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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for ROP. The highest price target was 273, implying a possible profit of 17.5 percent. The minimum price target given was 190, implying a possible loss of -18.22 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -0.45 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. 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. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, 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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. ROP has a PEG ratio of 0.85.

ROP has a 52-week high of 238.49 and a 52-week low of 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 P/E 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.