Roper Technologies, Inc. ( ROP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 08, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.412 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 23, 2018. Shareholders who purchased ROP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 17.71% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of ROP was $264.86, representing a -1.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $267.83 and a 43.71% increase over the 52 week low of $184.30.
ROP is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ) and ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ). ROP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.89. Zacks Investment Research reports ROP's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 41.77%, compared to an industry average of 14.2%.
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The following ETF(s) have ROP as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is PZD with an increase of 12.85% over the last 100 days. PIO has the highest percent weighting of ROP at 3.67%.
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