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Is Roper Technologies, Inc.(NYSE: ROP), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ROP) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 2/13/1992. Roper Technologies, Inc. is in the Diversified Machinery industry and Industrial Goods sector. Average volume for Roper Technologies, Inc., is 561.35, and so far today it has a volume of 381300. Performance year to date since the 2/13/1992 is -9.65%.

To help you determine whether Roper Technologies, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 25.12 and forward P/E is 22.44. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Roper Technologies, Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.62. P/S ratio is 4.69 and the P/B ratio is 3.17. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 32.47 and 23.13 respectively.

At the current price Roper Technologies, Inc. is trading at, 170.61 (0.34% today), Roper Technologies, Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.70%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 16.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 6.79, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 8.90% after growing 7.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -3.70%, and 4.30% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 99.55, and the number of shares float is 99.43. The senior management bring insider ownership to 1.70%, and institutional ownership is at 97.20%. The float short is 2.84%, with the short ratio at a value of 5.03. Management has seen a return on assets of 7.10%, and also a return on investment of 8.40%.

The ability for Roper Technologies, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.8, and quick ratio is 1.6. Long term debt/equity is 0.57 and total debt/equity is 0.57. In terms of margins, Roper Technologies, Inc. has a gross margin of 60.90%, with its operating margin at 28.30%, and Roper Technologies, Inc. has a profit margin of 19.10%.

The 52 week high is -12.48%, with 13.80% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -1.07% and the 200 day simple moving average is -2.70%.

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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