It's Time For a Quick Look at Roper Technologies's Fundamentals.

More and more people are talking about Roper Technologies over the last few weeks. Is it worth buying the Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery stock at a price of $542.73? Only time will tell. The information below will give you a basic idea of what this investment may entail:

  • Roper Technologies has moved 27.9% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 23.6%

  • ROP has an average analyst rating of buy and is -0.51% away from its mean target price of $545.5 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $11.54

  • Roper Technologies has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 47.0 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $18.4 and its forward P/E ratio is 29.5

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 3.4 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 2.95

  • Roper Technologies is part of the Industrials sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 22.19 and an average P/B of 4.06

  • ROP has reported YOY quarterly earnings growth of 5.4% and gross profit margins of 0.7%

  • The company has a free cash flow of $2.8 Billion, which refers to the total sum of all its inflows and outflows of cash over the last quarter

  • Roper Technologies, Inc. designs and develops software, and technology enabled products and solutions. The company offers management, campus solutions, diagnostic and laboratory information management, enterprise management, information solutions, transportation management, financial and compliance management, and cloud-based financial analytics and performance management software; cloud-based software to the property and casualty insurance industry; and software, services, and technologies for foodservice operations. It also provides cloud-based data, collaboration, and estimating automation software; electronic marketplace; visual effects and 3D content software; wireless sensor network and solutions; cloud-based software for the life insurance and financial services industries; supply chain software; health care service and software; RFID card readers; data analytics and information; and pharmacy software solutions. In addition, the company offers ultrasound accessories; dispensers and metering pumps; automated surgical scrub and linen dispensing equipment; water meters; optical and electromagnetic measurement systems; and medical devices. It distributes and sells its products through direct sales, manufacturers' representatives, resellers, and distributors. The company was formerly known as Roper Industries, Inc. and changed its name to Roper Technologies, Inc. in April 2015. The company was incorporated in 1981 and is based in Sarasota, Florida.

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