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

Royal Gold, Inc. ( RGLD ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 02, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share scheduled for January 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RGLD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 33.33% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of RGLD was $80.1, representing a -20.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $100.84 and a 40.53% increase over the 52 week low of $57.

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 $1.61. Zacks Investment Research reports RGLD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 18.16%, compared to an industry average of 2.9%.

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

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

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

  • Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Growth ETF ( RFG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RFG with an increase of 9.2% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RGLD at 1.9%.

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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