RY Royal Bank of Canada

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  • RY
  • Price as of: Dec 19, 05:08 PM EST
  • $68.78
  • +$0.45
  • +0.7%
  • Industry
  • Money center banks
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RY Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    4.36% Financial Average 4.19%
  • Annual Payout
    $3.00 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    52.6% EPS $5.70
  • Dividend Growth
    2 yrs Since 2012
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Relative Strength Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Stock is slightly underperforming.
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Growth History

RY Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for RY 8.2% 11.0% 2 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

RY Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$2.5300 2013 11.0%
Historical Dividend Data

RY Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.7500 2014-12-03 2015-01-22 2015-01-26 2015-02-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.7500 2014-08-22 2014-10-23 2014-10-27 2014-11-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$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
$0.6300 2013-02-28 2013-04-23 2013-04-25 2013-05-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.6000 2012-11-29 2013-01-22 2013-01-24 2013-02-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.6000 2012-08-30 2012-10-23 2012-10-25 2012-11-23 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5700 2012-05-24 2012-07-24 2012-07-26 2012-08-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5700 2012-03-01 2012-04-23 2012-04-25 2012-05-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2011-12-02 2012-01-24 2012-01-26 2012-02-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2011-08-26 2011-10-24 2011-10-26 2011-11-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2011-05-27 2011-07-22 2011-07-26 2011-08-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2011-03-03 2011-04-21 2011-04-26 2011-05-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2010-12-03 2011-01-24 2011-01-26 2011-02-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2010-08-26 2010-10-22 2010-10-26 2010-11-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2010-05-27 2010-07-22 2010-07-26 2010-08-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2010-03-03 2010-04-20 2010-04-22 2010-05-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2009-12-04 2010-01-22 2010-01-26 2010-02-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2009-08-27 2009-10-22 2009-10-26 2009-11-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2009-05-29 2009-07-23 2009-07-27 2009-08-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2009-02-26 2009-04-21 2009-04-23 2009-05-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2008-12-05 2009-01-22 2009-01-26 2009-02-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2008-08-28 2008-10-23 2008-10-27 2008-11-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2008-05-29 2008-07-22 2008-07-24 2008-08-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2008-02-29 2008-04-22 2008-04-24 2008-05-23 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2007-11-30 2008-01-22 2008-01-24 2008-02-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2007-08-24 2007-10-23 2007-10-25 2007-11-23 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4600 2007-05-25 2007-07-24 2007-07-26 2007-08-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4600 2007-03-02 2007-04-23 2007-04-25 2007-05-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2006-11-30 2007-01-23 2007-01-25 2007-02-23 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2006-08-25 2006-10-24 2006-10-26 2006-11-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2006-05-26 2006-07-24 2006-07-26 2006-08-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2006-03-03 2006-04-21 2006-04-25 2006-05-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 2006-03-03 2006-04-07 2006-03-27 2006-04-06 NM Stock Split NM
$0.3200 2005-11-30 2006-01-24 2006-01-26 2006-02-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2005-08-26 2005-10-21 2005-10-25 2005-11-23 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3050 2005-05-27 2005-07-22 2005-07-26 2005-08-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2005-02-25 2005-04-21 2005-04-25 2005-05-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2004-11-30 2005-01-24 2005-01-26 2005-02-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2004-08-27 2004-10-22 2004-10-26 2004-11-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2004-05-27 2004-07-22 2004-07-26 2004-08-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2004-02-27 2004-04-20 2004-04-22 2004-05-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2003-11-25 2004-01-22 2004-01-26 2004-02-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2003-08-26 2003-10-23 2003-10-27 2003-11-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2150 2003-05-30 2003-07-21 2003-07-23 2003-08-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2150 2003-02-28 2003-04-21 2003-04-23 2003-05-23 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2002-11-19 2003-01-23 2003-01-27 2003-02-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2002-08-20 2002-10-21 2002-10-23 2002-11-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2002-05-22 2002-07-22 2002-07-24 2002-08-23 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2002-02-21 