Analyst Ratings for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd (NCLH)

Updated: 2016-08-12

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for NCLH. The maximum price target given was 70, implying a possible profit of 81.58 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 48, which equates to a potential downside of 24.51 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -10.62 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -10.86 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -7.89 percent, compared to last month. 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 revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 5 analysts decreased their estimates.

NCLH has an estimated earnings growth rate of 49.83 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. 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. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $9.1 billion. NCLH will post this quarters earnings in -811 days, on 2016-11-01.