Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL) reported quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, Aug-2-2016. The company said it had a profit of $1.09 Earnings per Share for the quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations beating the analyst consensus estimate by $0.07. Analysts had a consensus of $1.02. The company posted revenue of $2105.30 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $2167.28 million. The company’s revenue was up 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.84 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Shares were Reiterated by Stifel on Jul 28, 2016 to “Buy” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 94 from a previous price target of $99 .Sterne Agee CRT Initiated Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd on Jun 7, 2016 to “Neutral”, Price Target of the shares are set at $83.Shares were Reiterated by Morgan Stanley on May 26, 2016 to “Equal-Weight” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 80 from a previous price target of $99 .
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd closed down -0.8 points or -1.09% at $72.44 with 25,96,347 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $73.27, the shares hit an intraday low of $72.31 and an intraday high of $73.5 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
In a different news, on Nov 10, 2015, Eyal Ofer (director) sold 112,980 shares at $98.00 per share price. According to the SEC, on Nov 2, 2015, Jorge Vilches (President & CEO, Pullmantur) sold 1,035 shares at $98.50 per share price. On Oct 27, 2015, Harri U Kulovaara (EVP, Maritime) sold 8,228 shares at $100.32 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (Royal Caribbean) is a cruise company. The Company owns various brands such as Royal Caribbean International Celebrity Cruises Pullmantur Azamara Club Cruises CDF Croisieres de France and a 50% joint venture interest in TUI Cruises. Together these six brands operate a combined 43 ships in the cruise vacation industry with an aggregate capacity of approximately 105750 berths. The Companys ships operate on a selection of itineraries that call on approximately 480 destinations on all seven continents. Royal Caribbean International offers a variety of itineraries including Alaska Asia Australia Bahamas Bermuda Canada the Caribbean Europe the Panama Canal South America and New Zealand. Celebrity Cruises offers a variety of itineraries including Alaska Asia Australia Bermuda Canada the Caribbean Europe Hawaii New Zealand the Panama Canal and South America.