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 analyst gave a price target of 70, which equates to a potential upside of 81.58 percent. The minimum price target given was 48, which equates to a potential downside of 24.51 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -10.62 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -10.86 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -7.89 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -8.02 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 6 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 5 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

NCLH has an estimated earnings growth rate of 49.83 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. NCLH has a PEG ratio of 0.35.

In the trailing 52-weeks, NCLH hit 64.27 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 37.01. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 4.16 percent, 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 market cap of NCLH is $9.1 billion. NCLH will post this quarters earnings in -930 days, on 2016-11-01.