Roper Industries, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 19, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.165 per share scheduled for December 28,
2012. 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price of
$110, the dividend yield is .6%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ROP was $110,
representing a -3.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $113.42 and
a 35.02% increase over the 52 week low of $81.47.
ROP is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as Canon, Inc. (
) and Danaher Corporation (
). ROP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.64. Zacks Investment Research reports ROP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 15.09%, compared to an
industry average of 21.4%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to ROP through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ROP as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Cleantech Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PZD with an increase of
13.44% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of ROP at 3.07%.