Royal Gold Company Profile (NASDAQ:RGLD)

About Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD)

Royal Gold logoRoyal Gold, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in acquiring and managing precious metal streams, royalties and similar interests. The Company operates through two segments: Acquisition and Management of Stream Interests, and Acquisition and Management of Royalty Interests. Its assets are located in Canada, Chile, Dominican Republic, Mexico, the United States, Africa, Australia and Other. As of June 30, 2016, the Company owned stream interests on four producing properties and three development-stage properties. It has investments in stream interests relating to Pueblo Viejo, Andacollo, Wassa and Prestea, and Rainy River. As of June 30, 2016, the Company owned royalty interests on 34 producing properties, 21 development-stage properties and 131 exploration-stage properties, of which it considered 50 to be evaluation-stage projects.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Gold
  • Sub-Industry: Gold
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:RGLD
  • CUSIP: 78028710
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $5.21 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 65,338,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $73.48
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $69.29
  • 52 Week Range: $52.69 - $87.74
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 50.93
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 41.30
  • P/E Growth: 1.40
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $424.25 million
  • Price / Sales: 12.27
  • Book Value: $34.80 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.29
  • Annual Dividend: $0.96
  • Dividend Yield: 1.2%
  • EBIDTA: $273.02 million
  • Net Margins: 2.58%
  • Return on Equity: 4.03%
  • Return on Assets: 2.96%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.29%
  • Current Ratio: 6.10%
  • Quick Ratio: 5.64%
  • Average Volume: 618,373 shs.
  • Beta: 0.53
  • Short Ratio: 4.4

Frequently Asked Questions for Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD)

What is Royal Gold's stock symbol?

Royal Gold trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "RGLD."

How often does Royal Gold pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Royal Gold?

Royal Gold announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 7th will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Friday, April 21st. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.20%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 5th. View Royal Gold's Dividend History.

How were Royal Gold's earnings last quarter?

Royal Gold, Inc (NASDAQ:RGLD) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 10th. The company reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $107 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $105.14 million. Royal Gold had a return on equity of 4.03% and a net margin of 2.58%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 14.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.29 earnings per share. View Royal Gold's Earnings History.

Where is Royal Gold's stock going? Where will Royal Gold's stock price be in 2017?

13 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Royal Gold's stock. Their forecasts range from $81.00 to $115.00. On average, they expect Royal Gold's stock price to reach $88.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Royal Gold.

Are investors shorting Royal Gold?

Royal Gold saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 13th, there was short interest totalling 2,950,519 shares, an increase of 6.0% from the March 31st total of 2,783,810 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 533,850 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.5 days.

Who are some of Royal Gold's key competitors?

Who owns Royal Gold stock?

Royal Gold's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.84%), Van ECK Associates Corp (7.50%), First Eagle Investment Management LLC (5.21%), State Street Corp (3.61%), Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. (1.50%) and St. James Investment Company LLC (1.35%). Company insiders that own Royal Gold stock include Bruce Christopher Kirchhoff, Stefan Wenger, Sybil E Veenman, Tony A Jensen and William Holmes Heissenbuttel. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Royal Gold.

Who sold Royal Gold stock? Who is selling Royal Gold stock?

Royal Gold's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thrivent Financial For Lutherans, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Bank of America Corp DE, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, St. James Investment Company LLC, Kopernik Global Investors LLC and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Royal Gold stock in the last year include Bruce Christopher Kirchhoff, Stefan Wenger, Tony A Jensen and William Holmes Heissenbuttel. View Insider Buying and Selling for Royal Gold.

Who bought Royal Gold stock? Who is buying Royal Gold stock?

Royal Gold's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Van ECK Associates Corp, Vanguard Group Inc., First Eagle Investment Management LLC, State Street Corp, Credit Agricole S A, Karp Capital Management Corp, Geode Capital Management LLC and FIL Ltd. View Insider Buying and Selling for Royal Gold.

How do I buy Royal Gold stock?

Shares of Royal Gold can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Royal Gold stock cost?

