Roper Technologies, Inc. ( ROP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 07, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 23, 2015. Shareholders who purchased ROP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that ROP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $164.32, the dividend yield is .61%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ROP was $164.32, representing a -8.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $178.92 and a 19.64% increase over the 52 week low of $137.34.
ROP is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ). ROP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.61. Zacks Investment Research reports ROP's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 3.74%, compared to an industry average of -1.8%.
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 Resource Port ( PHO )
- PowerShares Global Water Portfolio ( PIO )
- First Trust ISE Water Index Fund ( FIW )
- PowerShares Cleantech Portfolio ( PZD )
- Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF ( CZA ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is CZA with an decrease of -4.36% over the last 100 days. PHO has the highest percent weighting of ROP at 8.87%.