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

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$56.48 +0.15 (+0.27 %)
(As of 02/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$56.48
Today's Range$56.22 - $56.71
52-Week Range$45.17 - $70.28
Volume134,900 shs
Average Volume321,297 shs
Market Capitalization$11.71 billion
P/E Ratio13.26
Dividend Yield3.55%
Beta1.22
Carnival plc operates as a leisure travel company in North America, Australia, Europe, and Asia. It operates in four segments: North America and Australia Cruise Operations, Europe and Asia Cruise Operations, Cruise Support, and Tour and Other. The company operates cruises under the Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, P&O Cruises (Australia), Seabourn, Costa, AIDA, P&O Cruises (UK), and Cunard brand names. 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. Carnival plc was founded in 1850 and is based in Southampton, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Water transportation
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Discretionary
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-23-8065-5000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.88 billion
Cash Flow$24.4502 per share
Book Value$117.89 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.15 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees102,000
Market Cap$11.71 billion
OptionableOptionable

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, January 17th. Investors of record on Friday, February 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.54%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 21st. View Carnival's Dividend History.

How will Carnival's stock buyback program work?

Carnival announced that its board has initiated a stock 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 shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Carnival's earnings last quarter?

Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December, 20th. The company reported $0.70 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.70. The company earned $4.46 billion during the quarter. Carnival had a net margin of 16.70% and a return on equity of 12.44%. 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 is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Carnival?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Carnival in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Carnival.

Has Carnival been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about CUK stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Carnival earned a news sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting Carnival?

Carnival saw a decrease in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 268,090 shares, a decrease of 49.6% from the December 31st total of 532,080 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 444,004 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.6 days. View Carnival's Current Options Chain.

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 64)
  • Mr. David Bernstein, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 61)
  • Mr. Arnaldo Perez, Company Sec. & Gen. Counsel (Age 59)
  • Mr. Stein Kruse, Chief Exec. Officer of Holland America Group & Carnival UK (Age 60)
  • Mr. Michael Olaf Thamm, Group Chief Exec. Officer of Costa Group & Carnival Asia (Age 55)

Who are Carnival's major shareholders?

Carnival's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Northern Trust Corp (0.19%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.13%), Renaissance Group LLC (0.12%), Two Sigma Advisers LP (0.11%), Two Sigma Investments LP (0.11%) and D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. (0.07%). Company insiders that own Carnival stock include Alan Buckelew, Arnaldo Perez, Arnold W Donald, David Bernstein, Michael Olaf Thamm, Richard Glasier, Sir John Parker, Sir Jonathon Band and Stein Kruse. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Carnival.

Which institutional investors are selling Carnival stock?

CUK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Northern Trust Corp, Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of Montreal Can, Renaissance Group LLC, Raymond James & Associates, Natixis Advisors L.P., Parallel Advisors LLC and Fulton Bank N.A.. Company insiders that have sold Carnival company stock in the last year include Arnaldo Perez, Arnold W Donald and Michael Olaf Thamm. View Insider Buying and Selling for Carnival.

Which institutional investors are buying Carnival stock?

CUK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Advisers LP, Two Sigma Investments LP, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., CWM LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Barclays PLC and Geode Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Carnival.

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 $56.48.

How big of a company is Carnival?

Carnival has a market capitalization of $11.71 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 102,000 workers across the globe.

What is Carnival's official website?

The official website for Carnival is http://www.carnivalplc.com.

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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Carnival (NYSE CUK)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  232 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  236 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  468
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Carnival and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CUK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CUK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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