One share of Royal Gold stock can currently be purchased for approximately $79.70.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 10 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.77)
Consensus Price Target: $88.50 (11.04% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/15/2017FBR & CoBoost Price TargetOutperform -> Outperform$80.00 -> $81.00LowView Rating Details
5/12/2017ScotiabankBoost Price TargetSector Perform$81.00 -> $115.00LowView Rating Details
4/22/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweight$82.00 -> $83.00LowView Rating Details
4/20/2017National Bank FinancialDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$80.00 -> $82.50LowView Rating Details
3/31/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$88.00MediumView Rating Details
2/6/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$95.00N/AView Rating Details
1/3/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$83.00N/AView Rating Details
12/5/2016Dundee SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuyN/AView Rating Details
11/11/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingNeutral$86.00N/AView Rating Details
11/4/2016CIBCUpgradeSector Perform -> Sector Outperform$90.00N/AView Rating Details
7/7/2016HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
7/6/2016MacquarieInitiated CoverageOutperformN/AView Rating Details
7/6/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$72.00 -> $85.00N/AView Rating Details
12/11/2015GabelliInitiated CoverageBuy$45.00N/AView Rating Details
6/24/2015Morgan StanleyLower Price Target$76.50 -> $75.50N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD)
Earnings by Quarter for Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD)
Earnings History by Quarter for Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/10/2017Q3 2017$0.38$0.36$105.14 million$107.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2017Q217$0.39$0.36$115.57 million$107.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q117$0.42$0.46$2.40 million$117.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/10/2016Q416$0.33$0.32$100.62 million$94.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q316$0.27$0.29$97.26 million$93.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2016Q216$0.24$0.23$89.30 million$98.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q116$0.31($0.17)$92.48 million$74.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q415$0.28$0.23$71.00 million$73.58 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q315$0.28$0.38$78.05 million$74.11 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q215$0.30$0.23$81.99 million$61.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q115$0.29$0.29$75.33 million$69.03 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q414$0.29$0.23$77.30 million$70.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q314$0.24$0.31$69.20 million$57.75 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2014Q214$0.23$0.16$64.70 million$52.79 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q114$0.26$0.23$58.50 million$56.49 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q4 2013$0.27$0.16$64.06 million$57.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q3 2013$0.39$0.37$75.94 million$74.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q2 2013$0.43$0.42$80.19 million$79.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012$0.40$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2012$0.44$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$0.46$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2012$0.48$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.42$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/11/2011$0.38$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.39$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2011$0.29$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.59
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.85
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174$0.33$0.46$0.39
Q2 20173$0.31$0.43$0.38
Q3 20173$0.26$0.43$0.36
Q4 20173$0.39$0.56$0.46
Q1 20182$0.38$0.44$0.41
Q2 20182$0.39$0.44$0.42
Q3 20181$0.51$0.51$0.51
Q4 20181$0.51$0.51$0.51
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD)
Most Recent Dividend:4/21/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.96
Dividend Yield:1.20%
Dividend Growth:4.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:564.71% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
58.18% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
49.74% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:12 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD)

