Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 20, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on
October 08, 2013. 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 prior quarter. At the
current stock price of $40.29, the dividend yield is 2.48%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RCL was $40.29,
representing a -0.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.60 and
a 35.7% increase over the 52 week low of $29.69.
RCL is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Carnival Corporation (
) and General Dynamics Corporation (
). RCL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.34. Zacks Investment Research reports RCL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.13%, compared to an
industry average of 3.3%.
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