Bp Plc purchased a new position in shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NCLH) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm purchased 19,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,031,000.

A number of other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of NCLH. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. raised its stake in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings by 0.3% in the first quarter. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 20,900 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,060,000 after buying an additional 64 shares in the last quarter. Amalgamated Bank raised its stake in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings by 2.4% in the first quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 8,718 shares of the company’s stock worth $442,000 after buying an additional 202 shares in the last quarter. Cambridge Trust Co. raised its stake in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings by 1.9% in the second quarter. Cambridge Trust Co. now owns 13,005 shares of the company’s stock worth $706,000 after buying an additional 238 shares in the last quarter. Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. raised its stake in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings by 6.7% in the first quarter. Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. now owns 4,241 shares of the company’s stock worth $201,000 after buying an additional 266 shares in the last quarter. Finally, World Asset Management Inc raised its stake in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings by 5.0% in the first quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 6,006 shares of the company’s stock worth $305,000 after buying an additional 288 shares in the last quarter. 86.18% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) opened at 56.77 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $12.95 billion, a P/E ratio of 19.19 and a beta of 1.16. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $55.31 and a 200-day moving average price of $51.71. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. has a 12-month low of $34.16 and a 12-month high of $61.48.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NASDAQ:NCLH) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported $1.02 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.05. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings had a return on equity of 16.65% and a net margin of 13.22%. The business had revenue of $1.34 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.31 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.85 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 13.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. will post $3.96 earnings per share for the current year.

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A number of research firms have issued reports on NCLH. Wedbush reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings in a research report on Saturday, May 13th. BidaskClub lowered Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, July 16th. Nomura increased their price target on Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings from $62.00 to $69.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings in a research report on Thursday. Finally, Buckingham Research increased their price target on Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings from $70.00 to $75.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Ten analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $56.94.

In related news, CEO Jason Montague sold 15,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $53.26, for a total value of $798,900.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 72,831 shares in the company, valued at $3,878,979.06. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Insiders own 0.98% of the company’s stock.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Company 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 Holdings (NASDAQ:NCLH)

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