Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE:RCL) went up by 1.43% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $135.32. The company’s stock price has collected 2.76% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 10/02/20 that Trump’s Covid Case Throws More Hardship on Cruise Stocks
Is It Worth Investing in Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE :RCL) Right Now?
Plus, the 36-month beta value for RCL is at 2.75. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 6 analysts out of 17 who provided ratings for Royal Caribbean Group declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 8 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $59.42, which is -$7.72 below the current price. RCL currently public float of 178.13M and currently shorts hold a 10.81% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of RCL was 9.22M shares.
RCL’s Market Performance
RCL stocks went up by 2.76% for the week, with a monthly drop of -8.02% and a quarterly performance of 32.17%, while its annual performance rate touched -35.50%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.86% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 5.07% for Royal Caribbean Group. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -0.01% for RCL stocks with a simple moving average of -2.23% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of RCL
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for RCL stocks, with Barclays repeating the rating for RCL by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for RCL in the upcoming period, according to Barclays is $68 based on the research report published on September 25th of the current year 2020.
SunTrust, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see RCL reach a price target of $48. The rating they have provided for RCL stocks is “Hold” according to the report published on July 14th, 2020.
Macquarie gave a rating of “Neutral” to RCL, setting the target price at $52 in the report published on July 14th of the current year.
RCL Trading at 6.88% from the 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, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -51.09% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 5.07%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.86%, as shares sank -7.45% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +34.24% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, RCL rose by +2.76%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -47.83% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $65.92. In addition, Royal Caribbean Group saw -50.43% 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 RCL starting from Wilhelmsen Arne Alexander, who sale 600,000 shares at the price of $63.67 back on Aug 25. After this action, Wilhelmsen Arne Alexander now owns 23,134,512 shares of Royal Caribbean Group, valued at $38,202,172 using the latest closing price.
A WILHELMSEN A S, the 10% Owner of Royal Caribbean Group, sale 600,000 shares at $63.67 during a trade that took place back on Aug 25, which means that A WILHELMSEN A S is holding 18,099,253 shares at $38,202,172 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for RCL
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +18.87 for the present operating margin
- +33.11 for the gross margin
The net margin for Royal Caribbean Group stands at +17.16. The total capital return value is set at 8.82, while invested capital returns managed to touch 9.25. Equity return is now at value -17.80, with -6.10 for asset returns.
Based on Royal Caribbean Group (RCL), the company’s capital structure generated 96.46 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 49.10. Total debt to assets is 38.70, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 74.12. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 37.73.
Currently, EBITDA for the company is -764.24M with total debt to EBITDA at 3.35. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 3.66, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.29. The receivables turnover for the company is 34.75 and the total asset turnover is 0.38. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.15.