Roper Technologies, Inc. Common (NYSE:ROP):
Roper Technologies To Present At Goldman Sachs Industrials Conference 2016.
The company is trading down by -0.31 percent from yesterday’s close.
Additionally the company announced a dividend for shareholders that was paid on Fri Oct 21, 2016. The dividend payment was $0.300 per share for the quarter which is $1.20 annualized. The dividend yield was $0.71. The ex-dividend date was set for Wednesday the 5th of October 2016.
Company shares last traded at $167.91 just a bit lower than $176.74, the stock’s 50 day moving average and barely below the 200 day moving average of $174.45. The 50 day moving average was down $-8.83 and the 200 day average was down $-6.54.
Roper Technologies, Inc. Common currently has a P/E ratio of 25.26 and the market cap of the company is 17.02B. In the last earnings report the EPS was $6.65 and is expected to be $6.60 for the current year with 101,340,000 shares outstanding. Next quarter’s EPS is expected be $1.91 and the next full year EPS is projected to be $7.26.
A few brokerage analysts have weighed in on the company of late. Argus Research began coverage of ROP with an initial rating of “Hold”. On August 1 the company was upgraded to “Neutral” from “Underweight” in an announcement from JP Morgan.
On July 27 JP Morgan made no change to the company rating of “Underweight” but lowered the price target to $157.00 from $158.00. On July 20 analysts at Raymond James added ROP to its research portfolio with a rating of “Strong Buy”.
February 2 investment analysts at Barclays kept the stock rating at “Overweight” but lowered the price expectation from $192.00 to $182.00. February 2 investment analysts at Stifel Nicolaus kept the company rating at “Buy” and lowered the price target from $190.00 to $186.00.