$0.47 EPS Expected for Carnival plc (CUK)


If the published price targets set by Carnival Corporation analysts have any power to influence the stock's share price, the highest price target set for CCL is $81. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. The Return on Assets for Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) is 0.067833. The stock increased 0.70% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $96.63. About 3.00M shares traded. It has outperformed by 4.65% the S&P500. The company has market cap of $45.90 billion. 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, Cunard, and P&O Cruises (Australia) brands in Europe, Australia, and Asia.

Carnival Corporation is on track to out grow current 17.99 PE by 12.94% over the next 5 years YOY. The firm operates approximately 100 cruise ships.

Among 27 analysts covering Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Carnival Corporation has a 52-week low of $50.77 and a 52-week high of $69.89. The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $67.71. Carnival PLC had 63 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, November 25 by HSBC. Finally, Instinet boosted their price objective on Carnival Corp from $61.00 to $67.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 29th. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) on Thursday, August 10 with "Buy" rating.

Arnold Donald has seen steady activity on the sell side, and on December 1, 2017, executed an option to sell 5000 shares. Narrowing in a bit closer, the 5 month price index is 1.01900, the 3 month is 0.95602, and the 1 month is now 1.02354. It dived, as 38 investors sold Carnival plc shares while 225 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 34 raised stakes. Dodge & Cox sold 397,089 shares as Aegon Nv (AEG)'s stock declined 8.36%.

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BLACKROCK INC. owned 3.39% of Schlumberger Limited (SLB ) worth $5.72 billion at the end of the most recent reporting period. It has outperformed by 0.38% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $1.17 billion company.

The Price to Book ratio (Current share price / Book value per share) is a good valuation measure you can use to find undervalued investment ideas. Virtus Advisers holds 0.37% of its portfolio in Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) for 57,509 shares. Daiwa Sb Investments Limited invested in 2.93% or 163,440 shares. Cohen Klingenstein Lc holds 55,493 shares. 46,711 are held by Twin Tree Management Lp. Deutsche Bancshares Ag holds 400 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Riggs Asset Managment Inc owns 0.01% invested in Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) for 400 shares. Enterprise Value is calculated by taking the market capitalization plus debt, minority interest and preferred shares, minus total cash and cash equivalents. Creative Planning has invested 0.01% in Carnival plc (LON:CCL). Homrich & Berg owns 4,156 shares or 0.02% of their USA portfolio. Omers Administration owns 22,300 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. The Illinois-based First Tru Ltd Partnership has invested 0.07% in Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL). This is a boost from Carnival Corp's previous quarterly dividend of $0.35. Pennsylvania Trust Communication reported 173,248 shares. The stock decreased 0.85% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $75.89. About 282,305 shares traded. Carnival plc (LON:CCL) has 0.00% since December 7, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 21.05% the S&P500.

Analysts await Carnival plc (LON:CCL) to report earnings on December, 19. The company reported $2.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.20 by $0.09. CUK's profit would be $325.61 million giving it 35.24 P/E if the $0.47 EPS is correct. After having $2.29 EPS previously, Carnival Corporation's analysts see -77.73 % EPS growth. Therefore 50% are positive. As per Tuesday, March 29, the company rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Compass Point on Friday, April 15. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Bernstein given on Friday, September 9. As per Wednesday, June 29, the company rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital. Credit Suisse Group restated a "neutral" rating on shares of Carnival in a report on Thursday, September 28th.

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Investors sentiment is 1.1 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.09, from 0.9 in 2017Q1. Cullen Frost Bankers invested in 261,403 shares. 91 funds opened positions while 359 raised stakes. 147.59 million shares or 1.36% less from 149.63 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.

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