Carnival plc Company Profile (NYSE:CUK)

About Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK)

Carnival plc 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:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: General Entertainment
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:CUK
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $44.82 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 726,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $59.88
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $54.90
  • 52 Week Range: $43.45 - $63.21
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.36
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.21
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $16.53 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.71
  • Book Value: $31.21 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.98
  • Annual Dividend: $1.40
  • Dividend Yield: 2.7%
  • EBIDTA: $4.98 billion
  • Net Margins: 16.96%
  • Return on Equity: 11.35%
  • Return on Assets: 6.59%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.37%
  • Current Ratio: 0.24%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.19%
  • Average Volume: 326,736 shs.
  • Beta: 0.67
  • Short Ratio: 2.3

Frequently Asked Questions for Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK)

What is Carnival plc's stock symbol?

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

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

Carnival plc announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 11th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 26th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, June 16th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.59%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 24th. This is a positive change from Carnival plc's previous quarterly dividend of $0.35. View Carnival plc's Dividend History.

How will Carnival plc's stock buyback program work?

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

How were Carnival plc's earnings last quarter?

Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, March, 28th. The company reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.05. The business earned $3.79 billion during the quarter. Carnival plc had a return on equity of 11.35% and a net margin of 16.96%. View Carnival plc's Earnings History.

Who are some of Carnival plc's key competitors?

Who owns Carnival plc stock?

Carnival plc's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Karp Capital Management Corp (0.14%), State of Wisconsin Investment Board (0.13%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.11%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.05%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.05%) and Todd Asset Management LLC (0.04%). Company insiders that own Carnival plc 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 plc.

Who sold Carnival plc stock? Who is selling Carnival plc stock?

Carnival plc's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including MAVEN SECURITIES Ltd, RMB Capital Management LLC, Todd Asset Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Paloma Partners Management Co, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN and Stifel Financial Corp. Company insiders that have sold Carnival plc 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 plc.

Who bought Carnival plc stock? Who is buying Carnival plc stock?

Carnival plc's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Karp Capital Management Corp, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., State of Wisconsin Investment Board, MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Capstone Asset Management Co., O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC and Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Carnival plc.

How do I buy Carnival plc stock?

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

How much does a share of Carnival plc stock cost?

