EPS for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) Expected At $0.96

April 26, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.32 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.07, from 1.25 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 38 investors sold Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. 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.
Ipswich Investment Management Company owns 13,894 shares for 0.7% of their portfolio. Nippon Life Invsts Americas reported 18,630 shares stake. Neuberger Berman Grp Ltd invested 0% in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL). Afam holds 81,823 shares or 1.07% of its portfolio. Private Advisor Gp Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) for 4,570 shares. Dynamic Solutions Limited Liability owns 9,360 shares. Private Ocean Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL). Illinois-based Oakbrook Invests Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.05% in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL). Boston Advsrs Lc holds 142,655 shares or 0.37% of its portfolio. Sei invested 0.03% in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL). Bb&T holds 0.14% of its portfolio in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) for 61,178 shares. Reilly Fin Limited Company, California-based fund reported 600 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado, a Colorado-based fund reported 33,198 shares. Nicholas Investment Ptnrs Limited Partnership invested 0.14% of its portfolio in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL). Scout Inc invested in 1.1% or 514,487 shares.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 selling transactions for $21.32 million activity. $1.81 million worth of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) was sold by Bayley Michael W on Thursday, December 14. $1.43M worth of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) shares were sold by Liberty Jason T. 7,404 shares valued at $996,208 were sold by Lutoff-Perlo Lisa on Monday, January 29.

Analysts expect Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) to report $0.96 EPS on April, 27.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 3.03 % from last quarter’s $0.99 EPS. RCL’s profit would be $205.20M giving it 30.86 P/E if the $0.96 EPS is correct. After having $1.34 EPS previously, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.’s analysts see -28.36 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.04% or $1.22 during the last trading session, reaching $118.49. About 1.59 million shares traded or 8.87% up from the average. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) has risen 19.16% since April 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.61% the S&P500.

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 has $157.0 highest and $118 lowest target. $143.10’s average target is 20.77% above currents $118.49 stock price. Royal Caribbean had 17 analyst reports since November 6, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) earned “Buy” rating by Tigress Financial on Friday, November 17. On Wednesday, November 8 the stock rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with “Buy”. Wedbush maintained the shares of RCL in report on Wednesday, November 8 with “Buy” rating. The rating was upgraded by Berenberg on Thursday, January 11 to “Buy”. The stock of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) earned “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Monday, November 6. The company was maintained on Monday, November 13 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Wedbush on Thursday, January 25 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 25 by SunTrust. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Thursday, January 25 with “Overweight”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, January 25 by Bank of America.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. operates as a cruise company. The company has market cap of $25.33 billion. The firm operates cruises under the Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, and Azamara Club Cruises brand names. It has a 15.74 P/E ratio. The Royal Caribbean International brand provides a range of itineraries ranging from 2 to 24 nights with options for onboard dining, entertainment, and other onboard activities to various destinations.

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