NYSE:CCL - Carnival Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$56.36 -0.37 (-0.65 %)
(As of 12/10/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$56.73
Today's Range$55.45 - $56.86
52-Week Range$53.47 - $72.70
Volume308,214 shs
Average Volume3.50 million shs
Market Capitalization$29.89 billion
P/E Ratio14.63
Dividend Yield3.53%
Beta1.02
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Water transportation
Sub-IndustryHotels Resorts & Cruise Lines
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNYSE:CCL
Previous Symbol
CUSIP14365830
Phone305-599-2600

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.34
Current Ratio0.22
Quick Ratio0.17

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio14.63
Forward P/E Ratio13.26
P/E Growth0.87

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$17.51 billion
Price / Sales1.70
Cash Flow$8.5524 per share
Price / Cash Flow6.59
Book Value$45.19 per share
Price / Book1.25

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 Shares526,850,000
Market Cap$29.89 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share on Friday, December 14th. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 21st. View Carnival's Dividend History.

How will Carnival's stock buyback program work?

Carnival declared that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Monday, April 24th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 2.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Carnival's earnings last quarter?

Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) released its earnings results on Thursday, September, 27th. The company reported $2.36 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.32 by $0.04. The company earned $5.84 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.80 billion. Carnival had a net margin of 17.15% and a return on equity of 12.30%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 5.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $2.29 EPS. 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 EPS guidance of $0.65-0.69 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.73.

What price target have analysts set for CCL?

16 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Carnival's stock. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $85.00. On average, they anticipate Carnival's share price to reach $72.9231 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.4% 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.

Has Carnival been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about CCL stock has trended very positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Carnival earned a media sentiment score of 3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Carnival's key competitors?

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (5.55%), BlackRock Inc. (5.50%), Primecap Management Co. CA (3.90%), Capital World Investors (3.20%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (1.38%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (0.71%). 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 Capital International Investors, Alliancebernstein L.P., AQR Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Man Group plc, Eagle Asset Management Inc., FMR LLC and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, American Century Companies Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, PointState Capital LP and Marshall Wace North America L.P.. 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 $56.36.

How big of a company is Carnival?

Carnival has a market capitalization of $29.89 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  798 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  699 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,497
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Carnival and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CCL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CCL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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