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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd is a global cruise company. It owns and operates three global cruise brands: Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Club Cruises. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd has a market cap of $25.28 billion; its shares were traded at around $120.93 with a P/E ratio of 14.12 and P/S ratio of 2.79. The dividend yield of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd stocks is 2.17%. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd had annual average EBITDA growth of 7.20% over the past ten years.


For the last quarter Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd reported a revenue of $2.3 billion, compared with the revenue of $2 billion during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $9.5 billion, an increase of 8.2% from last year. For the last five years Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd had an average revenue growth rate of 3.4% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $8.56 for the year, an increase of 13.7% from previous year. Over the last five years Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd had an EPS growth rate of 32.9% a year. The Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd had a decent operating margin of 19.96%, compared with the operating margin of 19.87% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd is 12.13%. The profitability rank of the company is 8 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd has the cash and cash equivalents of $287.9 million, compared with $120.1 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $8.4 billion, compared with $6.4 billion in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is 5.7. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd has a financial strength rank of 5 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $120.93, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd is traded at 112.4% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $56.94. The P/S ratio of the stock is 2.79, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.32. The stock lost 5.35% during the past 12 months.

CEO Recent Trades:

  • Pres& CEO,Royal Caribbean Intl Michael W Bayley sold 20,084 shares of RCL stock on 02/15/2019 at the average price of $117.72. The price of the stock has increased by 2.73% since.
  • Pres& CEO,Royal Caribbean Intl Michael W Bayley sold 7,115 shares of RCL stock on 02/12/2019 at the average price of $116.15. The price of the stock has increased by 4.12% since.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • EVP, Maritime Harri U Kulovaara sold 8,642 shares of RCL stock on 02/15/2019 at the average price of $117.9. The price of the stock has increased by 2.57% since.
  • Director, 10% Owner Arne Alexander Wilhelmsen sold 4,800,000 shares of RCL stock on 02/05/2019 at the average price of $115.57. The price of the stock has increased by 4.64% since.
  • 10% Owner Wilhelmsen A S A sold 4,800,000 shares of RCL stock on 02/05/2019 at the average price of $115.57. The price of the stock has increased by 4.64% since.

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

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.