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 Mining
  • Sub-Industry: Gold
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:RGLD
  • CUSIP: 78028710
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $5.5061 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 65,338,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $78.98
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $72.91
  • 52 Week Range: $60.21 - $87.74
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 55.05
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 52.86
  • P/E Growth: 1.49
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $424.25 million
  • Price / Sales: 13.27
  • Book Value: $34.80 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.48
  • Annual Dividend: $0.96
  • Dividend Yield: 1.1%
  • EBIDTA: $295.02 million
  • Net Margins: 23.93%
  • Return on Equity: 4.22%
  • Return on Assets: 3.11%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.27%
  • Current Ratio: 5.42%
  • Quick Ratio: 5.15%
  • Average Volume: 562,811 shs.
  • Beta: 0.66
  • Short Ratio: 4.45
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 Wednesday, May 31st. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 7th will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Friday, July 21st. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.11%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 5th. View Royal Gold's Dividend History.

How were Royal Gold's earnings last quarter?

Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 10th. The company reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $107 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $105.14 million. Royal Gold had a return on equity of 4.22% and a net margin of 23.93%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 14.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.29 EPS. View Royal Gold's Earnings History.

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

12 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Royal Gold's shares. Their predictions range from $81.00 to $115.00. On average, they anticipate Royal Gold's share price to reach $89.95 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Royal Gold.

Who are some of Royal Gold's key competitors?

Who are Royal Gold's key executives?

Royal Gold's management team includes the folowing people:

  • William M. Hayes, Chairman of the Board
  • Tony A. Jensen, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Stefan L. Wenger CPA, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer
  • William Heissenbuttel, Vice President - Corporate Development & Operations
  • Mark E. Isto, Vice President - Operations
  • Karli S. Anderson, Vice President - Investor Relations
  • Bruce C. Kirchhoff Esq., Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Gordon J. Bogden, Independent Director
  • M. Craig Haase, Independent Director
  • C. Kevin McArthur, Independent Director

Who owns Royal Gold stock?

Royal Gold's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.35%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.31%), America First Investment Advisors LLC (0.22%), Aperio Group LLC (0.10%), Beacon Financial Group (0.08%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.05%). 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 Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Oakbrook Investments LLC, ICM Asset Management Inc. WA, Parkwood LLC, Beacon Financial Group, Confluence Investment Management LLC and Eidelman Virant Capital. Company insiders that have sold Royal Gold stock in the last year include 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Aperio Group LLC, America First Investment Advisors LLC, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Virtu Financial LLC, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Sprott Inc. and LS Investment Advisors LLC. 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.

What is Royal Gold's stock price today?

