Shares of Carnival plc (LON:CCL) have earned an average rating of “Hold” from the six analysts that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 5,444 ($73.83).

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. Berenberg Bank boosted their price target on Carnival from GBX 4,300 ($58.31) to GBX 5,300 ($71.87) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. Morgan Stanley upgraded Carnival to an “equal weight” rating and boosted their target price for the stock from GBX 4,700 ($63.74) to GBX 5,100 ($69.16) in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th.

Carnival (LON CCL) opened at GBX 5,070 ($68.76) on Friday. The company has a market cap of $36,550.00 and a PE ratio of 1,913.21. Carnival has a 1-year low of GBX 4,102 ($55.63) and a 1-year high of GBX 5,435 ($73.70).

The company also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 23rd were paid a dividend of $0.45 per share. This is a positive change from Carnival’s previous dividend of $0.40. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 23rd. This represents a dividend yield of 0.69%.

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About Carnival

Carnival plc is a leisure travel company. The Company’s segments include North America, and Europe, Australia & Asia (EAA). Its North America segment includes Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises (Princess), Holland America Line and Seabourn. Its EAA segment includes Costa Cruises (Costa), AIDA Cruises (AIDA), P&O Cruises (the United Kingdom), P&O Cruises (Australia) and Cunard.

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