About Carnival (NYSE:CUK)
Carnival 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
Industry Water transportation
Trailing P/E Ratio16.38
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$17.51 billion
Price / Sales0.78
Cash Flow$25.2308 per share
Price / Cash2.60
Book Value$116.47 per share
Price / Book0.56
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 24th. This is an increase from Carnival's previous quarterly dividend of $0.45. View Carnival's Dividend History.
How will Carnival's stock buyback program work?
Carnival announced that its board has approved a share buyback plan on Monday, April 24th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 2.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.
How were Carnival's earnings last quarter?
Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK) announced its earnings results on Thursday, March, 22nd. The company reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.13. The firm had revenue of $4.23 billion for the quarter. Carnival had a net margin of 14.73% and a return on equity of 11.97%. 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), Teekay Lng Partners (TGP), GasLog (GLOG), 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), Dynagas LNG Partners (DLNG), Hoegh LNG Partners (HMLP) and Nordic American Tanker (NAT).
Who are Carnival's key executives?
Carnival's management team includes the folowing people:
- Micky Meir Arison, Chairman of the Board (Age 68)
- Arnold W. Donald, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 63)
- David Bernstein, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 60)
- Stein Kruse, Chief Executive Officer of Holland America Group (Age 59)
- David Michael Noyes, Chief Executive Officer - Carnival UK (Age 54)
- Michael Olaf Thamm, Group Chief Executive Officer of Costa Group and Carnival Asia (Age 54)
- Alan B. Buckelew, Chief Operating Officer (Age 68)
- Arnaldo Perez, General Counsel, Secretary (Age 57)
- Helen Deeble, Director (Age 55)
- Jonathon Band, Independent Director (Age 67)
Has Carnival been receiving favorable news coverage?
News stories about CUK stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Carnival earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 45.14 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.
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 $65.60.
How big of a company is Carnival?
Carnival has a market capitalization of $13.58 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 2.74%. 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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