NYSE:RCL - Royal Caribbean Cruises Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $117.77 +1.77 (+1.53 %) (As of 03/22/2019 08:21 AM ET)Previous Close$116.00Today's Range$115.28 - $118.0152-Week Range$89.48 - $133.60Volume728,226 shsAverage Volume1.17 million shsMarket Capitalization$24.64 billionP/E Ratio13.29Dividend Yield2.41%Beta1.53 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, Azamara Club Cruises, and Silversea 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, Cuba, and South America. The Silversea Cruises brand provides itineraries to destinations, including the Galapagos Islands, Antarctica, and the Arctic. As of December 31, 2018, the company operated 60 ships providing services to approximately 1,000 destinations in 126 countries. 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 CIK884887 Webwww.rclcorporate.com Phone305-539-6000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.75 Current Ratio0.17 Quick Ratio0.15Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio13.29 Forward P/E Ratio11.81 P/E Growth0.83 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$9.49 billion Price / Sales2.59 Cash Flow$14.3273 per share Price / Cash Flow8.22 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 Employees77,100 Outstanding Shares209,190,000Market Cap$24.64 billion Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (Estimated) 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 13th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.70 per share on Friday, April 5th. This represents a $2.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.38%. 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 announced that its board has approved a share buyback program on Wednesday, May 9th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 4.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Royal Caribbean Cruises' earnings last quarter? Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 30th. The company reported $1.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.51 by $0.02. The firm earned $2.33 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.31 billion. Royal Caribbean Cruises had a return on equity of 17.08% and a net margin of 19.08%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 16.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company 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 issued an update on its first quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 30th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.10-1.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus 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 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Royal Caribbean Cruises' stock. Their predictions range from $104.00 to $165.00. On average, they expect Royal Caribbean Cruises' stock price to reach $141.5455 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.2% 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? Media headlines about RCL stock have trended neutral this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring 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 closest to five being the most favorable. Royal Caribbean Cruises earned a media sentiment score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. 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), Tidewater (TDW), Golden Ocean Group (GOGL), KNOT Offshore Partners (KNOP), Hoegh LNG Partners (HMLP) and International Seaways (INSW). What other stocks do shareholders of Royal Caribbean Cruises own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Royal Caribbean Cruises investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Bank of America (BAC), Netflix (NFLX), Walt Disney (DIS), Micron Technology (MU), Exxon Mobil (XOM), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Home Depot (HD) and General Electric (GE). 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.20%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (2.22%), FMR LLC (1.99%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (1.31%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.21%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.05%). Company insiders that own Royal Caribbean Cruises stock include Adam M Goldstein, Bernt Reitan, Bradley H Stein, Harri U Kulovaara, Jason T Liberty, Lawrence R Pimentel, Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, Maritza Gomez Montiel, Michael W Bayley, Richard D Fain, Stephen R Jr Howe 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 FMR LLC, DSM Capital Partners LLC, Royal London Asset Management Ltd., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, State Treasurer State of Michigan, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. and American Century Companies Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Royal Caribbean Cruises company stock in the last year include Bernt Reitan, Bradley H Stein, Harri U Kulovaara, Jason T Liberty, Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, Maritza Gomez Montiel, 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 Norges Bank, Altshuler Shaham Ltd, Levin Capital Strategies L.P., Prudential Financial Inc., BlackRock Inc., Two Sigma Advisers LP, Samlyn Capital LLC and Lord Abbett & CO. LLC. Company insiders that have bought Royal Caribbean Cruises stock in the last two years include Richard D Fain and Stephen R Jr Howe. 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 $117.77. How big of a company is Royal Caribbean Cruises? Royal Caribbean Cruises has a market capitalization of $24.64 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 77,100 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: 787 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 485 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,272MarketBeat'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 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How are dividend achievers different from dividend aristocrats?