Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 17, 2013


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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ( RCL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 17, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 04, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RCL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that RCL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $38.08, the dividend yield is 1.26%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RCL was $38.08, representing a -1.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.56 and a 72.15% increase over the 52 week low of $22.12.

RCL is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Carnival Plc ADS ( CUK ) and Carnival Corporation ( CCL ). RCL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.21. Zacks Investment Research reports RCL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 24.27%, compared to an industry average of 3.8%.

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

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Referenced Stocks: CCL , CUK , RCL

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