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Rollins' (ROL) Q4 Earnings Meet Estimates, Increase Y/Y

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Rollins, Inc. (ROL - Free Report) reported mixed fourth-quarter 2021 results, with earnings meeting the Zacks Consensus Estimate and revenues beating the same.

Adjusted earnings (excluding 1 penny from non-recurring items) of 14 cents per share meet the Zacks Consensus Estimate and increased 7.7% year over year. Revenues of $600.3 million beat the consensus mark by 3.3% and improved 11.9% year over year.

Rollins, Inc. Price, Consensus and EPS Surprise


Rollins, Inc. Price, Consensus and EPS Surprise

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Other Quarterly Details

Organic revenues of $584.4 million declined 8.3% sequentially. Organic revenues on a constant exchange rate were $579.5 million, fell 8.7% sequentially.

Adjusted EBITDA of $122.2 million increased 11.2% year over year. Adjusted EBITDA margin of 20.4% declined 10 basis points (bps) year over year.

Rollins exited the quarter with a cash and cash equivalents balance of $105.3 million compared with the prior quarter’s $117.7 million. The long-term debt at the end of the quarter was $136.3 million compared with $49.3 million at the end of the prior quarter.

The company generated $96.1 million of cash from operating activities while capital expenditures were $7.2 million. Free cash flow was $88.9 million in the quarter.

Currently, Rollins carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.

Some Upcoming Releases

Service providers like Waste Connections (WCN - Free Report) , Waste Management (WM - Free Report) and Republic Services (RSG - Free Report) will report their fourth-quarter 2021 numbers soon.

Waste Connections will release results on Feb 16. The company’s shares have gained 20.1% in the past year.

Waste Management will report quarterly numbers on Feb 2. The company’s shares appreciated 29.1% in a year’s time.

Republic Services will report results on Feb 10. RSG has gained 34% in the past year.

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