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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK) which is in the industry General Entertainment, gaining -1.59% today. In the last week its performance is -5.50%, and -6.39% for the past quarter. Currently, Carnival plc, CUK has a target price of 44, so today’s gain of -1.59% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -1.36%.

Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK), has a market cap of 35056.2, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 0.03%, and institutional ownership is 3.10%.

At the current price of 45.68, it has a dividend yield of 3.06%, and its target price is 44. This is with a profit margin of 14.00%, and total debt/equity of 0.41. Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK) has a P/E of 15.78, as well as a forward P/E of 11.22.

With a current EPS of 2.89, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 22.96%,Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -1.80%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 13.40%.

Performance for the year is -10.28%. Since its IPO date on 10/23/2000, the total performance to date is -18.10%.

Volume today for Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK), is 421500, while its average volume is 432.09. Whilst the total gain today was -1.59%, it did have a day high of -7.72%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.33%, and 1.19% for the month. The 52-week low for Carnival plc, CUK has been 9.82%, while the 52-week-high has reached -19.74%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 7.80%, and its return on assets is 5.70%. Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK) has an operating margin of 18.40%. With a sales growth of 3.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Carnival plc, CUK is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.36, and has a current ratio of 0.2 and 0.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Carnival plc? Well its PEG is 1.18, and the P/S is 2.2, along with a P/B of 1.5. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 67.55.

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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