Owners of Royal Gold (NASDAQ: RGLD) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $70.24 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.1%. The average volume for Royal Gold has been 715,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Royal Gold has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the metals & mining industry. Shares are down 12.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Royal Gold, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition and management of precious metals royalties and similar production based interests. The company has a P/E ratio of 43.58. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Royal Gold a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Royal Gold as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, increase in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Royal Gold Ratings Report now.