Carnival Corporation & plc Declares Dividend
MIAMI, Oct. 9, 2012
MIAMI, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;
NYSE: CUK) has announced that it has declared a dividend of $0.25 per share.
The boards approved a record date for the quarterly dividend of November 23,
2012, and a payment date of December 14, 2012.
Holders of Carnival Corporation common stock and Carnival plc ADSs will
receive the dividend payable in U.S. dollars. The dividend for Carnival plc
ordinary shares will be payable in U.S. dollars or sterling. In the absence
of instructions or elections to the contrary, holders of Carnival plc ordinary
shares will automatically receive the dividend in sterling.
Dividends 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. Holders of Carnival plc ordinary shares wishing to receive their
dividend in U.S. dollars or participate in the Carnival plc Dividend
Reinvestment Plan must elect to do so by November 23, 2012.
Carnival Corporation & plc is the largest cruise company in the world, with a
portfolio of cruise brands in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia,
comprised of Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises,
Seabourn, AIDA Cruises, Costa Cruises, Cunard, Ibero Cruises, P&O Cruises
(Australia) and P&O Cruises (UK).
Together, these brands operate 100 shipstotaling 203,000 lower berths with
seven new ships scheduled to be delivered between March 2013 and March 2016.
Carnival Corporation& plc also operates Holland America Princess Alaska
Tours, the leading tour company in Alaska and the Canadian Yukon. Traded on
both the New York and London Stock Exchanges, Carnival Corporation& plc is
the only group in the world to be included in both the S&P 500 and the FTSE
SOURCE Carnival Corporation & plc
Contact: MEDIA CONTACT: Jennifer de la Cruz, +1 305 599 2600, ext. 16000; or
INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACT: Beth Roberts, +1 305 406 4832
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