Stock Updates

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 67.03 (-0.73% today). The market cap for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is 14547.86, and is in the sector Services, and Resorts & Casinos industry. The target price for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is 94.82. Currently Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is trading with a P/E of 19.32, and a forward P/E of 9.66. Average volume for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is 2497.55 and so far today it is 139189.

Performance in the last year for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has been -25.98%. For EPS growth, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has seen a growth of -11.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 15.01%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 5.00% over the last five years and could be 20.03% for the next five years. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 2.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 27.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.93%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -13.51%.

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 -32.62%. With Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. trading at 67.03, the dividend yield is 2.22%, and the EPS is 3.49.

So could Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 19.32. The PEG is 0.96, P/S is 1.72 and the P/B is at 1.78. The P/cash is 83.04, 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 0.2. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.12, and total debt/equity at 1.23.

In terms of margins, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has a gross margin of 39.50%, an operating margin of 11.30% and a profit margin of 9.10%.Payout ratio for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is 42.70%. Return on assets come to 3.60% with return on investment coming to 5.30%.

Insider ownership for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., is at 1.00% and institutional ownership comes to 77.50%. Outstanding shares are at 215.46. While shares float is 167.91. The float short is currently 8.41%, and short ratio is 5.66.

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.

About the author

Mark Hines

Leave a Comment