Carnival plc (LON:CCL) declared a dividend on Wednesday, July 19th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, September 15th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.6%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 24th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.

Shares of Carnival plc (LON:CCL) traded up 0.20% during trading on Wednesday, hitting GBX 5115.00. 219,270 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 5,097.97 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 4,641.82. The firm’s market cap is GBX 37.03 billion. Carnival plc has a 52-week low of GBX 3,298.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 5,285.00.

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Several equities analysts have commented on the stock. HSBC Holdings plc increased their target price on shares of Carnival plc from GBX 5,200 ($67.90) to GBX 5,600 ($73.13) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, June 26th. Barclays PLC increased their target price on shares of Carnival plc from GBX 4,540 ($59.28) to GBX 5,020 ($65.55) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 30th. Credit Suisse Group reissued an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 5,920 ($77.30) target price on shares of Carnival plc in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Carnival plc in a research report on Wednesday, March 29th. Finally, Berenberg Bank reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 4,300 ($56.15) target price on shares of Carnival plc in a research report on Tuesday, May 23rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 4,903.33 ($64.03).

Carnival plc Company Profile

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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