Carnival Corporation & Plc (NYSE:CUK) went down by -0.30% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $49.03. The company’s stock price has collected -7.80% of loss in the last five trading sessions.
Is It Worth Investing in Carnival Corporation & Plc (NYSE :CUK) Right Now?
Carnival Corporation & Plc (NYSE:CUK) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 3.12 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for CUK is at 1.90. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 1 analysts out of 19 who provided ratings for Carnival Corporation & Plc declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 13 rated it as “hold,” and 3 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $15.00, which is -$13.48 below the current price. CUK currently public float of 329.49M and currently shorts hold a 0.62% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of CUK was 1.86M shares.
CUK’s Market Performance
CUK stocks went down by -7.80% for the week, with a monthly jump of 10.49% and a quarterly performance of -15.22%, while its annual performance rate touched -71.26%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.72% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 5.08% for Carnival Corporation & Plc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -2.62% for CUK stocks with a simple moving average of -40.48% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of CUK
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CUK stocks, with Berenberg repeating the rating for CUK by listing it as a “Hold.” The predicted price for CUK in the upcoming period, according to Berenberg is $94 based on the research report published on July 29th of the current year 2020.
Morgan Stanley, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see CUK reach a price target of $94. The rating they have provided for CUK stocks is “Underweight” according to the report published on June 3rd, 2020.
UBS gave a rating of “ Neutral” to CUK, setting the target price at $94 in the report published on September 30th of the previous year.
CUK Trading at 4.21% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought CUK to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -72.51% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 5.08%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.72%, as shares surge +9.42% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +5.97% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, CUK fell by -7.80%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -68.02% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $13.90. In addition, Carnival Corporation & Plc saw -72.01% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at CUK starting from WEISENBURGER RANDALL J, who bought 1,250,000 shares at the price of $8.00 back on Apr 06. After this action, WEISENBURGER RANDALL J now owns 1,375,352 shares of Carnival Corporation & Plc, valued at $10,000,000 using the latest closing price.
BAND SIR JONATHON, the Director of Carnival Corporation & Plc, sold 5,000 shares at $40.83 during a trade that took place back on Oct 03, which means that BAND SIR JONATHON is holding 18,736 shares at $204,151 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for CUK
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +15.74 for the present operating margin
- +27.65 for the gross margin
The net margin for Carnival Corporation & Plc stands at +14.36. The total capital return value is set at 9.24, while invested capital returns managed to touch 8.96.
Based on Carnival Corporation & Plc (CUK), the company’s capital structure generated 45.35 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 31.20. Total debt to assets is 25.53, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 12.56. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 38.14.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.89, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.29. The receivables turnover for the company is 44.07 and the total asset turnover is 0.48. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.23.