Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL – Get Free Report) CEO Michael W. Bayley sold 7,800 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $105.00, for a total value of $819,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 94,391 shares in the company, valued at approximately $9,911,055. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Trading Up 0.3 %
Royal Caribbean Cruises stock traded up $0.27 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $105.81. 1,747,181 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,498,772. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has a fifty-two week low of $47.91 and a fifty-two week high of $112.95. The company has a quick ratio of 0.17, a current ratio of 0.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.90. The firm has a market capitalization of $27.11 billion, a P/E ratio of 33.14 and a beta of 2.45. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $91.22 and its 200-day simple moving average is $93.59.
Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE:RCL – Get Free Report) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The company reported $3.85 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $3.43 by $0.42. The business had revenue of $4.16 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.08 billion. Royal Caribbean Cruises had a return on equity of 34.59% and a net margin of 6.98%. Royal Caribbean Cruises’s revenue for the quarter was up 39.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.26 EPS. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. will post 6.59 earnings per share for the current year.
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Analyst Ratings Changes
Several research firms have weighed in on RCL. Tigress Financial raised their price objective on shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises from $102.00 to $139.00 in a research report on Tuesday, August 15th. HSBC began coverage on shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises in a report on Monday, October 23rd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $115.00 price target for the company. Truist Financial raised Royal Caribbean Cruises from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price objective for the stock from $115.00 to $137.00 in a report on Tuesday, September 19th. Stifel Nicolaus lowered their target price on Royal Caribbean Cruises from $135.00 to $130.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, September 15th. Finally, StockNews.com began coverage on Royal Caribbean Cruises in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. They set a “hold” rating on the stock. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, Royal Caribbean Cruises has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average price target of $111.00.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Company Profile
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. operates as a cruise company worldwide. The company operates cruises under the Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, and Silversea Cruises brands, which comprise a range of itineraries. As of February 13, 2023, it operated 64 ships. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.
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