Royal Bank of Canada Company Profile (TSE:RY)

About Royal Bank of Canada (TSE:RY)

Royal Bank of Canada logoRoyal Bank of Canada (RBC), is a diversified financial services company. The Company provides personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. The Company serves personal, business, public sector and institutional clients in Canada, the United States and approximately 40 other countries. The Company's business segments include Personal and Commercial Banking, Wealth Management, Insurance, Investor and Treasury Services, Capital Markets. The Company, through its segments, serves various lines of businesses, which include Personal Financial Services, Business Financial Services, Cards and Payment Solutions (Canadian Banking), Caribbean and United States Banking, Canadian Wealth Management, United States and International Wealth Management, Global Asset Management, Canadian Insurance, International Insurance, Corporate and Investment Banking, Global Markets and Other.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector:
  • Industry: Money Center Banks
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:RY
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: C$147.87 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,457,948,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$95.39
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$94.38
  • 52 Week Range: C$81.82 - C$101.72
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.83
  • P/E Growth: 1.78
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$37.83 billion
  • Price / Sales: 3.91
  • Book Value: C$44.97 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.26
  • Dividend Yield: 3.9%
  • Net Margins: 28.00%
  • Return on Equity: 16.52%
  • Return on Assets: 0.93%
  • Average Volume: 2.06 million shs.
  • Short Ratio: 5.24

Frequently Asked Questions for Royal Bank of Canada (TSE:RY)

What is Royal Bank of Canada's stock symbol?

Royal Bank of Canada trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "RY."

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 Wednesday, August 23rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 26th will be paid a dividend of 0.91 per share on Friday, November 24th. This represents a $3.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.59%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 25th. This is an increase from Royal Bank of Canada's previous quarterly dividend of $0.87. View Royal Bank of Canada's Dividend History.

How were Royal Bank of Canada's earnings last quarter?

Royal Bank of Canada (TSE:RY) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, December, 3rd. The company reported $1.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.59 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $8.38 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.79 billion. Royal Bank of Canada had a net margin of 28.00% and a return on equity of 16.52%. View Royal Bank of Canada's Earnings History.

When will Royal Bank of Canada make its next earnings announcement?

Royal Bank of Canada is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 29th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Royal Bank of Canada.

Where is Royal Bank of Canada's stock going? Where will Royal Bank of Canada's stock price be in 2017?

7 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Royal Bank of Canada's shares. Their forecasts range from C$93.00 to C$106.00. On average, they expect Royal Bank of Canada's share price to reach C$99.75 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Royal Bank of Canada.

Who are some of Royal Bank of Canada's key competitors?

Who are Royal Bank of Canada's key executives?

Royal Bank of Canada's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Kathleen P. Taylor J.D., Independent Chairman of the Board
  • David I. McKay, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Rod Bolger, Chief Financial Officer
  • Zabeen Hirji, Chief Human Resource Officer
  • Mark Hughes, Group Chief Risk Officer
  • Mike Dobbins, Head - Strategy and Corporate Development
  • Doug A. Guzman, Group Head - Wealth Management and Insurance
  • A. Douglas McGregor, Group Head - Capital Markets and Investor & Treasury Services
  • Bruce Ross, Group Head - Technology and Operations
  • Jennifer Anne Tory, Group Head - Personal & Commercial Banking

How do I buy Royal Bank of Canada stock?

Shares of Royal Bank of Canada and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is Royal Bank of Canada's stock price today?

