nVent Electric (NYSE:NVT) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

nVent Electric (NYSE:NVTGet Free Report) issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday. The company reported $0.84 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.11, Briefing.com reports. nVent Electric had a net margin of 14.98% and a return on equity of 17.44%. The business had revenue of $859.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $881.99 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.66 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 15.3% on a year-over-year basis. nVent Electric updated its Q4 guidance to $0.73-0.75 EPS.

nVent Electric Trading Down 2.0 %

Shares of nVent Electric stock opened at $45.88 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $7.61 billion, a PE ratio of 16.39 and a beta of 1.32. The company has a current ratio of 1.97, a quick ratio of 1.27 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.62. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $53.14 and its 200 day moving average is $49.75. nVent Electric has a 1 year low of $35.40 and a 1 year high of $58.98.

nVent Electric Dividend Announcement

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, October 20th will be given a $0.175 dividend. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 19th. nVent Electric’s payout ratio is presently 25.00%.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Several analysts have weighed in on NVT shares. Royal Bank of Canada lifted their price objective on shares of nVent Electric from $57.00 to $60.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Barclays dropped their target price on shares of nVent Electric from $69.00 to $67.00 in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Seaport Res Ptn restated a “neutral” rating on shares of nVent Electric in a research report on Monday, August 7th. William Blair started coverage on shares of nVent Electric in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. They issued an “outperform” rating for the company. Finally, Citigroup started coverage on shares of nVent Electric in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $62.00 target price for the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat, nVent Electric has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $61.75.

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Insider Activity at nVent Electric

In related news, insider Joseph A. Ruzynski sold 4,711 shares of nVent Electric stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $54.66, for a total transaction of $257,503.26. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 38,440 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,101,130.40. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. In related news, CAO Randolph A. Wacker sold 1,519 shares of nVent Electric stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.21, for a total transaction of $83,863.99. Following the sale, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 20,366 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,124,406.86. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, insider Joseph A. Ruzynski sold 4,711 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $54.66, for a total transaction of $257,503.26. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 38,440 shares in the company, valued at $2,101,130.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 2.40% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On nVent Electric

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in NVT. Coppell Advisory Solutions LLC bought a new stake in nVent Electric during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $31,000. NewEdge Advisors LLC grew its holdings in nVent Electric by 10.8% during the 1st quarter. NewEdge Advisors LLC now owns 2,897 shares of the company’s stock worth $124,000 after acquiring an additional 283 shares during the last quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc. bought a new stake in nVent Electric during the 1st quarter worth approximately $141,000. Captrust Financial Advisors grew its holdings in nVent Electric by 16.2% during the 2nd quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors now owns 5,375 shares of the company’s stock worth $168,000 after acquiring an additional 751 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Point72 Middle East FZE bought a new stake in nVent Electric during the 4th quarter worth approximately $182,000. 87.76% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

nVent Electric Company Profile

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nVent Electric plc designs, manufactures, markets, installs, and services electrical connection and protection products worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Enclosures, Electrical & Fastening Solutions, and Thermal Management. The Enclosures segment provides solutions to connect and protect critical electronics, communication, control, and power equipment; physical infrastructure solutions to host, connect, and protect server and network equipment; indoor and outdoor protection for test and measurement and aerospace and defense applications in industrial, infrastructure, commercial, and energy verticals; and metallic and non-metallic enclosures, cabinets, sub racks, and backplanes.

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