Carnival Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (CCL)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Carnival Corporation (NYSE: CCL) is tomorrow, February 20, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 25 cents per share. At a price of $36.65 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.7%.

The average volume for Carnival has been four million shares per day over the past 30 days. Carnival has a market cap of $21.87 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 0.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Carnival Corporation operates as a cruise and vacation company worldwide. The company operates in two segments, North America; and Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Carnival as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Carnival Ratings Report.

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