2. As of noon trading, Roper Industries ( ROP) is down $0.89 (-0.7%) to $120.61 on light volume Thus far, 79,301 shares of Roper Industries exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 496,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $120.33-$121.80 after having opened the day at $121.43 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $121.50.

Roper Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and distributes radio frequency (RF) products and services, industrial technology products, energy systems and controls, and medical and scientific imaging products and software. Roper Industries has a market cap of $11.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 9.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Roper Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Roper Industries as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Roper Industries Ratings Report now.

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