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

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Royal Bank Of Canada ( RY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 24, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.759 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 23, 2018. Shareholders who purchased RY prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.01% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $75.01, the dividend yield is 4.05%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RY was $75.01, representing a -13.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $87.10 and a 1.47% increase over the 52 week low of $73.92.

RY is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Toronto Dominion Bank ( TD ) and Banco Santander Brasil SA ( BSBR ). RY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.35. Zacks Investment Research reports RY's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 8.09%, compared to an industry average of 4.2%.

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:

  • Franklin FTSE Canada ETF ( FLCA )
  • Xtrackers MSCI All World ex US High Dividend Yield Equity ETF ( HDAW )
  • Invesco S&P International Developed Momentum ETF ( IDMO )
  • iShares Trust ( IPFF )
  • Invesco S&P International Developed Low Volatility ETF ( IDLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FLCA with an decrease of -3.14% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RY at 9%.

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

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