Roper Industries, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 08, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 24, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ROP stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 21.21% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of ROP was $137.66,
representing a -1.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $139.91 and
a 21.54% increase over the 52 week low of $113.26.
ROP is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as Danaher Corporation (
) and ASML Holding N.V. (
). ROP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.16. Zacks Investment Research reports ROP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 12.8%, compared to an
industry average of 15.4%.
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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 Water Resource Port (
- PowerShares Global Water Portfolio (
- PowerShares Cleantech Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PIO with an increase of
12.68% over the last 100 days. PHO has the highest percent
weighting of ROP at 8.27%.