Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) dropped -0.63 points: Is it Poised To Move?

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is Richard D. Fain Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer with 825,651 shares. The second-largest direct holder is Thomas J. Pritzker Independent Director, with 525,999 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 61,010 shares of RCL is Michael W. Bayley President and Chief Executive Officer, Royal Caribbean International.

Now turning to institutional ownership of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL), The Vanguard Group, Inc. is the top holder with 17.0 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is PRIMECAP Management Co. with 9.0 million shares. In the third-place spot with 8.0 million shares is BlackRock Fund Advisors.

This company’s stock price was $115.24 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 1523392. Compare that to its average daily volume of 1.43M. Given the fact that this stock has 210.47M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $24.25B. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 1.39. Its Price to Sales ratio is 2.25, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 87.66, and its Price to Book ratio is 2.02.

RCL stock has achieved a 5-day range of $112.83 to $115.67, with a total performance of +0.22% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $107.14 to $115.82, generating a +6.74% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by +10.61%, trading in the range of $100.47 to $115.82.

In the past 5 days, shares of RCL have made a new high 4 times. In the last month, it has made a new high 7 times, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 12 times.

Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending 9/29/2019, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at 4.27. This is a -0.04 difference compared to the consensus estimate of 4.31, amounting to an earnings surprise of -0.90%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 9/29/2019, the consensus estimate was 2.45, making for an earnings surprise of 3.70%. For the quarter ending 3/30/2019, EPS was reported at 1.31, generating a 18.00% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 12-2018, was $1.0 billion. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $1.0 billion. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $3.0 billion for the year, compared to $2.0 billion in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$3.0 billion, compared to -$564.0 million, and Free Cash flow was $-180.0 million compared to the prior year’s $2.0 billion.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 4/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 0.02, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.4, a Debt to Equity ratio of 0.95 and a Debt to EBITDA of 3.2. The Interest Coverage of this stock is 5.22, its Piotroski F-Score is 3, its Altman Z-Score is 1.73 and its Beneish M-Score is -2.93.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 7/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of 19.95, a Net Margin of 17.85, a ROE of 16.79, and a ROC of 9.69.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for RCL, this company’s Price to Tangible Book is 2.39 and its Price to Median PS Value is 1.46. Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value for RCL is now 0.65, and this organization’s Price to Graham Number is 1.16. Meanwhile, its Forward Rate of Return (Yactman) is 21.34.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for RCL is sitting at 0.15, while its Current Ratio is 0.17 and its PEG Ratio is 0.72. This stock’s PB Ratio is 2.01, its PS Ratio is 2.26, its Forward PE Ratio is 10.83, and its PE Ratio without NRI is 12.61. Similarly, its Shiller PE Ratio is 25.15, its Price to Owner Earnings is 13.67, its Price to Free Cash Flow is 69.66 and its Price to Operating Cash Flow is 6.3.