Analyst Ratings for Carnival Corp. (CCL)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Carnival Corp. (NYSE:CCL) by analysts covering the stock. CCL had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 15 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 10 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for CCL. The most optimistic price target was 80, implying a possible profit of 20.39 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 53, implying potential capital losses of -20.24 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 upwards for this quarter, by about 0.23 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 3.29 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.13 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.22 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

CCL has an estimated earnings growth rate of -1.07 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of CCL is -16.46.

CCL has traded between a high of 67.80 and a low of 44.11 over the past year. Today's price is 50.65 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 1.99 percent. CCL has a P/E ratio of 17.61. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CCL value stock report compares CCL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of CCL is $35.6 billion. CCL is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.