NEW YORK (
) -- The ex-dividend date for
) is Monday, February 27, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $28.85 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.4%.
The average volume for Royal Caribbean Cruises has been 2.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Royal Caribbean Cruises has a market cap of $6.23 billion and is part of the
industry. Shares are up 17.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. operates in the cruise vacation industry worldwide. It owns five cruise brands: Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur, Azamara Club Cruises, and CDF Croisieres de France. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.4, above the average leisure industry P/E ratio of 10 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Royal Caribbean Cruises as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally poor debt management and poor profit margins. You can view the full