SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ROP) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 20% increase in the quarterly cash dividend to $0.165 per share and had decided to make this dividend payable on December 28, 2012, to stockholders of record as of December 21, 2012. This marks the twentieth consecutive year of increases in Roper's dividend. Last year, the company's dividend for the comparable period was paid on January 27, 2012. About Roper IndustriesRoper Industries is a diversified growth company and is a constituent of the S&P 500, Fortune 1000, and the Russell 1000 indices. Roper provides engineered products and solutions for global niche markets, including water, energy, transportation, medical, education, and SaaS-based information networks. Additional information about Roper is available on the company's website at www.roperind.com. SOURCE Roper Industries, Inc.