Roper Industries Earnings: Here’s What You Need to Know

Roper Industries Inc. (NYSE:ROP) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. The revenue miss is a negative sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company.

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Roper Industries Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Net income increased 17.93% to $143.5 million ($1.48 per diluted share) in the quarter versus a net gain of $121.68 million in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 10.39% to $816 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Roper Industries Inc. reported adjusted net income of $1.48 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.46. It missed the average revenue estimate of $819.19 million.

Quoting Management: Brian Jellison, Roper’s Chairman, President and CEO said, “EBITDA reached $275 million, or 33.7% of revenue, reflecting the contribution of Sunquest and strong operating leverage on organic growth.”

Key Stats:

Revenue increased 9.14% from $747.64 million in the previous quarter. Net income increased 22.95% from $116.71 million in the previous quarter.

Looking Forward: Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $1.29 to a profit $1.3. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $4.94, which is the same with that ninety days ago.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials.)