Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (
) 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 (
) and Carnival Corporation (
). 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%.
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