Shares of Carnival plc (LON:CCL) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the seven analysts that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have assigned a hold recommendation and two have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 4,903.33 ($64.03).

CCL has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Carnival plc in a research report on Wednesday, March 29th. HSBC Holdings plc upped their target price on Carnival plc from GBX 5,200 ($67.90) to GBX 5,600 ($73.13) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, June 26th. Credit Suisse Group upped their target price on Carnival plc from GBX 5,550 ($72.47) to GBX 5,770 ($75.35) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Barclays PLC upped their target price on Carnival plc from GBX 4,540 ($59.28) to GBX 5,020 ($65.55) and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 30th. Finally, Berenberg Bank restated 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.

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Shares of Carnival plc (LON:CCL) opened at 5175.00 on Friday. Carnival plc has a 52-week low of GBX 3,298.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 5,285.00. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 5,107.66 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 4,645.58. The firm’s market cap is GBX 37.47 billion.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 24th will be issued a $0.40 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 24th. This represents a yield of 0.6%.

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.

Analyst Recommendations for Carnival plc (LON:CCL)

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