Royal Bank Of Canada (RY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 22, 2014


Royal Bank Of Canada ( RY ) 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. ( SAN ) and Westpac Banking Corporation ( WBK ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the RY Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( RKH ).

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%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: RY , SAN , WBK , RKH News News

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