Royal Bank Of Canada (RY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 24, 2018

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Royal Bank Of Canada ( RY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 24, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.74 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 24, 2018. Shareholders who purchased RY prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.23% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $76.29, the dividend yield is 3.88%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RY was $76.29, representing a -12.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $87.10 and a 14.45% increase over the 52 week low of $66.66.

RY is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Banco Santander, S.A. ( SAN ) and Toronto Dominion Bank ( TD ). RY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.87. Zacks Investment Research reports RY's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 9.33%, compared to an industry average of 11.1%.

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:

  • EcoLogical Strategy ETF ( HECO )
  • iShares Trust ( IPFF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IPFF with an decrease of -2.87% over the last 100 days. HECO has the highest percent weighting of RY at 2.55%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: RY , SAN , TD , HECO , IPFF

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