Carnival Corporation & plc [NYSE: CCL] slipped around -0.43 points on Monday, while shares priced at $25.63 at the close of the session, down -1.65%. The company report on March 29, 2021 that Holland America Line’s 2022 Canada & New England Cruises Stretch to the Stunning Landscapes of Greenland, Iceland and Newfoundland.
Nieuw Statendam will be the first Pinnacle Class ship to explore the seaside cities of New England and eastern Canada.
– Along the East Coast of North America, the sun-kissed skies of summer collide with the jewel-toned hues of autumn, and in 2022 Holland America Line’s Zaandam and Nieuw Statendam will be there to showcase nature’s most colorful spectacle. Bookings are now open for May through October 2022, enticing guests to discover why a cruise to Canada and New England is as much about the journey as it is about the destination.
Carnival Corporation & plc stock is now 18.33% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. CCL Stock saw the intraday high of $26.1399 and lowest of $25.25 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 30.12, which means current price is +42.71% above from all time high which was touched on 03/15/21.
Compared to the average trading volume of 43.25M shares, CCL reached a trading volume of 19925990 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about Carnival Corporation & plc [CCL]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for CCL shares is $23.36 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on CCL stock is a recommendation set at 2.90. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
UBS have made an estimate for Carnival Corporation & plc shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on March 18, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on March 02, 2021, representing the official price target for Carnival Corporation & plc stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $10 to $14, while Berenberg kept a Sell rating on CCL stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Carnival Corporation & plc is set at 1.94, with the Price to Sales ratio for CCL stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 5.01. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.15, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 8.70.
How has CCL stock performed recently?
Carnival Corporation & plc [CCL] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -6.73. With this latest performance, CCL shares dropped by -4.19% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 70.07% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 77.86% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for CCL stock in for the last two-week period is set at 47.84, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 43.26, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 50.73 for Carnival Corporation & plc [CCL]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 24.04, while it was recorded at 25.54 for the last single week of trading, and 18.72 for the last 200 days.
Carnival Corporation & plc [CCL]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Carnival Corporation & plc [CCL] shares currently have an operating margin of -84.99 and a Gross Margin at -52.26. Carnival Corporation & plc’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -182.95.
Return on Total Capital for CCL is now -11.08, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -25.91. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -44.58, with Return on Assets sitting at -20.75. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Carnival Corporation & plc [CCL] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 138.07. Additionally, CCL Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 58.00, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 52.95. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 113.86, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 47.82.
Receivables Turnover for the company is 12.85 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.11.Carnival Corporation & plc’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.20 and a Current Ratio set at 1.20.
Earnings analysis for Carnival Corporation & plc [CCL]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Carnival Corporation & plc posted 0.22/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.27/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -18.50%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for CCL.
Insider trade positions for Carnival Corporation & plc [CCL]
There are presently around $12,655 million, or 51.40% of CCL stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CCL stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 63,062,479, which is approximately 9.76% of the company’s market cap and around 8.40% of the total institutional ownership; PUBLIC INVESTMENT FUND, holding 50,830,926 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.3 billion in CCL stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $973.21 million in CCL stock with ownership of nearly 15.731% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Carnival Corporation & plc stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of March and at the time of the March reporting period, where 483 institutional holders increased their position in Carnival Corporation & plc [NYSE:CCL] by around 118,174,109 shares. Additionally, 249 investors decreased positions by around 24,423,862 shares, while 108 investors held positions by with 351,165,526 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 493,763,497 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CCL stock had 182 new institutional investments in for a total of 29,740,176 shares, while 87 institutional investors sold positions of 10,302,342 shares during the same period.