ROPER TECHNOLOGIES INC's gross profit margin for the second 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 1.94 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 10.36% 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||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||892.14||885.18|
|Net Income ($mil)||171.28||157.36|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||678.57||565.28|
|Total Assets ($mil)||9034.1||8262.15|
|Total Debt ($mil)||2524.71||2244.79|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||65.67||64.52|
|Return on Assets||7.39||7.34|
|Return on Equity||13.31||13.33|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||100.67||100.03|
|Div / share||0.25||0.2|
|Book value / share||49.86||45.46|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||448890.0||375604.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 56.72 for the Industrial Conglomerates industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.38. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.16 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.58 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.17. 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 23.87||Peers 56.72||ROP 17.21||Peers 11.33|
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 21.39||Peers 19.32||ROP 5.10||Peers 3.12|
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.
Premium. 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 significant premium to its peers.
|ROP 3.16||Peers 3.17||ROP 9.61||Peers -45.82|
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 4.42||Peers 2.17||ROP 4.26||Peers 0.66|
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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