Roper Industries, Inc. (ROP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 10, 2013

By
A A A
Share |

Roper Industries, Inc. ( ROP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 10, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.165 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 26, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ROP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of ROP was $123.31, representing a -3.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $127.42 and a 33.26% increase over the 52 week low of $92.53.

ROP is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ). ROP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.85. Zacks Investment Research reports ROP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.41%, compared to an industry average of 19.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ROP Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to ROP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ROP as a top-10 holding:

  • First Trust ISE Water Index Fund ( FIW )
  • PowerShares Cleantech Portfolio ( PZD )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Growth Index Fund ( JKH )
  • Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF ( VOT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PZD with an increase of 17.2% over the last 100 days. FIW has the highest percent weighting of ROP at 4.01%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: CAJ , DHR , FIW , JKH , PZD , ROP , VOT

NASDAQ.com News

NASDAQ.com News

More from NASDAQ.com News:

Related Videos

Stocks

Referenced

Most Active by Volume

89,970,926
  • $16.15 ▲ 0.12%
77,131,582
  • $58.94 ▼ 1.31%
67,336,935
  • $26.56 ▲ 1.68%
48,814,124
  • $86.20 ▲ 0.02%
47,526,126
  • $23.21 ▲ 0.78%
44,660,424
  • $23.91 ▲ 6.36%
38,799,699
  • $4.289 ▲ 4.36%
36,199,890
  • $40.01 ▼ 0.97%
As of 4/17/2014, 04:07 PM