Analyst Ratings for Roper Technologies Inc. (ROP)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Analysts covering Roper Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ROP) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. ROP had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

8 analysts declared ROP a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 7 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 2 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

ROP was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 273, implying potential capital gains of 17.5 percent. The lowest price target was 190, which equates to a potential downside of -18.22 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -0.45 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.27 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of ROP's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 42.04 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of ROP is 0.85.

In the trailing 52-weeks, ROP hit 238.49 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 167.50. Today's price is 38.71 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.58 percent below the high. ROP has a price/earnings ratio of 35.85. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ROP value stock report compares ROP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of ROP is $23.67 billion. ROP is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.