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How has Carnival plc:(NYSE:CUK) performed recently?

Carnival plc (NYSE: CUK) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 35644.38. It is in the General Entertainment industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 16.88, a forward P/E of 12 and EPS of 2.89. At a stock price of 48.43 (-0.86%) it has a dividend yield of 2.87%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -1.80%, more recently this last year it has grown by 44.30%. The next year growth is going to be about 22.96% and more long-term 13.40% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 182.30%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 1.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 3.20%.

For performance, Carnival plc the past week has seen a gain of 2.56%. For the last month performance for Carnival plc is 3.23%. While the last quarter is -6.74% and half year, -0.21%. Finally for the year, performance is 2.37%.

The 52-week high for Carnival plc, is at -15.52%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 15.59%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.59% and -3.29% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.27%, and for the month it is 1.32%. Carnival plc, has a target price of 44.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.36, and for total debt/equity Carnival plc has 0.41. The gross margin is 54.30%, while operating margin is 18.40%, the profit margin is 14.00%. The current ratio is 0.2 and the quick ratio is 0.2.

Insider ownership is at 0.03%, with instituitional ownership at 3.10%. Carnival plc has a payout ratio of 43.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 729.67. The shares float is 185.06, with the float short at 0.14%, with short ratio coming to 0.6.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Carnival plc, get 5.70%, with its returns on investment at 7.80%. Return on equity is 9.50%. So will the investors see the target price of 44, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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