Virtu KCG Holdings LLC Invests $259,000 in Rollins, Inc. (ROL) Stock

Virtu KCG Holdings LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm acquired 6,350 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $259,000.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in ROL. BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in Rollins by 13,047.7% during the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 7,575,422 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $281,276,000 after buying an additional 7,517,804 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its holdings in Rollins by 7.1% during the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 9,709,860 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $360,527,000 after buying an additional 647,641 shares in the last quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. purchased a new stake in Rollins during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $11,338,000. JLB & Associates Inc. purchased a new stake in Rollins during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $11,196,000. Finally, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp purchased a new stake in Rollins during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $8,403,000. 37.28% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

In related news, insider John F. Wilson sold 12,876 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $44.60, for a total transaction of $574,269.60. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 56.30% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

A number of brokerages have issued reports on ROL. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Rollins from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. BidaskClub raised shares of Rollins from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th.

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Rollins, Inc. (ROL) opened at 47.70 on Monday. The company has a 50 day moving average of $45.71 and a 200-day moving average of $42.49. The stock has a market capitalization of $10.40 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 57.26 and a beta of 0.31. Rollins, Inc. has a 12-month low of $28.00 and a 12-month high of $48.29.

Rollins (NYSE:ROL) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The business services provider reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.25. Rollins had a return on equity of 30.26% and a net margin of 11.22%. The firm had revenue of $433.56 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $436.81 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.22 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Rollins, Inc. will post $0.85 earnings per share for the current year.

Rollins Profile

Rollins, Inc is a service company, which operat

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in ROL. BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in Rollins by 13,047.7% during the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 7,575,422 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $281,276,000 after buying an additional 7,517,804 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its holdings in Rollins by 7.1% during the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 9,709,860 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $360,527,000 after buying an additional 647,641 shares in the last quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. purchased a new stake in Rollins during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $11,338,000. JLB & Associates Inc. purchased a new stake in Rollins during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $11,196,000. Finally, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp purchased a new stake in Rollins during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $8,403,000. 37.28% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

In related news, insider John F. Wilson sold 12,876 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $44.60, for a total transaction of $574,269.60. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 56.30% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

A number of brokerages have issued reports on ROL. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Rollins from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. BidaskClub raised shares of Rollins from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th.

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Rollins, Inc. (ROL) opened at 47.70 on Monday. The company has a 50 day moving average of $45.71 and a 200-day moving average of $42.49. The stock has a market capitalization of $10.40 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 57.26 and a beta of 0.31. Rollins, Inc. has a 12-month low of $28.00 and a 12-month high of $48.29.

Rollins (NYSE:ROL) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The business services provider reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.25. Rollins had a return on equity of 30.26% and a net margin of 11.22%. The firm had revenue of $433.56 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $436.81 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.22 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Rollins, Inc. will post $0.85 earnings per share for the current year.

Rollins Profile

Rollins, Inc is a service company, which operates in pest and termite control business segment. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides its services to both residential and commercial customers in North America, Australia, and Europe with international franchises in Central America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Asia, the Mediterranean, Europe, Africa, Canada, Australia, and Mexico.

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