on February 15, 2019 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Pentair Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend – Business Wire” with publication date: February 19, 2019.

Among 2 analysts covering Pentair (NYSE:PNR), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Pentair had 3 analyst reports since October 8, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Monday, October 8. JP Morgan maintained the shares of PNR in report on Friday, November 2 with “Overweight” rating. On Wednesday, October 24 the stock rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Buy”.

Since September 18, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $1.21 million activity. GLENN T MICHAEL sold $743,572 worth of stock or 17,133 shares. $422,748 worth of Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) was sold by Frykman Karl R.. The insider Sarcevic Ademir sold $48,404. $770,985 worth of Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR) was sold by BRYAN GLYNIS.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.30, from 0.8 in 2018Q3. It increased, as 8 investors sold MGE Energy, Inc. shares while 43 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 14.09 million shares or 0.92% more from 13.96 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Neuberger Berman Group Inc Ltd Liability, a New York-based fund reported 3,460 shares. One Capital Llc holds 0.05% in MGE Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGEE) or 4,000 shares. Royal London Asset Ltd holds 0.06% or 113,094 shares. California Employees Retirement Sys holds 42,047 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Citadel Advsrs Ltd Llc has 0% invested in MGE Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGEE). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has 2,205 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 50 are owned by Interactive Financial. Keybank National Association Oh holds 0.01% or 13,100 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Gsa Prtnrs Llp has 0.03% invested in MGE Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGEE). Great West Life Assurance Can owns 4,594 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Prudential Fincl Inc, a New Jersey-based fund reported 54,384 shares. 18,900 were reported by Virginia Retirement Et Al. Tiaa Cref Management Ltd Co accumulated 68,955 shares. Financial Bank Of New York Mellon reported 304,611 shares. Wealthtrust Fairport Lc holds 150 shares.

More notable recent MGE Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGEE) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “MGE Energy Inc. (MGEE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 28, 2019 – Nasdaq” on February 27, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Notable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross – MGEE – Nasdaq” published on December 26, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “MGE Energy declares $0.3375 dividend – Seeking Alpha” on August 17, 2018. More interesting news about MGE Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGEE) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “MGE Energy Inc. (MGEE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 30, 2018 – Nasdaq” published on August 29, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, MGE Energy and Brookfield Renewable Partners – Nasdaq” with publication date: November 27, 2018.

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