ROPER TECHNOLOGIES INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. ROPER TECHNOLOGIES INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.97 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company managed to increase its liquidity from the same period a year ago, despite already having strong liquidity to begin with. This would indicate improved cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 10.34% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||886.13||885.12|
|Net Income ($mil)||160.42||155.51|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||700.58||564.11|
|Total Assets ($mil)||9433.0||8510.27|
|Total Debt ($mil)||2798.98||2369.55|
|Profitability||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||66.27||64.91|
|Return on Assets||7.13||7.35|
|Return on Equity||13.12||13.46|
|Debt||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Share Data||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||100.81||102.11|
|Div / share||0.25||0.2|
|Book value / share||50.88||45.52|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||491015.0||352363.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 66.62 for the Industrial Conglomerates industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.93. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.72 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.77 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.74. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, ROPER TECHNOLOGIES INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|ROP 28.49||Peers 66.62||ROP 20.45||Peers 14.40|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
ROP is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
ROP is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|ROP 25.43||Peers 22.64||ROP 5.45||Peers 6.36|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
ROP is trading at a premium to its peers.
Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
ROP trades at a discount to its peers.
|ROP 3.72||Peers 3.74||ROP 7.08||Peers -46.31|
Average. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
ROP is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
ROP is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|ROP 5.32||Peers 2.59||ROP 2.84||Peers 0.52|
Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
ROP is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
ROP has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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