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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Cruise Lines
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:CCL
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £34.27 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 724,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 5,210.03
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 4,928.65
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 3,497 - GBX 5,435
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.61
  • P/E Growth: 1.37
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £16.77 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.04
  • Book Value: GBX 31.72 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.49
  • EBIDTA: £4.79 billion
  • Net Margins: 9.61%
  • Return on Equity: 6.66%
  • Return on Assets: 3.84%
  • Average Volume: 453,157 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 Wednesday, July 19th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 24th will be paid a dividend of GBX 0.40 per share on Friday, September 15th. This represents a yield of 0.6%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 24th. The official announcement can be seen 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, September, 25th 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 1 year target prices for Carnival plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 4,000 to GBX 5,920. On average, they expect Carnival plc's share price to reach GBX 4,903.33 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Carnival plc.

Who are some of Carnival plc's key competitors?

Who are Carnival plc's key executives?

Carnival plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Micky Meir Arison, Chairman of the Board
  • Arnold W. Donald, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • David Bernstein, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer
  • Stein Kruse, Chief Executive Officer of Holland America Group
  • David Michael Noyes, Chief Executive Officer - Carnival UK
  • Michael Olaf Thamm, Group Chief Executive Officer of Costa Group and Carnival Asia
  • Alan B. Buckelew, Chief Operating Officer
  • Arnaldo Perez, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Helen Deeble, Director
  • Jonathon Band, Independent Director

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.

What is Carnival plc's stock price today?

One share of Carnival plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 4,734.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Carnival plc (LON CCL)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  207 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  181 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  388
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Carnival plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Carnival plc (LON:CCL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.14)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 4,903.33

Analysts' Ratings History for Carnival plc (LON:CCL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/17/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 5,300View Rating Details
7/5/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 5,920View Rating Details
6/26/2017HSBC Holdings plcBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 5,200 -> GBX 5,600View Rating Details
5/23/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 4,300View Rating Details
3/29/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/2/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 4,100 -> GBX 4,300View Rating Details
12/21/2016Numis Securities LtdBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 3,600 -> GBX 4,000View Rating Details
6/21/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated 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
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 9/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Carnival plc (LON:CCL)
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Earnings Estimates for Carnival plc (LON:CCL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.73 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 logoCruise Lines Step Up To Protect Environment: 'It's Right Thing to Do' - September 21 at 11:00 AM logoFTSE 100 ends at 4½-month low as pound soars to highest level since Brexit vote - September 15 at 10:26 PM logo[$$] Cruise Ships Steer Clear of Irma’s Wake - September 15 at 10:26 PM logoCarnival Corporation, Miami HEAT Charitable Fund and Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation Pledge up to ... - PR Newswire (press release) - September 14 at 5:45 PM logoCarnival plc (CCL) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - September 9 at 6:26 AM logoCosta Cruises Launches a New WeChat Mini Program - a Cruise Industry First to Enhance Onboard Guest Experience - PR Newswire (press release) - August 31 at 4:54 PM logoCarnival Cruise Line, Carnival Corporation and Chairman Micky Arison's Family Foundation to Donate $2 Million to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts - August 30 at 4:21 PM logoThousands stranded on cruise ships in the Gulf by Harvey - August 25 at 11:48 PM logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 24 - August 24 at 7:02 AM logoFTSE 100 drops as travel shares rattled after terrorists attacks in Spain - August 18 at 4:24 AM logoCarnival Paradise To Offer Five Additional Cruises To Havana, Cuba, From Port Of Tampa In 2018 - August 16 at 10:32 PM logoCarnival plc (CCL) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - August 15 at 6:50 AM logoRoyal Caribbean, Carnival, Norwegian Cruise Line: Cramer's Top Takeaways - August 14 at 10:29 PM logoFormer Prime Minister Paul Martin Awarded Third Annual Samuel Cunard Prize for Vision, Courage and Creativity - August 10 at 11:10 PM logo[$$] AA slides to record low as FTSE just misses new peak - August 8 at 4:45 PM logoCarnival Corporation Ocean Originals TV Series Receive 10 Telly Awards - August 3 at 6:29 PM logoCarnival Cruise Line Hosts Seuss-a-Palooza Event Aboard Carnival Fantasy in Mobile for Kids From the YMCA of South Alabama - July 24 at 9:34 PM logoCarnival plc (CCL) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - July 21 at 7:36 AM logoCarnival Plc :CCL-GB: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : July 19, 2017 - July 19 at 11:13 PM logoCarnival PLC - Carnival Names Cahilly to Board, Announces Dividend - July 19 at 6:11 PM logoCarnival plc Plans Dividend of $0.40 (CCL) - July 19 at 4:56 PM logoCarnival, Royal Caribbean, and NCL Shouldn't Worry About Disney's New Ships - Motley Fool - July 18 at 3:26 AM logoCarnival Cruise Line Thanks The Troops With The World's First Social Media Powered Barbecue At Marine Corps Air Station Miramar In San Diego - July 5 at 10:49 PM logoCarnival Cruise Line And Houston Texans Gear Up For 'Summer ... - PR Newswire (press release) - June 29 at 3:04 AM logoCarnival plc (CCL) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - June 26 at 7:44 AM logoCarnival plc (CCL) Price Target Raised to GBX 5,600 - June 26 at 6:38 AM logoCarnival's (CCL) CEO Arnold Donald on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - June 22 at 9:28 PM logoCarnival Lifts 2017 Adj. EPS View - Quick Facts - June 22 at 11:21 AM logoPrincess Cruises Announces Thirst-Quenching Sip & Sail Cruise Promotion - June 20 at 9:56 PM logoCarnival plc (CCL) to Release Earnings on Thursday - June 20 at 1:20 AM logoCunard and The New York Times collaborate to offer "The Crossword Crossing" - June 15 at 4:53 PM logoCarnival plc (CCL) Given "Equal weight" Rating at Barclays PLC - June 10 at 1:44 PM logoCarnival Corporation & plc Announces Exchange Rate For Quarterly Dividend - PR Newswire (press release) - June 3 at 8:05 AM logoCarnival Corporation Wins Environmental Award for Clean-Air Commitment - PR Newswire (press release) - May 31 at 4:15 PM logoCarnival Corporation Wins Environmental Award for Clean-Air Commitment - May 30 at 12:08 PM logoCarnival plc (CCL) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - May 30 at 9:46 AM logoBerenberg Bank Reaffirms Hold Rating for Carnival plc (CCL) - May 28 at 9:04 AM logoCarnival Plc : CCL-GB: Dividend Analysis : May 26th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 26, 2017 - May 26 at 9:38 PM logoCarnival Corporation to Offer Alipay Payment Services Onboard its Fleet in Asia - PR Newswire (press release) - May 26 at 4:37 PM logoCarnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald Tops List of Global ... - PR Newswire (press release) - May 25 at 10:39 PM 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


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