NYSE:RCL - Royal Caribbean Cruises Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $117.97 +0.75 (+0.64 %) (As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$117.97Today's Range$117.24 - $118.4252-Week Range$89.48 - $133.60Volume1.33 million shsAverage Volume1.80 million shsMarket Capitalization$24.66 billionP/E Ratio13.31Dividend Yield2.39%Beta1.55 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. operates as a cruise company. The company operates cruises under the Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, and Azamara Club Cruises brands. The Royal Caribbean International brand provides itineraries to destinations worldwide, including Alaska, Asia, Australia, Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, the Panama Canal, and New Zealand with cruise lengths that range from 2 to 23 nights. The Celebrity Cruises brand offers itineraries to destinations, such as Alaska, Asia, Australia, Bermuda, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, the Galapagos Islands, Hawaii, India, New Zealand, the Panama Canal, and South America with cruise lengths ranging from 2 to 19 nights. The Azamara Club Cruises brand offers cruise itineraries ranging from 4 to 21 nights to destinations, including Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Northern and Western Europe, the Mediterranean, Central and North America, and the less-traveled islands of the Caribbean. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated 49 ships with itineraries ranging from 2 to 23 nights to approximately 540 destinations. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida. Receive RCL News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for RCL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Water transportation Sub-IndustryHotels Resorts & Cruise Lines SectorConsumer Discretionary Current SymbolNYSE:RCL Previous Symbol CUSIPV7780T10 Webwww.rclcorporate.com Phone305-539-6000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.75 Current Ratio0.17 Quick Ratio0.15Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio13.31 Forward P/E Ratio11.86 P/E Growth0.85 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$9.49 billion Price / Sales2.60 Cash Flow$14.1281 per share Price / Cash Flow8.35 Book Value$53.14 per share Price / Book2.22Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$8.86 Net Income$1.81 billion Net Margins19.08% Return on Equity17.08% Return on Assets7.29%Miscellaneous Employees66,000 Outstanding Shares208,996,000Market Cap$24.66 billion OptionableOptionable Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE:RCL) Frequently Asked Questions What is Royal Caribbean Cruises' stock symbol? Royal Caribbean Cruises trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "RCL." How often does Royal Caribbean Cruises pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Royal Caribbean Cruises? Royal Caribbean Cruises announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 13th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 7th will be given a dividend of $0.70 per share on Friday, April 5th. This represents a $2.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 6th. View Royal Caribbean Cruises' Dividend History. How will Royal Caribbean Cruises' stock buyback program work? Royal Caribbean Cruises declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, May 9th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 4.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. How were Royal Caribbean Cruises' earnings last quarter? Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 30th. The company reported $1.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.51 by $0.02. The company earned $2.33 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.31 billion. Royal Caribbean Cruises had a net margin of 19.08% and a return on equity of 17.08%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 16.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $7.53 EPS. View Royal Caribbean Cruises' Earnings History. When is Royal Caribbean Cruises' next earnings date? Royal Caribbean Cruises is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Royal Caribbean Cruises. What guidance has Royal Caribbean Cruises issued on next quarter's earnings? Royal Caribbean Cruises updated its first quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.10-1.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.08. Royal Caribbean Cruises also updated its FY19 guidance to $9.75-10.00 EPS. What price target have analysts set for RCL? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Royal Caribbean Cruises' shares. Their forecasts range from $104.00 to $165.00. On average, they anticipate Royal Caribbean Cruises' stock price to reach $140.6364 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Royal Caribbean Cruises. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Royal Caribbean Cruises? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Royal Caribbean Cruises in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Royal Caribbean Cruises. Has Royal Caribbean Cruises been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about RCL stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Royal Caribbean Cruises earned a coverage optimism score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Royal Caribbean Cruises' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Royal Caribbean Cruises include Carnival (CCL), Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP), Carnival (CUK), Kirby (KEX), Golar LNG (GLNG), Matson (MATX), GasLog (GLOG), Teekay Lng Partners (TGP), Golar LNG Partners (GMLP), GasLog Partners LP Unit (GLOP), Golden Ocean Group (GOGL), KNOT Offshore Partners (KNOP), Hoegh LNG Partners (HMLP), Tidewater (TDW) and Teekay Offshore Partners (TOO). Who are Royal Caribbean Cruises' key executives? Royal Caribbean Cruises' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Richard D. Fain, Chairman & CEO (Age 71)Mr. Jason T. Liberty, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 43)Ms. Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, Pres & CEO of Celebrity Cruises (Age 61)Mr. Michael W. Bayley, Pres & CEO of Royal Caribbean International (Age 60)Mr. Henry L. Pujol, Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 51) Who are Royal Caribbean Cruises' major shareholders? Royal Caribbean Cruises' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.20%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (2.22%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.21%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.05%), Northern Trust Corp (0.89%) and Prudential PLC (0.72%). Company insiders that own Royal Caribbean Cruises stock include Adam M Goldstein, Bernt Reitan, Bradley H Stein, Harri U Kulovaara, Henry L Pujol, Jason T Liberty, Lawrence R Pimentel, Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, Michael W Bayley, Richard D Fain and Wilhelmsen A S A. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Royal Caribbean Cruises. Which institutional investors are selling Royal Caribbean Cruises stock? RCL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DSM Capital Partners LLC, Royal London Asset Management Ltd., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., State Treasurer State of Michigan, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Two Sigma Investments LP and Raymond James & Associates. Company insiders that have sold Royal Caribbean Cruises company stock in the last year include Bernt Reitan, Harri U Kulovaara, Jason T Liberty, Michael W Bayley, Richard D Fain and Wilhelmsen A S A. View Insider Buying and Selling for Royal Caribbean Cruises. Which institutional investors are buying Royal Caribbean Cruises stock? RCL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Altshuler Shaham Ltd, Levin Capital Strategies L.P., Prudential Financial Inc., BlackRock Inc., Two Sigma Advisers LP, Samlyn Capital LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC and Geode Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Royal Caribbean Cruises. How do I buy shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises? Shares of RCL 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 Royal Caribbean Cruises' stock price today? One share of RCL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $117.97. How big of a company is Royal Caribbean Cruises? Royal Caribbean Cruises has a market capitalization of $24.66 billion and generates $9.49 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.81 billion in net income (profit) each year or $8.86 on an earnings per share basis. Royal Caribbean Cruises employs 66,000 workers across the globe. What is Royal Caribbean Cruises' official website? The official website for Royal Caribbean Cruises is http://www.rclcorporate.com. How can I contact Royal Caribbean Cruises? Royal Caribbean Cruises' mailing address is 1050 Caribbean Way, Miami FL, 33132. The company can be reached via phone at 305-539-6000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE RCL)Community Ranking: 3.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 779 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 478 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,257MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Royal Caribbean Cruises and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe RCL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe RCL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 2/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Is a Roth IRA right for you?