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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2015

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ( RCL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 04, 2015. Shareholders who purchased RCL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that RCL has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of RCL was $76.36, representing a -10.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $85.56 and a 53.8% increase over the 52 week low of $49.65.

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 $3.42. Zacks Investment Research reports RCL's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 42.75%, compared to an industry average of 1.8%.

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:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Leisure & Entertainment Portfolio ( PEJ )
  • SPDR MFS Systematic Growth Equity ETF ( SYG )
  • SPDR MFS Systematic Value Equity ETF ( SYV )
  • PowerShares Global Short Term High Yield Bond Portfolio ( PGHY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SYV with an increase of 11.54% over the last 100 days. PEJ has the highest percent weighting of RCL at 4.95%.

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


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

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