Gabelli Funds LLC Trimmed Its Rollins INC (ROL) Stake as Stock Declined

Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.32 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.16, from 1.48 in 2018Q2. It dived, as 19 investors sold ROL shares while 92 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 87 raised stakes. 81.30 million shares or 0.16% less from 81.43 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Benedict Fincl accumulated 26,340 shares. New York-based Etrade Mngmt Lc has invested 0.02% in Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL). Millennium Mngmt Limited Com stated it has 96,750 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Wg Shaheen & Associates Dba Whitney & Com accumulated 260 shares or 0% of the stock. Merian Global Invsts (Uk) Limited, United Kingdom-based fund reported 6,000 shares. 17,074 are owned by Verition Fund Mgmt Ltd Company. Tower Research Limited Liability Company (Trc) reported 17,220 shares. Cipher LP holds 10,683 shares. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans owns 4,233 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Harding Loevner Lp holds 0% or 400 shares. Rmb Capital Mgmt Llc owns 15,700 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. State Of Wisconsin Investment Board accumulated 89,076 shares. Schroder Invest Mngmt invested 0% in Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL). Cue Gp Inc holds 24,165 shares. Williams Jones & Associate Ltd Co owns 5,020 shares.

Gabelli Funds Llc decreased its stake in Rollins Inc (ROL) by 3.17% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gabelli Funds Llc sold 79,763 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.53% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.44 million shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $147.86M, down from 2.52M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gabelli Funds Llc who had been investing in Rollins Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $8.34B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $38.23. About 996,623 shares traded. Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) has risen 23.76% since December 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.76% the S&P500.

Gabelli Funds Llc, which manages about $25.90B and $17.43 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Randgold Res Ltd Adr (NASDAQ:GOLD) by 72,800 shares to 865,100 shares, valued at $61.03 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Express Scripts Holding Compan (NASDAQ:ESRX) by 222,805 shares in the quarter, for a total of 322,805 shares, and has risen its stake in Tjx Cos Inc New Com (NYSE:TJX).

Analysts await Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) to report earnings on January, 23. They expect $0.25 earnings per share, up 19.05 % or $0.04 from last year’s $0.21 per share. ROL’s profit will be $54.55 million for 38.23 P/E if the $0.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.31 actual earnings per share reported by Rollins, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -19.35 % negative EPS growth.

More news for Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Rollins announces three-for-two stock split, regular and special cash Dividend – Seeking Alpha” on October 23, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Rollins acquires Aardwolf Pestkare – Seeking Alpha” and published on July 02, 2018 is yet another important article.

Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Rollins (NYSE:ROL), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Rollins had 2 analyst reports since August 13, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, August 13. Buckingham Research maintained the shares of ROL in report on Monday, October 29 with “Neutral” rating.

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