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What's in big Biden bill? Health, climate goals become law
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Biden to sign massive climate and health care legislation
Stocks edge mostly higher on Wall Street; Walmart lifts Dow
US futures turn around on strong performance from retailers
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QQQ   332.28
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LON:RTO

Rentokil Initial - RTO Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 539.40
-1.80 (-0.33%)
(As of 08/16/2022 09:47 PM ET)
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Today's Range
536.80
543.40
50-Day Range
445
549.20
52-Week Range
441.20
662
Volume
3.20 million shs
Average Volume
4.89 million shs
Market Capitalization
£10.05 billion
P/E Ratio
3,852.86
Dividend Yield
1.25%
Price Target
GBX 616.88

Rentokil Initial MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.86 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
14.4% Upside
GBX 616.88 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.51
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.20mentions of Rentokil Initial in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.76 out of 5 stars

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About Rentokil Initial (LON:RTO) Stock

Rentokil Initial plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides route-based services in North America, the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, Asia, the Pacific, and internationally. It offers a range of pest control services for rodents, and flying and crawling insects, as well as other forms of wildlife management for commercial and residential customers. The company also provides hygiene services, including the provision and maintenance of products, such as soap and hand sanitizer dispensers, hand dryers, air care and purification, cubicle and surface sanitizers, feminine hygiene units, toilet paper dispensers, and floor protection mats. In addition, it engages in the supply and laundering of workwear, uniforms, cleanroom uniforms, and protective equipment. Further, the company installs and services interior and exterior plant displays, flowers, replica foliage, Christmas decorations, and ambient scenting for commercial businesses; offers property care services consisting of damp proofing, property conservation, and woodworm and wood rot treatment; and provides a range of specialist cleaning services, such as graffiti removal deep cleaning of kitchens and washrooms, trauma cleaning, and flood or fire damage cleaning, as well as specialist industrial cleaning and disinfection services, including the professional and discreet disinfection of areas that have been exposed to bio-hazardous situations, such as crime and trauma scenes, prison cells, void properties, emergency vehicles, and healthcare establishments. Additionally, it offers a range of healthcare waste management services comprising the collection, disposal, and recycling of hazardous and offensive waste produced by businesses and organizations associated with the provision of healthcare; and color-coded sharps disposal bins to deal with various types of waste. Rentokil Initial plc was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Crawley, the United Kingdom.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their price target on shares of Rentokil Initial from GBX 590 ($7.13) to GBX 600 ($7.25) and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a research note on Thursday, August 4th. Royal Bank of Canada reissued an "outperform" rating and issued a GBX 645 ($7.79) price objective on shares of Rentokil Initial in a research note on Wednesday, August 10th. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an "overweight" rating on shares of Rentokil Initial in a research note on Wednesday, May 11th. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft reissued a "buy" rating and issued a GBX 550 ($6.65) price objective on shares of Rentokil Initial in a research report on Wednesday, July 13th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the stock currently has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average target price of GBX 616.88 ($7.45).

Rentokil Initial Price Performance

Shares of LON:RTO opened at GBX 539.40 ($6.52) on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of £10.05 billion and a P/E ratio of 3,860.00. Rentokil Initial has a one year low of GBX 441.20 ($5.33) and a one year high of GBX 662 ($8.00). The company's fifty day moving average is GBX 500.51 and its two-hundred day moving average is GBX 506.87. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 264.09, a quick ratio of 1.76 and a current ratio of 1.88.

Rentokil Initial Cuts Dividend

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 12th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 4th will be paid a dividend of GBX 2.40 ($0.03) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 4th. Rentokil Initial's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 45.64%.

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RTO Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/30/2020
Ex-Dividend for 5/18 Dividend
4/07/2022
Dividend Payable
5/18/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/12 Dividend
8/04/2022
Today
8/16/2022
Dividend Payable
9/12/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Business Services
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
46,000
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
GBX 616.88
High Stock Price Forecast
GBX 650
Low Stock Price Forecast
GBX 550
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+14.4%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.86
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£3.07 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 127.27 per share
Book Value
GBX 77.30 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
1,863,833,000
Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£10.05 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
N/A

Key Executives

  • Mr. Andrew M. Ransom (Age 59)
    CEO & Exec. Director
    Comp: $2.66M
  • Mr. Stuart M. Ingall-Tombs
    CFO & Director
  • Mr. Mark Purcell
    Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Katharine Rycroft
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Rachel Canham
    Group Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. Malcolm Padley
    Director of Corp. Communications
  • Mr. Gary Booker
    Chief Marketing, Innovation & Strategy Officer
  • Ms. Vanessa Evans (Age 53)
    Group HR Director
  • Mr. John Myers (Age 64)
    Managing Director of North America
  • Mr. Phill Wood (Age 56)
    Managing Director of UK & Sub-Saharan Africa













RTO Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Rentokil Initial stock right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Rentokil Initial in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" RTO shares.
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What is Rentokil Initial's stock price forecast for 2022?

7 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Rentokil Initial's shares. Their RTO share price forecasts range from GBX 550 to GBX 650. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach GBX 616.88 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have RTO shares performed in 2022?

Rentokil Initial's stock was trading at GBX 584 at the beginning of the year. Since then, RTO shares have decreased by 7.6% and is now trading at GBX 539.40.
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How were Rentokil Initial's earnings last quarter?

Rentokil Initial plc (LON:RTO) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The company reported $5.30 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.90 by $2.40.

How often does Rentokil Initial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Rentokil Initial?

Rentokil Initial announced a dividend on Thursday, July 28th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 4th will be paid a dividend of GBX 2.40 per share on Monday, September 12th. This represents a yield of 0.46%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 4th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
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Is Rentokil Initial a good dividend stock?

Rentokil Initial (LON:RTO) pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.06 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.25%. The dividend payout ratio is 45.64%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
Read our dividend analysis for RTO.

What other stocks do shareholders of Rentokil Initial own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Rentokil Initial investors own include HomeServe (HSV), Lloyds Banking Group (LYG), Jet2 plc (DTG.L) (DTG), Associated British Foods (ABF), Taylor Wimpey (TW), Whitbread (WTB), BP (BP), Cara Operations (CARA), Man Group (EMG) and JD Sports Fashion (JD).

What is Rentokil Initial's stock symbol?

Rentokil Initial trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "RTO."

How do I buy shares of Rentokil Initial?

Shares of RTO stock and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.
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What is Rentokil Initial's stock price today?

One share of RTO stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 539.40.

How much money does Rentokil Initial make?

Rentokil Initial (LON:RTO) has a market capitalization of £10.05 billion and generates £3.07 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Rentokil Initial have?

The company employs 46,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Rentokil Initial?

Rentokil Initial's mailing address is Riverbank Meadows Business Park, Blackwater, CAMBERLEY, GU17 9AB, United Kingdom. The official website for the company is www.rentokil-initial.com. The company can be reached via phone at +44-1276-607444.

This page (LON:RTO) was last updated on 8/17/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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