This investing stuff isn't really that hard, especially for CCL
Demographics favor more people going on cruises each passing day--trend may end in about 25 years in case you want to get ready. Energy costs, the only major expense is falling. Gee,I wonder where this stock is headed.
If investing was that easy, everyone would be rich. Are you sure that's all you need to take into consideration? CCL revenues and earnings have been declining YoY and QoQ. Low interest rates, higher taxes spells less disposable income. Economic problems in Europe mean fewer European customers. CCL hedges their energy costs and bought futures at the peak of the market and so they're not getting the benefit of lower energy costs - in fact they lost money on their derivative activities. CEO sold stock recently.