Exploring the Buzz Surrounding CCL Stock Investment

Shares of Marine Shipping company Carnival climbed 1.5% this morning. Here are some quick facts to get you started if you are interested in the stock:

  • Carnival has logged a 82.8% 52 week change, compared to 32.3% for the S&P 500

  • CCL has an average analyst rating of buy and is -18.25% away from its mean target price of $20.93 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $-0.06, which brings its trailing Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio to -285.2. The Consumer Discretionary sector's average P/E ratio is 22.96

  • The company's forward earnings per share (EPS) is $1.37 and its forward P/E ratio is 12.5

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 3.14 in contrast to the Consumer Discretionary sector's average P/B ratio is 4.24

  • The current ratio is currently 0.4, which consists in its liquid assets divided by any liabilities due within in the next 12 months

  • Carnival's revenues have an average growth rate of 0.2% with operating expenses growing at -20.3%. The company's current operating margins stand at 2.2%

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