Carnival Corporation (CCL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 05, 2012

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Carnival Corporation ( CCL ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 05, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased CCL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 100% increase over the prior month. At the current stock price of $38.66, the dividend yield is 15.52%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CCL was $38.66, representing a -1.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.40 and a 32.62% increase over the 52 week low of $29.15.

CCL is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Carnival Plc ADS ( CUK ) and General Dynamics Corporation ( GD ). CCL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.83. Zacks Investment Research reports CCL's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -22.88%, compared to an industry average of 15.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CCL Dividend History page.

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 Mid Value Portfolio ( PXMV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMV with an increase of 6.71% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CCL at 0.99%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: CCL , CUK , GD , PXMV

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