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How to buy Rollins (ROL) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Rollins shares.

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Rollins Inc (ROL) is a leading personal services business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$32.29 after a previous close of US$32.25. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD31.735 to a high of USD32.38. The latest price was USD31.91 (25 minute delay). Rollins is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Rollins

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Rollins. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: ROL. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Rollins reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$32.25, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Rollins, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Rollins. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Rollins stock price (NYSE:ROL)

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Rollins shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-12-10.
OpenUS$32.29
HighUS$32.38
LowUS$31.735
CloseUS$31.91
Previous closeUS$32.25
Change US$-0.34
Change % -1.0543%
Volume 1,653,794
Information last updated 2022-06-23.
52-week rangeUS$28.3278 - US$39.7491
50-day moving average US$34.1558
200-day moving average US$34.2059
Target priceUS$37.33
PE ratio 50.9702
Dividend yield US$0.36 (1.21%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$0.67

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Rollins price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $31.91

1 week (2022-06-17) 0.41%
1 month (2022-05-27) -12.84%
3 months (2022-03-28) -7.29%
6 months (2021-12-28) -4.80%
1 year (2021-06-28) -6.06%
2 years (2020-06-26) 15.92%
3 years (2019-06-28) 33.44%
5 years (2017-06-28) 16.57%

Is Rollins under- or over-valued?

Valuing Rollins stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Rollins's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Rollins's P/E ratio

Rollins's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 51x. In other words, Rollins shares trade at around 51x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Rollins's PEG ratio

Rollins's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.237. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Rollins's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Rollins's EBITDA

Rollins's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$538.9 million (£0.0 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Rollins's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Rollins financials

Revenue TTM US$2.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 17.89%
Gross profit TTM US$1.3 billion
Return on assets TTM 13.83%
Return on equity TTM 31.53%
Profit margin 13.33%
Book value 2.249
Market capitalisation US$16.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Rollins's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Rollins.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Rollins's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 20.13

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Rollins's overall score of 20.13 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 17th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Rollins is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Rollins's environmental score

Environmental score: 9.88/100

Rollins's environmental score of 9.88 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Rollins is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Rollins's social score

Social score: 1.89/100

Rollins's social score of 1.89 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Rollins is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Rollins's governance score

Governance score: 6.36/100

Rollins's governance score puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Rollins is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Rollins Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 20.13
Total ESG percentile 16.72
Environmental score 9.88
Environmental score percentile 4
Social score 1.89
Social score percentile 4
Governance score 6.36
Governance score percentile 4

Rollins share dividends

56%

Dividend payout ratio: 55.85% of net profits

Recently Rollins has paid out, on average, around 55.85% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.21% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Rollins shareholders could enjoy a 1.21% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Rollins's case, that would currently equate to about $0.36 per share.

Rollins's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Rollins's most recent dividend payout was on 10 June 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 May 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Rollins's shares ever split?

Rollins's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 11 December 2020. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before the split, the next day you would own 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Rollins shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Rollins shares which in turn could have impacted Rollins's share price.

Rollins share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Rollins's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$28.3278 up to US$39.7491. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ROL.US volatility(beta: 0.59)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Rollins's is 0.5885. This would suggest that Rollins's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Rollins overview

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. It also provides workplace pest control solutions for customers across various end markets, such as healthcare, foodservice, and logistics. In addition, the company offers traditional and baiting termite protection, as well as ancillary services. It serves clients directly, as well as through franchisee operations. Rollins, Inc. was incorporated in 1948 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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