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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 1.90% today. In the last week its performance is -2.73%, and -15.56% for the past quarter. Currently, Carnival plc, CUK has a target price of 44, so today’s gain of 1.90% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.59%.

Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK), has a market cap of 33308.53, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 0.03%, and institutional ownership is 3.20%.

At the current price of 45.64, it has a dividend yield of 3.07%, and its target price is 44. This is with a profit margin of 11.70%, and total debt/equity of 0.4. Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK) has a P/E of 19.22, as well as a forward P/E of 11.21.

With a current EPS of 2.38, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 21.49%,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 -9.77%. Since its IPO date on 10/23/2000, the total performance to date is -18.76%.

Volume today for Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK), is 468437, while its average volume is 412. Whilst the total gain today was 1.90%, it did have a day high of -13.44%.

Volatility for this week has been at 3.12%, and 1.98% for the month. The 52-week low for Carnival plc, CUK has been 8.93%, while the 52-week-high has reached -20.38%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 7.80%, and its return on assets is 4.80%. Carnival plc (NYSE:CUK) has an operating margin of 17.30%. With a sales growth of 3.40% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Carnival plc, CUK is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.35, and has a current ratio of 0.3 and 0.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Carnival plc? Well its PEG is 1.43, and the P/S is 2.1, along with a P/B of 1.55. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 42.81.

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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