Roper Technologies Inc

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ROP : NYSE : Industrial Goods
$206.5 | %
Today's Range: 205.58 - 207.74
Avg. Daily Volume: 517100.0
03/24/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


ROPER TECHNOLOGIES INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged 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 1.06 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.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 9.24% 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 Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1010.8943.64
EBITDA ($mil)357.78339.19
EBIT ($mil)295.2283.58
Net Income ($mil)182.08208.6


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)757.2778.51
Total Assets ($mil)14324.9310168.37
Total Debt ($mil)6209.543271.22
Equity ($mil)5788.875298.95


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin68.2167.54
EBITDA Margin35.3935.94
Operating Margin29.230.05
Sales Turnover0.260.35
Return on Assets4.596.84
Return on Equity11.3713.13
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio1.232.25
Debt/Capital0.520.38
Interest Expense30.4823.84
Interest Coverage9.6811.89


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)101.67100.87
Div / share0.30.25
EPS1.782.05
Book value / share56.9452.53
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume516327.0652021.0

Valuation


BUY. ROPER TECHNOLOGIES INC's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 26.66 for the Industrial Conglomerates industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.73. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.70 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.98 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.25. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, ROPER TECHNOLOGIES INC seems to be trading at a premium 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 32.81 Peers 26.66   ROP 22.25 Peers 17.06

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

ROP is trading at a premium 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 21.16 Peers 19.37   ROP 0.79 Peers 1.44

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 significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
ROP 3.70 Peers 5.25   ROP -6.27 Peers 245.96

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 significant 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 5.66 Peers 2.62   ROP 5.79 Peers 2.38

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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