Roper Industries Increases Dividend 16%; Marks 18th Consecutive Annual Increase

Dec 08, 2010, 12:30 ET from Roper Industries, Inc.

SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ROP) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.11 per share, payable on January 28, 2011, to stockholders of record as of January 7, 2011.  This represents a 16% increase over the 2010 quarterly dividend of $0.0950 and marks the eighteenth consecutive year of increases in Roper's dividend.

About Roper Industries

Roper Industries is a market-driven, 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, radio frequency and research/medical applications.  Additional information about Roper Industries is available on the Company's website at

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