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$15.07
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(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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$14.17
Now: $15.07
$15.09
50-Day Range
$13.74
MA: $15.98
$18.53
52-Week Range
$7.80
Now: $15.07
$51.94
Volume54.14 million shs
Average Volume44.17 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.55 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.94

Competitors

Carnival (NYSE:CCL) Vs. RCL, BIP, CUK, KEX, MATX, and TGP

Should you be buying CCL stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "water transportation" are considered alternatives and competitors to Carnival, including Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL), Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP), Carnival (CUK), Kirby (KEX), Matson (MATX), and Teekay Lng Partners (TGP).

Carnival (NYSE:CCL) and Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE:RCL) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

64.1% of Carnival shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 60.4% of Royal Caribbean Cruises shares are owned by institutional investors. 24.0% of Carnival shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 13.1% of Royal Caribbean Cruises shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Carnival and Royal Caribbean Cruises' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Carnival-17.53%0.06%0.03%
Royal Caribbean Cruises-24.36%-3.68%-1.26%

Risk and Volatility

Carnival has a beta of 1.94, suggesting that its stock price is 94% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Royal Caribbean Cruises has a beta of 2.66, suggesting that its stock price is 166% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Carnival and Royal Caribbean Cruises' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Carnival$20.83 billion0.51$2.99 billion$4.403.43
Royal Caribbean Cruises$10.95 billion1.27$1.88 billion$9.546.77

Carnival has higher revenue and earnings than Royal Caribbean Cruises. Carnival is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Royal Caribbean Cruises, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Carnival and Royal Caribbean Cruises, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Carnival512602.04
Royal Caribbean Cruises29902.35

Carnival presently has a consensus price target of $20.2526, indicating a potential upside of 34.39%. Royal Caribbean Cruises has a consensus price target of $73.00, indicating a potential upside of 13.02%. Given Carnival's higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Carnival is more favorable than Royal Caribbean Cruises.

Summary

Carnival beats Royal Caribbean Cruises on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (NYSE:BIP) and Carnival (NYSE:CCL) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, earnings and risk.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

49.8% of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.1% of Carnival shares are owned by institutional investors. 24.0% of Carnival shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners has a beta of 0.89, meaning that its share price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Carnival has a beta of 1.94, meaning that its share price is 94% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Brookfield Infrastructure Partners and Carnival's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners2.25%0.93%0.34%
Carnival-17.53%0.06%0.03%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Brookfield Infrastructure Partners and Carnival, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners12802.64
Carnival512602.04

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners currently has a consensus target price of $50.1818, suggesting a potential upside of 6.29%. Carnival has a consensus target price of $20.2526, suggesting a potential upside of 34.39%. Given Carnival's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Carnival is more favorable than Brookfield Infrastructure Partners.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Brookfield Infrastructure Partners and Carnival's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners$6.60 billion2.10$211 million$0.07674.43
Carnival$20.83 billion0.51$2.99 billion$4.403.43

Carnival has higher revenue and earnings than Brookfield Infrastructure Partners. Carnival is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Carnival beats Brookfield Infrastructure Partners on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Carnival (NYSE:CUK) and Carnival (NYSE:CCL) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Carnival and Carnival's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Carnival$20.83 billion0.11$2.99 billionN/AN/A
Carnival$20.83 billion0.51$2.99 billion$4.403.43

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Carnival and Carnival, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Carnival13001.75
Carnival512602.04

Carnival has a consensus target price of $20.2526, indicating a potential upside of 34.39%. Given Carnival's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Carnival is more favorable than Carnival.

Profitability

This table compares Carnival and Carnival's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Carnival-17.53%0.06%0.03%
Carnival-17.53%0.06%0.03%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

8.5% of Carnival shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.1% of Carnival shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of Carnival shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 24.0% of Carnival shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

Carnival has a beta of 1.94, suggesting that its stock price is 94% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Carnival has a beta of 1.94, suggesting that its stock price is 94% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Carnival beats Carnival on 6 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.

Carnival (NYSE:CCL) and Kirby (NYSE:KEX) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Carnival and Kirby, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Carnival512602.04
Kirby04302.43

Carnival currently has a consensus target price of $20.2526, indicating a potential upside of 34.39%. Kirby has a consensus target price of $69.8571, indicating a potential upside of 94.21%. Given Kirby's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Kirby is more favorable than Carnival.

Risk and Volatility

Carnival has a beta of 1.94, indicating that its share price is 94% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kirby has a beta of 1.3, indicating that its share price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Carnival and Kirby's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Carnival-17.53%0.06%0.03%
Kirby-6.89%4.45%2.36%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

64.1% of Carnival shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.7% of Kirby shares are held by institutional investors. 24.0% of Carnival shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of Kirby shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Carnival and Kirby's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Carnival$20.83 billion0.51$2.99 billion$4.403.43
Kirby$2.84 billion0.76$142.35 million$2.9012.40

Carnival has higher revenue and earnings than Kirby. Carnival is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Kirby, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Matson (NYSE:MATX) and Carnival (NYSE:CCL) are both transportation companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, risk, dividends and earnings.

