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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Roper Technologies, Inc., ROP

Roper Technologies, Inc., ROP is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Diversified Machinery in the sector of Industrial Goods. Based in USA, Roper Technologies, Inc., ROP  has a market cap of 17871.46. Since its IPO date on the 2/13/1992, Roper Technologies, Inc., ROP performance year to date is -6.52%. Today Roper Technologies, Inc., ROP has gained 0.20%, with a current price of 176.86.

Ownership of the company is 0.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 97.30%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 17.10%. Return of assets are at 6.80%, with return on investment at 8.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Roper Technologies, Inc., ROP is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.56. While Total debt/equity is 0.56. With a profit margin of 18.50%, this is combined with a gross margin of 61.20%, and operating margin of 28.00%. Roper Technologies, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2.1, while the quick ratio is 1.9.

For the last year Roper Technologies, Inc., ROP has seen a EPS growth of 7.00%. A performance for the year of 9.85%. The 52-week high is -9.27%, and the 52-week low is 17.97%. The average volume for Roper Technologies, Inc., ROP is 248814.

With a target price of 189.67, can Roper Technologies, Inc., ROP reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Roper Technologies, Inc., ROP. Roper Technologies, Inc. has a P/E of 26.55 and a forward P/E of 24.2. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.38. Roper Technologies, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 4.88 and 3.22 respectively. For P/cash, Roper Technologies, Inc. has a value of 28.72, while it is 24.54 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 176.86, Roper Technologies, Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.68%. We see a return on equity of 12.70%.

Looking more long-term Roper Technologies, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 11.13%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 10.43% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 7.00% for this year and for the last five years a 15.50% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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