Rollins Inc (NYSE:ROL) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend

July 17, 2017 - By Vivian Currie

 Rollins Inc (NYSE:ROL) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend

Sentiment for Rollins Inc (NYSE:ROL)

Rollins Inc (NYSE:ROL) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q4 2016. Its down -0.31, from 1.19 in 2016Q3. The ratio dived, as 94 hedge funds started new and increased stock positions, while 107 sold and trimmed stock positions in Rollins Inc. The hedge funds in our partner’s database now hold: 79.70 million shares, down from 80.25 million shares in 2016Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Rollins Inc in their top 10 stock positions increased from 2 to 3 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 16 Reduced: 91 Increased: 62 New Position: 32.

Rollins, Inc. is a service company, which operates in pest and termite control business segment. The company has market cap of $8.89 billion. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides its services to both residential and commercial clients in North America, Australia, and Europe with international franchises in Central America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Asia, the Mediterranean, Europe, Africa, Canada, Australia, and Mexico. It has a 50.74 P/E ratio. The Company’s subsidiaries include Orkin LLC. , Western Pest Services (Western), The Industrial Fumigant Company, LLC (IFC), HomeTeam Pest Defense (HomeTeam), Rollins Australia and Rollins Wildlife Services.

About 95,083 shares traded. Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) has risen 51.75% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 35.05% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) to report $0.25 EPS on July, 26.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 13.64 % from last quarter’s $0.22 EPS. ROL’s profit would be $54.41M giving it 40.89 P/E if the $0.25 EPS is correct. After having $0.17 EPS previously, Rollins, Inc.’s analysts see 47.06 % EPS growth.

Reilly Herbert Faulkner Iii holds 3.4% of its portfolio in Rollins, Inc. for 142,767 shares. Jlb & Associates Inc owns 282,218 shares or 2.58% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Conestoga Capital Advisors Llc has 2.12% invested in the company for 944,064 shares. The Arizona-based Autus Asset Management Llc has invested 1.71% in the stock. Eulav Asset Management, a New York-based fund reported 725,500 shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $239,280 activity.

Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Rollins’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Rollins, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $40 while the high is $46. The stock’s average target of $43 is 5.19% above today’s ($40.88) share price. ROL was included in 6 notes of analysts from August 20, 2015. On Tuesday, January 12 the stock rating was upgraded by Sidoti to “Buy”. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Thursday, August 20 by Zacks. The rating was downgraded by Zacks on Tuesday, September 1 to “Hold”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Sidoti given on Monday, March 21. The stock of Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) earned “Buy” rating by Nomura on Friday, April 28.

Another recent and important Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “Rollins, Inc. Schedules Date For Release Of Second Quarter And Six Months 2017 …” on July 05, 2017.

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