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Roper Technologies Inc ROP Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Feb 01, 2023, 2:42 PM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 426.75
  • Sector Industrials
  • Industry Specialty Industrial Machinery
  • Investment Style Large Blend
  • Day Range 420.25  –  430.86
  • Year Range 356.22  –  488.23
  • Market Cap 45.4603 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 419,121.0 /  438,541.1
  • Price / Sales 8.48
  • Price / Book 2.82
  • Forward Div Yield 0.64%
  • Trailing Div Yield 0.59%

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Business Strategy and Outlook

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Roper acquires software companies with large amounts of deferred revenue. Large quantities of deferred revenue exist because many software businesses receive cash far in advance of when services are rendered. Roper uses this cash to invest in businesses at incrementally higher rates of return. Its targets have large bases of recurring revenue in oligopolistic, niche markets with small total addressable markets. That revenue base is protected by strong switching costs that frequently post gross retention rates greater than 95%. Roper’s businesses typically don’t own their own infrastructure, which further contributes to its asset-light business model. From 2003 through today, Roper’s net working capital as a percentage of sales has dropped from 18% to negative 17%.

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Business Description

Roper is a diversified technology company that operates through three segments: application software; network software and systems; and technology enabled products. The firm’s culture emphasizes acquiring asset-light, cash-generative businesses. Roper then reinvests this excess cash in businesses that yield incrementally higher rates of return. While the businesses are managed in a decentralized manner, Roper does not passively manage its portfolio. Instead, Roper manages its businesses through the Socratic method and empowers decision-makers through group executive coaching. Roper has now rotated a clear majority of its business from legacy industrial products into technology software in mature, niche markets with large quantities of deferred revenue.

6901 Professional Parkway East, Suite 200
Sarasota, FL, 34240
Industry Specialty Industrial Machinery
Employees 19,300

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FAQs for Roper Technologies Inc Stock

Yes. ROP has a forward dividend yield of 0.64%. See ROP’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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ROP’s market cap is 45.46 Bil.
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ROP’s stock style is Large Core.
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High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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ROP’s price/sales is 8.48.
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ROP’s price/forward earnings is 26.60.
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ROP’s price/book is 2.82.
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ROP’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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