Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 01, 2018

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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ( RCL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 01, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.6 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 03, 2018. Shareholders who purchased RCL 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 $106.05, the dividend yield is 2.26%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RCL was $106.05, representing a -21.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $135.65 and a 2.21% increase over the 52 week low of $103.76.

RCL is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as General Dynamics Corporation ( GD ) and Carnival Corporation ( CUK ). RCL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.56. Zacks Investment Research reports RCL's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 17.86%, compared to an industry average of 18%.

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.

Interested in gaining exposure to RCL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RCL as a top-10 holding:

  • Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF ( VOE )
  • John Hancock Multifactor Consumer Discretionary ETF ( JHMC )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio ( SPHB )
  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II ( SPVM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SPHB with an increase of 1.58% over the last 100 days. VOE has the highest percent weighting of RCL at 0.97%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: RCL , GD , CUK , VOE , JHMC , SPHB , SPVM

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