Watch-list of Hot Stock: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.’s (RCL)


Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.’s (RCL) witnessed a gain of 1.63% in recent trading period with closing price of $85.93. The company’s last traded volume of 1.53 million shares as compared to it’s an average volume of 1.92 million shares.

In the trailing 12 months period, return on assets ratio of the Company was 5.70% and return on equity ratio was 14.90% while its return on investment ratio was 5.30%.

The stock as of last trading session moved 36.86% up from its 52 week low and was -8.12% behind its 52 week high.

The stock’s price switched up 1.97% 20-Days Simple Moving Average, added 5.56% from 50-Days Simple Moving Average and rose 15.00% from 200 Days Simple Moving Average. The company has PEG ratio of 0.90 and price to cash ratio of 104.18.

In the profitability analysis, net profit margin of the firm was recorded at 14.50% and operating profit margin was calculated at 16.80% while gross profit margin was measured as 40.30%. Beta factor, which measures the riskiness of the security, was registered at 1.22.

EPS growth for this year is -11.90% and EPS growth for next year is expected to reach at 12.05%. EPS growth in past five years was 5.00% while EPS growth in next five years is projected to arrive at 16.90%. Sales growth past 5 years was measured at 4.20%.

The short ratio in the company’s stock is documented at 5.43 and the short float is around of 6.10%. The average true range of the stock is observed at 1.72 and the relative strength index of the stock is recorded at 61.96.

Analyst recommendation for this stock stands at 1.80. The P/E ratio was recorded at 15.14.The volatility in the previous week has experienced by 1.75% and observed of 1.86% in the previous month.77.70% ownership is held by institutional investors while insiders hold ownership of 12.60%.

In the liquidity ratio analysis; quick ratio for most recent quarter was 0.20 while current ratio for time period was 0.20. In most recent quarter, LT Debt/Equity ratio was listed at 0.96 and Total Debt/Equity ratio was noted at 1.11.

Performance history:

Looking about the past performance history, the company jumped 2.46% in past week and climbed 0.75% in one month. During the past three month period the stock surged 17.25% and increased 19.21% in past six month. During the twelve month it lost -6.11% and year to date performance of 4.74%.

Company’s Snapshot:

Shares of RCL have been given average recommendation of “Overweight” rating keeping in view the consensus of “23” Analysts. The mean price target for the stock is listed at $93. Mean EPS estimate for the Current Quarter is placed at $1.21 and mean EPS forecast for the Current Year is set at $6.06. The company reported Earnings of $3.2 in last Quarter’s while the company declared Earnings of $4.81 in past year. EPS Estimate for Next Fiscal Year is stands at $6.79. Median PE on CY Estimate is noted at 13.54 while Median PE on Next FY Estimate is recorded at 12.4.

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