Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 12, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased RCL stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 108.33% increase over the same period a year ago. At
the current stock price of $44, the dividend yield is 2.27%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RCL was $44,
representing a -1.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.69 and
a 40.35% increase over the 52 week low of $31.35.
RCL is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as General Dynamics Corporation (
) and Carnival Corporation (
). RCL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.31. Zacks Investment Research reports RCL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 19.14%, compared to an
industry average of 9.4%.
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