Carnival Corporation (CCL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 19, 2014
Carnival Corporation ( CCL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 19, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 14, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CCL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that CCL has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of CCL was $40.76, representing a -2.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.89 and a 29.64% increase over the 52 week low of $31.44.
CCL is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as General Dynamics Corporation ( GD ) and Carnival Corporation ( CUK ). CCL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.38. Zacks Investment Research reports CCL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.14%, compared to an industry average of 11.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CCL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CCL as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RCD )
- Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF ( DEF )
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio ( PXMV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMV with an increase of 9.01% over the last 100 days. RCD has the highest percent weighting of CCL at 1.37%.