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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 30, 2020

ROYAL GOLD, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware

001-13357

84-0835164

(State or other jurisdiction

(Commission

(IRS Employer

of incorporation)

File Number)

Identification No.)

1144 15th Street, Suite 2500, Denver, CO

80202-2686

(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 303-573-1660

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

    Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

    Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

    Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

    Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

GLD

Title of each class:

    

Trading Symbol

    

Name of each exchange on which registered:

Common Stock $0.01 Par Value

RGLD

Nasdaq Global Select Market

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

Item 8.01. Other Events.

On October 1, 2020, Royal Gold, Inc. (together with its subsidiaries, “Royal Gold”) announced that it has completed the separation of the Wassa and Prestea/Bogoso stream agreement. Royal Gold has entered into an amended stream agreement with Golden Star Resources Limited for the Wassa mine and a new stream agreement with Future Global Resources Limited for the Prestea/Bogoso mines, effective September 30, 2020. A copy of the press release announcing the same is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No.

Description

99.1

Royal Gold, Inc. Press Release dated October 1, 2020.

104

Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as inline XBRL).

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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

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Royal Gold, Inc.

(Registrant)

Dated:  October 1, 2020

By:

/s/ Margaret E. McCandless

Name:

Margaret E. McCandless

Title:

Assistant General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary

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