Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 20, 2018

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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ( RCL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 20, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.7 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 11, 2018. Shareholders who purchased RCL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.67% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $131, the dividend yield is 2.14%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RCL was $131, representing a -3.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $135.65 and a 29.45% increase over the 52 week low of $101.20.

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 $8.04. Zacks Investment Research reports RCL's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 18.25%, compared to an industry average of 8.6%.

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:

  • Invesco Dynamic Leisure and Entertainment ETF ( PEJ )
  • John Hancock Multifactor Consumer Discretionary ETF ( JHMC )
  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II ( SPVM )
  • Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF ( RSP )
  • Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF ( VOE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JHMC with an increase of 7.84% over the last 100 days. PEJ has the highest percent weighting of RCL at 5.29%.

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 , CCL , PEJ , JHMC , RSP , VOE

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