Carnival plc Company Profile (LON:CCL)

About Carnival plc (LON:CCL)

Carnival plc logoCarnival plc is a leisure travel company. The Company's segments include North America, and Europe, Australia & Asia (EAA). Its North America segment includes Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises (Princess), Holland America Line and Seabourn. Its EAA segment includes Costa Cruises (Costa), AIDA Cruises (AIDA), P&O Cruises (the United Kingdom), P&O Cruises (Australia) and Cunard. It also includes Cruise Support segment, which represents its portfolio of port destinations and private islands. In addition to its cruise operations, it owns Holland America Princess Alaska Tours, a tour company in Alaska and the Canadian Yukon. Its tour company owns and operates hotels, lodges, glass-domed railcars and motorcoaches. Its Carnival Cruise Line offers cruises generally from 3 to 8 days with almost all of its ships departing from 16 convenient United States home ports located along the East, Gulf and West coasts, Puerto Rico and Hawaii, as of November 30, 2016.

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  • Symbol: LON:CCL
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  • Market Cap: £35.17 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 726,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 4,681.26
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 4,349.90
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 3,075 - GBX 4,867
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.94
  • P/E Growth: 1.30
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £16.53 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.13
  • Book Value: GBX 31.21 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.55
  • EBIDTA: £4.98 billion
  • Average Volume: 709,495 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Carnival plc (LON:CCL)

What is Carnival plc's stock symbol?

Carnival plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "CCL."

How often does Carnival plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Carnival plc?

Carnival plc declared a dividend on Friday, April 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 25th will be given a dividend of GBX 0.40 per share on Friday, June 16th. This represents a yield of 0.7%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 25th. This is a boost from Carnival plc's previous dividend of $0.35. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Carnival plc's Dividend History.

When will Carnival plc make its next earnings announcement?

Carnival plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, June, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Carnival plc.

Where is Carnival plc's stock going? Where will Carnival plc's stock price be in 2017?

7 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Carnival plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 4,000 to GBX 5,380. On average, they expect Carnival plc's stock price to reach GBX 4,600 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Carnival plc.

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How do I buy Carnival plc stock?

Shares of Carnival plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

How much does a share of Carnival plc stock cost?

One share of Carnival plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 4,845.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Carnival plc (LON:CCL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 4,600

Analysts' Ratings History for Carnival plc (LON:CCL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/23/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 4,300View Rating Details
3/30/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 4,540 -> GBX 5,020View Rating Details
3/29/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/2/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 4,100 -> GBX 4,300View Rating Details
2/23/2017Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 5,380View Rating Details
12/21/2016Numis Securities LtdBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 3,600 -> GBX 4,000View Rating Details
6/21/2016Citigroup IncReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/27/2016Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 3,350 -> GBX 3,500View Rating Details
3/31/2016NatixisBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 4,200 -> GBX 4,300View Rating Details
1/6/2016HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 4,500View Rating Details
12/16/2015Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,650View Rating Details
12/8/2015NomuraDowngradeHoldGBX 3,600View Rating Details
9/23/2015Susquehanna Bancshares IncReiterated RatingPositiveView Rating Details
9/23/2015Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Carnival plc (LON:CCL)
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Earnings Estimates for Carnival plc (LON:CCL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.68 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Carnival plc (LON:CCL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Carnival plc (LON:CCL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Carnival plc (LON:CCL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Carnival plc (LON:CCL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/13/2017Richard J GlasierInsiderSell3,840GBX 5,830£223,872
10/19/2015Donald,Arnold WInsiderSell5,000GBX 4,995£249,750
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Carnival plc (LON:CCL)
Latest Headlines for Carnival plc (LON:CCL)
DateHeadline logoCarnival Corporation Environmental Partner Wins Top Travel ... - PR Newswire (press release) - May 11 at 2:26 AM logoPrincess Cruises Adds More Sailings To Experience Majestic Princess - May 8 at 9:07 PM logoCarnival plc (CCL) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - May 3 at 7:56 AM logoNewest Princess Cruises Stage Shows Receive Rave Reviews Amongst Guests - May 2 at 12:05 PM logoCunard Provides Inside Look at Additional Plans... - April 25 at 12:20 PM logoCarnival Plc :CCL-GB: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : April 20, 2017 - April 20 at 9:21 PM logoCarnival Plc : CCL-GB: Dividend Analysis : February 24th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 20, 2017 - April 20 at 9:21 PM logoCarnival plc (CCL) Insider Richard J. Glasier Sells 3,840 Shares - April 18 at 9:22 AM logoCarnival Cruise Line and City of Long Beach Start Renovations at the Long Beach Cruise Terminal - April 12 at 9:12 PM logoCarnival plc (CCL) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - April 7 at 9:05 PM logoCarnival plc (CCL) Raises Dividend to GBX 0.40 Per Share - April 7 at 6:21 PM logoCarnival Corporation & plc Increases Quarterly Dividend And Authorizes Additional $1 Billion Share - PR Newswire (press release) - April 7 at 4:12 PM logoCarnival plc (CCL) Price Target Raised to GBX 5,020 - April 5 at 6:06 AM logoCarnival plc (CCL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital - April 4 at 2:55 AM logoBarclays PLC Raises Carnival plc (CCL) Price Target to GBX 5,020 - March 30 at 11:43 AM logoQueen Mary 2 Featured on Vacation Creation - March 29 at 9:35 PM logoCarnival plc's (CCL) Buy Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital - March 29 at 12:58 PM logoPrincess Cruises Announces Largest Food & Beverage Innovation Ever to Take Place during a Drydock - March 28 at 9:00 PM logoCarnival plc (CCL) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Tuesday - March 27 at 1:06 AM logoPrincess Cruises Come Back New Sale Offers Ultimate Relaxation - March 7 at 9:16 PM logoDr. Seuss' Birthday Celebrated With Fun Family-Friendly Event Aboard Carnival Elation In Jacksonville - March 2 at 9:27 PM logoCunard Announces Three for All Promotion - March 1 at 10:17 AM logoPrincess Cruises Unveils 2018 Japan Cruise and Cruisetour Program - February 24 at 4:21 PM logoCarnival Corporation Cruise Joint Venture in China to Order First-Ever Cruise Ships Built in China - PR Newswire (press release) - February 22 at 4:18 PM logoFast Company Ranks Carnival Corporation as a Most Innovative Company for 2017 - February 13 at 4:48 PM logoCan Royal Caribbean Stock Keep Going After Last Week's 11% Pop? - January 30 at 3:44 PM logoFathom Offers Limited-Time Savings for Week-Long Cruises to Cuba - January 30 at 3:44 PM logoPrincess Cruises Named "Best Ocean Cruise Line" in USA TODAY's 10Best Readers' Choice Awards - January 20 at 10:22 PM logoCarnival Corporation & plc Declares Dividend - January 20 at 3:25 AM


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This page was last updated on 5/24/2017 by Staff