Published: Thu, December 07, 2017
World | By Paul Elliott

Carnival Corporation (CCL) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.45

Carnival Corporation (CCL) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.45

Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 3,088,143 shares of the company's stock valued at $202,505,000 after purchasing an additional 1,655,345 shares during the last quarter. 3,700 are held by Bluefin Trading Ltd. Ubs Asset Americas reported 1.96M shares. The legal version of this report can be read at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/12/07/carnival-corporation-ccl-to-issue-quarterly-dividend-of-0-45-on-december-15th.html. It has outperformed by 7.42% the S&P500.

Carnival Corporation is a leisure travel company. The company has market cap of $47.45 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. It has a 17.93 P/E ratio. The Company operates in four segments: North America, EAA, Cruise Support and, Tour and Other.

Among 27 analysts covering Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Carnival Corp has a 52-week low of $42.94 and a 52-week high of $65.50. $62.40's average target is -5.68% below currents $66.16 stock price.

The ROA of Carnival Corporation is now valued at 6.70% indicating how profitable the company is in regards to its total assets. Berenberg has "Hold" rating and GBX 5300 target. As per Tuesday, March 29, the company rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating, twelve have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Credit Suisse Group restated a "neutral" rating on shares of Carnival in a report on Thursday, September 28th. The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $67.71. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Wolfe Research on Friday, May 26. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt stated it has 0.02% in Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.12 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.03, from 1.15 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 38 investors sold Carnival Corporation shares while 225 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 34 raised stakes. The company reported $2.29 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.20 by $0.09. Private Wealth Partners LLC now owns 15,650 shares of the company's stock valued at $922,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Piedmont Invest Advsrs Ltd Liability Com reported 188,775 shares. Exxonmobil Invest Mgmt Tx holds 80,363 shares. Jennison Assocs Limited Co reported 0.15% of its portfolio in Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL). 46,711 are held by Twin Tree Management Lp. Exane Derivatives has invested 0% in Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL). Inv Centers Of America holds 0.53% of its portfolio in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) for 54,413 shares. Moreover, Bridgewater Assoc L P has 0.06% invested in Carnival plc (LON:CCL) for 108,036 shares. Aperio Lc holds 0.47% or 1.17 million shares. Old Second Natl Bank Of Aurora owns 415 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Millennium Management Ltd Liability Corporation owns 183,634 shares. Pggm Invs has invested 0.2% of its portfolio in Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL). Geode Mgmt Limited Liability stated it has 3.23M shares. The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.0101 during the last trading session, reaching $10.0399. About 1.89 million shares traded. (NASDAQ:FOX) has declined 4.35% since December 6, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. After having $2.29 EPS previously, Carnival Corporation's analysts see -77.73 % EPS growth. During the same period previous year, the business posted $0.39 EPS. CCL's profit would be $366.98M giving it 32.32 P/E if the $0.51 EPS is correct. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 8.2% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts forecast that Carnival will post 3.7 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Among 18 analysts covering Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB), 2 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 81% are positive. Twenty-First Century Fox had 2 analyst reports since February 18, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 14 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $57.28. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Compass Point on Friday, April 15. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, November 23 by Bernstein. The firm has "Buy" rating by Nomura given on Wednesday, September 23. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, December 1 by ING Group. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, December 6 by Morgan Stanley. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, June 22 report. The firm has "Sector Perform" rating given on Thursday, December 10 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. The stock of AEGON N.V. (NYSE:AEG) earned "Buy" rating by Societe Generale on Wednesday, January 11.

It last reported revenues of $291.6 million and EPS of -$0.16 for the September 2017, representing -23% top-line growth and 0.3 EPS growth. Its up 0.11, from 0.86 in 2017Q1.

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