One share of Royal Bank of Canada stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$101.42.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Royal Bank of Canada (TSE RY)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  213 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  316 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  529
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Royal Bank of Canada 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 Bank of Canada (TSE:RY) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: C$99.75
Consensus Price Target History for Royal Bank of Canada (TSE:RY)
Price Target History for Royal Bank of Canada (TSE:RY)
Analysts' Ratings History for Royal Bank of Canada (TSE:RY)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/25/2017Eight CapitalBoost Price TargetC$102.00 -> C$105.00View Rating Details
8/25/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetC$94.20 -> C$96.00View Rating Details
8/24/2017National Bank FinancialLower Price TargetSector PerformC$101.00 -> C$99.00View Rating Details
8/24/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformC$100.00View Rating Details
8/21/2017ScotiabankDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformC$102.00 -> C$100.00View Rating Details
4/3/2017TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy -> BuyView Rating Details
3/7/2017CIBCBoost Price TargetC$101.00 -> C$106.00View Rating Details
2/27/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsBoost Price TargetUnderperform -> Market PerformC$92.00 -> C$99.00View Rating Details
1/17/2017CSFBBoost Price TargetC$100.00 -> C$101.00View Rating Details
1/13/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetC$95.00 -> C$99.00View Rating Details
12/22/2016Dundee SecuritiesBoost Price TargetC$87.00 -> C$93.00View Rating Details
12/21/2016DesjardinsBoost Price TargetC$92.00 -> C$94.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016Bank of America CorporationBoost Price TargetUnderperformC$75.00 -> C$76.00View Rating Details
6/2/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetBuyC$89.00 -> C$88.00View Rating Details
5/3/2016Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetC$90.00 -> C$95.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Royal Bank of Canada (TSE:RY)
Earnings by Quarter for Royal Bank of Canada (TSE:RY)
Earnings History by Quarter for Royal Bank of Canada (TSE RY)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
12/3/2014C$1.59C$1.57C$8.79 billionC$8.38 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/22/2014C$1.43C$1.49C$8.21 billionC$8.27 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Royal Bank of Canada (TSE:RY)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.23
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.05
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20175$1.72$1.77$1.75
Q2 20176$1.69$1.86$1.77
Q3 20176$1.79$1.87$1.83
Q4 20176$1.82$1.97$1.88
Q1 20183$1.87$2.00$1.95
Q2 20182$1.98$1.99$1.99
Q3 20182$2.05$2.07$2.06
Q4 20182$2.05$2.06$2.06
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History by Quarter for Royal Bank of Canada (TSE RY)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Royal Bank of Canada (TSE:RY)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Royal Bank of Canada (TSE:RY)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Royal Bank of Canada (TSE:RY)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/22/2017David Ian MckayDirectorSell3,577C$94.28C$337,239.56
9/22/2017Jennifer Anne ToryInsiderSell359C$94.31C$33,857.29
9/19/2017Alex Douglas McgregorInsiderSell10,000C$93.10C$931,000.00
9/15/2017Thierry VandalDirectorBuy729C$91.91C$67,002.39
8/22/2017David Ian MckayDirectorSell5,352C$91.78C$491,206.56
8/22/2017Jennifer Anne ToryInsiderSell364C$91.78C$33,407.92
7/24/2017David Ian MckayDirectorSell5,352C$93.65C$501,214.80
7/24/2017Jennifer Anne ToryInsiderSell360C$93.63C$33,706.80
6/21/2017David Ian MckayDirectorSell3,577C$93.26C$333,591.02
6/21/2017Jennifer Anne ToryInsiderSell361C$93.20C$33,645.20
6/15/2017Alex Douglas McgregorInsiderSell30,000C$92.79C$2,783,700.00
6/2/2017Thierry VandalDirectorSell750C$93.61C$70,207.50
5/19/2017David Ian MckayDirectorSell3,578C$92.82C$332,109.96
5/19/2017Jennifer Anne ToryInsiderSell362C$92.87C$33,618.94
4/24/2017David Ian MckayDirectorSell3,578C$95.95C$343,309.10
4/24/2017Jennifer Anne ToryInsiderSell355C$95.98C$34,072.90
3/21/2017Jennifer Anne ToryInsiderSell353C$96.66C$34,120.98
3/6/2017Alex Douglas McgregorInsiderSell14,475C$99.10C$1,434,472.50
3/1/2017Alex Douglas McgregorInsiderSell25,000C$97.55C$2,438,750.00
2/22/2017David Ian MckayDirectorSell3,578C$98.80C$353,506.40
2/22/2017Jennifer Anne ToryInsiderSell349C$98.70C$34,446.30
1/23/2017David Ian MckayDirectorSell3,578C$94.01C$336,367.78
1/23/2017Jennifer Anne ToryInsiderSell359C$94.00C$33,746.00
12/7/2016Alex Douglas McgregorInsiderSell17,583C$88.00C$1,547,304.00
9/6/2016Janice Rose FukakusaInsiderSell62,960C$81.08C$5,104,796.80
3/21/2016David Ian MckayDirectorSell1,447C$75.15C$108,744.51
3/21/2016Jennifer Anne ToryInsiderSell857C$75.18C$64,431.83
3/17/2016Alex Douglas McgregorInsiderSell20,000C$76.07C$1,521,362.00
3/11/2016Alex Douglas McgregorInsiderSell25,000C$74.04C$1,850,985.00
3/10/2016Alex Douglas McgregorInsiderSell28,000C$73.90C$2,069,278.40
2/29/2016William Geoffrey BeattieDirectorBuy50,000C$68.69C$3,434,250.00
2/22/2016David Ian MckayDirectorSell1,447C$71.76C$103,837.73
2/22/2016Jennifer Anne ToryInsiderSell885C$71.76C$63,507.60
1/22/2016David Ian MckayDirectorSell1,447C$67.57C$97,780.74
1/22/2016Jennifer Anne ToryInsiderSell922C$67.65C$62,373.12
1/12/2016Douglas Antony GuzmanInsiderBuy25C$70.29C$1,757.25
1/11/2016William Geoffrey BeattieDirectorBuy50,000C$70.33C$3,516,620.00
12/23/2015Victor Leyland YoungDirectorSell5,000C$74.60C$372,979.00
12/22/2015Zabeen Hirji-NowaczynskiInsiderSell31,127C$74.53C$2,319,982.47
12/21/2015Zabeen Hirji-NowaczynskiInsiderSell40,476C$74.43C$3,012,430.35
12/14/2015Alex Douglas McgregorInsiderSell5,000C$17.85C$89,270.00
12/7/2015Alex Douglas McgregorInsiderSell53,273C$75.51C$4,022,820.03
12/7/2015Heather Munroe-BlumDirectorBuy1,310C$74.99C$98,236.90
11/20/2015Alex Douglas McgregorInsiderSell12,117C$76.29C$924,404.72
10/22/2015Alex Douglas McgregorInsiderSell12,301C$74.56C$917,115.82
9/25/2015David Francis DenisonDirectorBuy1,000C$72.10C$72,100.00
9/22/2015Alex Douglas McgregorInsiderSell12,639C$71.66C$905,748.66
8/24/2015Alex Douglas McgregorInsiderSell12,761C$70.65C$901,567.20
7/22/2015Alex Douglas McgregorInsiderSell12,148C$76.01C$923,402.28
6/19/2015Alex Douglas McgregorInsiderSell12,012C$77.28C$928,259.73
5/22/2015Alex Douglas McgregorInsiderSell11,734C$80.01C$938,865.50
4/22/2015Alex Douglas McgregorInsiderSell11,748C$79.80C$937,438.71
3/20/2015Alex Douglas McgregorInsiderSell12,109C$76.35C$924,556.06
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Royal Bank of Canada (RY) Chart for Tuesday, October, 24, 2017

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