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    Consumer

    Carnival (CCL) Stock Is a Good Buy After FDA Approves Pfizer Vaccine

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Consumer

    Should You Buy Carnival (CCL) Stock on the Cruise Comeback?

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Consumer

    Carnival's (CCL) Stock Forecast Before Q1 Business Update

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Consumer

    RCL or CCL: Which is a Better Cruise Line Stock?

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Carnival Stock Doesn't Look Great Now, But What Will It Look in 5 Years?

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Consumer

    Carnival Stock Looks Like a Buy in 2021 Amid COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
  • Consumer

    DE Shaw hedge fund opens new positions in FOXA, NWS, NVE, Sells S, HOG, CCL – 13F Flash (D)

    In this six-part series, we will go through each one of the larger positions DE Shaw traded this past quarter DE Shaw is a New York–based $30 billion-plus quantitative hedge fund founded in 1988 by David E. Shaw, a former Columbia faculty member. The firm’s primary trading method is systematic and computer-driven. DE Shaw has […]

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Why Did Carnival’s Profits Rise despite a Fall in Revenue?

    Carnival Corporation’s 4Q15 financial report came better than most had expected. Despite a fall in revenue, CCL saw a strong surge in its earnings.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Royal Caribbean operates the world’s largest contemporary cruise brand

    Royal Caribbean International is a global brand offered by Royal Caribbean (RCL). It’s one of the world’s three largest contemporary brands.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Consumer

    Marketing contributes to Royal Caribbean’s growing customer base

    Royal Caribbean (RCL) offers all cruise company services, including pre- and post-hotel stay arrangements and air transportation.

    By Teresa Cederholm
  • Consumer

    DE Shaw hedge fund opens new positions in FOXA, NWS, NVE, Sells S, HOG, CCL – 13F Flash (E)

    In this six-part series, we will go through each one of the larger positions DE Shaw traded this past quarter DE Shaw is a New York–based $30 billion-plus quantitative hedge fund founded in 1988 by David E. Shaw, a former Columbia faculty member. The firm’s primary trading method is systematic and computer-driven. DE Shaw has […]

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Consumer

    Is Carnival Stock a Good Buy at These Prices?

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Consumer

    Does Norwegian Cruise Have Enough Cash to Survive?

    Norwegian Cruise Line stock fell 2.8% in the pre-market trading session today at 8:40 AM ET. The CDC extended a no sail order through September.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Consumer

    Why Carnival Stock Is a Compelling Investment Case

    Investors might want to consider Carnival stock. The world’s largest cruise operator will likely overcome the headwinds from the coronavirus pandemic.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Consumer

    Carnival Stock Rose 7% amid Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine Hopes

    Carnival (NYSE:CCL) stock rose by nearly 7% in extended trading on Tuesday. The stock rose due to Moderna’s promising coronavirus vaccine news.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Consumer

    Barclays Downgraded Norwegian Cruise and Royal Caribbean

    So far, today has been tough for cruise line investors. Barclays downgraded Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean Cruises stocks.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    S&P Cut Carnival to ‘Junk,’ More Downside Ahead?

    Carnival (NYSE:CCL) stock fell 5.3% in today’s pre-market trading session at 4:44 AM ET. The stock fell after S&P cut the company’s credit rating to “junk” status.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Consumer

    What Should You Do with Carnival Stock Right Now?

    Carnival stock rose 2.4% in today’s pre-market trading session at 5:52 AM ET. The company will suspend its cruises in North America until September 30.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Consumer

    Carnival’s Preliminary Q2 Results: Good and Bad

    Carnival stock fell around 8.2% in today’s trading session at 8:11 AM ET. The company released its preliminary results for the second quarter of fiscal 2020.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Consumer

    Before You Buy Norwegian Cruise Stock, Read This

    On Wednesday, Norwegian Cruise stock fell 8.4% and closed at $19.20. The company extended the suspension of global voyages until September 30.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Consumer

    Why Is Norwegian Cruise Stock Falling Today?

    Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NASDAQ:NCLH) stock fell in the pre-market trading session today. The shares fell 10% in today’s trading session at 7:47 AM ET.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Consumer

    Why Is a J.P. Morgan Analyst Bullish about Carnival Stock?

