Carnival Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:CUK)

About Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK)

Carnival Corporation logoCarnival plc is a leisure travel company. The Company's segments include North America, and Europe, Australia & Asia (EAA). Its North America segment includes Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises (Princess), Holland America Line and Seabourn. Its EAA segment includes Costa Cruises (Costa), AIDA Cruises (AIDA), P&O Cruises (the United Kingdom), P&O Cruises (Australia) and Cunard. It also includes Cruise Support segment, which represents its portfolio of port destinations and private islands. In addition to its cruise operations, it owns Holland America Princess Alaska Tours, a tour company in Alaska and the Canadian Yukon. Its tour company owns and operates hotels, lodges, glass-domed railcars and motorcoaches. Its Carnival Cruise Line offers cruises generally from 3 to 8 days with almost all of its ships departing from 16 convenient United States home ports located along the East, Gulf and West coasts, Puerto Rico and Hawaii, as of November 30, 2016.

Industry, Sector and Symbol: Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $46.87 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 724,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $68.24
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $63.58
  • 52 Week Range: $45.71 - $70.56
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.18
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.95
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $16.77 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.79
  • Book Value: $31.72 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.04
  • Annual Dividend: $1.60
  • Dividend Yield: 2.5%
  • EBIDTA: $4.79 billion
  • Net Margins: 16.48%
  • Return on Equity: 11.26%
  • Return on Assets: 6.52%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.33%
  • Current Ratio: 0.20%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.16%
  • Average Volume: 235,708 shs.
  • Beta: 0.69
  • Short Ratio: 2.39

Frequently Asked Questions for Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK)

What is Carnival Corporation's stock symbol?

Carnival Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CUK."

How often does Carnival Corporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Carnival Corporation?

Carnival Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 20th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, September 15th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.47%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 23rd. View Carnival Corporation's Dividend History.

How will Carnival Corporation's stock buyback program work?

Carnival Corporation announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase plan on Monday, April 24th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 2.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Carnival Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, June, 28th. The company reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The company earned $3.71 billion during the quarter. Carnival Corporation had a return on equity of 11.26% and a net margin of 16.48%. View Carnival Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Carnival Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Carnival Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, September, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Carnival Corporation.

Who are some of Carnival Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Carnival Corporation's key executives?

Carnival Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Micky Meir Arison, Chairman of the Board
  • Arnold W. Donald, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • David Bernstein, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer
  • Stein Kruse, Chief Executive Officer of Holland America Group
  • David Michael Noyes, Chief Executive Officer - Carnival UK
  • Michael Olaf Thamm, Group Chief Executive Officer of Costa Group and Carnival Asia
  • Alan B. Buckelew, Chief Operating Officer
  • Arnaldo Perez, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Helen Deeble, Director
  • Jonathon Band, Independent Director

Who owns Carnival Corporation stock?

Carnival Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.20%), Aperio Group LLC (0.16%), Northern Trust Corp (0.06%), State of Wisconsin Investment Board (0.05%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.05%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.04%). Company insiders that own Carnival Corporation stock include Alan Buckelew, Arnaldo Perez, Arnold W Donald, David Bernstein, Larry R Freedman, Michael Olaf Thamm, Richard Glasier, Sir John Parker, Sir Jonathon Band and Stein Kruse. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Carnival Corporation.

Who sold Carnival Corporation stock? Who is selling Carnival Corporation stock?

Carnival Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Wisconsin Investment Board, Northern Trust Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, FNY Partners Fund LP, Royal Bank of Canada, Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC and BB&T Corp. Company insiders that have sold Carnival Corporation stock in the last year 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 Insider Buying and Selling for Carnival Corporation.

Who bought Carnival Corporation stock? Who is buying Carnival Corporation stock?

Carnival Corporation's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Aperio Group LLC, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Suntrust Banks Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, GRATRY & Co LLC, Stifel Financial Corp and Cibc World Markets Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Carnival Corporation.

How do I buy Carnival Corporation stock?

