Roper Technologies (ROP) Analyzed By Barclays with $285 Target; Susquehanna International Group Llp Has Cut Its Block H & R (HRB) Holding

Among 13 analysts covering Roper Industries Inc. (NYSE:ROP), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. Roper Industries Inc. has $330.0 highest and $150 lowest target. $274.36’s average target is 1.21% above currents $271.09 stock price. Roper Industries Inc. had 51 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, February 2 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) earned “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, September 20. Argus Research initiated Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) on Wednesday, October 19 with “Hold” rating. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral” on Friday, March 24. The rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan to “Buy” on Wednesday, September 20. As per Wednesday, October 7, the company rating was initiated by Gabelli. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 11 with “Buy”. The stock of Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) earned “Sell” rating by Zacks on Monday, August 31. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Tuesday, February 2. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of ROP in report on Monday, July 10 with “Buy” rating.

Susquehanna International Group Llp decreased Block H & R Inc (HRB) stake by 94.53% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Susquehanna International Group Llp sold 193,500 shares as Block H & R Inc (HRB)’s stock rose 25.06%. The Susquehanna International Group Llp holds 11,200 shares with $297,000 value, down from 204,700 last quarter. Block H & R Inc now has $5.63B valuation. The stock increased 3.98% or $1.03 during the last trading session, reaching $26.94. About 3.55M shares traded or 16.57% up from the average. H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) has risen 27.23% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.53% the S&P500.

Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 sales for $104.16 million activity. $234,000 worth of Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) was sold by WRIGHT CHRISTOPHER. $21.16M worth of Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) shares were sold by JELLISON BRIAN D. 1,000 Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) shares with value of $235,473 were sold by Thatcher Laura G. Shares for $1.04M were sold by KNOWLING ROBERT E JR. Conley Jason sold $1.23M worth of Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) on Wednesday, September 20.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.28 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.34, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 19 investors sold Roper Technologies, Inc. shares while 170 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 184 raised stakes. 98.93 million shares or 4.07% more from 95.07 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Balyasny Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP). Canada Pension Plan Board invested in 0% or 11 shares. Lincoln Cap Limited Liability holds 1,000 shares. Df Dent & Inc holds 4.26% or 674,931 shares. Willingdon Wealth Mngmt has 0.01% invested in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP). Boston Family Office Ltd Com holds 0.74% or 26,840 shares. Mountain Pacific Invest Advisers Id has 103,646 shares. Stone Run Ltd Liability Corporation, New York-based fund reported 25,313 shares. Millennium Lc reported 107,730 shares. Provident Mngmt holds 5.23% of its portfolio in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) for 126,692 shares. Amg State Bank holds 0.02% or 1,323 shares. Cibc Asset Mgmt owns 0.01% invested in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) for 9,584 shares. Bluestein R H And Communications holds 0.02% or 1,500 shares. The Vermont-based Company Of Vermont has invested 0.01% in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP). Enterprise Financial Svcs holds 0% or 35 shares in its portfolio.

The stock increased 0.23% or $0.62 during the last trading session, reaching $271.09. About 504,682 shares traded or 12.59% up from the average. Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) has risen 23.10% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.40% the S&P500.

Roper Technologies, Inc. designs and develops software, and engineered products and solutions. The company has market cap of $27.75 billion. It operates in four divisions: Medical & Scientific Imaging; RF Technology; Industrial Technology; and Energy Systems & Controls. It has a 28.87 P/E ratio. The firm offers diagnostic and laboratory software solutions; patient positioning devices and related software, 3-D measurement technology, and diagnostic and therapeutic disposable products; non-invasive instruments and video laryngoscopes; and a cloud financial analytics and performance software platform, as well as electron filters, charged couple devices, and complementary metal oxide semiconductor cameras, detectors, and related software.

Analysts await H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) to report earnings on March, 6. They expect $-0.45 earnings per share, up 8.16% or $0.04 from last year’s $-0.49 per share. After $-0.71 actual earnings per share reported by H&R Block, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -36.62% EPS growth.

Among 10 analysts covering H & R Block (NYSE:HRB), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. H & R Block has $46 highest and $18 lowest target. $32.63’s average target is 21.12% above currents $26.94 stock price. H & R Block had 28 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 25 by BTIG Research. The stock of H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 3 by Piper Jaffray. The company was initiated on Tuesday, May 3 by Sterne Agee CRT. BTIG Research maintained H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) on Thursday, September 3 with “Buy” rating. The stock of H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, June 14 by BTIG Research. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Equal-Weight” on Wednesday, November 16. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 19 by BTIG Research. Macquarie Research initiated it with “Outperform” rating and $28 target in Friday, August 26 report. The stock has “Sell” rating by BTIG Research on Monday, August 28. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, June 14 report.

Susquehanna International Group Llp increased Booz Allen Hamilton Hldg Cor (NYSE:BAH) stake by 54,056 shares to 69,156 valued at $2.59M in 2017Q3. It also upped Bloomin Brands Inc (Put) (NASDAQ:BLMN) stake by 25,600 shares and now owns 50,200 shares. Arotech Corp (Call) (NASDAQ:ARTX) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.11, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 48 investors sold HRB shares while 123 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 113 raised stakes. 193.25 million shares or 4.16% more from 185.52 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Incorporated has invested 0.02% in H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB). Ontario – Canada-based Td Asset Mngmt has invested 0% in H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB). 21,783 were accumulated by Jennison Assocs Ltd. Continental Advsrs Lc accumulated 282,242 shares. Apg Asset Nv holds 4.07 million shares. Advantus Capital Mgmt Incorporated accumulated 20,910 shares. Bowling Port Mgmt Limited Liability holds 0.42% or 105,058 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt reported 0% of its portfolio in H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB). Chevy Chase Trust has invested 0.02% in H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB). Ww Asset Management invested 0.02% of its portfolio in H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB). Pub Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio invested in 0.01% or 85,784 shares. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advsrs Llp Ma owns 0% invested in H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) for 1,052 shares. Art Advsr Lc invested in 0.07% or 48,196 shares. Lodestar Invest Counsel Ltd Liability Corporation Il has invested 0.04% in H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB). Tower Rech Cap Limited Company (Trc) has 1,403 shares.