Carnival Corporation (CCL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 20, 2013

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Carnival Corporation ( CCL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 20, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CCL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -50% decrease from the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of CCL was $37.35, representing a -6.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.95 and a 28.13% 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 $1.67. Zacks Investment Research reports CCL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 28.06%, compared to an industry average of 24.8%.

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 Dynamic Leisure & Entertainment Portfolio ( PEJ )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio ( PXMV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMV with an increase of 11.11% over the last 100 days. PEJ has the highest percent weighting of CCL at 4.61%.



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 , CUK , GD , PEJ , PXMV

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