Royal Gold, Inc. (RGLD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 02, 2013

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Royal Gold, Inc. ( RGLD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 02, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RGLD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that RGLD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $42.08, the dividend yield is 1.9%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RGLD was $42.08, representing a -58.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $100.84 and a 8.92% 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 $1.27. Zacks Investment Research reports RGLD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -5.21%, compared to an industry average of -8.3%.

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:

  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME )
  • 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. XME has the highest percent weighting of RGLD at 3.61%.



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: BHP , RFG , RGLD , VALE , VBK , XME

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