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


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Roper Industries, Inc. ( ROP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 10, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.165 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 26, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ROP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that ROP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $126.92, the dividend yield is .52%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ROP was $126.92, representing a -1.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $128.71 and a 37.17% 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 $5.01. Zacks Investment Research reports ROP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.57%, compared to an industry average of 8.4%.

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:

  • PowerShares Global Water Portfolio ( PIO )
  • PowerShares Water Resource Port ( PHO )
  • First Trust ISE Water Index Fund ( FIW )
  • PowerShares Cleantech Portfolio ( PZD )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Growth Index Fund ( JKH ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKH with an increase of 7.98% over the last 100 days. PIO has the highest percent weighting of ROP at 8.24%.

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

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