Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have changed.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

10 of 100
BACK NEXT

10. Royal Gold Inc.

10. Royal Gold Inc.
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 10 (Previous rank: 89)
CEO: Tony Jensen
Headquarters: Denver, CO
Employees: 16
Industry: Other
Revenue: $69.8 million
(four quarters to 12/31/08)
Return to investors: 13.3%
(three years to 12/81/08, annualized rate)

Royal Gold is a precious-metals company that doesn't mine, buy, or sell gold or silver. Instead, it buys rights to the royalties paid out by precious metal mines in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Nicaragua, and West Africa. Mine companies benefit by getting to raise capital without selling equity, while Royal Gold avoids capital and operating costs and legal or environmental liabilities.
From the July/August 2009 issue of Fortune Small Business magazine
Source: Zacks
Revenue is for the most recent four quarters ended on or before 12/31/08.

See Royal Gold Inc. in...
Headquarters
MAPS
... What Readers Say
They speak out on the fastest-growing small public companies ...
 
 
 
Find Business Answers
or
Ask a Question



Sponsored by
Video
  • NEXT
    Finding hidden Texas oil
    A cemetery and funeral operator places #54 on FSB's list of the 100 fastest growing small public companies. Watch
Top 3

New York 13
California 10
Minnesota 9
Texas 9
Sophocles Zoullas 35.8
Scott Ginsburg 6.9
John Higginbotham 6.5
IntegraMed America 197.8
Datalink Corp. 195.6
Eagle Bulk Shipping 185.4
For our ninth annual list, we once again worked with financial research firm Zacks, which ranked public companies with revenues of less than $200 million and a stock price of more than $1... More