Royal Gold, Inc. (RGLD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 31, 2013

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Royal Gold, Inc. ( RGLD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 31, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 17, 2014. Shareholders who purchased RGLD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $46.72, the dividend yield is 1.8%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RGLD was $46.72, representing a -44.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $83.44 and a 20.93% increase over the 52 week low of $38.64.

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 $.91. Zacks Investment Research reports RGLD's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -6.99%, compared to an industry average of -17.9%.

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

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

  • ALPS GS Risk Adjusted Return U.S. Large Cap Index ETF ( GSRA ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GSRA with an increase of 17.99% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RGLD at 0.02%.



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 , GSRA , RGLD , VALE

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