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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