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

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Royal Gold, Inc. ( RGLD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 02, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RGLD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that RGLD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $48.66, the dividend yield is 1.64%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RGLD was $48.66, representing a -51.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $100.84 and a 25.95% 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 $1.09. Zacks Investment Research reports RGLD's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -.11%, compared to an industry average of -19%.

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:

  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XME with an decrease of -4.73% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RGLD at 3.26%.



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 , RGLD , VALE , XME

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