NYSE:CUK - Carnival Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $55.46 -0.16 (-0.29 %) (As of 12/19/2018 08:16 AM ET)Previous Close$55.62Today's Range$55.46 - $56.5152-Week Range$53.09 - $72.29Volume350,616 shsAverage Volume310,775 shsMarket Capitalization$11.53 billionP/E Ratio14.52Dividend Yield3.60%Beta0.99 ProfileDiscussionChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive CUK News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CUK and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Water transportation Sub-IndustryN/A SectorConsumer Discretionary Current SymbolNYSE:CUK Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.carnivalplc.com Phone44-23-8065-5000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.34 Current Ratio0.22 Quick Ratio0.17 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.52 Forward P/E Ratio13.11 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$17.51 billion Price / Sales0.66 Cash Flow$24.87 per share Price / Cash Flow2.23 Book Value$130.90 per share Price / Book0.42 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 Shares207,340,000Market Cap$11.53 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 18th. Shareholders 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 yield of 3.61%. 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 permits the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 2.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Carnival's earnings last quarter? Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK) posted its earnings results on Thursday, September, 27th. The company reported $2.36 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.27 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $5.84 billion for 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 Thursday, December 20th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Carnival. Has Carnival been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about CUK stock have been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Carnival earned a news impact score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Carnival's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Carnival include Carnival (CCL), Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL), Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP), Kirby (KEX), Golar LNG (GLNG), GasLog (GLOG), Matson (MATX), Golden Ocean Group (GOGL), Teekay Lng Partners (TGP), GasLog Partners LP Unit (GLOP), Golar LNG Partners (GMLP), KNOT Offshore Partners (KNOP), Tidewater (TDW), Teekay Offshore Partners (TOO) and Hoegh LNG Partners (HMLP). 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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors 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 institutional 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 institutional investors are buying Carnival stock? CUK stock was bought 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 $55.46. How big of a company is Carnival? Carnival has a market capitalization of $11.53 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 227 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 230 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 457MarketBeat'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 12/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the yield curve?