Carnival plc (LON:CCL) Declares Dividend of $0.50

Carnival plc (LON:CCL) announced a dividend on Monday, October 14th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, November 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Friday, December 13th. This represents a yield of 1.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 21st. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

LON:CCL traded down GBX 9 ($0.12) during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching GBX 3,110 ($40.64). The stock had a trading volume of 594,280 shares, compared to its average volume of 778,140. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 42.53, a quick ratio of 0.20 and a current ratio of 0.30. The firm has a market capitalization of $5.77 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.05. Carnival has a twelve month low of GBX 3,052 ($39.88) and a twelve month high of GBX 4,696 ($61.36). The business has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 3,444.50 and a 200 day simple moving average of GBX 3,712.65.

A number of brokerages recently commented on CCL. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Carnival in a research report on Friday, June 21st. UBS Group downgraded shares of Carnival to a “neutral” rating and reduced their price objective for the company from GBX 4,700 ($61.41) to GBX 3,600 ($47.04) in a research report on Monday, September 30th. HSBC downgraded shares of Carnival to a “hold” rating and reduced their price objective for the company from GBX 5,300 ($69.25) to GBX 3,500 ($45.73) in a research report on Monday, October 7th. Barclays restated an “equal weight” rating on shares of Carnival in a research report on Thursday. Finally, Berenberg Bank downgraded shares of Carnival from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a GBX 3,100 ($40.51) price objective for the company. in a research report on Thursday, September 26th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 3,500 ($45.73).

About Carnival

Carnival plc operates as a leisure travel company in North America, Australia, Europe, and Asia. It operates in four segments: North America and Australia Cruise Operations, Europe and Asia Cruise Operations, Cruise Support, and Tour and Other. The company operates cruises under the Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, P&O Cruises (Australia), Seabourn, Costa, AIDA, P&O Cruises (UK), and Cunard brand names.

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Dividend History for Carnival (LON:CCL)

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