Dividend History by Quarter for Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.37%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 68.94%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/17/2017Stefan WengerCFOSell2,500$80.00$200,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2017Tony A. JensenCEOSell25,000$80.00$2,000,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2017Stefan WengerCFOSell500$75.00$37,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2017Stefan WengerCFOSell1,000$70.40$70,400.00View SEC Filing  
4/13/2017Stefan WengerCFOSell2,000$75.00$150,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/3/2017Stefan WengerCFOSell2,000$70.10$140,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2017Sybil E VeenmanDirectorBuy1,000$62.76$62,760.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2017William Holmes HeissenbuttelVPSell10,067$63.26$636,838.42View SEC Filing  
1/23/2017Stefan WengerCFOSell1,000$70.00$70,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2016William Holmes HeissenbuttelVPSell7,817$61.89$483,794.13View SEC Filing  
11/17/2016Stefan WengerCFOSell9,917$68.03$674,653.51View SEC Filing  
6/22/2016Bruce Christopher KirchhoffVPSell3,333$66.19$220,611.27View SEC Filing  
5/13/2016William Holmes HeissenbuttelVPSell1,250$57.64$72,050.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016Stefan WengerCFOSell733$45.23$33,153.59View SEC Filing  
9/15/2015Tony A JensenCEOSell30,500$44.85$1,367,925.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014William M ZischVPSell2,003$70.89$141,992.67View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Bruce Christopher KirchhoffVPSell6,278$69.54$436,572.12View SEC Filing  
6/28/2013James W StuckertDirectorSell121,505$40.25$4,890,576.25View SEC Filing  
6/26/2013James W StuckertDirectorSell142,074$41.71$5,925,906.54View SEC Filing  
6/26/2013Tony A JensenCEOBuy2,000$39.69$79,380.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2013M Craig HaaseDirectorBuy1,000$66.51$66,510.00View SEC Filing  
9/14/2012Karen GrossVPSell20,253$94.37$1,911,275.61View SEC Filing  
9/14/2012Tony A JensenCEOSell5,902$94.33$556,735.66View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012Stanley DempseyDirectorSell5,000$76.57$382,850.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD)
Latest Headlines for Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD)
DateHeadline logoRoyal Gold (RGLD) Presents At BofAML 2017 Global Metals, Mining and Steel Conference - May 22 at 6:38 PM logoInsider Selling: Royal Gold, Inc (RGLD) CFO Sells 2,500 Shares of Stock - May 19 at 7:58 PM logoTony A. Jensen Sells 25,000 Shares of Royal Gold, Inc (RGLD) Stock - May 19 at 7:40 PM logoIs This Gold Stock Mining A New Breakout? - May 19 at 12:24 PM logoFBR & Co Weighs in on Royal Gold, Inc's FY2017 Earnings (RGLD) - May 17 at 8:44 AM logoRoyal Gold, Inc (RGLD) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold - May 17 at 7:30 AM logoRoyal Gold, Inc Forecasted to Earn FY2021 Earnings of $2.79 Per Share (RGLD) - May 16 at 1:48 PM logoQ3 2018 Earnings Estimate for Royal Gold, Inc (RGLD) Issued By FBR & Co - May 16 at 11:48 AM logoNational Bank Financial Weighs in on Royal Gold, Inc's FY2019 Earnings (RGLD) - May 15 at 10:02 AM logoRoyal Gold, Inc (RGLD) PT Raised to $81.00 at FBR & Co - May 15 at 9:32 AM logoEdited Transcript of RGLD earnings conference call or presentation 11-May-17 4:00pm GMT - May 12 at 9:06 PM logoRoyal Gold, Inc (RGLD) CFO Stefan Wenger Sells 500 Shares - May 12 at 8:26 PM logoRoyal Gold, Inc (RGLD) Price Target Raised to $84.00 - May 12 at 2:54 PM logoInvestor Network: Royal Gold, Inc. to Host Earnings Call - May 11 at 7:59 PM logoRoyal Gold, Inc (RGLD) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results - May 11 at 6:14 PM logoBetter Dividend Stock: Royal Gold, Inc. vs. Silver Wheaton - Motley Fool - May 11 at 1:02 AM logoRoyal Gold Inc. Profit Advances 25% In Q3 - Nasdaq - May 11 at 1:02 AM logoRoyal Gold Reports Record Operating Cash Flow in its Third Quarter 2017 - May 10 at 7:44 PM logoRoyal Gold beats 3Q profit forecasts - May 10 at 7:44 PM logoContango ORE, Inc. Announces Earnings for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2017 - May 9 at 7:04 PM logoRoyal Gold, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:RGLD) : May 8, 2017 - May 8 at 6:51 PM logo$101.1 Million in Sales Expected for Royal Gold, Inc (RGLD) This Quarter - May 6 at 8:46 AM logoRoyal Gold, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : RGLD-US : May 5, 2017 - May 5 at 7:47 PM logoShort Interest in Royal Gold, Inc (RGLD) Grows By 6.0% - May 5 at 7:38 AM logo$0.31 EPS Expected for Royal Gold, Inc (RGLD) This Quarter - May 4 at 4:10 PM logoInsider Selling: Royal Gold, Inc (RGLD) CFO Sells 1,000 Shares of Stock - May 3 at 11:26 PM logoFavorable News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact Royal Gold (RGLD) Share Price - May 3 at 12:20 AM logoRoyal Gold, Inc (RGLD) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - May 2 at 10:54 AM logoYieldBoost Royal Gold To 6.7% Using Options - April 29 at 7:55 PM logoFavorable News Coverage Very Likely to Impact Royal Gold (RGLD) Share Price - April 28 at 6:54 PM logoWhich Royalty Company To Pick Up - Seeking Alpha - April 27 at 10:54 AM logoCan Royal Gold, Inc. Weather a Market Downturn? - April 26 at 1:01 PM logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Likely to Impact Royal Gold (RGLD) Share Price - April 25 at 7:44 PM logoHow to Invest in Gold the Right Way - April 24 at 11:50 AM logoRoyal Gold, Inc (RGLD) Forecasted to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.26 Per Share - April 24 at 8:32 AM logoRoyal Gold, Inc (RGLD) Earns Overweight Rating from Barclays PLC - April 22 at 9:09 AM logoRoyal Gold (RGLD) Receives Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.31 - April 22 at 12:59 AM logoRoyal Gold's (RGLD) "Sector Perform" Rating Reiterated at National Bank Financial - April 20 at 11:43 AM logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Very Likely to Affect Royal Gold (RGLD) Share Price - April 17 at 7:25 PM logoRoyal Gold's (RGLD) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Royal Bank of Canada - April 16 at 12:17 PM logoRoyal Gold, Inc (RGLD) CFO Sells $150,000.00 in Stock - April 13 at 8:20 PM logoFavorable Press Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact Royal Gold (RGLD) Share Price - April 13 at 11:09 AM logoBetter Buy: Hecla Mining Co. vs. Royal Gold Inc. - Motley Fool - April 12 at 11:33 PM logoWhy Royal Gold, Inc. Shareholders Have Nothing to Worry About - April 11 at 12:10 PM logoRoyal Gold, Inc (RGLD) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research - April 8 at 9:11 AM logoBullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - RGLD - April 7 at 12:14 PM logoRoyal Gold, Inc (RGLD) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - April 5 at 9:10 AM logoInsider Selling: Royal Gold, Inc (RGLD) CFO Sells 2,000 Shares of Stock - April 4 at 9:00 PM logoReminder - Royal Gold (RGLD) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon - April 3 at 7:03 PM logoRoyal Gold Provides Update on its Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter - April 3 at 8:55 AM



Royal Gold (RGLD) Chart for Thursday, May, 25, 2017

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