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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) went down by -0.48% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $133.60, while RCL stocks collected -1.67% of loss with the last five trading sessions.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) Worth an Investment?

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 14.03 times of increase in earnings at the present. The 36 Months beta value for RCL stocks is at 1.54, while 15 of the analysts out of 22 who provided ratings for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. stocks as a “buy” while 2 as overweight, 5 rated it as hold and 0 as sell. The average price we get from analysts is $142.00 which is $19.38 above current price. RCL currently has a short float of 1.25% and public float of 170.2M with average trading volume of 1.51M shares.

RCL Market Performance

RCL stocks went down by -1.25% for the week, with the monthly jump of 2.24% and a quarterly performance of 10.11%, while its annual performance rate touched 2.06%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 2.70% for RCL stocks with the simple moving average of 5.71% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for RCL stocks, with Deutsche Bank repeating the rating for RCL shares by setting it to “Buy”. The predicted price for RCL socks in the upcoming period according to Deutsche Bank is $146 based on the research report published on August 29, 2018.

Susquehanna, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see RCL stock at the price of $146, previously predicting the value of $142. The rating they have provided for RCL stocks is “Positive” according to the report published on June 15, 2018.

Stifel gave “Buy” rating to RCL stocks, setting the target price at $152 in the report published on January 25, 2018.

RCL Stocks 2.41% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought RCL to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -9.87% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 1.83%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 1.60%, while the shares surge at the distance of +4.18% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +4.09% upper at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, RCL went down by -1.67%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +16.41% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $117.48. In addition, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. saw 23.13% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

RCL Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL), starting from Howe Stephen R. Jr., who bought 420 shares at the price of $119.50 back on Mar 05. After this action, Rushing now owns 1,944 shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., valued at $50,190 with the latest closing price.

Stein Bradley H, the SVP, GC & ChiefComplianceOff of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., sold 5,909 shares at the value of $119.27 during a trade that took place back on Mar 05, which means that Stein Bradley H is holding 15,574 shares at the value of $704,777 based on the most recent closing price.

RCL Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +20.07 for the present operating margin and +33.79 for gross margin. The net margin for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. stands at +19.08. Total capital return value is set at 9.37, while invested capital returns managed to touch 9.92. Equity return holds the value 16.50%, with 7.00% for asset returns.

Based on Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL), the company’s capital structure generated 97.05 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 49.25. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 38.91 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 75.24 and long-term debt to capital is 38.18.

EBITDA value lies at +644.93 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 3.68. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 3.79 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.34. The receivables turnover for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is 29.52 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.38. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.17.