    Carnival (NYSE:CCL) stock gained in today’s pre-market trading session. The stock rose over 13% in today’s trading session at 7:54 AM ET.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Consumer

    Buy Norwegian Cruise Stock before Vacationing Restarts

    On Monday, Norwegian Cruise stock rose 19.8% and closed at $26.86. The shares rose after a higher-than-expected jobs report on June 5.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Consumer

    Why Carnival Stock Might Be a Smart Long-Term Buy

    Today at 7:32 AM ET, Carnival (NYSE:CCL) stock rose 3% to $17.27 in the pre-market session. There’s more optimism about coronavirus vaccines and treatments.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Consumer

    Can You Still Get a Piece of Norwegian Cruise Line Stock?

    Today at 6:22 AM ET, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NASDAQ:NCLH) stock rose 12% to $17.90 in the pre-market session. What can investors expect?

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Consumer

    Buy Carnival Stock before It Makes Another Big Move

    Today at 6:32 AM ET, Carnival (NYSE:CCL) stock rose 11% to $16.00 in the pre-market session. The company has been benefiting from positive developments.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Consumer

    Is Carnival Stock Worth Your Attention Right Now?

    Carnival stock rose 15.2% on Monday and closed at $14.72 with a market cap of $10.7 billion. The stock price rose due to hope about a COVID-19 vaccine.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Consumer

    Key metrics to measure Royal Caribbean’s revenue performance

    Now let’s look at certain key operating metrics used in the cruising industry to evaluate operational performance.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Top Losses: Cruise Operators Fell on June 5?

    Carnival, which is a US-based cruise company and the world’s largest travel leisure company, was the S&P 500’s top loss on June 5.

    By Val Kensington
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    Carnival: Strong Brands Help Develop Market Niche

    Carnival is among the most profitable and financially strong leisure travel companies in the world. It provides leisure travel to all major cruise destinations across the globe.

    By VanEck
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    Fund Managers

    Inside the Invesco American Franchise Fund Portfolio

    Information technology, consumer discretionary, and healthcare make up the core holdings of VAFAX. These three make up a combined 77% of the fund’s assets.

    By David Ashworth
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    Consumer

    Examining OIGAX’s Portfolio Changes Thusfar in 2016

    OIGAX invests in the common stocks of growth companies located or functioning outside of the United States.

    By David Ashworth
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    Consumer

    What’s the Sector Composition of the Ivy Global Growth Fund?

    The Ivy Global Growth Fund is not like most funds in this review because of its inclination towards US stocks.

    By David Ashworth
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    Consumer

    Inside the Portfolio Changes in the Invesco American Franchise Fund in 2016

    The Invesco American Franchise Fund’s assets were invested across 67 holdings as of June 2016, when it was managing assets worth $8.7 billion.

    By David Ashworth
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    Fund Managers

    The Ivy Global Growth Fund’s Portfolio Moves in YTD 2016

    The Ivy Global Growth Fund (IVINX) is not like most funds in this review. This is due to its inclination toward US stocks.

    By David Ashworth
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    Fund Managers

    What Is the Ivy Global Growth Fund’s Strategy?

    The Ivy Global Growth Fund – Class A (IVINX) was incepted in April 1986 and has an expense ratio of 1.5%.

    By David Ashworth
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    The Invesco American Franchise Fund: How Does It Measure Up?

    The Invesco American Franchise Fund – Class A (VAFAX) is the smallest fund, by asset size, chosen for this review.

    By David Ashworth
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    OIGAX: What Factors Have Supported Its Strong Performance?

    The Oppenheimer International Growth Fund – Class A (OIGAX) has been in existence since March 1996.

    By David Ashworth
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    Carnival Sees China as Its Biggest Potential Area of Expansion

    Carnival identified China as its biggest potential area of expansion. It announced that Carnival Cruise Line will enter the Chinese market in 2017.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Carnival Corp: Analysts Continue to Remain Optimistic

    Following Carnival’s (CCL) 4Q15 earnings release, analysts’ consensus estimates remained almost flat. Also, earnings estimates rose by 0.62% for 1Q16.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    How Has Carnival Stock Performed Compared to Peers?

