Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) Shareholder Dsm Capital Partners LLC Decreased Position by $70.11 Million as Share Price Declined

April 23, 2018 - By Larry Anderson

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.32 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.07, from 1.25 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 38 investors sold RCL shares while 175 reduced holdings. 85 funds opened positions while 197 raised stakes. 153.74 million shares or 0.36% more from 153.19 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Glg Ltd invested in 0.07% or 7,860 shares. Maverick Ltd reported 47,430 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Prudential Financial Inc holds 0.08% in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) or 495,726 shares. Kbc Group Nv accumulated 102,423 shares. 25,000 are owned by Odey Asset Mngmt Gru Limited. D E Shaw holds 0.04% or 223,734 shares in its portfolio. Cibc Asset Management Incorporated reported 18,107 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. National Bank & Trust Of Nova Scotia reported 0.17% of its portfolio in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL). Axa has invested 0.23% in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL). Huntington Natl Bank holds 1,466 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Zweig accumulated 2,000 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Jane Street Limited Liability Com has 6,539 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Pub Sector Pension Inv Board holds 0.04% or 51,171 shares. Lmr Partners Llp, United Kingdom-based fund reported 13,363 shares. Macquarie Grp accumulated 52,379 shares or 0.01% of the stock.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 sales for $21.32 million activity. 20,000 shares were sold by Fain Richard D, worth $2.53 million. Bayley Michael W also sold $1.81 million worth of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) on Thursday, December 14. Another trade for 7,404 shares valued at $996,208 was sold by Lutoff-Perlo Lisa.

Dsm Capital Partners Llc decreased its stake in Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) by 15.83% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Dsm Capital Partners Llc sold 589,182 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.28% with the market. The hedge fund held 3.13M shares of the marine transportation company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $373.62 million, down from 3.72 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Dsm Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Royal Caribbean Cruises for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $25.43B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $118.97. About 856,530 shares traded. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) has risen 19.16% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.61% the S&P500.

Dsm Capital Partners Llc, which manages about $5.78 billion and $7.18B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Toronto (NYSE:TD) by 773,319 shares to 2.60M shares, valued at $152.56 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Norwegian Cruise Line (NASDAQ:NCLH) by 294,315 shares in the quarter, for a total of 3.89 million shares, and has risen its stake in Blackrock (NYSE:BLK).

Analysts await Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) to report earnings on April, 27. They expect $0.96 earnings per share, down 3.03 % or $0.03 from last year’s $0.99 per share. RCL’s profit will be $205.20M for 30.98 P/E if the $0.96 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.34 actual earnings per share reported by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -28.36 % negative EPS growth.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering Royal Caribbean (NYSE:RCL), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Royal Caribbean had 17 analyst reports since November 6, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Macquarie Research downgraded Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) on Thursday, November 30 to “Neutral” rating. On Thursday, January 25 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo given on Monday, November 6. SunTrust maintained it with “Buy” rating and $157.0 target in Thursday, January 25 report. As per Thursday, January 25, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Monday, November 13. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, January 24 report. On Tuesday, November 14 the stock rating was downgraded by Berenberg to “Hold”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, November 8 by Buckingham Research. The stock of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, November 8.

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