Carnival Corporation (CCL) is scheduled to release Q315 earnings before the open today. The Street is looking for EPS of $1.62 and revenue of $4.82 billion. Last quarter, the company posted a significant positive earnings surprise of 56.25%, reporting EPS of $0.25, $0.09 better than the Street’s consensus estimate of $0.16. Revs however, fell 1.10% year-over-year to $3.59 billion versus the $3.63 billion reported. Meanwhile, EarningsWhisper.com reports a whisper number of $1.69 per share.
On valuation-measures, shares of Carnival Corporation have a trailing-12 and forward P/E of 28.65 and 16.01, respectively. P/E to growth ratio is 1.01, while t-12 profit margin is 9.05%. EPS registers at 1.84. The company has a market cap of $41.16B and a median Wall Street price target of $55.30 with a high target of $60.00.
On trading-measure, CCL has a beta of 0.47 and a short float of 9,4 million. In the past 52 weeks, shares of the cruise operator have traded between a low of $33.11 and a high of $54.05 with its 50-day MA and 200-day MA located at $50.91 and $48.47 levels, respectively.
CCL currently prints a one year return of about 32.33% and a year-to-date return of around 18.17%.