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Royal Gold, Inc. (RGLD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 31, 2015

Royal Gold, Inc. ( RGLD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 31, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 17, 2015. Shareholders who purchased RGLD prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of RGLD was $63.91, representing a -22.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.84 and a 15.04% increase over the 52 week low of $55.55.

RGLD is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and Rio Tinto Plc ( RIO ). RGLD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.76. Zacks Investment Research reports RGLD's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 21.3%, compared to an industry average of 2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the RGLD Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

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

  • Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX )
  • Sprott Gold Miners ETF ( SGDM )
  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GDX with an increase of 9.47% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RGLD at 4.36%.

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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