AMP Capital Investors Ltd raised its holdings in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NCLH) by 67.9% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 69,024 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 27,913 shares during the period. AMP Capital Investors Ltd’s holdings in Norwegian Cruise Line were worth $3,731,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in NCLH. Janus Henderson Group PLC raised its holdings in Norwegian Cruise Line by 2,659.1% in the 2nd quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 7,409,748 shares of the company’s stock valued at $402,275,000 after acquiring an additional 7,141,190 shares during the last quarter. DSM Capital Partners LLC raised its holdings in Norwegian Cruise Line by 106.1% in the 3rd quarter. DSM Capital Partners LLC now owns 3,591,761 shares of the company’s stock valued at $194,135,000 after acquiring an additional 1,848,761 shares during the last quarter. Capital Growth Management LP acquired a new stake in Norwegian Cruise Line in the 3rd quarter valued at about $65,941,000. Fred Alger Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Norwegian Cruise Line in the 2nd quarter valued at about $63,312,000. Finally, Columbus Circle Investors acquired a new stake in Norwegian Cruise Line in the 3rd quarter valued at about $44,026,000. Institutional investors own 89.02% of the company’s stock.

A number of analysts have commented on the stock. Barclays increased their price objective on shares of Norwegian Cruise Line from $64.00 to $67.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $69.00 price target on shares of Norwegian Cruise Line in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Norwegian Cruise Line from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Argus assumed coverage on shares of Norwegian Cruise Line in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $68.00 price target for the company. Finally, Macquarie cut shares of Norwegian Cruise Line from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $47.00 price target for the company. in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $63.07.

In other Norwegian Cruise Line news, CEO Jason Montague sold 15,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.08, for a total transaction of $826,200.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Apollo Management Holdings Gp, sold 5,000,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $54.11, for a total transaction of $270,550,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 0.98% of the company’s stock.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NCLH) opened at $54.00 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 0.34, a quick ratio of 0.31 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.08. The firm has a market cap of $12,337.06, a P/E ratio of 14.79, a P/E/G ratio of 0.57 and a beta of 1.09. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. has a 1 year low of $42.04 and a 1 year high of $61.48.

Norwegian Cruise Line (NASDAQ:NCLH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $1.86 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.82 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $1.65 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.64 billion. Norwegian Cruise Line had a net margin of 13.91% and a return on equity of 16.97%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 11.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.62 EPS. analysts expect that Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. will post 3.66 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Norwegian Cruise Line Profile

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) is a global cruise company. The Company operates the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands. The Company had 25 ships with approximately 50,400 Berths, as of May 1, 2017. The Company’s brands offer itineraries to various destinations around the world, including Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, South America, Africa, Canada, Bermuda, Caribbean, Alaska and Hawaii.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Norwegian Cruise Line (NASDAQ:NCLH)

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