Shares of Carnival plc (LON:CCL) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the seven research firms that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 4,903.33 ($63.33).

CCL has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Credit Suisse Group reissued an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 5,920 ($76.46) price objective on shares of Carnival plc in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th. HSBC Holdings plc lifted their price objective on shares of Carnival plc from GBX 5,200 ($67.16) to GBX 5,600 ($72.32) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, June 26th. Barclays PLC reissued an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 5,020 ($64.83) price objective on shares of Carnival plc in a research note on Friday, June 9th. Finally, Berenberg Bank reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 4,300 ($55.53) price objective on shares of Carnival plc in a research note on Tuesday, May 23rd.

Shares of Carnival plc (CCL) opened at 5035.00 on Friday. The firm’s market cap is GBX 36.45 billion. Carnival plc has a 12-month low of GBX 3,298.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 5,435.00. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 5,237.84 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 4,890.21.

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

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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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