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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for ROP. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 273, which equates to a potential upside of 17.5 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 190, implying potential capital losses 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. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -0.45 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.27 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of ROP's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 42.04 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. ROP has a PEG ratio of 0.85.

In the last 52-weeks, ROP has achieved a high of 238.49 and a 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 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.