Shares of Carnival Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Carnival Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Carnival Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $64.74.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Carnival Corporation (NYSE CUK)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  145 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  169 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  314
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/8/2015Numis Securities LtdDowngradeAdd -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK)
Earnings by Quarter for Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK)
Earnings History by Quarter for Carnival Corporation (NYSE CUK)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
6/22/20175/31/2017$0.45$0.52$3.95 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/28/20172/28/2017$0.33$0.38$3.79 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/20/201611/30/2016$0.58$0.67$3.94 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/26/2016Q3$1.92$5.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/28/2016Q2$0.49$3.71 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/30/2016Q1$0.39$3.65 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/18/2015Q4$0.40$0.50$3.67 billion$3.71 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/22/2015Q3$1.60$1.75$4.68 billion$4.88 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/23/2015Q2$0.13$0.25$3.45 billion$3.59 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/27/2015Q1$0.20$3.53 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/23/2014Q3 2014$1.40$1.58$4.95 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/24/2014Q2$0.02$0.10$3.59 billion$3.63 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/19/2013Q4$0.04ViewListenView Earnings Details
6/25/2013$0.06$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.57 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.06 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK)
Most Recent Dividend:9/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.60
Dividend Yield:2.47%
Dividend Growth:10.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:42.55% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
44.82% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
39.41% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK)

