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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 273, implying potential capital gains of 17.5 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 190, which equates to a potential downside of -18.22 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

ROP has an estimated earnings growth rate of 42.04 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. ROP has a PEG ratio of 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 below the high by 2.58 percent. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $23.67 billion. ROP's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.