Carnival Corporation & Plc (NYSE:CCL) does about 43.01M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 50899929 shares change hands in Friday trading. The company now has a market cap of 13.40B USD and an enterprise value of about $29.50B. Its current market price is $17.21, marking an increase of 6.76% compared to the previous close of $16.12. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $51.94 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $7.80. The script in recent trading has seen the stock touch a high of $17.34 and a low of $16.23.
Carnival Corporation & Plc (CCL) has a 20-day trading average at $14.97 and the current price is -66.87% off the 52-week high compared with 120.64% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $15.34 and its 200-day simple moving average is $26.56. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 6.97%, which decreases to 6.06% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 62.41 to suggest the stock is neutral.
20 analysts observing the Carnival Corporation & Plc (CCL) stock have set the 12-month price targets for the company’s shares at between $9.93 and $24.00. The consensus objective for the share price is $15.34, suggesting that the stock has a potential downside of -12.19% over the period. The median price target is -14.73% away from the current levels at $15.00.
FactSet Research has provided data showing that 20 brokerages have issued ratings for the stock. 3 analysts have rated it as a sell, while 0 advise that it is a overweight. 1 analysts have rated it as a buy and 15 have advised that investors hold their positions. The consensus recommendation rating is Hold and Wall Street’s advice is for investors to Moderate Buy the stock.
The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on July 21, 2020 when HSBC Securities downgraded the stock to “Hold” and issued a price target of. SunTrust also downgraded the stock to “Sell” from Hold on July 14, 2020 at a price target of $10. Macquarie downgraded its price target at $27-$18.
The current price level is 16.22%, 11.96%, and -35.53% away from its SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200 respectively, with the CCL price moving above the 50-day SMA on August 28. Carnival Corporation & Plc (CCL) stock is up 17.47% over the week and 20.01% over the past month. Its price is -66.14% year-to-date and -60.89% over the past year.
The stock last released its quarterly earnings report for quarter ended 5/30/2020, with the company’s earnings per share (EPS) of -$3.3 below consensus estimates by -$1.04. The company’s next earnings report is expected on 09/29/2020, with forecasts estimating quarterly EPS at -$2.19 and -$7.28 for whole year. CCL’s earnings per share are forecast to shrink by -265.50% this year and 62.50% over next year. Expected sales for next quarter are $564.2 million, which analysts say will come at $6.33 billion for the current fiscal year and next year at $11.74 billion. In addition, estimates put the company’s current quarterly revenue at an average of $88.06 million.
Its 12-month price target is $15.00. To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to shrink -12.19 percent from here. Of course, the average price target is just what the average analysts believe a stock will be worth in the next 52 weeks, and is only one metric. There are analysts with lower targets than the average, including one bearish Wall Street research firm advocating investors to wait for the price to pull back to $9.93, given the recent momentum. And then, on the bullish side of things, one analyst is expecting the stock to peak at $24.00.
Outstanding shares total 721.00M with insiders holding 15.44% of the shares and institutional holders owning 76.12% of the company’s common stock. The company has a return on investment of 8.70% and return on equity of -12.30%. The beta has a value of 1.94. Price to book ratio is 0.60 and price to sales ratio is 0.80.
According to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index has reduced its position in Carnival Corporation & Plc (CCL) to 13,696,919 shares, mirroring a recent drop by -0.00%. Vanguard Total Stock Market Index dumped 327.0 shares of Carnival Corporation & Plc common stock bringing its total worth to about $190.11 million at the end of recent close, SEC documents show. Vanguard Total Stock Market Index isn’t the only investment manager who changed stakes and is followed by Vanguard Mid Cap Index Fund, which sold off 98505.0 shares to end up with 11,744,887 shares worth $163.02 million. Vanguard 500 Index Fund cut their holdings by -0.51% in the company over the course of the most recent quarter. It now holds a 1.63% position in Carnival Corporation & Plc thanks to 9.78 million shares amounting to $135.75 million.