Roper Technologies Inc

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ROP : NYSE : Industrial Goods
$178.79 up 0.22 | 0.12%
Today's Range: 178.21 - 179.17
Avg. Daily Volume: 610,700
08/30/16 - 3:59 PM 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
Debt/Capital0.360.33
Interest Expense26.8620.18
Interest Coverage9.4312.5


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)101.34100.67
Div / share0.30.25
EPS1.541.69
Book value / share54.7849.86
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume625258.0531086.0

Valuation


BUY. ROPER TECHNOLOGIES INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 35.26 for the Industrial Conglomerates industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.13. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.23 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a discount versus the industry average of 4.61. 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 26.59 Peers 35.26   ROP 20.50 Peers 40.20

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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ROP 24.34 Peers 21.21   ROP NM Peers 0.79

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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
ROP 3.23 Peers 4.61   ROP 0.60 Peers 312.15

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 4.89 Peers 2.64   ROP 2.13 Peers 5.14

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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