About Carnival (NYSE:CUK)
Carnival plc operates as a leisure travel and cruise company. It offers cruises under the Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, and Seabourn brands in North America; and Costa, AIDA, P&O Cruises (UK), Cunard, and P&O Cruises (Australia) 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 leasing of cruise ships. It sells its cruises primarily through travel agents and tour operators. The company was founded in 1850 and is based in Southampton, the United Kingdom. Carnival plc is a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & Plc.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Water transportation
Trailing P/E Ratio16.74
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$17.51 billion
Price / Sales0.79
Cash Flow$24.9023 per share
Price / Cash2.66
Book Value$130.90 per share
Price / Book0.51
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.82
Net Income$2.61 billion
Return on Equity11.97%
Return on Assets7.01%
Carnival (NYSE:CUK) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Carnival's stock symbol?
Carnival trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CUK."
How often does Carnival pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Carnival?
Carnival declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 25th will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.02%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 24th. This is a boost 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 repurchase program on Monday, April 24th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 2.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.
How were Carnival's earnings last quarter?
Carnival (NYSE:CUK) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March, 22nd. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.39 by $0.13. The business earned $4.23 billion during the quarter. Carnival had a return on equity of 11.97% and a net margin of 14.73%. View Carnival's Earnings History.
When is Carnival's next earnings date?
Who are some of Carnival's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Carnival include Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL), Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP), Kirby (KEX), Golar LNG (GLNG), GasLog (GLOG), Teekay Lng Partners (TGP), Golar LNG Partners (GMLP), Matson (MATX), Golden Ocean Group (GOGL), Teekay Offshore Partners (TOO), GasLog Partners (GLOP), Kenon (KEN), Tidewater (TDW), KNOT Offshore Partners (KNOP), International Seaways (INSW), Hoegh LNG Partners (HMLP), Dynagas LNG Partners (DLNG) and Nordic American Tanker (NAT).
Who are Carnival's key executives?
Carnival's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Arnold W. Donald, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
- Mr. David Bernstein, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer
- Mr. Alan B. Buckelew, Chief Information Officer
- Mr. Stein Kruse, Chief Exec. Officer of Holland America Group & Carnival UK
- Mr. Michael Olaf Thamm, Group Chief Exec. Officer of Costa Group and Group Chief Exec. Officer of Carnival Asia
Has Carnival been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media headlines about CUK stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Carnival earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 47.59 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.
How do I buy shares of Carnival?
Shares of CUK 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 CUK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $66.24.
How big of a company is Carnival?
Carnival has a market capitalization of $13.87 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 100 HARBOUR PARADE CARNIVAL HOUSE, SOUTHAMPTON X0, SO15 1ST. The company can be reached via phone at 44-23-8065-5000.
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Carnival (NYSE:CUK) Dividend Information
Carnival pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share, with a dividend yield of 2.72%. CUK's next quarterly dividend payment will be made on Friday, June 15. The company has grown its dividend for the last 2 consecutive years and is increasing its dividend by an average of 17.00% each year. Carnival pays out 47.12% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Dividend Growth:||17.00% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||47.12% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
41.86% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
|Track Record:||2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth|
Carnival (NYSE:CUK) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
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Carnival (NYSE:CUK) SEC Filings
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