About Carnival (NYSE:CCL)
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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Water transportation
Sub-IndustryHotels Resorts & Cruise Lines
Trailing P/E Ratio17.06
Forward P/E Ratio14.92
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$17.51 billion
Price / Sales1.99
Cash Flow$8.6103 per share
Price / Cash7.57
Book Value$45.19 per share
Price / Book1.44
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.82
Net Income$2.61 billion
Return on Equity11.97%
Return on Assets7.01%
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 Wednesday, April 11th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.07%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 24th. This is a positive change from Carnival's previous quarterly dividend of $0.45. View Carnival's Dividend History.
How will Carnival's stock buyback program work?
Carnival declared that its board has approved a share buyback plan on Monday, April 24th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 2.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.
How were Carnival's earnings last quarter?
Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) announced its earnings results on Thursday, March, 22nd. The company reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $4.23 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.11 billion. Carnival had a net margin of 14.73% and a return on equity of 11.97%. The firm's revenue was up 11.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.38 EPS. View Carnival's Earnings History.
When is Carnival's next earnings date?
What guidance has Carnival issued on next quarter's earnings?
Carnival issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, March, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.20-4.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.31. Carnival also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.56-0.60 EPS.
What price target have analysts set for CCL?
19 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Carnival's shares. Their predictions range from $57.00 to $84.00. On average, they anticipate Carnival's stock price to reach $74.7176 in the next year. 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), Carnival (CUK), Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP), Kirby (KEX), Golar LNG (GLNG), Matson (MATX), GasLog (GLOG), Teekay Lng Partners, L.P. Common Stock (TGP), Golden Ocean Group (GOGL), Golar LNG Partners (GMLP), Teekay Offshore Partners (TOO), GasLog Partners LP Unit (GLOP), Kenon (KEN), KNOT Offshore Partners (KNOP) and Tidewater (TDW).
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, Group CEO of Holland America Group & Carnival Uk (Age 59)
- Mr. Michael Olaf Thamm, Chief Exec. Officer of the Costa Group & Chief Exec. Officer of Carnival Asia (Age 54)
Has Carnival been receiving favorable news coverage?
Press coverage about CCL stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Carnival earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 45.77 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.
Who are Carnival's major shareholders?
Carnival's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Suntrust Banks Inc. (7.22%), BlackRock Inc. (5.89%), Northern Trust Corp (4.66%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (1.72%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.58%) and Earnest Partners LLC (0.50%). 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 institutional investors are selling Carnival stock?
CCL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Millennium Management LLC, Hancock Holding Co., Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Earnest Partners LLC and Swiss National Bank. Company insiders that have sold Carnival company stock in the last year include Alan Buckelew, Arnaldo Perez, Arnold W Donald, David Bernstein, Richard Glasier, Sir Jonathon Band and Stein Kruse. View Insider Buying and Selling for Carnival.
Which institutional investors are buying Carnival stock?
CCL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, BlackRock Inc., OppenheimerFunds Inc., Rockefeller Capital Management L.P., American Century Companies Inc., Capital Growth Management LP, GQG Partners LLC and DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale. 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 $65.18.
How big of a company is Carnival?
Carnival has a market capitalization of $34.82 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.
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.
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