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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) ?

The company in question is, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) currently with a stock price of 95.91 (0.38% today). The market cap for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is 20601.47, and is in the sector Services, and Resorts & Casinos industry. The target price for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is 106.94. Currently Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is trading with a P/E of 15.91, and a forward P/E of 11.93. Average volume for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is 1565.2 and so far today it is 982600.

Performance in the last year for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has been 23.84%. For EPS growth, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has seen a growth of 96.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 13.82%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 16.40% over the last five years and could be 14.50% for the next five years. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 0.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 37.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.83%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 18.51%.

Since the IPO date for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. on the 4/28/1993, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has seen performance year to date to be 17.49%. With Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. trading at 95.91, the dividend yield is 2.00%, and the EPS is 6.03.

So could Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 15.91. The PEG is 1.1, P/S is 2.42 and the P/B is at 2.12. The P/cash is 155.37, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.2, and the quick ratio is 0.1. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.89, and total debt/equity at 1.03.

In terms of margins, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has a gross margin of 41.00%, an operating margin of 17.40% and a profit margin of 15.10%.Payout ratio for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is 28.30%. Return on assets come to 5.80% with return on investment coming to 8.10%.

Insider ownership for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., is at 12.70% and institutional ownership comes to 76.00%. Outstanding shares are at 214.8. While shares float is 171.06. The float short is currently 1.86%, and short ratio is 2.03.

Graphs: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. NYSE: RCL | Thursday April 20, 2017

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