    In the last three months, Carnival (CCL) has remained almost flat with a 0.42% gain.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Carnival Expects Key Growth Drivers to Be Strong in 4Q15

    With both ALBD and occupancy expected to increase in 4Q15, CCL management expects earnings per share for 4Q15 to be in the range of $0.36 to $0.40.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Comparing the major cruise lines’ operating and net margins

    Among the three major competitors in the cruise industry, Royal Caribbean (RCL) had the highest operating margin in 2013.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Breaking down Royal Caribbean’s operating costs

    Costs directly related to operating a cruise ship comprise ~74% of Royal Caribbean’s (RCL) total operating costs.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Royal Caribbean tailors brands for specific international markets

    Apart from operating the largest contemporary global brand, Royal Caribbean offers five additional brands targeting specific markets.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A closer look at Royal Caribbean’s revenue sources and growth

    Royal Caribbean (RCL) derives revenue from two sources: passenger ticket revenue and onboard and other revenue.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Comparing Royal Caribbean’s leverage versus its competitors’

    The cruise industry is getting more and more capital-intensive as newer, more expensive ships are introduced with better amenities.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Overview: Royal Caribbean Cruises, the 2nd largest cruise operator

    Royal Caribbean Cruises, founded in 1968 and headquartered in Miami, Florida, is the world’s second largest cruise company.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Carnival stays competitive with strong financial position

    Carnival has a stronger financial position than its peers. It maintained a very low debt-to-capital ratio of 28% in 2013 and just 27% in 2014.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A key overview of Carnival’s costs and profitability

    Carnival’s operating profit increased to $1,792 million in 2014, from $1,352 million in 2013. Its operating margin increased to 11.3%, from 8.7% in 2013.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Key drivers of Carnival’s revenue growth

    The growth of demand was the key driver of Carnival Corporation’s revenue growth in 2014. The number of passengers increased by 5% in 2014.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Carnival’s contemporary, premium, and luxury cruises

    Cruise categories Cruise liners have been successfully providing a wide range of products and services at various price points to suit preferences of passengers from different age groups. Service levels and pricing differ by brand, category of the ship, cabins, season, duration, and itinerary. We can categorize cruise brands into these three categories: contemporary, premium, […]

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Two segments make up 98% of Carnival Corporation’s revenue

    Two of Carnival Corporation’s (CCL) operating segments comprise almost 98% of the company’s revenue. Carnival also reports a Cruise Support segment and a Tour segment.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What are Carnival Corporation’s revenue sources?

    Carnival Corporation (CCL) derives revenue from the following three sources: passenger tickets, onboard or other activities, and tours.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Carnival boasts largest market share of cruise passengers

    The number of Carnival’s cruise passengers has increased at a six-year CAGR of 4.6%. It has the largest market share of cruise passengers at ~47%.

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A key overview of Carnival, the world’s largest cruise company

    Carnival Corporation (CCL), the largest cruise company in the world, operates 101 cruise ships and has a global market share of ~47%.

    By Teresa Cederholm
  • Consumer

    DE Shaw hedge fund opens new positions in FOXA, NWS, NVE, Sells S, HOG, CCL – 13F Flash (F)

    In this six-part series, we will go through each one of the larger positions DE Shaw traded this past quarter DE Shaw is a New York–based $30 billion-plus quantitative hedge fund founded in 1988 by David E. Shaw, a former Columbia faculty member. The firm’s primary trading method is systematic and computer-driven. DE Shaw has […]

    By Samantha Nielson
  • Consumer

    DE Shaw hedge fund opens new positions in FOXA, NWS, NVE, Sells S, HOG, CCL – 13F Flash (C)

    In this six-part series, we will go through each one of the larger positions DE Shaw traded this past quarter DE Shaw is a New York–based $30 billion-plus quantitative hedge fund founded in 1988 by David E. Shaw, a former Columbia faculty member. The firm’s primary trading method is systematic and computer-driven. DE Shaw has […]

    By Samantha Nielson
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