About Carnival (NYSE:CUK)
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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Water transportation
Trailing P/E Ratio17.27
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$17.51 billion
Price / Sales0.79
Cash Flow$24.75 per share
Price / Cash2.68
Book Value$116.47 per share
Price / Book0.57
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 12th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 25th will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.02%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 24th. This is a boost 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 stock repurchase plan on Monday, April 24th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 2.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.
How were Carnival's earnings last quarter?
Carnival (NYSE:CUK) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March, 22nd. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.13. The firm earned $4.23 billion during the quarter. Carnival had a return on equity of 11.97% and a net margin of 14.73%. 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 Carnival Cruise Line (CCL), 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) and KNOT Offshore Partners (KNOP).
Who are Carnival's key executives?
Carnival's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Arnold W. Donald, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
- Mr. David Bernstein, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer
- Mr. Alan B. Buckelew, Chief Information Officer
- Mr. Stein Kruse, Chief Exec. Officer of Holland America Group & Carnival UK
- Mr. Michael Olaf Thamm, Group Chief Exec. Officer of Costa Group and Group Chief Exec. Officer of Carnival Asia
Has Carnival been receiving favorable news coverage?
Headlines about CUK stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Carnival earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 45.29 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.
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 $66.33.
How big of a company is Carnival?
Carnival has a market capitalization of $13.98 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 2.71%. 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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