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

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$59.23 +0.11 (+0.19 %)
(As of 11/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$59.23
Today's Range$58.85 - $59.53
52-Week Range$53.09 - $72.29
Volume242,096 shs
Average Volume341,935 shs
Market Capitalization$12.28 billion
P/E Ratio15.51
Dividend Yield3.38%
Beta0.98
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Water transportation
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNYSE:CUK
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-23-8065-5000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.34
Current Ratio0.22
Quick Ratio0.17

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio15.51
Forward P/E Ratio14.00
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$17.51 billion
Price / Sales0.70
Cash Flow$24.9916 per share
Price / Cash2.37
Book Value$130.90 per share
Price / Book0.45

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.82
Net Income$2.61 billion
Net Margins17.15%
Return on Equity12.30%
Return on Assets7.20%

Miscellaneous

Employees99,200
Outstanding Shares207,340,000
Market Cap$12.28 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, October 18th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Friday, December 14th. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.38%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 21st. View Carnival's Dividend History.

How will Carnival's stock buyback program work?

Carnival declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Monday, April 24th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 2.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Carnival's earnings last quarter?

Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, September, 27th. The company reported $2.36 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.27 by $0.09. The company earned $5.84 billion during the quarter. Carnival had a net margin of 17.15% and a return on equity of 12.30%. View Carnival's Earnings History.

When is Carnival's next earnings date?

Carnival is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, December 18th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Carnival.

Has Carnival been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about CUK stock have been trending very positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Carnival earned a news sentiment score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Carnival?

Carnival saw a decrease in short interest during the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 500,151 shares, a decrease of 36.1% from the September 28th total of 782,290 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 250,166 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.0 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, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. David Bernstein, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Arnaldo Perez, Company Sec. & Gen. Counsel (Age 58)
  • Mr. Stein Kruse, Chief Exec. Officer of Holland America Group & Carnival UK (Age 59)
  • Mr. Michael Olaf Thamm, Group Chief Exec. Officer of Costa Group & Carnival Asia (Age 54)

Who are Carnival's major shareholders?

Carnival's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Aperio Group LLC (0.64%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (0.61%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.32%), Todd Asset Management LLC (0.19%), Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky (0.13%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.10%). 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 major investors are selling Carnival stock?

CUK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jane Street Group LLC, BlackRock Inc., US Bancorp DE, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Greenleaf Trust, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Dean Capital Investments Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Carnival company stock in the last year include Arnaldo Perez, Arnold W Donald, David Bernstein, Michael Olaf Thamm, Richard Glasier, Sir Jonathon Band and Stein Kruse. View Insider Buying and Selling for Carnival.

Which major investors are buying Carnival stock?

CUK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eagle Asset Management Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Aperio Group LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Hansberger Growth Investors LP, Private Advisor Group LLC and Renaissance Technologies 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 $59.23.

How big of a company is Carnival?

Carnival has a market capitalization of $12.28 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.

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:  226 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  229 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  455
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 11/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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