Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ( RCL ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased RCL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $34.84, the dividend yield is 1.38%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RCL was $34.84, representing a -2.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.67 and a 57.5% 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 $2.04. Zacks Investment Research reports RCL's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -29.17%, compared to an industry average of 21.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the RCL Dividend History page.