Macquarie Group Ltd. lifted its position in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NCLH) by 46.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 770,309 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 244,935 shares during the period. Macquarie Group Ltd. owned 0.34% of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings worth $41,635,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in NCLH. Janus Henderson Group PLC raised its position in shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings by 2,659.1% in the 2nd quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 7,409,748 shares of the company’s stock worth $402,275,000 after acquiring an additional 7,141,190 shares in the last quarter. Fred Alger Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings in the 2nd quarter worth $63,312,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings by 33.2% during the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,400,494 shares of the company’s stock valued at $130,326,000 after purchasing an additional 598,321 shares in the last quarter. Capital World Investors lifted its position in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings by 6.0% during the second quarter. Capital World Investors now owns 10,004,516 shares of the company’s stock valued at $543,145,000 after purchasing an additional 569,196 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Marshall Wace North America L.P. bought a new stake in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings during the second quarter valued at about $28,158,000. 88.02% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

A number of equities research analysts have commented on the company. Nomura raised their price target on Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings from $62.00 to $69.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a $64.00 target price (up from $60.00) on shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings in a report on Tuesday, August 15th. Argus started coverage on Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. They set a “buy” rating and a $68.00 price objective on the stock. Buckingham Research boosted their target price on Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings from $70.00 to $75.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG boosted their price target on Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings from $53.00 to $59.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $62.80.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) opened at $55.48 on Wednesday. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. has a 52-week low of $38.66 and a 52-week high of $61.48. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.08, a quick ratio of 0.31 and a current ratio of 0.34. The company has a market cap of $12,494.69, a P/E ratio of 14.98, a P/E/G ratio of 0.58 and a beta of 1.12.

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

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In other Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings news, CEO Jason Montague sold 15,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated 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 legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 0.98% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings 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.

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

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