Dividend History by Quarter for Carnival Corporation (NYSE CUK)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.04%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 3.45%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/31/2017Alan BuckelewInsiderSell15,000$67.02$1,005,300.00View SEC Filing  
7/21/2017Alan BuckelewInsiderSell15,000$67.52$1,012,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/29/2017Michael Olaf ThammCEOSell12,768$65.89$841,283.52View SEC Filing  
4/28/2017Sir John ParkerDirectorSell19,965$60.98$1,217,465.70View SEC Filing  
4/13/2017Richard GlasierDirectorSell6,000$58.29$349,740.00View SEC Filing  
2/15/2017Alan BuckelewInsiderSell31,158$55.88$1,741,109.04View SEC Filing  
2/15/2017Arnaldo PerezGeneral CounselSell13,004$55.88$726,663.52View SEC Filing  
2/15/2017Arnold W DonaldCEOSell32,049$55.88$1,790,898.12View SEC Filing  
2/15/2017David BernsteinCFOSell23,030$55.88$1,286,916.40View SEC Filing  
1/18/2017Sir Jonathon BandDirectorSell6,276$53.48$335,640.48View SEC Filing  
1/17/2017Alan BuckelewInsiderSell9,273$52.95$491,005.35View SEC Filing  
1/17/2017Arnaldo PerezGeneral CounselSell11,560$52.95$612,102.00View SEC Filing  
1/17/2017Arnold W DonaldCEOSell24,186$52.95$1,280,648.70View SEC Filing  
1/17/2017David BernsteinCFOSell14,932$52.95$790,649.40View SEC Filing  
12/29/2016Arnaldo PerezGeneral CounselSell15,165$52.11$790,248.15View SEC Filing  
12/29/2016Stein KruseCEOSell60,664$52.11$3,161,201.04View SEC Filing  
10/18/2016Arnold W. DonaldCEOSell91,813$46.67$4,284,912.71View SEC Filing  
10/4/2016David BernsteinCFOSell4,030$49.18$198,195.40View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Michael Olaf ThammCEOSell9,590$49.58$475,472.20View SEC Filing  
4/1/2016Richard GlasierDirectorSell10,000$52.43$524,300.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2016David BernsteinCFOSell6,214$48.11$298,955.54View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Alan BuckelewCOOSell7,029$46.01$323,404.29View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016Alan BuckelewCOOSell5,808$40.79$236,908.32View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016Arnaldo PerezGeneral CounselSell8,362$40.79$341,085.98View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016Arnold W. DonaldCEOSell23,281$40.79$949,631.99View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016David BernsteinCFOSell4,588$40.79$187,144.52View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016Larry R. FreedmaninsiderSell407$40.79$16,601.53View SEC Filing  
1/15/2016Arnaldo PerezGeneral CounselSell12,749$49.92$636,430.08View SEC Filing  
1/15/2016David BernsteinCFOSell16,467$49.92$822,032.64View SEC Filing  
1/15/2016Stein KruseCEOSell26,560$49.92$1,325,875.20View SEC Filing  
12/22/2015Arnaldo PerezGeneral CounselSell7,355$53.65$394,595.75View SEC Filing  
10/15/2015Arnold W. DonaldCEOSell5,000$49.95$249,750.00View SEC Filing  
10/8/2015Michael Olaf ThammCEOSell6,943$50.64$351,593.52View SEC Filing  
7/17/2015Richard GlasierDirectorSell10,000$52.04$520,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2015Richard GlasierDirectorSell4,000$44.59$178,360.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2015David BernsteinCFOSell14,026$43.33$607,746.58View SEC Filing  
2/17/2015Stein KruseCEOSell33,046$43.33$1,431,883.18View SEC Filing  
1/29/2015Michael Olaf ThammCEOSell5,700$45.96$261,972.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2014Gerald Raymond CahillCEOSell25,000$41.60$1,040,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Gerald Raymond CahillCEOSell25,002$40.09$1,002,330.18View SEC Filing  
9/19/20141994 B Shares Lp MaInsiderSell123,337$40.22$4,960,614.14View SEC Filing  
9/19/2014Micky Meir ArisonMajor ShareholderSell212,474$40.22$8,545,704.28View SEC Filing  
6/12/20141994 B Shares Lp MaInsiderSell258,318$40.15$10,371,467.70View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014Micky Meir ArisonMajor ShareholderSell445,008$40.15$17,867,071.20View SEC Filing  
6/10/20141994 B Shares Lp MaInsiderSell576,050$40.35$23,243,617.50View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014Micky Meir ArisonMajor ShareholderSell992,369$40.35$40,042,089.15View SEC Filing  
6/6/20141994 B Shares Lp MaInsiderSell558,258$40.24$22,464,301.92View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014Micky Meir ArisonMajor ShareholderSell961,717$40.24$38,699,492.08View SEC Filing  
6/4/20141994 B Shares Lp MaInsiderSell521,077$40.11$20,900,398.47View SEC Filing  
6/4/2014Micky Meir ArisonMajor ShareholderSell897,668$40.11$36,005,463.48View SEC Filing  
6/2/20141994 B Shares Lp MaInsiderSell144,377$40.11$5,790,961.47View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Micky Meir ArisonMajor ShareholderSell248,720$40.11$9,976,159.20View SEC Filing  
5/27/20141994 B Shares Lp MaInsiderSell21,024$40.05$842,011.20View SEC Filing  
5/27/2014Micky Meir ArisonMajor ShareholderSell36,219$40.05$1,450,570.95View SEC Filing  
5/23/20141994 B Shares Lp MaInsiderSell1,974$40.03$79,019.22View SEC Filing  
5/23/2014Micky Meir ArisonMajor ShareholderSell3,400$40.03$136,102.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/20141994 Shares Lp MaInsiderSell304,954$40.09$12,225,605.86View SEC Filing  
3/24/2014Micky Meir Arisonmajor shareholderSell525,348$40.09$21,061,201.32View SEC Filing  
3/21/20141994 Shares Lp MaInsiderSell393,029$40.18$15,791,905.22View SEC Filing  
3/21/2014Micky Meir Arisonmajor shareholderSell677,077$40.18$27,204,953.86View SEC Filing  
2/28/20141994 Shares Lp MaInsiderSell2,000,000$39.50$79,000,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Micky Meir Arisonmajor shareholderSell5,000,000$39.50$197,500,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/21/2014David BernsteinCFOSell11,673$40.80$476,258.40View SEC Filing  
