Roper Technologies, Inc. ( ROP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 05, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 21, 2017. Shareholders who purchased ROP 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 $231.53, the dividend yield is .6%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ROP was $231.53, representing a -1.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $235.50 and a 45.36% increase over the 52 week low of $159.28.
ROP is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). ROP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.48. Zacks Investment Research reports ROP's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 39.86%, compared to an industry average of 12.8%.
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 Resources Portfolio ( PHO )
- PowerShares Global Water Portfolio ( PIO )
- PowerShares Cleantech Portfolio ( PZD )
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF - DNQ ( VOT ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PZD with an increase of 13.19% over the last 100 days. PHO has the highest percent weighting of ROP at 8.12%.