Friday February 24th 2017: Carnival plc, CUK is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is General Entertainment in the sector of Services. Based in United Kingdom, Carnival plc, CUK has a market cap of 44.6B. Since its IPO date on the 10/23/2000, Carnival plc, CUK performance year to date is 21.56%. Today Carnival plc, CUK has gained -0.34%, with a current price of 61.83.
Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 3.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 33.20%. Return of assets are at 7.60%, with return on investment at 9.40%.
In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Carnival plc, CUK is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.34. While Total debt/equity is 0.4. With a profit margin of 18.10%, this is combined with a gross margin of 54.30%, and operating margin of 18.20%. Carnival plc ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.2, while the quick ratio is 0.2.
For the last year Carnival plc, CUK has seen a EPS growth of 64.90%. A performance for the year of 22.01%. The 52-week high is -2.18%, and the 52-week low is 45.25%. The average volume for Carnival plc, CUK is 329,200.
With a target price of 44, can Carnival plc, CUK reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Carnival plc, CUK. Carnival plc has a P/E of 15.27 and a forward P/E of 14.35. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.14. Carnival plc also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.7 and 1.98 respectively. For P/cash, Carnival plc has a value of 102.06, while it is *N/A for P/free cash flow.
At the current price of 61.83, Carnival plc has a dividend yield of 2.59%. We see a return on equity of 13.10%.
Looking more long-term Carnival plc, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 13.40%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 16.49% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 64.90% for this year and for the last five years a 9.00% growth has been seen.