Roper Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (ROP)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Roper Industries (NYSE: ROP) is tomorrow, October 5, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 11 cents per share. At a price of $65 as of 10:05 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.6%.

The average volume for Roper has been 707,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Roper has a market cap of $6.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 13.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Roper Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and distributes medical and scientific imaging products and software, energy systems and controls, and industrial technology products and radio frequency (RF) products and services. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.4, equal to the average electronics industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Roper as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Roper Ratings Report.

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