2002-04-22 2002-04-24 2002-05-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2001-11-20 2002-01-22 2002-01-24 2002-02-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2001-08-21 2001-10-22 2001-10-24 2001-11-23 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2001-05-23 2001-07-23 2001-07-25 2001-08-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1650 2001-02-22 2001-04-20 2001-04-24 2001-05-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1650 2000-11-21 2001-01-22 2001-01-24 2001-02-23 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2000-08-22 2000-10-23 2000-10-25 2000-11-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2000-05-18 2000-07-21 2000-07-25 2000-08-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2000-02-23 2000-04-19 2000-04-24 2000-05-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2700 1999-11-19 2000-01-21 2000-01-25 2000-02-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2400 1999-08-20 1999-10-21 1999-10-25 1999-11-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2400 1999-05-20 1999-07-22 1999-07-26 1999-08-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 1999-02-24 1999-04-21 1999-04-23 1999-05-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 1998-11-20 1999-01-21 1999-01-25 1999-02-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 1998-09-10 1998-10-22 1998-10-26 1998-11-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 1998-06-09 1998-07-23 1998-07-27 1998-08-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2100 1998-03-05 1998-04-22 1998-04-24 1998-05-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2100 1997-12-04 1998-01-22 1998-01-26 1998-02-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1950 1997-09-11 1997-10-23 1997-10-27 1997-11-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1950 1997-06-10 1997-07-22 1997-07-24 1997-08-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1850 1997-03-05 1997-04-22 1997-04-24 1997-05-23 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1850 1996-12-04 1997-01-23 1997-01-27 1997-02-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 1996-09-12 1996-10-22 1996-10-24 1996-11-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 1996-06-11 1996-07-22 1996-07-24 1996-08-23 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 1996-03-06 1996-04-22 1996-04-24 1996-05-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1550 1995-12-05 1996-01-18 1996-01-24 1996-02-23 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1550 1995-09-06 1995-10-23 1995-10-25 1995-11-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1450 1995-06-13 1995-07-21 1995-07-25 1995-08-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1450 1995-03-07 1995-04-18 1995-04-24 1995-05-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1450 1994-12-06 1995-01-19 1995-01-25 1995-02-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1450 1994-09-07 1994-10-19 1994-10-25 1994-11-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1450 1994-06-14 1994-07-19 1994-07-25 1994-08-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1450 1994-03-01 1994-04-19 1994-04-25 1994-05-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1450 1993-12-07 1994-01-19 1994-01-25 1994-02-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1450 1993-09-09 1993-10-19 1993-10-25 1993-11-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1450 1993-06-01 1993-07-20 1993-07-26 1993-08-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1450 1993-03-02 1993-04-19 1993-04-23 1993-05-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1450 1992-12-01 1993-01-19 1993-01-25 1993-02-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
Company Profile

RY Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Financial
Industry: Money Center Banks

Royal Bank of Canada (RY) is a Canadian financial services company that offers various financial services in North America and internationally. It operates in four segments: Canadian Banking, Wealth Management, U.S. & International Banking, and Capital Markets. The company was founded in 1864. Royal Bank of Canada is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. While most of RY’s business is in Canada, it has slowly expanded into the U.S. and other markets. RY and other Canadian banks are famous for their relative strength and stability, particularly during the 2008 financial crisis. RY is largely affected by the global macroeconomic environment and currency fluctuations, along with capital markets activity. RY has been paying dividends since 1993, and has increased them consistently since 2011 after remaining stable in 2009 and 2010. RY pays out dividends quarterly.

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News

Royal Bank of Canada News

  • Before Wednesday's opening bell, Royal Bank of Canada (RY) reported its fourth quarter and FY2014 financial results, which missed analysts'...
  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
  • Before Friday's opening bell, Royal Bank of Canada (RY) released its third quarter financial results, which came in higher from last year and...
  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
  • Before Thursday's opening bell, a number of big name, dividend paying companies announced their quarterly earnings. Below, we look at these...
  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
  • 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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