Stock Worth Watching: Time to Reconsider Rollins, Inc. After Making Record High?

Stock Worth Watching: Time to Reconsider Rollins, Inc. After Making Record High?

The stock of Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) reached all time high today, Nov, 25 and still has $34.53 target or 6.00% above today’s $32.58 share price. This indicates more upside for the $7.07 billion company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $34.53 PT is reached, the company will be worth $424.20M more.
Trading stocks at an all time highs is usually a winning strategy. An all time high points to a stock which has the most positive fundamentals ever. Even thought the pullback rate is high, if correct risk management is utilized, investors can trade very well such events. The stock increased 0.80% or $0.26 during the last trading session, hitting $32.58. About 104,496 shares traded hands. Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) has risen 19.97% since April 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.56% the S&P500.

Analysts await Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) to report earnings on January, 25. They expect $0.17 EPS, up 13.33% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.15 per share. ROL’s profit will be $36.89M for 47.91 P/E if the $0.17 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.23 actual EPS 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. Sidoti downgraded the shares of ROL in a report on Monday, March 21 to “Neutral” rating. Zacks upgraded Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) on Thursday, August 20 to “Sell” rating. The stock of Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 12 by Sidoti. The stock of Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 1 by Zacks.

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 Q2. Its down 0.01, from 1.2 in 2016Q1. The ratio dropped, as 23 funds sold all Rollins, Inc. shares owned while 70 reduced positions. 20 funds bought stakes while 92 increased positions. They now own 76.86 million shares or 1.29% more from 75.88 million shares in 2016Q1.
Twin Mgmt Inc has invested 0.12% of its portfolio in Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL). Silvercrest Asset Management Gru Lc reported 13,404 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Liberty Mutual Grp Inc Asset Mgmt has 40,844 shares for 0.04% of their US portfolio. Bessemer Group Inc accumulated 24,939 shares or 0% of the stock. Huntington Savings Bank holds 7,808 shares or 0% of its portfolio. The New York-based Gabelli Funds Limited Liability Com has invested 0.66% in Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL). Schwab Charles Inv Mngmt Incorporated owns 288,469 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Bright Rock Capital Mgmt Ltd Llc has 0.43% invested in the company for 45,000 shares. Proshare Limited Liability Company last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Aqr Ltd Co holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) for 144,214 shares. Select Equity Grp Inc Ltd Partnership holds 0% or 5.74M shares in its portfolio. Putnam Invests Limited Liability Corporation last reported 92,777 shares in the company. Moreover, Epoch Investment Prtnrs Inc has 0% invested in Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) for 22,980 shares. Los Angeles Capital Mngmt Equity Inc last reported 0.05% of its portfolio in the stock. Blackrock Institutional Tru Na holds 3.29M shares or 0.02% of its portfolio.

Insider Transactions: Since June 7, 2016, the stock had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $144,592 net activity. 17 shares with value of $492 were sold by Iarocci Eugene A on Thursday, September 15.

More news for Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) were recently published by: Prnewswire.com, which released: “Rollins, Inc. Announces Operational Leadership Changes” on July 27, 2016. Prnewswire.com‘s article titled: “Rollins, Inc. Acquires Scientific Pest Management in Australia” and published on August 31, 2016 is yet another important article.

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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