November 5, 2008
Royal Gold Raises Common Stock Dividend 14% to $0.32 Per Share
DENVER, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ROYAL GOLD, INC. (Nasdaq: RGLD; TSX: RGL), the leading precious metals royalty company, today announced that its Board of Directors increased the Company's annual dividend for its shares of common stock from $0.28 to $0.32, payable on a quarterly basis of $0.08 per share. Royal Gold has steadily increased its annual dividend since it first issued a $0.05 annual payment for calendar year 2000.
The Board also declared the dividend of $0.08 per share will be payable on January 16, 2009, to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 2, 2009.
Royal Gold, Inc.
CONTACT: Karen Gross, Vice President & Corporate Secretary, Royal Gold,Inc., +1-303-573-1660
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