Royal Bank of Canada (RY) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+1.36 (+1.39%)
(As of 04/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
3.19 million shs
Average Volume
1.21 million shs
Market Capitalization
$140.37 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Royal Bank of Canada MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
38.7% Upside
$137.67 Price Target
Short Interest
0.84% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.25mentions of Royal Bank of Canada in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $8.45 to $9.18 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.52 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

140th out of 852 stocks

Commercial Banks, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

4th out of 28 stocks

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About Royal Bank of Canada Stock (NYSE:RY)

Royal Bank of Canada operates as a diversified financial service company worldwide. The company's Personal & Commercial Banking segment offers checking and savings accounts, home equity financing, personal lending, private banking, indirect lending, including auto financing, mutual funds and self-directed brokerage accounts, guaranteed investment certificates, credit cards, and payment products and solutions; and lending, leasing, deposit, investment, foreign exchange, cash management, auto dealer financing, trade products, and services to small and medium-sized commercial businesses. This segment offers financial products and services through branches, automated teller machines, and mobile sales network. Its Wealth Management segment provides a suite of wealth, investment, trust, banking, credit, and other advice-based solutions and strategies to high net worth and ultra-high net worth individuals, and institutional clients; asset management products to institutional and individual clients; and asset and investor services to financial institutions, asset managers, and asset owners. The company's Insurance segment offers life, health, home, auto, travel, wealth, annuities, property and casualty, and reinsurance advice and solutions; and business insurance services to individual, business, and group clients through its advice centers, RBC insurance stores, and mobile advisors; digital platforms; and independent brokers and partners. The company's Capital Markets segment offers advisory and origination, sales and trading, lending and financing, and transaction banking services to corporations, institutional clients, asset managers, private equity firms, and governments. The company was founded in 1864 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

RY Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

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Last Earnings
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
6 Analysts


Net Income
$11.02 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$87.48 billion
Cash Flow
$10.08 per share
Book Value
$58.30 per share


Outstanding Shares
Free Float
Market Cap
$139.43 billion

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Should I Buy Royal Bank of Canada Stock? RY Pros and Cons Explained


Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Royal Bank of Canada:

  • Strong institutional investor ownership, indicating confidence in the company's performance and stability.
  • Consistent growth in position by major financial institutions like Norges Bank and TD Asset Management Inc, reflecting positive outlook on the company's future prospects.
  • Diversified financial services offered globally, providing stability and potential for revenue growth across different markets and sectors.
  • Recent increase in stock price, suggesting positive market sentiment and potential for capital appreciation.
  • Robust financial performance and market position, positioning the company as a reliable investment option in the financial services sector.


Investors should be bearish about investing in Royal Bank of Canada for these reasons:

  • High competition in the financial services industry, leading to potential margin pressures and challenges in market share growth.
  • Market volatility and economic uncertainties may impact the company's financial performance and stock price in the short term.
  • Regulatory changes and compliance requirements could increase operational costs and affect profitability.
  • Dependency on interest rates and economic conditions, exposing the company to risks associated with fluctuations in interest rates and market conditions.
  • Potential impact of global events and geopolitical factors on the company's operations and financial stability.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Saturday, April 13, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Royal Bank of Canada pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

RY Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Royal Bank of Canada stock right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Royal Bank of Canada in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" RY shares.
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What is Royal Bank of Canada's stock price target for 2024?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Royal Bank of Canada's shares. Their RY share price targets range from $124.00 to $150.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $137.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 38.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have RY shares performed in 2024?

Royal Bank of Canada's stock was trading at $101.13 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, RY stock has decreased by 1.9% and is now trading at $99.22.
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Are investors shorting Royal Bank of Canada?

Royal Bank of Canada saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 11,910,000 shares, an increase of 24.7% from the March 15th total of 9,550,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,230,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 9.7 days. Currently, 0.8% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Royal Bank of Canada's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 23rd 2024.
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How were Royal Bank of Canada's earnings last quarter?

Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 28th. The financial services provider reported $2.11 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.06 by $0.05. The financial services provider earned $9.98 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.10 billion. Royal Bank of Canada had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.74% and a net margin of 12.43%.

How often does Royal Bank of Canada pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Royal Bank of Canada?

Royal Bank of Canada announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 29th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 25th will be paid a dividend of $1.0207 per share on Friday, May 24th. This represents a $4.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 24th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $1.02.
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Is Royal Bank of Canada a good dividend stock?

Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) pays an annual dividend of $2.99 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.06%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 37.66%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, RY will have a dividend payout ratio of 32.57% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for RY.

What other stocks do shareholders of Royal Bank of Canada own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Royal Bank of Canada investors own include Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), AbbVie (ABBV), AT&T (T), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Bank of America (BAC), Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS), Pfizer (PFE), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are Royal Bank of Canada's major shareholders?

Royal Bank of Canada's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.23%), Cardinal Capital Management Inc. (0.08%), Addenda Capital Inc. (0.06%), Dixon Mitchell Investment Counsel Inc. (0.06%), QV Investors Inc. (0.04%) and Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.04%).

How do I buy shares of Royal Bank of Canada?

Shares of RY stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Royal Bank of Canada have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Royal Bank of Canada: Abacus Financial Services Group Limited, Admiralty Bancorp Inc., Alabama National BanCorporation, American Guaranty & Trust, BlueBay Asset Management, Brewin Dolphin, Business Men’s Assurance Company, Capital Funding Alberta Limited, Centura Banks Inc., City National Bank, City National Corporation, Credit Suisse Private Banking North America, Dain Rauscher, Daniels & Associates L.P., Eagle Bancshares Inc., Ferris Baker Watts Incorporated, Flag Financial Corporation, Investment Holdings (Cayman) Limited, J.B. Hanauer & Co., Liberty Insurance Services Corporation, Liberty Life Insurance Company, Mourant Private Wealth, Phillips Hager & North Investment Management Ltd., Prism Financial, Provident Financial Group Inc., R.B.C. Holdings (Bahamas) Limited, RBC (Barbados) Funding Ltd., RBC (Barbados) Trading Bank Corporation, RBC Capital Markets LLC, RBC Caribbean Investments Limited, RBC Direct Investing Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Limited, RBC Europe Limited, RBC Global Asset Management Inc., RBC Insurance Holdings Inc, RBC Investor Services Bank S.A., RBC Investor Services Trust, RBC Life Insurance Company, RBC U.S. Group Holdings LLC, RBC USA Holdco Corporation, RBTT Financial Group, Richardson Barr & Co., Richardson Greenshields, Royal Bank Holding Inc., Royal Bank Mortgage Corporation, Royal Bank of Canada Insurance Company Ltd., Royal Trust, Royal Trust Corporation of Canada, Seasongood & Mayer LLC, Security First Network Bank, Sterling Capital Mortgage Company, The Royal Trust Company, Tucker Anthony Sutro Corporation, Voyageur Insurance Company, WayPay, Westbury Canadian Life Insurance Company, and William R. Hough & Co. Inc..
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This page (NYSE:RY) was last updated on 4/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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