Analyst Ratings for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd (NCLH)

Updated: 2016-08-12

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for NCLH. The most optimistic price target was 70, which equates to a potential upside of 81.58 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 48, which equates to a potential downside of 24.51 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -10.62 percent. That number becomes -10.86 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -7.89 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -8.02 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 6 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 5 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of NCLH's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 49.83 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of NCLH is 0.35.

NCLH has traded between a high of 64.27 and a low of 37.01 over the past year. Currently the stock is 4.16 percent higher than its low, and 40.02 percent lower than its 52-week high. NCLH has a P/E ratio of 17.38. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NCLH value stock report compares NCLH to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $9.1 billion. NCLH's next earnings release will be on 2016-11-01, which is -869 days away.