Rollins (ROL) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday

Rollins (NYSE:ROLGet Free Report) is scheduled to be announcing its earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, February 14th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.20 per share for the quarter. Investors that are interested in registering for the company’s conference call can do so using this link.

Rollins Trading Up 1.1 %

Shares of ROL stock opened at $44.01 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54, a quick ratio of 0.76 and a current ratio of 0.82. Rollins has a fifty-two week low of $32.19 and a fifty-two week high of $45.04. The stock has a 50 day simple moving average of $42.81 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $40.00. The company has a market cap of $21.30 billion, a P/E ratio of 53.02, a PEG ratio of 3.04 and a beta of 0.64.

Rollins Announces Dividend

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, March 11th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 21st will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 20th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.36%. Rollins’s payout ratio is 72.29%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several research analysts recently issued reports on the company. TheStreet cut Rollins from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. The Goldman Sachs Group began coverage on Rollins in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $49.00 price objective on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $52.00 price objective on shares of Rollins in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Rollins from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Finally, StockNews.com cut Rollins from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 10th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat, the stock currently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus price target of $47.00.

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Insider Activity at Rollins

In other Rollins news, CEO Jerry Jr. Gahlhoff sold 7,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.00, for a total transaction of $280,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 218,091 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,723,640. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. 4.70% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in ROL. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust grew its stake in shares of Rollins by 5.3% in the second quarter. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust now owns 4,927 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $211,000 after acquiring an additional 250 shares during the period. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans raised its stake in Rollins by 2.7% during the 3rd quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 9,871 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $342,000 after buying an additional 258 shares during the last quarter. Horizon Investments LLC boosted its stake in shares of Rollins by 7.7% in the 2nd quarter. Horizon Investments LLC now owns 3,889 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $166,000 after buying an additional 277 shares during the last quarter. Sunbelt Securities Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Rollins by 4.1% in the 1st quarter. Sunbelt Securities Inc. now owns 8,773 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $326,000 after buying an additional 342 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Toroso Investments LLC boosted its stake in shares of Rollins by 5.3% in the 3rd quarter. Toroso Investments LLC now owns 6,897 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $239,000 after buying an additional 350 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 38.98% of the company’s stock.

Rollins Company Profile

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Rollins, Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides pest and wildlife control services to residential and commercial customers in the United States and internationally. The company offers pest control services to residential properties protecting from common pests, including rodents, insects, and wildlife.

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