Rollins Inc. (NYSE: ROL) is -6.81% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $25.47 and a high of $43.00 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The ROL stock was last observed hovering at around $35.92 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.49% off its average median price target of $36.50 for the next 12 months. It is also 8.98% off the consensus price target high of $40.00 offered by 3 analysts, but current levels are -10.33% lower than the price target low of $33.00 for the same period.
Currently trading at $36.41, the stock is 3.65% and 5.73% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 1.57 million and changing 1.36% at the moment leaves the stock -0.23% off its SMA200. ROL registered 34.53% gain for a year compared to 6-month loss of -8.02%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $34.49 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $37.05.
The stock witnessed a 6.52% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 4.18%, and is 3.50% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 2.05% over the week and 1.86% over the month.
Rollins Inc. (ROL) has around 14200 employees, a market worth around $17.66B and $2.16B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 68.57 and Fwd P/E is 54.34. Profit margin for the company is 12.10%. Distance from 52-week low is 42.97% and -15.33% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (23.40%).
Rollins Inc. (ROL) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Rollins Inc. (ROL) is a “Overweight”. 3 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.30, where 2 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 1 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Rollins Inc. is expected to release its quarterly report on 07/28/2021 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at $0.11 with sales reaching $535.55M over the same period.The EPS is expected to grow by 28.70% this year, but quarterly earnings will post 7.30% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to grow 9.80% in year-over-year returns.
Rollins Inc. (ROL) Top Institutional Holders
733 institutions hold shares in Rollins Inc. (ROL), with 282.29M shares held by insiders accounting for 57.36% while institutional investors hold 96.62% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 491.62M, and float is at 220.67M with Short Float at 5.40%. Institutions hold 41.20% of the Float.
The top institutional shareholder in the company is Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) with over 27.05 million shares valued at $1.06 billion. The investor’s holdings represent 5.50% of the ROL Shares outstanding. As of Dec 30, 2020, the second largest holder is APG Asset Management N.V. with 18.07 million shares valued at $705.94 million to account for 3.67% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Blackrock Inc. which holds 17.74 million shares representing 3.61% and valued at over $693.19 million, while State Street Corporation holds 2.24% of the shares totaling 11.02 million with a market value of $430.57 million.
Rollins Inc. (ROL) Insider Activity
A total of 40 insider transactions have happened at Rollins Inc. (ROL) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 26 and purchases happening 14 times.
Rollins Inc. (ROL): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Healthcare Services Group Inc. (HCSG) that is trading 27.25% up over the past 12 months. Ecolab Inc. (ECL) is 12.39% up on the 1-year trading charts. Short interest in the company’s stock has risen 6.07% from the last report on Apr 14, 2021 to stand at a total of 11.92 million short shares sold with a short interest ratio of 7.65.