Carnival Corporation & Plc [CCL] Analysis: Why CCL Stock Is Skyrocketing Today

In a recent bid Carnival Corporation & Plc [CCL] faced a contemporary bid of $20.15 yielding a 10.84% incline where 48.11 million shares have exchanged hands over the last week. CCL amount got a boost by 0.85% or $0.17 versus $19.98 at the end of the prior session. This change led market cap to move at 20.35B, putting the price 158.33% below the 52-week high and -61.21% above the 52-week low. The company’s stock has a normal trading capacity of 48.11 million shares while the relative volume is 0.98.

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On 1, December 2020, Carnival Corporation Announces Peter Anderson as a Section 16 Named Executive Officer. According to news published on Yahoo Finance, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest cruise company, today announced Peter C. Anderson as a Section 16 Named Executive Officer.

Analyst Birdseye View:

The most recent analyst activity for Carnival Corporation & Plc [NYSE:CCL] stock was on July 21, 2020, when it was Downgrade with a Hold rating from HSBC Securities. Before that, on September 25, 2020, Barclays Recapitulated an Overweight rating and elevated its amount target to $31. On July 14, 2020, SunTrust Downgrade a Sell rating and boosted its price target on this stock to $10. On July 14, 2020, Macquarie Downgrade a Neutral rating and decreased its price target from $27 to $18. On June 03, 2020, Morgan Stanley Resumed an Underweight rating and increased its price target to $11. On May 21, 2020, Credit Suisse Initiated a Neutral rating and boosted its amount on this stock to $12. On May 11, 2020, HSBC Securities Upgrade a Buy rating. On March 23, 2020, Wells Fargo Downgrade an Underweight rating and amplified its amount target to $6.

In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $7.80 and a peak of $51.94. Right now, according to Wall Street analyst the average 12-month amount target is $15.95. At the most recent market close, shares of Carnival Corporation & Plc [NYSE:CCL] were valued at $20.15. According to the average price forecast, investors can expect a potential return of -3.03%.


Carnival Corporation & Plc [NYSE:CCL] most recently reported quarterly sales of 31.0 million, which represented growth of -99.50%. This company’s Gross Margin is currently 13.40%, its Operating Margin is -65.20%, its Pretax Margin is +14.69, and its Net Margin is +14.36. Continuing to look at profitability, this corporation’s Return on Assets, Equity, Whole Principal & invested Principal is sitting at 6.84, 12.01, 9.15 and 8.88 respectively.

If looking now at the Principal structure of this organization, it shows its whole liability to the whole Principal at 31.20 and the whole liability to whole assets at 25.53. It shows enduring liability to the whole principal at 26.24 and enduring liability to assets at 0.21 while looking for an extended time period.

Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 19.80 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 19.44. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 20.76 and at 21.36 for 2nd resistance point.

Carnival Corporation & Plc [CCL] reported its earnings at -$2.19 per share in the fiscal quarter closing of 8/30/2020. The Analysts for Wall Street were expecting to report its earnings at -$2.2/share signifying the difference of 0.01 and 0.50% surprise value. Comparing the previous quarter ending of 5/30/2020, the stated earnings were -$3.3 calling estimates for -$2.26/share with the difference of -1.04 depicting the surprise of -46.00%.

Important Ratio’s To Watch

Meanwhile, turning our focus to liquidity, the Current Ratio for Carnival Corporation & Plc [NYSE:CCL] is 0.90. Likewise, the Quick ratio is also the same, showing Cash ratio at 0.06. Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s amount to sales ratio it’s 1.50 and it’s amount to book ratio is 1.22.

Insider Stories

The most recent insider trade was by GLASIER RICHARD, Director, and it was the purchase of 10000.0 shares on Oct 14. WEISENBURGER RANDALL J, the Director, completed a purchase of 1.25 million shares on Apr 06.