Royal Caribbean Cruises Company Profile (NYSE:RCL)

About Royal Caribbean Cruises

Royal Caribbean Cruises logoRoyal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is a cruise company. The Company owns various brands, such as Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur, Azamara Club Cruises, CDF Croisieres de France and joint venture interest in TUI Cruises. It operates approximately 23 ships with an aggregate capacity of approximately 68,600 berths under its Royal Caribbean International brand, offering cruise itineraries that range from 2 to 24 nights. It operates over 11 ships with an aggregate capacity of approximately 24,900 berths under its Celebrity Cruises brand. It operates over two ships with an aggregate capacity of approximately 1,400 berths under its Azamara Club Cruises brand, offering cruise itineraries that range from 3 to 20 nights. It operates approximately three ships with an aggregate capacity of approximately 6,200 berths under its Pullmantur brand. It operates over two ships with an aggregate capacity of approximately 2,800 berths under its CDF Croisieres de France brand.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Resorts & Casinos
  • Sub-Industry: Hotels Resorts & Cruise Lines
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: RCL
  • CUSIP: V7780T10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $69.90
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $70.65
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $72.96
  • 52-Week Range: $64.21 - $103.40
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.46
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.32
  • P/E Growth: 0.58
  • Market Cap: $14.68B
  • Outstanding Shares: 215,264,000
  • Beta: 1.65
  • Net Margins: 9.05%
  • Return on Equity: 14.76%
  • Return on Assets: 5.60%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.12%
  • Current Ratio: 0.20%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.17%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE:RCL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 16 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.73)
Consensus Price Target: $92.67 (32.57% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE:RCL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/27/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$96.00 -> $73.00View Rating Details
10/19/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Set Price TargetBuy$97.00 -> $92.00View Rating Details
10/4/2016MacquarieInitiated CoverageOutperform$88.00View Rating Details
9/29/2016Deutsche Bank AGInitiated CoverageHold$81.00View Rating Details
9/14/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuy$83.00View Rating Details
9/9/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/8/2016Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageOutperform$90.00View Rating Details
9/7/2016ArgusDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
8/24/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$95.00View Rating Details
8/3/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingBuy$100.00View Rating Details
6/7/2016Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageNeutral$83.00View Rating Details
5/31/2016Tigress FinancialUpgradeBuyView Rating Details
5/26/2016Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual -> Equal Weight$99.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details
4/26/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$91.00 -> $95.00View Rating Details
2/20/2016SusquehannaReiterated RatingPositive$86.00View Rating Details
2/11/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$95.00View Rating Details
2/3/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/3/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuy$107.00 -> $105.00View Rating Details
2/2/2016William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
2/1/2016Berenberg BankLower Price TargetBuy$110.00 -> $100.00View Rating Details
1/27/2016Pareto SecuritiesUpgradeHoldView Rating Details
11/17/2015Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform$113.00View Rating Details
9/21/2015WedbushReiterated RatingBuy$100.00 -> $105.00View Rating Details
6/10/2015SpareBank 1 Markets ASReiterated RatingNeutral -> SellView Rating Details
5/6/2015DanskeUpgradeSell -> Hold$69.35 -> $70.52View Rating Details
4/23/2015CarnegieUpgradeSell -> Hold$70.01 -> $71.46View Rating Details
3/18/2015Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$102.00View Rating Details
1/12/2015NatixisDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
12/24/2014HandelsbankenDowngradeAccumulateView Rating Details
12/18/2014DNB MarketsDowngradeHold -> Sell$62.15 -> $69.97View Rating Details
12/10/2014SwedbankDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$68.43 -> $80.00View Rating Details
12/2/2014S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE:RCL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/28/2016Q316$3.10$2.58 billionN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q216$1.02$1.09$2.17 billion$2.11 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2016Q116$0.31$0.57$1.91 billion$1.92 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/2/2016Q415$0.92$0.94$1.96 billion$1.90 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2015Q315$2.70$2.84$2.53 billion$2.52 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2015Q215$0.75$0.84$2.06 billion$2.06 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2015Q115$0.14$0.20$1.86 billion$1.82 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q414$0.43$0.32$1.88 billion$1.82 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$2.19$2.20$2.41 billion$2.39 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.52$0.66$1.99 billion$1.98 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.28$0.21$1.90 billion$1.89 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/27/2014Q413$0.18$0.23$1.85 billion$1.85 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$1.65$1.71$2.29 billion$2.31 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.09$0.23$1.89 billion$1.88 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.18$0.35$1.90 billion$1.91 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2013Q4 2012$0.06$0.10$1.82 billion$1.81 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$1.46$1.68ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.03($0.02)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2012$0.15$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2012$0.14$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$1.87$1.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.43$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.13$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011$0.13$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE:RCL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.02 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.77 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20167$0.31$0.45$0.36
Q2 20164$0.99$1.30$1.15