1/21/2014Stein KruseCEOSell21,616$40.80$881,932.80View SEC Filing  
1/14/2014Gerald Raymond CahillCEOSell30,000$41.60$1,248,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK)
Latest Headlines for Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK)
DateHeadline logoCarnival Corporation & Plc To Hold Conference Call On Third Quarter Earnings - September 22 at 9:20 AM logoRoyal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 21 ... - September 21 at 5:40 PM logoCarnival Plc : CUK-US: Dividend Analysis : August 25th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 20, 2017 - September 20 at 6:27 PM logoHurricane Irma Is Already Forcing Cruise Lines to Cancel Trips - September 6 at 10:40 PM logoHolland America Line Sponsors Hometown Golfer Landon Jackson in the Boeing Classic PGA TOUR Champions Event at Snoqualmie Ridge - August 22 at 11:15 PM logoSeabourn Names Captain, Hotel Director For New Seabourn Ovation - August 22 at 11:15 PM logoETFs with exposure to Carnival Plc : August 4, 2017 - August 4 at 5:04 AM logoCarnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK) Insider Sells $1,005,300.00 in Stock - August 1 at 10:47 AM logoKNOT Offshore Partners LP (KNOP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July - July 29 at 12:29 AM logoCarnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK) vs. Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) Head to Head Review - July 27 at 9:06 AM logoCarnival Corporation (CUK) Insider Alan Buckelew Sells 15,000 Shares - July 21 at 4:28 PM logoCarnival Corporation (CUK) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.40 - July 20 at 6:49 PM logoCarnival Plc :CUK-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : July 19, 2017 - July 19 at 6:49 PM logoCramer's lightning round: This business is better than people think - July 18 at 7:12 PM logoCarnival, Royal Caribbean, and NCL Shouldn't Worry About Disney's New Ships - July 17 at 5:59 PM logoFinancial Comparison: Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) and Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK) - July 17 at 4:28 PM logoFTSE 100 knocked back as banks fall, pound surges - July 14 at 3:29 PM logoCritical Comparison: Carnival Corporation (CUK) and Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) - July 14 at 8:37 AM logoPrincess Cruises Offers Up to 30% off on Sun Drenched Cruise Vacations - July 12 at 9:00 PM logoThe Third Annual Samuel Cunard Prize for Vision, Courage and Creativity Awarded to The Right Honourable Paul Martin P.C., C.C. - July 12 at 3:29 PM logoSeabourn Brings Jazz Greats Sandoval, Pizzarelli Aboard Two Fall 2017 Sailings - July 12 at 3:29 PM logoHMS Queen Elizabeth meets RMS Queen Elizabeth - July 8 at 8:47 AM logo18 Crazy New Things to Do on Cruise Ships That Will Bring You Endless Smiles This Summer - July 8 at 8:47 AM logoCarnival Corporation (CUK) and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) Financial Comparison - July 3 at 8:18 AM logoCarnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK) Raised to "Buy" at ValuEngine - July 1 at 10:04 AM logoCarnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK) CEO Michael Olaf Thamm Sells 12,768 Shares - June 30 at 7:14 PM logoWhat Southwest's cutback of Cuba flights means for Tampa route - June 29 at 6:56 PM logoFeatured Company News - Intrawest Announces HSR Clearance for Its Merger Transaction - June 27 at 4:51 PM logoCunard Announces Tina Brown to be Featured Guest Speaker on Transatlantic Crossing This Summer - June 26 at 5:23 PM logoCarnival Corporation (CUK) and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) Head-To-Head Contrast - June 23 at 11:13 AM logoCarnival Corporation (CUK) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.07 EPS - June 23 at 8:54 AM logoCarnival beats Street 2Q forecasts - June 22 at 10:37 AM logoCarnival posts 2Q profit - June 22 at 10:37 AM logoCarnival (CCL) Beats on Q2 Earnings & Sales - June 22 at 10:37 AM logoCarnival beats profit expectations and lifts outlook, but stock eases back from record close - June 22 at 10:37 AM logoCramer's Stop Trading: Carnival - June 22 at 10:37 AM logoYao Ming and Ye Li to Serve as Inaugural Cruise Ambassadors for Princess Cruises in China and Officially Name the New Majestic Princess - June 21 at 5:50 PM logoSeabourn Announces More Distinguished Speakers For 2017-2018 Seabourn Conversations Program - June 21 at 5:50 PM logoCarnival Corporation Statement on Updates to Cuba Policy - June 15 at 6:30 PM logoCarnival Corporation & plc To Hold Conference Call On Second Quarter Earnings - June 15 at 6:30 PM logoCritical Contrast: Carnival Corporation (CUK) and SFX Entertainment (SFXE) - June 15 at 7:50 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Carnival Corporation (CUK) to Post $0.45 EPS - June 14 at 4:26 PM logoCunard Announces Official Sponsorship of War Paint - June 13 at 12:26 PM logoPrincess Cruises and Seattle Seahawks Host End of School Bash for Boys and Girls Club of King County - June 13 at 12:26 PM logoCunard Reveals Completion of $40 Million Refurbishment of Queen Victoria - June 9 at 4:13 PM logoPacific Princess Emerges from Drydock with Modern Touches Amidst Traditional Charm - June 9 at 4:13 PM logoComedian Chris Tucker To Perform Two Shows As Part Of Carnival Live Concert Series - June 9 at 4:13 PM logoCarnival plc (CUK) & MakeMyTrip Limited (MMYT) Head-To-Head Comparison - June 5 at 10:14 PM logoWell-Kept Secret: Take a Cruise to Enjoy World's Best Beaches - May 31 at 9:59 AM logoCarnival Plc : CUK-US: Dividend Analysis : May 26th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 25, 2017 - May 27 at 4:59 PM



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