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2014-03-19 16:21:35

ATLANTA, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that the company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Orkin, established its third franchise in China in the city of Chengdu. Orkin Chengdu will offer commercial and residential pest control and termite services. "We are proud to expand Orkin's services in China," said Tom Luczynski, Orkin group vice president of global development and franchising. "This is a...

2014-01-29 08:23:05

Company posts 31st consecutive quarter of improved earnings results ATLANTA, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Revenue increased 6.0% for the quarter and 5.2% for full year -- Net income up 22.0% for the quarter and 10.8% for the full year -- Earnings per diluted share rose 18.8% for the quarter to $0.19 from $0.16, and up 10.5% to $0.84 from $0.76 for the full year Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL), a premier global consumer and commercial services company, today reported...

2014-01-28 16:21:31

ATLANTA, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins, Inc., a premier global consumer and commercial services company (NYSE: ROL), announced that the Board of Directors approved a 16.7% increase in the Company's quarterly cash dividend. The increased regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.105 per share will be payable March 10, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business February 10, 2014. This marks the twelfth consecutive year the Board has increased its dividend a minimum of...

2014-01-23 08:24:44

ATLANTA, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL), a premier global consumer and commercial services company, today announced that it has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire the assets and operations of Allpest WA, the leading independent pest control provider in Western Australia. The acquisition is expected to close in February, and this is Rollins' first business venture in Australia. Established in 1959 and headquartered in Perth, Australia, Allpest...

2014-01-16 12:31:33

Nearly half of cities show rise in bed bug treatments ATLANTA, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago tops the 2013 Bed Bug Cities List, released today by pest control leader Orkin. The Windy City's bed bug problem was serious enough that the City Council passed an ordinance in July 2013 requiring condo associations to have a formal management plan in place for the detection, inspection and treatment of these pests. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/CL47858) In the South, two...


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