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Pentair ($PNR) Stock Split History

Pentair stock has experienced a total of 11 stock splits in its history. The most recent stock split took place on June 3rd, 2014. As a result of these stock splits, one Pentair share purchased prior to July 24th, 1978, would now be equivalent to holding 21.3 Pentair shares today.

Pentair ($PNR) Stock Split History Graph and Chart

Pentair ($PNR) Stock Split Dates

Date Ratio
6/9/20042 for 1
2/20/19962 for 1
6/14/19933 for 2
5/27/198811 for 10
3/17/198611 for 10
4/1/19855 for 4
11/16/19835 for 4
2/25/19825 for 4
7/24/19783 for 2

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

How Does a Pentair Share Split Work?

A Pentair stock split is no different than any other stock split. Pentair is simply packaging the number of outstanding shares in a different way. For example, in a 2-for-1 split, the amount of shares will double (and the price will be divided by 2, accordingly). Say you have 100 shares of Pentair, then the day of the split you will receive 2 shares for every 1 share you hold in your brokerage account, meaning you will receive 200 shares on the stock split date. However, the price of the stock will reflect this change and your holding of Pentair (in terms of value) will remain practically the same.

Benefits of a Pentair Stock Split?

A stock split does not change the fundamental value of a company. Meaning a Pentair stock split will not make the business more valuable. However, there is a psychological benefit in that the share price will be lower after the split, making shares seem more accessible to everyone and thus temporarily increasing demand and ramping up share prices. To further explore stock splits, please refer to Investopedia.

Buying Before or After a $PNR Stock Split?

While this is not financial advice and we have not run any thorough studies on the matter, general consensus is that price tends to go up after the announcement of a stock split and before the stock split itself happens.

Will Pentair Stock Split?

Unfortunately, we do not know. There might be rumors of a Pentair stock split, but the truth is that until the board proposes a shares split to its shareholders, it's all just noise.

How Does a Stock Split Affect $PNR Options?

A stock split affects options the same way it affect shares. In the case of a 2-for-1, the strike price of all the options chain post-split will be divided by 2 automatically. So if you're holding CALLs or PUTs, the strike price of the $PNR option will be automatically changed on the day of the split. Also, the number of shares will double. So if you have a CALL in a 2-for-1, after split you will have 2 calls to control 200 shares, and the strike price of those two CALLs would be halved.

Pentair Shares Split Results in Fractional Shares

Not all shares splits are even. Some splits, like a 3-for-2 can result in shareholders owning fractional shares. In these cases it's best to contact your broker, to be clear on how they will handle the $PNR shares split.