Roper Industries, Inc. (
) 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 (
) and Canon, Inc. (
). 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
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 (
- PowerShares Cleantech Portfolio (
- iShares Morningstar Mid Growth Index Fund (
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF (
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%.