Royal Bank Of Canada (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 22, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.646 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 23,
2014. Shareholders who purchased RY stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
6.09% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $66.62, the dividend yield is 3.88%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RY was $66.62,
representing a -3.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $68.89 and a
20.06% increase over the 52 week low of $55.49.
RY is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Banco Santander, S.A. (
) and Westpac Banking Corporation (
). RY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.23. Zacks Investment Research reports RY's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 3.9%, compared to an industry
average of 3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to RY through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RY as a top-10 holding:
- Merrill Lynch Regional Bank HOLDRS (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RKH with an increase of
2.04% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of RY at 4.61%.