Brian Jellison, CEO & President of Roper Technologies, Inc. (ROP) Just Sold Shares; Sei Investments Company (SEIC) SI Increased By 12.35%

Brian Jellison, CEO & President of Roper Technologies Inc, in an insider selling trade sold some 74,589 shares whose sum is estimated to be $20,662,393 at average stock price of $277.0. This is not his first insider trade, in the last month, he unloaded another 81,500 shares worth $21,159,577 USD. Obviously, the deal raised a few eyebrows, as Mr. Brian currently holds 1.54 million shares, accounting for 1.50% of the Company’s market capitalization.

Sei Investments Company (NASDAQ:SEIC) had an increase of 12.35% in short interest. SEIC’s SI was 2.15 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 12.35% from 1.91M shares previously. With 523,400 avg volume, 4 days are for Sei Investments Company (NASDAQ:SEIC)’s short sellers to cover SEIC’s short positions. The SI to Sei Investments Company’s float is 1.61%. The stock increased 0.93% or $0.71 during the last trading session, reaching $77.23. About 413,802 shares traded. SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC) has risen 1.87% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.83% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1.23 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 25 investors sold SEI Investments Co. shares while 94 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 108 raised stakes. 109.90 million shares or 2.20% more from 107.53 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Nomura Asset Mngmt Communications Ltd accumulated 16,910 shares. Raymond James & Assoc owns 180,674 shares. Prudential Financial stated it has 509,716 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio has 292,871 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan reported 0.02% stake. Parallax Volatility Advisers L P reported 41 shares. Blair William And Il invested 0% in SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC). Eagleclaw Capital Managment Limited Liability Co, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 6,350 shares. Moreover, First Manhattan has 0% invested in SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC) for 5,165 shares. Brown Advisory reported 85,454 shares. Product Prtn Limited Com owns 207,145 shares for 0.42% of their portfolio. Qs holds 12 shares. Geode Cap Limited Liability Com has invested 0.03% in SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC). Gemmer Asset Limited Co invested in 256 shares. Court Place reported 2.4% stake.

Among 6 analysts covering SEI Investments (NASDAQ:SEIC), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. SEI Investments had 21 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, January 28 report. The stock of SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, July 23 by Oppenheimer. Wood upgraded the shares of SEIC in report on Wednesday, April 6 to “Market Perform” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, June 23 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, September 1 report. The stock of SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 4 by Mizuho. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy” on Monday, July 10. The stock has “Buy” rating by Mizuho on Friday, October 20. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, August 27 by Credit Agricole. Mizuho maintained SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC) on Friday, November 17 with “Buy” rating.

SEI Investments Co. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. The company has market cap of $12.16 billion. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides wealth management, retirement and investment solutions, asset management, asset administration, investment processing outsourcing solutions, financial services, and investment advisory services to its clients. It has a 33.87 P/E ratio. It provides its services to private banks, independent financial advisers, institutional investors, investment managers, investment advisors, wealth management organizations, firms, retirement scheme sponsors, not-for-profit organizations, hedge fund managers, registered investment advisers, independent broker-dealers, financial planners, life insurance agents, defined-benefit schemes, defined-contribution schemes, endowments, foundations, and board-designated fund, through its subsidiaries.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 selling transactions for $18.78 million activity. Another trade for 12,500 shares valued at $703,750 was sold by KLAUDER PAUL. WEST ALFRED P JR sold $5.64 million worth of stock or 100,000 shares. Meyer Stephen sold $1.23 million worth of stock. MCGONIGLE DENNIS sold $845,250 worth of SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC) on Tuesday, August 8. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $597,420 was made by DORAN WILLIAM on Monday, September 25. Barr Kevin sold $616,400 worth of stock. The insider MCCARTHY KATHRYN sold 10,000 shares worth $586,900.

The stock decreased 0.26% or $0.73 during the last trading session, reaching $275.69. About 645,311 shares traded or 67.82% up from the average. Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) has risen 23.10% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.40% the S&P500.

Since August 8, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 insider sales for $24.95 million activity. On Wednesday, September 20 Conley Jason sold $1.23 million worth of Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) or 5,000 shares. KNOWLING ROBERT E JR had sold 4,000 shares worth $1.04 million. PREZZANO WILBUR J sold $471,597 worth of Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) on Tuesday, August 8. $234,000 worth of Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) was sold by WRIGHT CHRISTOPHER. Thatcher Laura G also sold $235,473 worth of Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) on Thursday, September 14. JOHNSON ROBERT D had sold 2,000 shares worth $469,940 on Wednesday, August 9. Another trade for 81,500 shares valued at $21.16 million was sold by JELLISON BRIAN D.

Roper Technologies, Inc. designs and develops software, and engineered products and solutions. The company has market cap of $28.22 billion. It operates in four divisions: Medical & Scientific Imaging; RF Technology; Industrial Technology; and Energy Systems & Controls. It has a 40.02 P/E ratio. The firm offers diagnostic and laboratory software solutions; patient positioning devices and related software, 3-D measurement technology, and diagnostic and therapeutic disposable products; non-invasive instruments and video laryngoscopes; and a cloud financial analytics and performance software platform, as well as electron filters, charged couple devices, and complementary metal oxide semiconductor cameras, detectors, and related software.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.28 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.34, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 19 investors sold Roper Technologies, Inc. shares while 170 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 184 raised stakes. 98.93 million shares or 4.07% more from 95.07 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Amalgamated Natl Bank reported 0.09% in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP). Stephens Investment Mngmt Gp Lc owns 11,453 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Stifel Fin owns 0.06% invested in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) for 66,717 shares. Schwab Charles Investment Mngmt Inc reported 0.07% in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP). Welch Forbes Limited Liability Company accumulated 146,104 shares. Fiera Capital holds 0% of its portfolio in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) for 1,451 shares. Citigroup holds 0.02% or 78,545 shares in its portfolio. Scopus Asset Mgmt Lp invested in 0.09% or 37,000 shares. Benjamin F Edwards & Communication Incorporated, a Missouri-based fund reported 75 shares. Manchester Cap Mgmt Llc invested 0.02% in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP). Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Lc owns 107,915 shares. Moreover, Jpmorgan Chase & Com has 0.05% invested in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP). Wells Fargo Mn accumulated 240,674 shares. State Teachers Retirement System has invested 0.1% in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP). Chesley Taft And Ltd Liability has 8,660 shares for 0.18% of their portfolio.

Analysts await Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) to report earnings on February, 8. They expect $2.60 earnings per share, up 39.78% or $0.74 from last year’s $1.86 per share. ROP’s profit will be $266.14M for 26.51 P/E if the $2.60 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.36 actual earnings per share reported by Roper Technologies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 10.17% EPS growth.

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