Dividend Growth of Royal Gold, Inc.(RGLD)

Royal Gold(RGLD) is having a Dividend Yield of 1.35% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $0.91. Royal Gold has a 5 year average dividend yield of 1.37% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $0.96. Royal Gold(RGLD) formally announced its most recent dividend on November 16, 2016 with a Dividend per share of $0.24. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $0.96. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 1.35%. Royal Gold(RGLD) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.64 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.73. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Royal Gold(RGLD) is at the rate of 9.54% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.74. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD) rose 0.2% or 0.14 points on Thursday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $71.29 the stock was seen hitting $71.856 as a peak level and $70.85 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $71.29. The daily volume was measured at 696,263 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $87.74 and the 52-week low is $39.6. The company has a market cap of $4,658 million. Shares of Royal Gold, Inc. rose by 1.78% in the last five trading days and 4.65% for the last 4 weeks. Royal Gold, Inc. is up 3.31% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 12.95%.

Currently the company Insiders own 1.37% of Royal Gold, Inc. shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 68.94% of Royal Gold, Inc. shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -11.83%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 3, 2017, Stefan Wenger (CFO and Treasurer) sold 1,000 shares at 70.00 per share price.On Dec 23, 2016, William Holmes Heissenbuttel (VP Corporate Development) sold 7,817 shares at 61.89 per share price.On Jun 22, 2016, Bruce Christopher Kirchhoff (VP, GC and Corp Secretary) sold 3,333 shares at 66.19 per share price.

Royal Gold Inc USA) Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 1, 2017. The company reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.02. Analyst had a consensus of $0.38. The company had revenue of $107.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $111.94 million. The companys revenue was up 9.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.23 EPS.

Royal Gold, Inc. is engaged in the acquisition and management of precious metals royalties. They seek to acquire existing royalties or to finance projects that are in production or near production in exchange for royalty interests. They also explore and develop properties thought to contain precious metals and seek to obtain royalty and other carried ownership interests in these properties through the subsequent transfer of operating interests to other mining companies.


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