The chart of Rollins, Inc. (ROL) shows a double top with $34.03 target or 3.00% above today’s $33.04 share price. The 7 months chart pattern indicates low risk for the $7.19 billion company. It was reported on Jan, 11 by Finviz.com. If the $34.03 price target is reached, the company will be worth $215.70M more. Double tops are rare but powerful chart patterns. About 78,863 shares traded hands. Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) has risen 15.05% since June 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.62% the S&P500.
Analysts await Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) to report earnings on January, 25. They expect $0.17 earnings per share, up 13.33% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.15 per share. ROL’s profit will be $36.98M for 48.60 P/E if the $0.17 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.23 actual earnings per share reported by Rollins, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -26.09% negative EPS growth.
Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) Ratings Coverage
Out of 2 analysts covering Rollins (NYSE:ROL), 0 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 2 “Hold”. This means 0 are positive. Rollins has been the topic of 4 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The company was downgraded on Monday, March 21 by Sidoti. The stock has “Hold” rating given by Zacks on Tuesday, September 1. Zacks upgraded Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) on Thursday, August 20 to “Sell” rating. Sidoti upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, January 12 report.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Rollins Inc. provides services to both residential and commercial customers. The four primary services provided are termite and pest control, protective services, lawn care and plantscaping. Orkin Exterminating Company, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary (Orkin), is one of the world’s largest termite and pest control companies. Rollins Protective Services, a division of the Registrant, is a pioneer in developing customized wired and wireless electronic security systems.”
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.19 in 2016 Q3. Its down 0.01, from 1.2 in 2016Q2. The ratio is negative, as 20 funds sold all Rollins, Inc. shares owned while 70 reduced positions. 25 funds bought stakes while 82 increased positions. They now own 80.25 million shares or 4.41% more from 76.86 million shares in 2016Q2.
Huntington National Bank & Trust holds 0% of its portfolio in Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) for 2,341 shares. Denali Advsrs Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.68% or 152,761 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Stifel Fincl has 0% invested in Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) for 25,041 shares. Federated Invsts Pa has 0% invested in the company for 55,315 shares. Metropolitan Life Ins New York, a New York-based fund reported 94,157 shares. Rhumbline Advisers has 0.02% invested in the company for 267,884 shares. Moreover, Liberty Mutual Grp Incorporated Asset Mgmt has 0.04% invested in Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) for 40,067 shares. Tower Rech Capital Limited Liability Corporation (Trc) last reported 2,066 shares in the company. The New York-based Tiaa Cref Inv Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL). Bell Financial Bank And, a North Dakota-based fund reported 10,792 shares. Parkwood has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL). Tocqueville Asset Management L P, a New York-based fund reported 11,157 shares. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado accumulated 449,010 shares or 0.11% of the stock. Paradigm Asset Limited Liability Company last reported 5,950 shares in the company. Los Angeles Capital Mgmt And Equity Research Inc accumulated 0.04% or 205,118 shares.
Insider Transactions: Since September 15, 2016, the stock had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $492 net activity. Iarocci Eugene A had sold 17 shares worth $492.
ROL Company Profile
Rollins, Inc., incorporated on February 24, 1948, is a service company, which provides pest and termite control services. The Firm operates in pest and termite control business segment. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides its services to both residential and commercial clients in North America and Australia with international franchises in Central America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Asia, the Mediterranean, Europe, Africa, and Mexico. The Company’s subsidiaries include Orkin LLC. (Orkin), Western Pest Services (Western), The Industrial Fumigant Company, LLC (IFC), HomeTeam Pest Defense (HomeTeam), Rollins Australia (Rollins Australia) and Rollins Wildlife Services.
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