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Royal Bank Of Canada (RY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 23, 2013

Royal Bank Of Canada ( RY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 23, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.614 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 24, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 0.99% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $59.84, the dividend yield is 4.1%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RY was $59.84, representing a -6.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.08 and a 27.86% increase over the 52 week low of $46.80.

RY is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Westpac Banking Corporation ( WBK ) and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc ( MTU ). RY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.03. Zacks Investment Research reports RY's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.16%, compared to an industry average of -1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the RY Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to RY through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have RY as a top-10 holding:

  • db-X trackers MSCI Canada Hedged Equity Fund ( DBCN )
  • PowerShares KBW International Financial Portfolio ETF ( KBWX )
  • AdvisorShares Pring Turner Business Cycle ETF ( DBIZ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWX with an decrease of -10.84% over the last 100 days. DBCN has the highest percent weighting of RY at 6.82%.

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


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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