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Roper Technologies Inc
ROP : NYSE : Industrial Goods
$177.50 up1.41 | 0.80%
Today's Range: 175.18 - 177.84
Avg. Daily Volume: 518,200
05/02/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


ROPER TECHNOLOGIES INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. ROPER TECHNOLOGIES INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.49 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 13.18% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)902.42865.28
EBITDA ($mil)0.0296.44
EBIT ($mil)245.09248.7
Net Income ($mil)151.42155.77


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)523.03615.49
Total Assets ($mil)10224.418974.62
Total Debt ($mil)3111.712625.44
Equity ($mil)5441.244807.4


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin62.0165.4
EBITDA Margin0.034.25
Operating Margin27.1628.74
Sales Turnover0.350.4
Return on Assets6.767.29
Return on Equity12.7113.61
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio1.842.18
Debt/Capital0.360.35
Interest Expense27.4119.84
Interest Coverage8.9412.54


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)100.87100.52
Div / share0.30.25
EPS1.481.54
Book value / share53.9447.82
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume525238.0426203.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 39.60 for the Industrial Conglomerates industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 23.99. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.28 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.74 and a discount versus the industry average of 4.11. 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.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ROP 26.00 Peers 39.60   ROP 20.39 Peers 15.82

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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ROP 23.26 Peers 20.41   ROP 17.93 Peers 1.28

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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
ROP 3.28 Peers 4.11   ROP 4.93 Peers 91.02

Discount. 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 discount to its peers.

 

Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, ROP is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ROP 4.93 Peers 2.72   ROP 1.08 Peers 1.69

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.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

ROP significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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