Carnival Corporation (CUK) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows
News articles about Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Carnival Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 45.7099317756727 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Separately, ValuEngine upgraded Carnival Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 30th.
Carnival Corporation (NYSE CUK) opened at 67.14 on Thursday. Carnival Corporation has a 52-week low of $46.07 and a 52-week high of $70.56. The company has a market cap of $48.41 billion, a PE ratio of 18.26 and a beta of 0.65. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $66.72 and its 200-day moving average is $64.55.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 15th. Investors of record on Friday, August 25th were given a dividend of $0.40 per share. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.38%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, August 23rd. Carnival Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is currently 43.72%.
In related news, insider Alan Buckelew sold 15,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $67.52, for a total transaction of $1,012,800.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. 0.04% of the stock is owned by insiders.
Carnival Corporation Company Profile
Carnival plc is a leisure travel company. The Company’s segments include North America, and Europe, Australia & Asia (EAA). Its North America segment includes Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises (Princess), Holland America Line and Seabourn. Its EAA segment includes Costa Cruises (Costa), AIDA Cruises (AIDA), P&O Cruises (the United Kingdom), P&O Cruises (Australia) and Cunard.
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