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Is Rollins (ROL) Stock Outpacing Its Business Services Peers This Year?

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Investors interested in Business Services stocks should always be looking to find the best-performing companies in the group. Has Rollins (ROL - Free Report) been one of those stocks this year? Let's take a closer look at the stock's year-to-date performance to find out.

Rollins is a member of the Business Services sector. This group includes 192 individual stocks and currently holds a Zacks Sector Rank of #9. The Zacks Sector Rank considers 16 different sector groups. The average Zacks Rank of the individual stocks within the groups is measured, and the sectors are listed from best to worst.

The Zacks Rank is a successful stock-picking model that emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions. The system highlights a number of different stocks that could be poised to outperform the broader market over the next one to three months. ROL is currently sporting a Zacks Rank of #2 (Buy).

Over the past three months, the Zacks Consensus Estimate for ROL's full-year earnings has moved 0.53% higher. This signals that analyst sentiment is improving and the stock's earnings outlook is more positive.

According to our latest data, ROL has moved about 6.09% on a year-to-date basis. Meanwhile, the Business Services sector has returned an average of 4.58% on a year-to-date basis. This means that Rollins is outperforming the sector as a whole this year.

Breaking things down more, ROL is a member of the Building Products - Maintenance Service industry, which includes 5 individual companies and currently sits at #244 in the Zacks Industry Rank. Stocks in this group have gained about 5.08% so far this year, so ROL is performing better this group in terms of year-to-date returns.

Investors with an interest in Business Services stocks should continue to track ROL. The stock will be looking to continue its solid performance.

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