Carnival Corporation (CCL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 20, 2014

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Carnival Corporation ( CCL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 20, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 12, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CCL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that CCL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $37.86, the dividend yield is 2.64%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CCL was $37.86, representing a -9.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.89 and a 20.42% increase over the 52 week low of $31.44.

CCL is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as General Dynamics Corporation ( GD ) and Carnival Corporation ( CUK ). CCL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.4. Zacks Investment Research reports CCL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.91%, compared to an industry average of 8.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CCL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to CCL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CCL as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Value Portfolio ( PXLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXLV with an increase of 3.29% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CCL at 0.32%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: CCL , GD , CUK , PXLV

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