Q3 20163$3.07$3.11$3.09
Q4 20163$1.20$1.30$1.25
Q1 20171$0.70$0.70$0.70
Q2 20171$1.15$1.15$1.15
Q3 20171$3.20$3.20$3.20
Q4 20171$1.50$1.50$1.50
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE:RCL)
Annual Dividend:$1.92
Dividend Yield:2.75%
Dividend Growth:33.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:55.01% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
31.89% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
28.36% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE:RCL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE:RCL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 16.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 75.04%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/18/2016Vagn O SorensenDirectorBuy1,100$70.50$77,550.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016Michael W BayleyCEOSell12,183$71.07$865,845.81View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Lisa Lutoff-PerloCEOSell6,790$74.46$505,583.40View SEC Filing  
8/3/2016Richard D FainCEOBuy29,190$68.52$2,000,098.80View SEC Filing  
11/10/2015Eyal OferDirectorSell112,980$98.00$11,072,040.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2015Eyal OferDirectorSell22,020$99.84$2,198,476.80View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015Jorge VilchesCEOSell1,035$98.50$101,947.50View SEC Filing  
10/27/2015Harri U KulovaaraEVPSell8,228$100.32$825,432.96View SEC Filing  
10/27/2015Richard D. FainCEOSell70,000$99.62$6,973,400.00View SEC Filing  
10/26/2015Adam M GoldsteinCOOSell90,000$98.88$8,899,200.00View SEC Filing  
10/26/2015Richard D. FainCEOSell80,516$98.80$7,954,980.80View SEC Filing  
5/29/2015William K ReillyDirectorSell4,000$76.06$304,240.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Bernt ReitanDirectorSell12,698$78.09$991,586.82View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015Richard D FainCEOSell87,488$76.41$6,684,958.08View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Jason T LibertyCFOSell7,121$76.29$543,261.09View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Michael W BayleyCEOSell8,809$75.89$668,515.01View SEC Filing  
2/13/2015Lisa Lutoff-PerloCEOSell3,990$75.42$300,925.80View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015Michael W BayleyCEOSell11,143$76.93$857,230.99View SEC Filing  
12/11/2014Arne Alexander WilhelmsenDirectorSell50,236$79.05$3,971,155.80View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014William K ReillyDirectorSell2,170$78.50$170,345.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2014Adam M GoldsteinCOOSell90,000$77.31$6,957,900.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2014Bernard W AronsonDirectorSell1,049$69.62$73,031.38View SEC Filing  
8/21/2014Harri U KulovaaraEVPSell35,948$63.85$2,295,279.80View SEC Filing  
7/29/2014Richard D FainCEOSell94,850$62.38$5,916,743.00View SEC Filing  
7/28/2014William L KimseyDirectorSell10,075$63.00$634,725.00View SEC Filing  
7/25/2014Adam M GoldsteinCOOSell42,152$61.68$2,599,935.36View SEC Filing  
7/25/2014Bradley H SteinCEOSell9,360$61.41$574,797.60View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Adam M GoldsteinCOOSell4,869$55.14$268,476.66View SEC Filing  
5/30/2014Jason T LibertyCFOSell13,531$55.39$749,482.09View SEC Filing  
5/30/2014Michael W BayleyCEOSell13,661$55.01$751,491.61View SEC Filing  
5/29/2014Harri U KulovaaraEVPSell41,985$54.60$2,292,381.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2014Michael W BayleyCEOSell19,206$54.08$1,038,660.48View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014Michael BayleyCEOSell3,934$51.57$202,876.38View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Henry PujolCAOSell2,198$52.03$114,361.94View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014John BrockDirectorBuy4,717$52.61$248,161.37View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Michael BayleyCEOSell2,633$52.58$138,443.14View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014Adam GoldsteinCEOSell44,256$52.96$2,343,797.76View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014Harri KulovaaraEVPSell3,900$53.25$207,675.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Michael BayleyCEOSell16,358$52.15$853,069.70View SEC Filing  
2/14/2014Brian RiceChairmanSell57,151$52.17$2,981,567.67View SEC Filing  
2/12/2014Lisa Lutoff-PerloEVPSell2,344$52.14$122,216.16View SEC Filing  
2/12/2014Richard FainCEOSell23,566$52.06$1,226,845.96View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014Bradley SteinCEOSell23,391$50.65$1,184,754.15View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014Harri KulovaaraEVPSell76,612$50.90$3,899,550.80View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014Bernt ReitanDirectorSell10,014$50.47$505,406.58View SEC Filing  
2/4/2014Michael BayleyCEOSell11,006$48.25$531,039.50View SEC Filing  
1/29/2014Barbier Gonzalo ChicoCEOSell11,635$49.27$573,256.45View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013William KimseyDirectorSell11,645$42.88$499,337.60View SEC Filing  
11/11/2013William KimseyDirectorSell4,084$43.20$176,428.80View SEC Filing  
10/31/2013Brian J RiceChairmanSell14,780$42.40$626,672.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Bernt ReitanDirectorSell9,443$42.49$401,233.07View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013Adam M GoldsteinCEOSell7,855$43.22$339,493.10View SEC Filing  
10/25/2013Brian J RiceChairmanSell26,172$42.62$1,115,450.64View SEC Filing  
10/25/2013Lisa Lutoff-PerloEVPSell12,673$42.90$543,671.70View SEC Filing  
9/13/2013Henry PujolSVPSell27,880$39.00$1,087,320.00View SEC Filing  
9/13/2013William ReillyDirectorSell8,000$39.02$312,160.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2013Harri U KulovaaraEVPSell11,483$39.33$451,626.39View SEC Filing  
8/16/2013Bradley SteinCEOSell5,255$39.15$205,733.25View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013Harri KulovaaraEVPSell4,528$39.65$179,535.20View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013William ReillyDirectorSell22,000$39.71$873,620.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Bernard W AronsonDirectorSell25,452$37.86$963,612.72View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Lawrence R PimentelCEOSell1,000$38.00$38,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013Adam M GoldsteinCEOSell16,717$37.20$621,872.40View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013Adam M GoldsteinCEOSell2,181$36.80$80,260.80View SEC Filing  
5/2/2013William L KimseyDirectorSell5,500$36.51$200,805.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2013Bernt ReitanDirectorSell7,728$35.75$276,276.00View SEC Filing  
11/27/2012Barbier Gonzalo ChicoCEOSell32,150$34.77$1,117,855.50View SEC Filing  
11/2/2012Gert MuntheDirectorSell9,445$34.63$327,080.35View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE:RCL)
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Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE:RCL) Chart for Thursday, October, 27, 2016

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