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Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL)
Dividends per Share
\$1.40 (TTM As of Feb. 2017)

Carnival Corp's dividends per share for the three months ended in Feb. 2017 was \$0.35. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2017 was \$1.40. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Feb. 2017 was 0.73. As of today, Carnival Corp's Dividend Yield is 2.33%.

During the past 12 months, Carnival Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 21.70% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.50% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 5.20% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Carnival Corp was 37.80% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 7.70% per year.

Definition

Dividends paid to per common share.

Explanation

1. Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the companys earnings paid out as dividends.

Carnival Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2017 is calculated as

 Dividend Payout Ratio = Dividends Per Share (Q: Feb. 2017 ) / EPS without NRI (Q: Feb. 2017 ) = 0.35 / 0.48 = 0.73

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Carnival Corp was 0.74. The lowest was 0.16. And the median was 0.49.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Carnival Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.3502017-02-222017-02-242017-03-17Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3502016-11-222016-11-252016-12-16Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3502016-08-242016-08-262016-09-16Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3502016-05-252016-05-272016-06-17Cash Dividendquarterly

Carnival Corp's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

 Dividend Yield = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 1.4 / 60.03 = 2.33 %

Current Share Price is \$60.03.
Carnival Corp's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is \$1.4.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Carnival Corp was 10.15%. The lowest was 0.23%. And the median was 2.56%.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Carnival Corp Annual Data

 Nov07 Nov08 Nov09 Nov10 Nov11 Nov12 Nov13 Nov14 Nov15 Nov16 Dividends Per Share 1.38 1.60 0.00 0.40 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.10 1.35

Carnival Corp Quarterly Data

 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 Dividends Per Share 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35
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