NYSE:CCL - Carnival Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $52.49 -0.43 (-0.81 %) (As of 01/16/2019 10:56 AM ET)Previous Close$52.92Today's Range$52.49 - $53.1252-Week Range$45.64 - $72.70Volume48,946 shsAverage Volume4.76 million shsMarket Capitalization$27.50 billionP/E Ratio12.35Dividend Yield3.83%Beta1.15 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions 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 Current SymbolNYSE:CCL Previous Symbol CUSIP14365830 Webwww.carnival.com Phone305-599-2600Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.32 Current Ratio0.24 Quick Ratio0.19Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.35 Forward P/E Ratio11.05 P/E Growth0.78 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$18.88 billion Price / Sales1.46 Cash Flow$9.6312 per share Price / Cash Flow5.45 Book Value$46.40 per share Price / Book1.13Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.26 Net Income$3.15 billion Net Margins16.70% Return on Equity12.44% Return on Assets7.22%Miscellaneous Employees99,200 Outstanding Shares526,850,000Market Cap$27.50 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. Investors 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 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.80%. 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 announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program on Monday, April 24th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 2.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Carnival's earnings last quarter? Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) announced its earnings results on Thursday, December, 20th. The company reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $4.46 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.46 billion. Carnival had a net margin of 16.70% and a return on equity of 12.44%. Carnival's quarterly revenue was up 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.63 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 Thursday, March 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Carnival. What guidance has Carnival issued on next quarter's earnings? Carnival issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, December, 20th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.50-4.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.70. Carnival also updated its Q1 guidance to $0.40-0.44 EPS. What price target have analysts set for CCL? 19 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Carnival's stock. Their forecasts range from $54.00 to $85.00. On average, they anticipate Carnival's stock price to reach $69.9286 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 32.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Carnival. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Carnival? 19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Carnival in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Carnival. Has Carnival been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about CCL stock have been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of 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 2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. 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), GasLog (GLOG), Matson (MATX), Teekay Lng Partners (TGP), Golden Ocean Group (GOGL), Golar LNG Partners (GMLP), GasLog Partners LP Unit (GLOP), KNOT Offshore Partners (KNOP), Tidewater (TDW), Teekay Offshore Partners (TOO) 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 64)Mr. David Bernstein, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 61)Mr. Arnaldo Perez, Gen. Counsel & Company Sec. (Age 59)Mr. Stein Kruse, Chief Exec. Officer of Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Seabourn & Carnival Australia (Age 60)Mr. Michael Olaf Thamm, Chief Exec. Officer of the Costa Group & Chief Exec. Officer of Carnival Asia (Age 55) Who are Carnival's major shareholders? Carnival's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include DNB Asset Management AS (0.20%), RNC Capital Management LLC (0.05%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.04%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.02%), Pennsylvania Trust Co (0.02%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). 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 DNB Asset Management AS, Sit Investment Associates Inc., RNC Capital Management LLC, Daiwa SB Investments Ltd., Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, CX Institutional, Tealwood Asset Management Inc. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including QUANTRES ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd, New England Research & Management Inc., First Hawaiian Bank, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Cerebellum GP LLC and Norman Fields Gottscho Capital Management LLC. 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 $52.62. How big of a company is Carnival? Carnival has a market capitalization of $27.50 billion and generates $18.88 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $3.15 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.26 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: 806 (Thanks for Voting!)Underperform Votes: 710 (Thanks for Voting!)Total Votes: 1,516MarketBeat'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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Dividend Aristocrat Index?