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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2013

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 12/11/2013 7:14:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: CCL;GD;RCL

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ( RCL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 02, 2014. 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 same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $44, the dividend yield is 2.27%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RCL was $44, representing a -1.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.69 and a 40.35% 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 ( CCL ). RCL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.31. Zacks Investment Research reports RCL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 19.14%, compared to an industry average of 9.4%.

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.