Royal Gold, Inc. (RGLD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 03, 2013

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Royal Gold, Inc. ( RGLD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 03, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RGLD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 33.33% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $70.97, the dividend yield is 1.13%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RGLD was $70.97, representing a -29.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $100.84 and a 24.51% increase over the 52 week low of $57.

RGLD is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and VALE S.A. ( VALE ). RGLD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.61. Zacks Investment Research reports RGLD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.91%, compared to an industry average of 7.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the RGLD Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to RGLD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RGLD as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Growth ETF ( RFG )
  • Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF ( VBK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VBK with an increase of 13.67% over the last 100 days. RFG has the highest percent weighting of RGLD at 1.9%.



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: BHP , RFG , RGLD , VALE , VBK

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