One share of Royal Gold stock can currently be purchased for approximately $86.16.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Royal Gold (NASDAQ RGLD)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  271 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  244 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  515
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Royal Gold and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.58)
Consensus Price Target: $89.95 (4.40% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/12/2017MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
6/29/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$95.00HighView Rating Details
6/15/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket Perform$88.00LowView Rating Details
6/6/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweight$83.00 -> $84.00MediumView Rating Details
6/5/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$83.00MediumView Rating Details
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
4/20/2017National Bank FinancialDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$80.00 -> $82.50LowView Rating Details
2/6/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$95.00N/AView Rating Details
12/5/2016Dundee SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuyN/AView Rating Details
11/11/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated 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
12/11/2015GabelliInitiated CoverageBuy$45.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/27/2015 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:7/21/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.96
Dividend Yield:1.11%
Dividend Growth:4.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:61.15% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
63.58% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
58.90% (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: 70.56%
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
7/12/2017Stefan WengerCFOSell500$80.00$40,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/3/2017Stefan WengerCFOSell1,500$77.05$115,575.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2017Stefan WengerCFOSell2,000$80.06$160,120.00View SEC Filing  
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 (NASDAQ:RGLD) vs. Sandstorm Gold (SAND) Financial Contrast - July 24 at 6:04 PM logoComparing Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) and Royal Gold (RGLD) - July 23 at 12:14 PM logoFinancial Analysis: Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) and Royal Gold (RGLD) - July 23 at 10:21 AM logoHow Has Miners’ Volatility Trended in July? - July 20 at 3:47 PM logoRoyal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - July 18 at 11:54 AM logoRoyal Gold, Inc. (RGLD) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - July 18 at 10:39 AM logoInsider Selling: Royal Gold, Inc. (RGLD) CFO Sells 500 Shares of Stock - July 17 at 11:28 AM logoHow to Invest in Gold Stocks: 3 Options You Should Consider - July 16 at 7:35 PM logo3 Reasons Royal Gold Inc. Stock Could Rise Further in 2017 - July 14 at 4:39 PM logoRoyal Gold Provides Update on Its Fiscal 2017 Fourth Quarter - July 11 at 7:08 AM logoRoyal Gold, Inc. (RGLD) Upgraded to "Buy" at BidaskClub - July 8 at 4:46 PM logoRoyal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD) CFO Sells $115,575.00 in Stock - July 5 at 7:45 PM logoRoyal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold" - July 5 at 9:39 AM logoRoyal Gold About To Put More Money In Your Pocket - July 4 at 6:53 AM logoETFs with exposure to Royal Gold, Inc. : July 3, 2017 - July 4 at 6:53 AM logoRoyal Gold's (RGLD) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at BMO Capital Markets - July 2 at 12:32 AM logoYou Won't Believe How Profitable This Gold Stock Is - July 1 at 8:26 AM logoBetter Buy: Royal Gold, Inc. vs. Goldcorp - June 30 at 8:25 AM logoGold Prices to Spike on Middle East Turmoil - PR Newswire - PR Newswire (press release) - June 30 at 6:12 AM logo3 Top Gold Stocks to Buy Now - June 27 at 10:28 AM logoRoyal Gold, Inc (RGLD) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - June 25 at 10:32 PM logoIs Royal Gold, Inc. Running Out of Steam or Taking a Breather? - June 24 at 9:21 AM logoRoyal Gold, Inc. (RGLD) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - June 23 at 10:06 AM logoRoyal Gold, Inc. in 3 Charts - June 23 at 9:49 AM logoETFs with exposure to Royal Gold, Inc. : June 19, 2017 - June 20 at 2:24 AM logoRoyal Gold, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : RGLD-US : June 19, 2017 - June 19 at 10:00 AM logoRoyal Gold, Inc. :RGLD-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : June 16, 2017 - June 17 at 1:34 AM logoGold Stock Mining For New Breakout, But This Key Indicator Lags - June 17 at 1:34 AM logoBetter Buy: Franco-Nevada Corporation vs. Royal Gold, Inc - Motley Fool - June 16 at 9:22 AM logoBetter Buy: Franco-Nevada Corporation vs. Royal Gold, Inc - June 16 at 9:22 AM logoRaymond James Financial, Inc. Reiterates Market Perform Rating for Royal Gold, Inc. (RGLD) - June 15 at 10:56 AM logoRoyal Gold (RGLD) Presents At RBC Capital Markets Global Metals and Mining Conference - Slideshow - June 15 at 12:06 AM logo4 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Royal Gold, Inc. - Motley Fool - June 12 at 7:07 PM logoBidaskClub Downgrades Royal Gold, Inc (RGLD) to Hold - June 10 at 6:10 PM logoHere's Why Royal Gold Popped 16% in May - June 9 at 7:43 PM logoHere's Why Royal Gold Popped 16% in May - June 9 at 1:19 PM logoHow Royal Gold, Inc. Makes Most of Its Money - Motley Fool - June 8 at 8:40 PM logoRoyal Gold, Inc (RGLD) Rating Reiterated by Barclays PLC - June 6 at 9:44 PM logoRoyal Gold, Inc (RGLD) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank of Canada - June 5 at 9:22 PM logoRoyal Gold (RGLD) vs. Primero Mining Corp (PPP) Head to Head Survey - June 4 at 7:28 AM logoRoyal Gold Announces Peak Gold Resource Estimate - June 3 at 9:12 AM logoStefan Wenger Sells 2,000 Shares of Royal Gold, Inc (RGLD) Stock - June 2 at 8:20 PM logoRoyal Gold, Inc.: The Bear Case From a Bull - Motley Fool - June 1 at 8:28 AM logoRoyal Gold Announces Third Quarter Dividend - May 31 at 7:36 PM logoRoyal Gold, Inc (RGLD) Announces $0.24 Quarterly Dividend - May 31 at 2:26 PM logoRoyal Gold declares $0.24 dividend - May 31 at 2:00 PM logoRoyal Gold, Inc.: The Bear Case From a Bull - May 31 at 8:25 AM logoRoyal Gold, Inc (RGLD) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - May 29 at 9:40 AM logoThis Gold Stock May Be Mining A New Breakout - May 27 at 3:49 AM logoRoyal Gold, Inc (RGLD) Receives "Buy" Rating from BMO Capital Markets - May 26 at 8:12 AM



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