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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for ROP. The most optimistic price target was 273, which equates to a potential upside of 17.5 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 190, implying potential capital losses of -18.22 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -0.45 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.27 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, 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 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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of ROP is 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 2.58 percent below the high. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.