One share of Carnival plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately $61.74.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK) (?)
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 plc (NYSE:CUK)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/8/2015Numis Securities LtdDowngradeAdd -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
6/20/2015Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingUnderperform$2,300.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK)
Earnings by Quarter for Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK)
Earnings History by Quarter for Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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 plc (NYSE:CUK)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.57 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.06 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK)
Next Dividend:6/16/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.40
Dividend Yield:2.27%
Dividend Growth:10.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:37.43% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
39.22% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
34.48% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.01%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 2.50%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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 plc (NYSE:CUK)
Latest Headlines for Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK)
DateHeadline logoCarnival Corporation Rated Among America's 100 Best Corporate Citizens - May 22 at 12:17 PM logoCarnival Cruise Line Celebrates American Craft Beer Week With New Miami Guava Wheat Beer Brewed Exclusively On Carnival Vista - May 22 at 12:17 PM logoCarnival Cruise Line Named 'Most Trusted Cruise Line In America' By Reader's Digest For Third Consecutive Year - May 16 at 12:11 PM logoCarnival Corporation Recognized for Leadership in Environmental Excellence - May 15 at 11:57 AM logoPrincess Cruises Offers Cruise Fares from $749 During Red, White & Blue Sale - May 9 at 4:32 PM logoCarnival plc (CUK) Receiving Somewhat Critical Media Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - May 3 at 9:28 AM logoCarnival plc (CUK) Director Sir John Parker Sells 19,965 Shares - May 2 at 6:44 PM logoCarnival plc (CUK) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.18 - April 30 at 10:51 AM logo Analysts Expect Carnival plc (CUK) to Post $0.45 EPS - April 27 at 9:56 AM logoVery Positive Press Coverage Unlikely to Impact Carnival plc (CUK) Share Price - April 27 at 7:56 AM logoCunard Provides Inside Look at Additional Plans for $40M Refurbishment of Queen Victoria - April 25 at 11:59 AM logoCarnival plc (CUK) Board Initiates Stock Repurchase Program - April 24 at 1:15 PM logoCarnival plc (CUK) Receives Daily Media Impact Score of 0.35 - April 20 at 4:54 PM logoInsider Selling: Carnival plc (CUK) Director Sells 6,000 Shares of Stock - April 17 at 5:01 PM logoCarnival plc (CUK) Receiving Very Positive News Coverage, Study Finds - April 15 at 7:25 AM logoCarnival plc (CUK) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.40 - April 11 at 6:21 PM logoCarnival Ups Dividend by 14%, Extends Share Buyback Program - April 10 at 12:06 PM logoSeabourn Announces 2017 Extraordinary Opportunity Event - April 10 at 12:06 PM logoCarnival reloads buyback firepower - April 8 at 10:19 AM logoCarnival plc (CUK) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $0.00 - April 7 at 9:05 PM logoETFs with exposure to Carnival Plc : April 7, 2017 - April 7 at 4:35 PM logoCarnival Plc :CUK-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : April 6, 2017 - April 7 at 9:16 AM logoPrincess Cruises Elevates Sabatini's Italian Trattoria with Newly Designed Menu, Decor and Handmade Pasta Dishes from Award-winning Italian Chef Angelo Auriana - April 7 at 9:16 AM logo$0.45 EPS Expected for Carnival plc (CUK) This Quarter - April 5 at 6:28 PM logoCARNIVAL PLC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report - March 30 at 4:59 PM logoMajestic Princess Arrives as Newest Jewel in the Crown for Princess Cruises - March 30 at 4:59 PM logoStreetWise Partners Honors Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford as the 2017 StreetWise Champion - March 29 at 5:07 PM logoCarnival Corporation's (CUK) CEO Arnold Donald on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - March 29 at 11:59 AM logoWhat Analysts Are Saying About Carnival After Earnings - March 29 at 11:59 AM logoCarnival Raises FY17 Guidance - Quick Facts - March 28 at 12:22 PM logoCarnival Corporation & plc Reports First Quarter Earnings - March 28 at 12:22 PM logoCarnival's shares cruise to record after profit tops estimates - March 28 at 12:22 PM logoCarnival Stock Has a Lot to Prove on Tuesday - March 27 at 12:21 PM logoFeature Film Florist Jenny Tobin Joins Queen Victoria's Festival of Flowers Voyage - March 24 at 3:11 AM logoCunard Debuts 2019 Winter Programme: Oceans of Discovery, by Cunard & 2018-2019 Fleet Voyages - March 13 at 12:20 PM logoCarnival Corporation Expands Global Fleet Operations Centers, A First in Commercial Maritime Industry - March 13 at 12:20 PM logoPrincess Cruises "Summer on Sale" Offers Cruise Deals on Summer Vacations - March 2 at 4:52 PM logoCarnival To Benefit From Recovery In Cruise Demand; Argus Upgrades - February 27 at 5:48 PM logoFincantieri signs $1.5 bln China cruise ship deal with Carnival - February 22 at 9:15 AM logoCarnival Corporation Cruise Joint Venture in China to Order First-Ever Cruise Ships Built in China - February 22 at 9:15 AM logoCarnival Corp.'s Chinese joint venture to order first cruise ships built in China - February 22 at 9:15 AM logoPrincess Cruises Announces Fourth Ship to Debut Medallion Class Ocean Vacations - February 17 at 3:37 PM logoHavana, Cuba, To Be Featured On Select Carnival Paradise Cruises From Tampa Beginning In June 2017 - February 14 at 3:47 PM logoCarnival Corporation to Expand Cruises to Cuba with Carnival Cruise Line - February 14 at 3:47 PM logoExplore Hidden Glacier Bay Aboard Seabourn during 2017 Cruise Season In Alaska - February 14 at 3:47 PM logoSee the latest cruise ship that will head to Cuba from Port Tampa Bay - February 14 at 3:47 PM logoCarnival Corporation in 2017 -- Risks vs. Potential Rewards - February 10 at 1:42 PM logoCARNIVAL PLC Financials - February 2 at 5:01 PM logoCarnival Plc :CUK-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 1, 2017 - February 1 at 9:57 PM logoCarnival Plc :CUK-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 1, 2017 - February 1 at 9:57 PM


Carnival plc (CUK) Chart for Monday, May, 22, 2017

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