NYSE:CCL - Carnival Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $57.72 -0.52 (-0.89 %) (As of 10/15/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$58.24Today's Range$57.71 - $58.6652-Week Range$56.45 - $72.70Volume3.19 million shsAverage Volume3.78 million shsMarket Capitalization$33.60 billionP/E Ratio15.11Dividend Yield3.46%Beta0.92 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Carnival Corporation operates as a leisure travel and cruise company. It offers cruises under the Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, and Seabourn brands in North America; and AIDA, Costa, P&O Cruises (Australia), Cunard, and P&O Cruises (UK) brands in Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company operates approximately 100 cruise ships. It also owns Holland America Princess Alaska Tours, a tour company in Alaska; and the Canadian Yukon, which owns and operates hotels, lodges, glass-domed railcars, and motor coaches. In addition, the company is involved in the lease of cruise ships. It sells its cruises primarily through travel agents and tour operators. The company was incorporated in 1972 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida. Carnival Corporation is a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & plc. Receive CCL News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CCL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Water transportation Sub-IndustryHotels Resorts & Cruise Lines SectorConsumer Discretionary SymbolNYSE:CCL CUSIP14365830 Webwww.carnival.com Phone305-599-2600 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.34 Current Ratio0.22 Quick Ratio0.17 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio15.11 Forward P/E Ratio13.58 P/E Growth1.09 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$17.51 billion Price / Sales1.74 Cash Flow$7.80 per share Price / Cash7.40 Book Value$45.19 per share Price / Book1.28 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.82 Net Income$2.61 billion Net Margins17.15% Return on Equity12.30% Return on Assets7.20% Miscellaneous Employees99,200 Outstanding Shares526,850,000Market Cap$33.60 billion Carnival (NYSE:CCL) Frequently Asked Questions What is Carnival's stock symbol? Carnival trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CCL." How often does Carnival pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Carnival? Carnival announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 19th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 24th will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share on Friday, September 14th. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 23rd. View Carnival's Dividend History. How will Carnival's stock buyback program work? Carnival declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback plan on Monday, April 24th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 2.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were Carnival's earnings last quarter? Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, September, 27th. The company reported $2.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.32 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $5.84 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.80 billion. Carnival had a net margin of 17.15% and a return on equity of 12.30%. The firm's revenue was up 5.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $2.29 earnings per share. View Carnival's Earnings History. When is Carnival's next earnings date? Carnival is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, December 18th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Carnival. What guidance has Carnival issued on next quarter's earnings? Carnival updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 27th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.65-0.69 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.73. What price target have analysts set for CCL? 16 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Carnival's shares. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $85.00. On average, they expect Carnival's share price to reach $72.8462 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 26.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Carnival. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Carnival? 16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Carnival in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Carnival. Who are some of Carnival's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Carnival include Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL), Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP), Carnival (CUK), Kirby (KEX), Golar LNG (GLNG), Matson (MATX), GasLog (GLOG), Golden Ocean Group (GOGL), Teekay Lng Partners (TGP), GasLog Partners LP Unit (GLOP), Golar LNG Partners (GMLP), Teekay Offshore Partners (TOO), Tidewater (TDW), KNOT Offshore Partners (KNOP) and Hoegh LNG Partners (HMLP). Who are Carnival's key executives? Carnival's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Arnold W. Donald, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 63)Mr. David Bernstein, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 60)Mr. Arnaldo Perez, Gen. Counsel & Company Sec. (Age 58)Mr. Stein Kruse, Chief Exec. Officer of Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Seabourn & Carnival Australia (Age 59)Mr. Michael Olaf Thamm, Chief Exec. Officer of the Costa Group & Chief Exec. Officer of Carnival Asia (Age 54) Who are Carnival's major shareholders? Carnival's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include DNB Asset Management AS (0.25%), Hexavest Inc. (0.19%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.14%), Advisors Capital Management LLC (0.04%), Gradient Investments LLC (0.03%) and Investment House LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Carnival stock include Alan Buckelew, Arnaldo Perez, Arnold W Donald, David Bernstein, Richard Glasier, Sir John Parker, Sir Jonathon Band and Stein Kruse. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Carnival. Which major investors are selling Carnival stock? CCL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, DNB Asset Management AS, Covenant Multifamily Offices LLC, Appleton Partners Inc. MA, Pittenger & Anderson Inc., CenturyLink Investment Management Co, New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust and Pennsylvania Trust Co. Company insiders that have sold Carnival company stock in the last year include Arnaldo Perez, Arnold W Donald, David Bernstein, Richard Glasier, Sir Jonathon Band and Stein Kruse. View Insider Buying and Selling for Carnival. Which major investors are buying Carnival stock? CCL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Gradient Investments LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD, Vigilant Capital Management LLC, Biltmore Wealth Management LLC, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Sound Income Strategies LLC and New England Research & Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Carnival. How do I buy shares of Carnival? Shares of CCL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Carnival's stock price today? One share of CCL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.72. How big of a company is Carnival? Carnival has a market capitalization of $33.60 billion and generates $17.51 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.61 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.82 on an earnings per share basis. Carnival employs 99,200 workers across the globe. What is Carnival's official website? The official website for Carnival is http://www.carnival.com. How can I contact Carnival? Carnival's mailing address is 3655 N W 87TH AVE PO BOX 1347, MIAMI FL, 33178. The company can be reached via phone at 305-599-2600. MarketBeat Community Rating for Carnival (NYSE CCL)Community Ranking: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 790 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 678 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,468MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Carnival and other stocks. 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