News articles about Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NASDAQ:NCLH) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings earned a coverage optimism score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 47.1927597564457 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

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NCLH has been the subject of several analyst reports. Wedbush raised their price objective on shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings from $48.00 to $53.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 11th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $56.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Wednesday, April 26th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Sunday, July 16th. Buckingham Research raised their price objective 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. Finally, UBS AG reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $60.00 price objective (up previously from $51.00) on shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings in a research note on Thursday. Ten analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $56.94.

Shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NASDAQ NCLH) traded down 2.21% during trading on Thursday, hitting $57.07. 1,667,797 shares of the stock were exchanged. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has a one year low of $34.16 and a one year high of $61.48. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $55.21 and its 200-day moving average price is $51.60. The company has a market cap of $13.02 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.29 and a beta of 1.16.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NASDAQ:NCLH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported $1.02 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.05. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings had a net margin of 13.22% and a return on equity of 17.03%. The firm had revenue of $1.34 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.31 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.85 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings will post $3.93 EPS for the current year.

In other news, CEO Jason Montague sold 15,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $53.26, for a total value of $798,900.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 72,831 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,878,979.06. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 0.98% of the company’s stock.

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About Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings

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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