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Carnival Corp. (CCL) Outpaces Fiscal Cliff with Sp. Dividend Declaration; Announces Exchange Rate

December 4, 2012 9:16 AM EST Send to a Friend
Carnival Corp. (NYSE: CCL) declared a special dividend of $0.50 per share.

The dividend will be payable on December 28, 2012, to stockholders of record on December 7, 2012.

The annual yield on the dividend is 1.3 percent.

Holders of Carnival Corporation common stock or Carnival plc ADSs will receive a dividend payable in U.S. dollars. The quarterly dividend for Carnival plc ordinary shares will be payable in sterling unless shareholders elected to receive the dividend in U.S. dollars by November 23, 2012. The special dividend for Carnival plc ordinary shares will be payable in sterling unless shareholders elect to receive the dividend in U.S. dollars by December 7, 2012.

Both the quarterly dividend and special dividend payable in sterling will be converted from U.S. dollars at the exchange rate quoted by the Bank of England in London at 12 noon on December 3, 2012 (US$1 = 62.30530 pence). Accordingly, the quarterly dividend payable in sterling on December 14, 2012 will be 15.57632 pence per share, and the special dividend payable in sterling on December 28, 2012, will be 31.15265 pence per share.

For a dividend history and other dividend-related data on Carnival Corp. (CCL) click here.




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