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Carnival Corp (CCL) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on November 30, 2018

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Carnival Corp (CCL) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on November 30, 2018. Carnival Corp is leisure travel company providing vacations to major cruise destinations across the world. It operates over 100 cruise ships brands including Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America, Princess Cruise, Seabourn and fathom, and Cunard Line. Carnival Corp has a market cap of $40.53 billion; its shares were traded at around $55.88 with a P/E ratio of 12.59 and P/S ratio of 2.10. The dividend yield of Carnival Corp stocks is 3.49%. Carnival Corp had annual average EBITDA growth of 4.30% over the past ten years.


For the last quarter Carnival Corp reported a revenue of $4.5 billion, compared with the revenue of $4.3 billion during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $18.9 billion, an increase of 7.8% from last year. For the last five years Carnival Corp had an average revenue growth rate of 3.9% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $4.44 for the year, an increase of 23.7% from previous year. Over the last five years Carnival Corp had an EPS growth rate of 29% a year. The Carnival Corp had a decent operating margin of 17.61%, compared with the operating margin of 16.55% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Carnival Corp is 16.30%. The profitability rank of the company is 9 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Carnival Corp has the cash and cash equivalents of $982.0 million, compared with $395.0 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $7.9 billion, compared with $7 billion in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is at a comfortable level of 17.1. Carnival Corp has a financial strength rank of 6 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $55.88, Carnival Corp is traded at close to its historical median P/S valuation band of $55.35. The P/S ratio of the stock is 2.10, while the historical median P/S ratio is 2.08. The stock lost 18.8% during the past 12 months.

CEO Recent Trades:

  • CEO, Holland America Group Stein Kruse sold 6,966 shares of CCL stock on 01/11/2019 at the average price of $52.27. The price of the stock has increased by 6.91% since.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • General Counsel & Secretary Arnaldo Perez sold 2,290 shares of CCL stock on 01/11/2019 at the average price of $52.27. The price of the stock has increased by 6.91% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of CCL, click here.

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