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Assessing the Risk and Potential of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.’s (NCLH) Stock

The stock of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) has seen a -2.79% decrease in the past week, with a 9.58% gain in the past month, and a -16.72% decrease in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 4.37%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 4.67% for NCLH. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 0.38% for NCLH stock, with a simple moving average of -3.95% for the last 200 days.

Is It Worth Investing in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NCLH) Right Now?

, and the 36-month beta value for NCLH is at 2.47. Analysts have varying views on the stock, with 7 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 rating it as “overweight,” 9 as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”

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The average price suggested by analysts for NCLH is $16.20, which is $3.12 above the current market price. The public float for NCLH is 419.66M, and currently, shorts hold a 9.95% of that float. The average trading volume for NCLH on May 24, 2023 was 15.02M shares.

NCLH) stock’s latest price update

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NCLH)’s stock price has decreased by -3.59 compared to its previous closing price of 14.47. However, the company has seen a -2.79% decrease in its stock price over the last five trading sessions.

NCLH Trading at 4.78% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought NCLH to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -25.28% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 4.67%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.37%, as shares surge +12.32% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +4.83% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, NCLH fell by -2.47%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +3.44% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $13.97. In addition, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. saw 13.97% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at NCLH starting from Del Rio Frank J, who sale 58,072 shares at the price of $18.33 back on Nov 15. After this action, Del Rio Frank J now owns 0 shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., valued at $1,064,639 using the latest closing price.

Kempa Mark, the EVP & CFO of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., sale 25,000 shares at $18.54 during a trade that took place back on Nov 15, which means that Kempa Mark is holding 197,651 shares at $463,425 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for NCLH

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • -29.49 for the present operating margin
  • -1.27 for the gross margin

The net margin for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. stands at -46.86. The total capital return value is set at -9.55, while invested capital returns managed to touch -16.24. Equity return is now at value -455.40, with -7.70 for asset returns.

Based on Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH), the company’s capital structure generated 20,774.28 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 99.52. Total debt to assets is 76.78, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 19,271.43. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 92.32.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 3.15, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.77. The receivables turnover for the company is 6.49 and the total asset turnover is 0.26. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.31.


In conclusion, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) has had a mixed performance lately. Opinion on the stock among analysts is mixed, with some giving it a “buy” rating and others a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.