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Rollins (ROL) to Report Q4 Earnings: What's in the Cards?

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Rollins, Inc. ROL is scheduled to report fourth-quarter 2021 results on Jan 26, before the bell.

The company has an impressive earnings surprise history. It surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate in three of the trailing four quarters and missed once, delivering an earnings surprise of 12.9%, on average.

Expectations This Time Around

Acquisitions, customer growth and pricing are likely to have driven the company’s top line in the to-be-reported quarter, benefiting commercial pest control, residential pest control, and termite and ancillary services. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for revenues is pegged at $581.4 million, indicating 8.4% year-over-year growth.

The bottom line is likely to have been positively impacted by operating performance, the consensus mark for which is pegged at 14 cents, indicating an increase of 7.7% year over year.

What Our Model Says

Our proven model does not conclusively predict an earnings beat for Rollins this time around. The combination of a positive Earnings ESP and a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), 2 (Buy) or 3 (Hold) increases the odds of an earnings beat. But that’s not the case here. You can uncover the best stocks to buy or sell before they are reported with our Earnings ESP Filter.

Rollins has an Earnings ESP of 0.00% and a Zacks Rank #3.

You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.

Rollins, Inc. Price and EPS Surprise

Rollins, Inc. Price and EPS Surprise
Rollins, Inc. Price and EPS Surprise

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Stocks That Warrant a Look

Here are a few stocks from the broader Zacks Business Services sector that investors may consider, as our model shows that these have the right combination of elements to beat on earnings this season:

Clean Harbors CLH has an Earnings ESP of +7.20% and a Zacks Rank #2. It has a trailing four-quarter earnings surprise of 50.5%, on average.

CLH has had a decent run on the bourses over the past year, with shares appreciating 16.9% against 9.8% decline of the industry it belongs to.

WEX WEX has an Earnings ESP of +1.21% and a Zacks Rank #2. It has a trailing four-quarter earnings surprise of 8.6%, on average.

WEX’s shares have lost 23% over the past year, compared with 15.1% decline of the industry it belongs to.

Booz Allen Hamilton BAH has an Earnings ESP of +3.74% and a Zacks Rank #3. It has a trailing four-quarter earnings surprise of 12.7%, on average.

BAH’s shares have declined 7.3% over the past year, compared with 1.7% decline of the industry it belongs to.

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