Roper Technologies, Inc. ( ROP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 04, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.412 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 22, 2018. 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 $297.95, the dividend yield is .55%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ROP was $297.95, representing a -4.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $312.65 and a 20.41% increase over the 52 week low of $247.45.
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 $10.33. Zacks Investment Research reports ROP's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 22.22%, compared to an industry average of 23.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ROP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ROP as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco Dynamic Large Cap Growth ETF ( PWB )
- Strategy Shares US Market Rotation Strategy ETF ( HUSE )
- Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF ( VOT ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PWB with an increase of 7.63% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ROP at 1.38%.
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