3.84% Jul 30, 05:02 PM
$2.84 Paid Quarterly
51.2% EPS $5.55
2 years Since 2012
No Ex-Dividend Dates
Have Been Scheduled

RY - Upcoming Dividend Payouts
Next Ex-Dividend Date None

Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
$0.7100 2014-05-22 2014-07-22 2014-07-24 2014-08-22 Regular
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RY has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.

RY - Dividend Yield & Stock Price History
Current Dividend Yield 3.84%

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RY - Dividend Payout History
Current Annual Payout $2.84

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RY - Dividend Growth History

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Reveal Dividend Growth History for RY. 8.2% 11.0% 2 years
Annual dividend amounts based on Ex-dividend date

RY - Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth
Payouts Increasing For 2 years

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$2.5300 2013 11.0%
$2.2800 2012 9.6%

RY - Historical Dividend Data
Payouts Increasing For 2 years

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.7100 2014-05-22 2014-07-22 2014-07-24 2014-08-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.7100 2014-02-26 2014-04-22 2014-04-24 2014-05-23 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.6700 2013-12-05 2014-01-23 2014-01-27 2014-02-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.6700 2013-08-29 2013-10-22 2013-10-24 2013-11-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.6300 2013-05-30 2013-07-23 2013-07-25 2013-08-23 Unknown Regular Quarter

Royal Bank of Canada (RY) - News

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  • Royal Bank of Canada Q1 Profits Rise; Lifts Dividend (RY)

    Royal Bank of Canada (RY) reported higher earnings for its first quarter, but missed estimates. The company also announced that it has raised its dividend by 6%.  RY's Earnings in Brief
    • RY posted earnings of  C$2.005 billion, or C$1.38 per share, up from C$1.957 billion, or C$1.34 per share, a year ago. 
    • Excluding special items, earnings were C$2.184 billion, or C$1.44 per share, compared to C$2.047 billion, or C$1.34 per share, last year.
    • Revenue increased to C$8.454 billion from C$7.858 last year.
    • On average, analysts expected to see earnings of C$1.43 and C$8.00 billion in revenue.
    CEO Commentary 

    Gordon M. Nixon,  CEO of RY, commented:. "We delivered first quarter earnings of over $2 billion, reflecting solid client volume growth across most businesses as we continue to extend our leadership position in Canada while growing our businesses globally. We believe our focus on developing innovative products and services, and our ongoing discipline in managing costs, remain clear competitive advantages in today's environment. This morning we also announced a 6% increase to our quarterly dividend."

    RY Boosts Dividend RY announced a 6% increase to its quarterly dividend, raising it to C$0.71 per share. The dividend will be paid on or after May 23 to shareholders of record on April 24. Stock Performance  Royal Bank of Canada shares were mostly flat during pre-market trading Wednesday. The stock is up 1.81% YTD.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Royal Bank of Canada (RY) have a 3.69% yield based on Tuesday's closing price of $72.70. Royal Bank of Canada (RY) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Royal Bank of Canada Meets Q4 Estimates; CEO Announces Retirement (RY)

    It was a big news day for Royal Bank of Canada (RY)  before the opening bell on Wednesday, as the company announced its fourth quarter earnings and declared a dividend, and also had its CEO announce his retirement.  RY Earnings in Brief -The company reported quarterly net income of C$2.1 billion, which is up 11% from last year's same period. -Revenue for the quarter came in at $7.97 billion, up from $7.52 billion reported in last year's Q4. -Earnings per diluted share was reported at $1.40, up from last year's Q4 EPS of $1.25. -The company met analysts' EPS estimates of $1.40, and came in above revenue estimates of $7.51 billion. CEO Earnings Comments Gordon M. Nixon, RBC's President and CEO, had the following comments about the quarter and full year results: "With solid fourth quarter earnings of more than $2 billion, RBC delivered record earnings of $8.4 billion in 2013. These results build on our financial strength, diversified business mix and ability to serve clients across many products, markets and geographies. We believe our domestic leadership and focus on global growth position us well to deliver sustainable earnings growth and build long-term value." CEO to Retire Nixon also announced his retirement this morning, which will take place in August of 2014. Nixon has been the CEO and president for 13 years. Dave McKay, Group Head, Personal & Commercial Banking will be appointed as President at the Annual Meeting on February 26, 2014, and President and Chief Executive Officer effective August 1, 2014. Dividend Declared RY declared a quarterly dividend of 67 cents today, which will be paid on February 24, 2014 to all shareholders on record as of January 27, 2014. The ex-dividend date is January 24, 2014. Royal Bank's last dividend raise occurred this past fall when the company bumped its dividend to 67 cents from 63 cents. The company also raised its dividend earlier in the year from 60 cents to 63 cents. Stock Performance Royal Bank of Canada was inactive in pre-market trading. YTD, the bank's stock is up 5.25%.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Royal Bank of Canada (RY) have yield of 4.15% based on Wednesday's closing price of $64.61 and the company's annualized payout of $2.68. Royal Bank of Canada (RY)  is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Royal Bank of Canada Profit Grows; Raises Dividend (RY)

    On Thursday, financial services company Royal Bank of Canada (RY) reported higher earnings for the second quarter. The company also reported that it has raised its quarterly dividend. The Toronto, ON-based company posted second quarter net income of C$2.30 billion, or C$1.52 per share, up from C$2.24 billion, or C$1.47 per share a year ago. Excluding special items, earnings were C$2.21 billion, or C$1.46 per share. Analysts expected to see earnings of C$1.38 per share. Additionally, the company reported that its board has approved an increase to the stock's quarterly dividend from 63 cents to 67 cents per share, or $2.68 annually. The dividend will be paid on November 22nd to shareholders of record on October 24th. The stock will go ex-dividend on October 22. Royal Bank of Canada shares were up 61 cents, or 0.99%, during Thursday morning trading. The stock has been mostly flat YTD. The Bottom Line With the dividend increase, shares of Royal Bank of Canada (RY) will have a 4.30% yield, based on Thursday morning's price of $62.27. Royal Bank of Canada (RY) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • RBC's Q3 Profit Surges 73% on One-Time Gains; Dividend Raised (RY)

    Canadian banking and financial services giant Royal Bank of Canada (RY) on Thursday lifted its quarterly dividend payout following a solid fiscal third quarter earnings beat. The Toronto-based company reported fiscal third quarter net income of C$2.240 billion, or C$1.47 per share, compared with C$1.294 billion, or C$0.83 per share, in the year-ago period. Excluding one-time gains, adjusted profit was C$1.29 per share. Revenue rose 12% from last year to C$7.76 billion. On average, Wall Street analysts expected a smaller profit of C$1.19 per share, on lower revenue of C$7.21 billion. In another announcement, RBC lifted its quarterly dividend payout by 3 cents per share. The new dividend of 60 cents (up from 57 cents) will be paid on Nov. 23 to shareholders or record as of Oct. 25. Royal Bank of Canada shares were mostly flat in premarket trading Thursday. The Bottom Line Shares of Royal Bank of Canada (RY) will now have a 4.35% dividend yield, based on the higher dividend payout and last night's closing stock price of $55.15. The stock has technical support in the $50-$52 price area. If the shares can firm up, we see overhead resistance around the $58-$60 price levels. Royal Bank of Canada (RY) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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