), an established consumer and commercial services company,
recently announced that it has set up a franchise in Guam through
its wholly owned subsidiary Orkin, LLC.
Orkin is an Atlanta based company, and is of one of the
leaders in pest control services and protection against termite
damage, insects and rodents. Apart from providing services in the
U.S., Orkin's network is spread across a number of international
locations as well, such as Canada, Asia, Europe and Mexico. Orkin
uses a three-step method to provide its services and has also
taken due care to control pests and protect against damages. It
has collaborated with the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) and eight major universities to conduct research
and spread awareness about the health hazards caused by
Orkin had established its first two international franchises
in Africa. The recent set-up in Guam is ideal, given the island's
typical tropical climate. Guam, a territory of the U.S. in the
western Pacific Ocean, has unique pest problems persisting
throughout the year. Consumers can thus avail of Orkin's services
to control the menace from pests.
The franchise is owned by Dewan Worldwide, Inc., and will
provide services to both homeowners as well as businesses. Orkin
will provide initial training to the franchise owners from its
headquarters in Atlanta.
Rollins Inc. is based in North America and operates through
its wholly owned subsidiaries, such as, Orkin Canada, HomeTeam
Pest Defense, Western Pest Services and The Industrial Fumigant
Company, to provide pest control services.
Rollins currently carries a Zacks Rank#3 (Hold). Other
well-positioned stocks in the Business Services sector include
Green Dot Corporation
TeleTech Holdings Inc.
Fidelity National Information Services, Inc
), each carrying Zacks Rank#2 (Buy).
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