Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) appreciated by 2.04% at $65.98. Carnival Corporation has 733.2 million shares outstanding, and in the last trade has seen ATR around 1.28. The volume of CCL witnessed a shift from 2.55 million shares, based on a 50-day average, to 3.39 million shares.
In the most updated research from a number of analysts on Wall Street, the company gets 15 Buys and 1 Sell among 25 analysts. Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) hasconsensus analyst target price is $72.71. That gives us a street projected return of 10.2%. If the published price targets set by Carnival Corporation analysts have any power to influence the stock’s share price, the highest price target set for CCL is $81.
Carnival Corporation most recently reported earnings per share (EPS) of $2.29 for the August 2017 versus $1.92 in the same quarter last year, representing 19% growth. Analysts had predicted $2.2. Revenue during the quarter was $5.52 billion, representing 8% growth from $5.1 billion in year-ago quarter. The company’s quarterly EPS surprised Wall Street by as much as 4% to the upside in its last earnings announcement, so investors should note this tendency when assessing consensus estimates.
On a similar note, analysts expect EPS of $0.51 in November 2017 quarter and $0.48 in February 2018 quarter, representing -23.88% and 26.32% growth, respectively. They expect this year’s earnings to rise 7.25% year-over-year to $3.7, followed by 14.86% growth in the next year to $4.25.
Shares of Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) traded down -6.86% in the last session while performance was up 7.47% in the last five days. The stock’s last price was lower from the average trading price of 50 days recorded at $8.12 while enlarging the period to 200 trading days, the average price was $10.56. Currently, 125.64 million total shares are owned by the public and among those 125.12 million shares have been available to trade. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 0.7% while institutional stake was 0%.
Chico’s FAS, Inc. (CHS) has risen 7.33% since then. But since then, those gains have faded by -55.67%. CHS has lost 0% in the 1-month period.
Carnival Corporation has a beta of 0.7, offering the possibility of a higher rate of return, but also posing more risk. The portion of a company’s profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock was $0.72 a share in the trailing twelve months. It last reported revenues of $578.58 million and EPS of $0.18 for the July 2017, representing -9% top-line growth and 0.25 EPS growth.
Looking forward, the company’s quarterly earnings are expected to come at $0.13 in the three months through October 2017 and $0.06 in the quarter ending January 2018, reflecting -35% and -40% growth, respectively. For the full year, analysts expect earnings to decline -22.22% yoy to $0.63. Next year this growth will reach 11.11% to attain $0.7.