Carnival PLC (NYSE:CUK) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday. The company reported $1.92 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Carnival PLC had a return on equity of 10.37% and a net margin of 14.00%.
Carnival PLC (NYSE:CUK) traded down 1.60% on Monday, hitting $46.60. The company had a trading volume of 457,691 shares. Carnival PLC has a 12-month low of $42.45 and a 12-month high of $58.08. The firm has a market capitalization of $34.72 billion, a PE ratio of 16.06 and a beta of 0.79. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $47.18 and a 200-day moving average price of $49.04.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 16th. Investors of record on Friday, August 26th were issued a $0.35 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, August 24th. This represents a $1.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.01%. Carnival PLC’s dividend payout ratio is 48.44%.
Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of CUK. Royal Bank of Canada raised its position in Carnival PLC by 60.6% in the second quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 19,851 shares of the company’s stock worth $889,000 after buying an additional 7,492 shares during the last quarter. Fiera Capital Corp purchased a new position in shares of Carnival PLC during the second quarter worth approximately $867,000. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC purchased a new position in shares of Carnival PLC during the second quarter worth approximately $1,500,000. Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky raised its position in shares of Carnival PLC by 2.1% in the second quarter. Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky now owns 266,500 shares of the company’s stock worth $11,936,000 after buying an additional 5,400 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Causeway Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Carnival PLC by 0.8% in the second quarter. Causeway Capital Management LLC now owns 303,343 shares of the company’s stock worth $13,587,000 after buying an additional 2,476 shares in the last quarter. 2.65% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut Carnival PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 28th.
Carnival PLC Company Profile
Carnival plc is a leisure travel company. The Company’s segments include North America, and Europe, and Australia & Asia (EAA). Its North America segment includes Carnival Cruise Lines, Princess Cruises (Princess), Holland America Line and Seabourn. Its EAA segment includes Costa Cruises (Costa), AIDA Cruises (AIDA), P&O Cruises (United Kingdom), P&O Cruises (Australia) and Cunard.
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