Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) shares traded 0.16% up during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $62.02. The stock exchanged hands 2.48 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 3.28 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $44.93 Billion. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $62.29 within the next 52-weeks. The mean target projections are based on 19 opinions.
Taking a broader look brokerage firms’ analysts on the street with an expectant view have Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) high price target of $71 and with a conservative view have low price target of $33.5.
William Blair “Upgrades” Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) in a research note issued to investors on 3/21/17 to Outperform with price target of $0.
Additionally on 2/27/17 Argus Research “Upgrades” Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) to Buy setting price target at $64 and on 12/19/16 Berenberg “Downgrades” the stock to Hold at $0. Furthermore on 12/16/16 Goldman Sachs “Initiates Coverage On” the stock to Neutral at $0.
On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 56.9 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.81, Consequently Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL)’s weekly and monthly volatility is 1.12%, 1.14% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 0.77.
In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) has analysts’ mean recommendation of 2.2. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.
According to analysts Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL)’s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.45 and can go high up to $0.5. The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.47 derived from a total of 16 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings. However the company reported $0.49 earnings per share for the same quarter during last year.
Previously Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.03. The company posted an earnings surprise of 8.6%.
While considering growth estimates of the company, it has next quarter growth estimates of 10.9% whereas during current quarter it has -4.1% estimations over growth, comparing to the estimations of 7.5% during current year and 14.8% for next year. Past 5 years growth of Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) observed at 33.09%, looking forward for the next 5 years it has a strong prediction of 13.46% over growth.
Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $3.88 Billion according to 13 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $3.92 Billion in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $3.84 Billion. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $17.03 Billion compared to low analyst estimates of $16.75 Billion and high estimates of $17.13 Billion according to 18 number of analysts.
Currently Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL)’s shares owned by insiders are 0.3%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 80.6%. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded -17.06%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded -1.51%.
Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) 52-week high price stands at $63.41 and low price stands at $42.94, its price distance from 52-week high is -2.19% while its distance from 52-week low price is 44.43%. The stock hit its 52-week high on 05/04/17, and 52-week low on 06/28/16.
Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL)’s trailing twelve month revenues are $16.53 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 2.7. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $31.26 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 1.98, as for as the company’s cash per share for the most recent quarter is $0.61, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 102.07. The stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 1.14 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 15.31.