Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP).
Swedbank decreased its ownership in Roper Technologies, Inc. shares by 6.8% in the quarter ending 06/30/2017. Its stake stood at $267,511,000 an increase of $11,544,000 as of quarter end.
Here are a few additional firms who have increased or decreased their stake in (ROP). As of the end of the quarter Gateway Investment Advisers LLC had disposed of 78 shares trimming its holdings by 0.4%. The value of the investment in (ROP) increased from $3,919,000 to $4,376,000 increasing 11.7% since the last quarter. As of quarter end Clinton Group Inc had sold a total of 7,070 shares trimming its position 80.5%. The value of the company’s investment in Roper Technologies, Inc. went from $1,607,000 to $352,000 a change of 78.1% quarter to quarter.
As of the end of the quarter Appleton Partners Inc/ma had disposed of a total of 470 shares trimming its stake by 2.1%. The value in dollars went from $4,581,000 to $5,028,000 a change of $447,000 quarter over quarter.
On October 19 analysts at Argus Research began coverage with an initial rating of “Hold”. On August 1, 2016 the stock rating was set at “Neutral” in a report from JP Morgan which was a boost from the previous “Underweight” rating.
On July 27 JP Morgan made no change to the company rating of “Underweight” but lowered the price expectation to $157.00 from $158.00. On July 20, 2016 Raymond James started coverage by announcing an initial rating of “Strong Buy”.
February 2 investment analysts at Stifel Nicolaus maintained a stock rating of “Buy” and moved down the price target from $190.00 to $186.00. February 2 investment analysts at Barclays kept the company rating at “Overweight” but moved down the price target from $192.00 to $182.00.
The company is up by 0.93 percent from yesterday’s close. Roper Technologies, Inc. declared a dividend for shareholders that will be paid on Friday the 21st of July 2017. The dividend payment will be $0.350 per share for the quarter or $1.40 on an annualized basis. This dividend represents a yield of $0.60. The ex-dividend date will be on Wednesday April 5th, 2017.
Shares last traded at $237.46 just above $227.90, the 50 day moving average and just a bit higher than the 200 day moving average of $208.27. The 50 day moving average went up $9.60 or +4.21% and the 200 day average went up by +14.03%.
Roper Technologies, Inc.’s P/E ratio is 36.66 and market cap is 24.23B. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $6.48 and is projected to be $9.21 for the current year with 102,031,000 shares currently outstanding. Analysts expect next quarter’s EPS will be $2.33 and the next full year EPS is projected to be $10.02.