Carnival Plc ADS (CUK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 21, 2013

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Carnival Plc ADS ( CUK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 13, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CUK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CUK has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $37.64, the dividend yield is 2.66%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CUK was $37.64, representing a -9.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.80 and a 14.37% increase over the 52 week low of $32.91.

CUK is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as General Dynamics Corporation ( GD ) and Carnival Corporation ( CCL ). CUK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.93. Zacks Investment Research reports CUK's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -17.55%, compared to an industry average of .1%.

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

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

  • BLDRS Europe 100 ADR Index Fund ( ADRU )
  • BLDRS Developed Markets 100 ADR Index Fund ( ADRD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ADRD with an increase of 5.77% over the last 100 days. ADRU has the highest percent weighting of CUK at 0.24%.



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: ADRD , ADRU , CCL , CUK , GD

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