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

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Royal Bank Of Canada ( RY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 22, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.6605 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 22, 2014. Shareholders who purchased RY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.24% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $74.22, the dividend yield is 3.56%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RY was $74.22, representing a -0.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.64 and a 22.37% increase over the 52 week low of $60.65.

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 $5.35. Zacks Investment Research reports RY's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.63%, compared to an industry average of 9.9%.


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 )
  • iShares International Preferred Stock ETF ( IPFF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IPFF with an increase of 6.4% over the last 100 days. RKH has the highest percent weighting of RY at 5.08%.



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 , IPFF

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