Roper Industries, Inc. (ROP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 08, 2014

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Roper Industries, Inc. ( ROP ) 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 ( DHR ) and ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ). 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%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ROP Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( PHO )
  • PowerShares Global Water Portfolio ( PIO )
  • PowerShares Cleantech Portfolio ( PZD ).

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%.



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.



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Referenced Stocks: ASML , DHR , PHO , PIO , PZD , ROP

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