Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NCLH) had its price objective upped by Barclays PLC from $64.00 to $67.00 in a research report sent to investors on Friday. The brokerage currently has an overweight rating on the stock.

A number of other analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Argus began coverage on shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. They set a buy rating and a $68.00 price target for the company. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $67.00 price target (down from $69.00) on shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Buckingham Research raised their price target on shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings from $70.00 to $75.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Nomura raised their price target on shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings from $62.00 to $69.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, Bank of America Corporation began coverage on shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings in a research note on Monday, July 24th. They set a buy rating and a $65.00 price target for the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Buy and an average target price of $62.80.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) traded down $1.66 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $55.23. The company had a trading volume of 2,282,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,431,229. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has a twelve month low of $37.07 and a twelve month high of $61.48. 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 company has a market cap of $12,618.06, a PE ratio of 15.13, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.56 and a beta of 1.12.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NASDAQ:NCLH) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $1.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.82 by $0.04. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings had a return on equity of 16.97% and a net margin of 13.91%. The business had revenue of $1.65 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.64 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.62 EPS. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’s revenue for the quarter was up 11.2% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts anticipate that Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings will post 3.82 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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In other Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings news, EVP Harry Sommer sold 11,807 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $58.42, for a total transaction of $689,764.94. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 42,195 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,465,031.90. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Apollo Management Holdings Gp, sold 5,625,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $54.57, for a total value of $306,956,250.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 0.98% of the company’s stock.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its holdings in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings by 3.5% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 12,863,375 shares of the company’s stock valued at $698,352,000 after purchasing an additional 431,979 shares during the last quarter. Capital International Investors lifted its holdings in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings by 2.3% during the 2nd quarter. Capital International Investors now owns 10,443,697 shares of the company’s stock valued at $566,988,000 after purchasing an additional 237,338 shares during the last quarter. Capital World Investors lifted its holdings in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings by 6.0% during the 2nd 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 during the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC lifted its holdings in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings by 2,659.1% during the 2nd quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 7,409,748 shares of the company’s stock valued at $402,275,000 after purchasing an additional 7,141,190 shares during the last quarter. Finally, DSM Capital Partners LLC lifted its holdings in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings by 106.1% during the 3rd quarter. DSM Capital Partners LLC now owns 3,591,761 shares of the company’s stock valued at $194,135,000 after purchasing an additional 1,848,761 shares during the last quarter. 86.19% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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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