Royal Gold Inc (NASDAQ:RGLD) Big Money Positioning Change, Sentiment at 1.03

June 29, 2018 - By Alice Fox

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“Big money” Positions

“Big money sentiment for Royal Gold Inc (NASDAQ:RGLD) in 2018 Q1 decreased to 1.03, according to Securities and Exchange Commission filings. That’s down -0.14, from 2017Q4’s 1.17. 119 hedge funds opened new or increased positions, while 116 decreased and sold their holdings in Royal Gold Inc so the sentiment fall. Funds own 48.24 million shares, up from 47.73 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding Royal Gold Inc in top 10 changed to 2 from 4 for a decrease of 2. In total 29 funds closed positions, 87 reduced and 75 increased. Also 44 funds bought new Royal Gold Inc stakes.

Largest Royal Gold Inc Shareholders

As of 2018 Q1 Asa Gold & Precious Metals Ltd has 10.76% invested in Royal Gold Inc. As of 2018 Q1, 738,451 shares of Royal Gold Inc are owned by St. James Investment Company Llc. Further, America First Investment Advisors Llc reported 152,788 shares in Royal Gold Inc equivalent to 4.85% of its US long stock exposure. The Florida-based fund Kopernik Global Investors Llc have invested about 2.57% of the fund’s stock portfolio in Royal Gold Inc. The California-based fund Pring Turner Capital Group Inc looks positive on Royal Gold Inc, owning 27,255 shares.

Royal Gold, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, acquires and manages precious metal streams, royalties, and similar interests.The firm is valued at $6.07 billion. It focuses on acquiring stream and royalty interests or to finance projects that are in production or in development stage in exchange for stream or royalty interests.The P/E ratio is 105.49. As of June 30, 2017, the firm owned stream interests in 4 producing property and 2 development stage properties; and owned royalty interests in 35 producing properties, 18 development stage properties, and 135 exploration stage properties.

The stock increased 1.50% or $1.37 during the last trading session, hitting $92.73.Royal Gold, Inc. has volume of 73,498 shares. Since June 29, 2017 RGLD has risen 10.65% and is uptrending. The stock underperformed the S&P500 by 1.92%.

Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD) is awaited to report earnings on August, 8., according to RTT. Last year’s EPS was $0.31, while now analysts expect change of 32.26 % up from current $0.41 EPS. If reported the P/E will be 56.54 with $26.84M profit. -14.58 % negative EPS growth is what analysts predict. $0.48 EPS was reported for last quarter.

Alliancebernstein Lp reported 0% of its capital in Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD). 4,689 were reported by Shelton Capital. Renaissance Tech Ltd Llc reported 183,300 shs. 6,714 were accumulated by Walleye Trading Ltd. Retirement Of Alabama, Alabama-based fund reported 84,652 shs. Paloma Prns Mngmt has 0.01% invested in Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD). Fifth Third Bank has 458 shs. Nomura Hldgs invested in 0% or 5,910 shs. State Treasurer State Of Michigan has invested 0.02% in Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD). Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund reported 24,516 shs or 0.03% of all its holdings. Gsa Capital Prtn Llp invested 0.01% in Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD). Investors owns 154,000 shs. Van Eck Assocs has invested 1.46% of its capital in Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD). Principal Grp invested in 0.02% or 286,129 shs. Blair William Il stated it has 0% in Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD).

Royal Gold, Inc. registered $1.97 million net activity with 0 insider purchases and 9 insider sales since January 11, 2018. On Friday, June 1 a trade for 1,049 shs valued at $94,169 was made by Anderson Karli S.. Heissenbuttel William Holmes also sold $595,577 worth of Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD) on Wednesday, June 20. Kirchhoff Bruce Christopher sold $68,347 worth of stock or 760 shs.

Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD) Ratings Coverage

In total 5 analysts cover Royal Gold (NASDAQ:RGLD). “Buy” rating has 4, “Sell” are 0, while 1 are “Hold”. 80% are bullish. 9 are the (NASDAQ:RGLD)’s analyst reports since January 15, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Tuesday, April 3 RBC Capital Markets maintained Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD) rating. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $10700 target. On Wednesday, April 18 RBC Capital Markets maintained Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD) rating. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $10500 target. On Tuesday, March 6 the firm earned “Hold” rating by Scotia Capital. The company rating was upgraded by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, February 8. On Wednesday, March 28 BMO Capital Markets maintained Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD) with “Buy” rating. On Monday, April 9 the rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. On Friday, January 19 the firm earned “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity. On Thursday, March 15 the rating was upgraded by Raymond James to “Outperform”. The stock rating was maintained by Scotia Capital with “Hold” on Monday, January 15.

For more Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD) news posted briefly go to: Fool.com, Finance.Yahoo.com, Fool.com, Fool.com or Businesswire.com. The titles are as follows: “This Gold Company Is Beating Alphabet on This Metric, but Does It Matter?” posted on June 11, 2018, “3 Gold Stocks That Could Bounce Back” on June 07, 2018, “Why Is This Gold Stock Lagging Its Peers So Badly?” with a publish date: June 06, 2018, “Is Wheaton Precious Metals (WPM) a Buy?” and the last “Royal Gold Announces New Organizational Structure” with publication date: June 01, 2018.

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