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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
NYSE:RTO

Rentokil Initial (RTO) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$26.45
+0.84 (+3.28%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$26.19
$26.59
50-Day Range
$25.06
$32.63
52-Week Range
$23.39
$41.55
Volume
708,916 shs
Average Volume
745,133 shs
Market Capitalization
$13.35 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
2.53%
Price Target
$38.00

Rentokil Initial MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
43.7% Upside
$38.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
0.84% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.43mentions of Rentokil Initial in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
4.96%
From $1.41 to $1.48 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

1.43 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

236th out of 304 stocks

Disinfecting & Pest Control Services Industry

1st out of 1 stocks

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About Rentokil Initial Stock (NYSE:RTO)

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 customers. The company 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 maintenance of workwear and protective equipment. Further, the company offers property care services; 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 medical and hygiene services. Rentokil Initial plc was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Crawley, the United Kingdom.

RTO Stock Price History

RTO Stock News Headlines

Rentokil Initial (NYSE:RTO) Shares Gap Up to $25.61
Rentokil Initial (NYSE:RTO) Shares Gap Down to $28.25
The “Perfect Storm” for Gold
Gold has already reached all-time highs, and experts believe it's not slowing down any time soon. In fact, some analysts predict a $7,000 price tag by 2025.
Q1 2024 Sales/ Trading Statement Call
Citi maintains Buy rating on Rentokil stock
GEO or RTO: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now?
The “Perfect Storm” for Gold
Gold has already reached all-time highs, and experts believe it's not slowing down any time soon. In fact, some analysts predict a $7,000 price tag by 2025.
RTO vs. AFRM: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?
FTSE 100: Rentokil Share Price Crashes, North American Demand Weakens
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/28 Dividend
4/04/2024
Today
4/21/2024
Dividend Payable
5/28/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Disinfecting & pest control services
Sub-Industry
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
58,600
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$38.00
High Stock Price Target
$47.00
Low Stock Price Target
$29.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+43.7%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.59 billion
Cash Flow
$1.96 per share
Book Value
$10.06 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
$13.35 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
1.06
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Andrew M. Ransom (Age 61)
    CEO & Executive Director
    Comp: $3.41M
  • Mr. Stuart M. Ingall-Tombs (Age 57)
    CFO & Executive Director
    Comp: $1.97M
  • Mr. Bradley S. Paulsen (Age 48)
    CEO of North America & Member of Management Board
  • Mr. Mark Purcell (Age 58)
    Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Katharine Rycroft
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Malcolm Padley
    Director of Corporate Communications
  • Mr. Gary Booker (Age 53)
    Chief Marketing, Innovation & Strategy Officer
  • Ms. Vanessa Evans (Age 55)
    Group Human Resources Director
  • Mr. John Myers (Age 66)
    CEO of US Pest Control
  • Mr. Phill Wood (Age 58)
    Managing Director of UK & Sub-Saharan Africa

RTO Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Rentokil Initial stock right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Rentokil Initial in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" RTO shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in RTO, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
View RTO analyst ratings
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What is Rentokil Initial's stock price target for 2024?

3 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Rentokil Initial's shares. Their RTO share price targets range from $29.00 to $47.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $38.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 43.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have RTO shares performed in 2024?

Rentokil Initial's stock was trading at $28.61 at the beginning of the year. Since then, RTO shares have decreased by 7.5% and is now trading at $26.45.
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Are investors shorting Rentokil Initial?

Rentokil Initial saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,690,000 shares, an increase of 55.0% from the February 29th total of 2,380,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 737,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.0 days. Approximately 0.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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.

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

Rentokil Initial declared a semi-annual dividend on Thursday, March 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.3784 per share on Tuesday, May 28th. This represents a yield of 1.6%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 4th. This is a boost from the stock's previous semi-annual dividend of $0.18.
Read our dividend analysis for RTO
.

Is Rentokil Initial a good dividend stock?

Rentokil Initial (NYSE:RTO) pays an annual dividend of $0.67 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.52%.
Read our dividend analysis for RTO.

What ETF holds Rentokil Initial's stock?

Motley Fool Global Opportunities ETF holds 297,020 shares of RTO stock, representing 1.91% of its portfolio.

Who are Rentokil Initial's major shareholders?

Rentokil Initial's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.02%), Norden Group LLC (0.01%), Park Avenue Securities LLC (0.00%), First Trust Direct Indexing L.P. (0.00%), Park Place Capital Corp (0.00%) and Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.00%).

How do I buy shares of Rentokil Initial?

Shares of RTO stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:RTO) was last updated on 4/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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