Volatility and Risk

Matson has a beta of 1.21, meaning that its stock price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Carnival has a beta of 1.94, meaning that its stock price is 94% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Matson and Carnival's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Matson$1.67 billion0.99$82.70 million$1.9119.96
Carnival$20.83 billion0.51$2.99 billion$4.403.43

Carnival has higher revenue and earnings than Matson. Carnival is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Matson, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

86.1% of Matson shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.1% of Carnival shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of Matson shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 24.0% of Carnival shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Matson and Carnival's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Matson4.11%10.98%3.15%
Carnival-17.53%0.06%0.03%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Matson and Carnival, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Matson01202.67
Carnival512602.04

Matson currently has a consensus target price of $41.00, suggesting a potential upside of 7.56%. Carnival has a consensus target price of $20.2526, suggesting a potential upside of 34.39%. Given Carnival's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Carnival is more favorable than Matson.

Teekay Lng Partners (NYSE:TGP) and Carnival (NYSE:CCL) are both transportation companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, dividends, risk and earnings.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Teekay Lng Partners and Carnival's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Teekay Lng Partners$601.26 million1.33$152.79 million$1.795.78
Carnival$20.83 billion0.51$2.99 billion$4.403.43

Carnival has higher revenue and earnings than Teekay Lng Partners. Carnival is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Teekay Lng Partners, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Teekay Lng Partners and Carnival, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Teekay Lng Partners00203.00
Carnival512602.04

Teekay Lng Partners currently has a consensus price target of $16.50, suggesting a potential upside of 59.57%. Carnival has a consensus price target of $20.2526, suggesting a potential upside of 34.39%. Given Teekay Lng Partners' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Teekay Lng Partners is more favorable than Carnival.

Profitability

This table compares Teekay Lng Partners and Carnival's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Teekay Lng Partners21.60%14.45%4.12%
Carnival-17.53%0.06%0.03%

Volatility and Risk

Teekay Lng Partners has a beta of 1.5, suggesting that its stock price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Carnival has a beta of 1.94, suggesting that its stock price is 94% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

27.8% of Teekay Lng Partners shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.1% of Carnival shares are held by institutional investors. 24.0% of Carnival shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Royal Caribbean Cruises logo
RCL
Royal Caribbean Cruises
1.7$64.59+7.2%$13.87 billion$10.95 billion-6.99Analyst Upgrade
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners logo
BIP
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners
1.9$47.21+2.1%$13.86 billion$6.60 billion-590.05Analyst Report
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Carnival logo
CUK
Carnival
0.9$12.34+7.1%$2.29 billion$20.83 billion-3.07Increase in Short Interest
Kirby logo
KEX
Kirby
1.7$35.97+0.3%$2.16 billion$2.84 billion-12.49Decrease in Short Interest
Matson logo
MATX
Matson
1.8$38.12+0.8%$1.64 billion$1.67 billion18.60Decrease in Short Interest
Teekay Lng Partners logo
TGP
Teekay Lng Partners
2.3$10.34+1.0%$801.44 million$601.26 million8.34Decrease in Short Interest
Golar LNG logo
GLNG
Golar LNG
1.6$6.79+1.0%$687.84 million$448.75 million0.00Analyst Upgrade
Unusual Options Activity
Heavy News Reporting
Golden Ocean Group logo
GOGL
Golden Ocean Group
0.9$3.69+2.4%$528.70 million$705.80 million-4.29Analyst Upgrade
Increase in Short Interest
Nordic American Tanker logo
NAT
Nordic American Tanker
1.5$3.50+2.3%$515.69 million$175.45 million5.93Heavy News Reporting
KNOT Offshore Partners logo
KNOP
KNOT Offshore Partners
1.8$12.39+0.4%$405.08 million$282.56 million7.60
International Seaways logo
INSW
International Seaways
2.2$14.43+1.7%$403.81 million$366.18 million4.10Heavy News Reporting
Teekay Tankers logo
TNK
Teekay Tankers
1.7$10.61+2.0%$357.08 million$920.97 million1.45
Hoegh LNG Partners logo
HMLP
Hoegh LNG Partners
1.4$10.62+0.1%$353.29 million$145.44 million6.60Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
Tidewater logo
TDW
Tidewater
0.8$6.35+3.9%$256.30 million$486.55 million-1.08Analyst Upgrade
GasLog logo
GLOG
GasLog
2.2$2.63+1.1%$250.15 million$668.64 million-1.45
GasLog Partners LP Unit logo
GLOP
GasLog Partners LP Unit
1.8$3.65+1.4%$180.13 million$378.69 million-2.03Analyst Upgrade
Golar LNG Partners logo
GMLP
Golar LNG Partners
2.4$2.05+2.0%$142.07 million$299.65 million7.32
Dynagas LNG Partners logo
DLNG
Dynagas LNG Partners
0.8$2.44+5.3%$86.90 million$130.90 million34.86Increase in Short Interest
Odyssey Marine Exploration logo
OMEX
Odyssey Marine Exploration
1.1$6.28+2.7%$60.11 million$3.10 million-4.42
EDRY
EuroDry
1.3$3.61+3.9%$8.32 million$27.24 million-1.23Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
This page was last updated on 9/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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