Capital Fund Management S.A. Buys Shares of 11,464 Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL)

Capital Fund Management S.A. bought a new stake in Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROLGet Rating) during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 11,464 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $392,000.

Other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Spire Wealth Management lifted its holdings in Rollins by 103.7% in the fourth quarter. Spire Wealth Management now owns 719 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $25,000 after acquiring an additional 366 shares during the period. First Horizon Advisors Inc. lifted its holdings in Rollins by 154.6% in the third quarter. First Horizon Advisors Inc. now owns 723 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $38,000 after acquiring an additional 439 shares during the period. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC lifted its holdings in Rollins by 285.4% in the third quarter. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC now owns 979 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $35,000 after acquiring an additional 725 shares during the period. Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. lifted its holdings in Rollins by 883.3% in the third quarter. Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. now owns 1,003 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $35,000 after acquiring an additional 901 shares during the period. Finally, Retirement Planning Co of New England Inc. bought a new position in Rollins in the fourth quarter valued at about $49,000. 38.98% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Rollins from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $40.00 target price on the stock in a report on Monday, April 4th. StockNews.com initiated coverage on Rollins in a research note on Thursday, March 31st. They issued a “hold” rating on the stock. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada raised their price objective on Rollins from $33.00 to $40.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Monday, April 11th.

NYSE ROL opened at $34.40 on Thursday. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $34.18 and its 200-day moving average price is $33.39. The company has a quick ratio of 0.97, a current ratio of 1.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.25. Rollins, Inc. has a 52 week low of $28.50 and a 52 week high of $40.11. The company has a market capitalization of $16.94 billion, a P/E ratio of 51.34 and a beta of 0.59.

Rollins (NYSE:ROLGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 27th. The business services provider reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $590.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $578.77 million. Rollins had a return on equity of 30.88% and a net margin of 13.33%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 10.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.14 earnings per share. Research analysts anticipate that Rollins, Inc. will post 0.73 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 10th. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 9th. Rollins’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 59.70%.

Rollins Profile (Get Rating)

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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