Carnival plc (LON:CCL) has been given an average rating of “Buy” by the thirteen ratings firms that are covering the stock, AnalystRatings.Net reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and eight have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 3,775.13 ($56.18).
CCL has been the subject of several analyst reports. Deutsche Bank restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 3,650 ($54.32) price objective on shares of Carnival plc in a report on Thursday, September 17th. Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 3,100 ($46.13) price objective on shares of Carnival plc in a report on Thursday, September 17th. Berenberg Bank raised their price objective on Carnival plc from GBX 3,500 ($52.08) to GBX 3,900 ($58.04) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 18th. Barclays raised their price objective on Carnival plc to GBX 3,045 ($45.31) and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Friday, September 18th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd restated an “add” rating and issued a GBX 3,600 ($53.57) price objective on shares of Carnival plc in a report on Monday, September 21st.
Carnival plc (LON:CCL) traded down 1.940% during trading on Monday, reaching GBX 3791.000. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 332,084 shares. Carnival plc has a 52-week low of GBX 2,837.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 3,921.00. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 3,548.46 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 3,435.67. The stock’s market cap is GBX 29.27 billion.
In related news, insider Donald,Arnold W sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 4,995 ($74.33), for a total value of £249,750 ($371,651.79).
Carnival plc is a cruise vacation company. The Company has three cruise segments that consist of North America cruise brands, Europe, Australia & Asia (LON:CCL) cruise brands, and Cruise Support. In addition, it also has a Tour and Other segment. The Company offers its services under nine cruise brands. Its North America segment cruise brands include Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises (Princess) and Seabourn. Its EAA segment cruise brands include AIDA Cruises (AIDA), Costa Cruises (Costa), Cunard, P&O Cruises (Australia) and P&O Cruises (United Kingdom). Its Cruise Support segment includes its cruise port and related facilities located in Cozumel, Mexico; Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands, Roatan, Honduras and Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. In addition to its cruise operations, it owns Holland America Princess Alaska Tours, a tour company in Alaska and the Canadian Yukon.