Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2014

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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ( RCL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 04, 2014. Shareholders who purchased RCL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that RCL has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of RCL was $52.31, representing a -0.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.61 and a 66.86% 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 ( GD ) and Carnival Corporation ( CUK ). RCL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.14. Zacks Investment Research reports RCL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 38.75%, compared to an industry average of 11.7%.

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

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

  • PowerShares Dynamic Leisure & Entertainment Portfolio ( PEJ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PEJ with an increase of 5.37% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RCL at 3%.



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: RCL , GD , CUK , PEJ

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