3 million ordinary shares of Carnival plc for 41 million under the Repurchase

3 million ordinary shares of carnival plc for 41

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1.3 million ordinary shares of Carnival plc for $41 million under the Repurchase Program. Since March 2013, theremaining availability under the Repurchase Program has been $975 million.In addition to the Repurchase Program, the Boards of Directors authorized, in October 2008, the repurchase of upto 19.2 million Carnival plc ordinary shares and, in January 2013, the repurchase of up to 32.8 million shares ofCarnival Corporation common stock under the Stock Swap programs described below. Depending on marketconditions and other factors, we may repurchase shares of Carnival Corporation common stock and/or Carnivalplc ordinary shares under the Repurchase Program and the Stock Swap programs concurrently. We use the StockSwap programs in situations where we can obtain an economic benefit because either Carnival Corporation24
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common stock or Carnival plc ordinary shares are trading at a price that is at a premium or discount to the price of Carnival plc ordinary shares or Carnival Corporation common stock, as the case may be. Any realized economic benefit under the Stock Swap programs is used for general corporate purposes, which could include repurchasing additional stock under the Repurchase Program. Carnival plc ordinary share repurchases under both the Repurchase Program and the Stock Swap programs require annual shareholder approval. At January 22, 2014, the remaining availability under the Stock Swap programs was 18.1 million Carnival plc ordinary shares and 32.0 million shares of Carnival Corporation common stock. During 2013, Carnival Investments Limited sold 0.9 million of Carnival plc ordinary shares for net proceeds of $35 million. Substantially all of the net proceeds from these sales were used to repurchase 0.9 million shares of Carnival Corporation common stock. Pursuant to our Stock Swap programs, Carnival Corporation sold these Carnival plc ordinary shares owned by Carnival Investments Limited only to the extent it was able to repurchase shares of Carnival Corporation common stock in the U.S. market on at least an equivalent basis. During 2013, no Carnival Corporation common stock was sold or Carnival plc ordinary shares were repurchased under the Stock Swap programs. During 2012 and 2011, no Carnival Corporation common stock or Carnival plc ordinary shares were sold or repurchased under the Stock Swap programs. At November 30, 2013, there were 20 million shares of Carnival Corporation common stock reserved for issuance under its employee benefit and dividend reinvestment plans. In addition, Carnival plc shareholders have authorized 20 million ordinary shares for future issuance under its employee benefit plans. On November 15, 2012, our Boards of Directors declared a special dividend to holders of Carnival Corporation common stock and Carnival plc ordinary shares of $0.50 per share, or $0.4 billion, which was paid in December 2012. The special dividend was in addition to our $0.25 per share regular 2012 quarterly dividend. Accumulated other comprehensive income (loss) was as follows (in millions): November 30, 2013 2012
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