Roper Technologies Inc

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ROP : NYSE : Industrial Goods
$168.53 -1.20 | -0.71%
Today's Range: 169.49 - 170.52
Avg. Daily Volume: 448,300
10/27/16 - 10:25 AM ET

Financial Analysis

ROPER TECHNOLOGIES INC's gross profit margin for the second 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 strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.71 which shows 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 10.59% 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 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)931.56889.54
EBITDA ($mil)312.33301.59
EBIT ($mil)253.28252.27
Net Income ($mil)158.07171.28

Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)622.29678.57
Total Assets ($mil)10297.129034.1
Total Debt ($mil)3092.152524.71
Equity ($mil)5551.025019.35

Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin67.2865.57
EBITDA Margin33.5233.9
Operating Margin27.1928.36
Sales Turnover0.360.4
Return on Assets6.587.39
Return on Equity12.2213.31
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio2.112.42
Interest Expense26.8620.18
Interest Coverage9.4312.5

Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)101.34100.67
Div / share0.30.25
Book value / share54.7849.86
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume558673.0592618.0


BUY. ROPER TECHNOLOGIES INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 30.63 for the Industrial Conglomerates industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 24.64. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.16 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a discount versus the industry average of 4.35. 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.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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ROP 26.04 Peers 30.63   ROP 20.08 Peers 33.74

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

ROP is trading at a discount to its peers.


Discount. 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 discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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ROP 23.89 Peers 19.37   ROP NM Peers 0.93

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 significant premium to its peers.


Neutral. 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's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

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  Earnings Growth
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ROP 3.16 Peers 4.35   ROP 0.60 Peers 260.56

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.

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  Sales Growth
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ROP 4.79 Peers 2.42   ROP 2.13 Peers 4.14

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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