Royal Bank Of Canada ( RY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 24, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.618 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 24, 2017. Shareholders who purchased RY prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -2.22% decrease from the prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of RY was $70.65, representing a -2.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.24 and a 55.24% increase over the 52 week low of $45.51.
RY is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Toronto Dominion Bank ( TD ) and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc ( MTU ). RY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.95. Zacks Investment Research reports RY's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 2.88%, compared to an industry average of -4.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to RY through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RY as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P International Financial Sector ETF ( IPF )
- iShares International Preferred Stock ETF ( IPFF ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IPF with an increase of 8.76% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RY at 2.81%.