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How to buy Carnival (CCL) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Carnival stock.

Carnival is a leisure business based in the UK. Carnival stocks (CCL.LSE) are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and all prices are listed in pence sterling. Its last market close was 1522p – a decrease of 16.11% over the previous week. Carnival employs 0 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around £1.9 billion.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – CCL – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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Carnival stock price (London Stock Exchange (LSE):CCL)

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Carnival shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-16.
Latest market close1,278.20p
52-week range1,129.00p - 1,890.20p
50-day moving average 1,387.35p
200-day moving average 1,545.55p
Wall St. target price16.75p
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield 0p (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) -618.50p

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Is it a good time to buy Carnival stock?

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Carnival price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of 1278.2p from 2022-01-24

1 week (2022-01-18) -14.33%
1 month (2021-12-24) -12.60%
3 months (2021-10-25) -12.32%
6 months (2021-07-23) -11.48%
1 year (2021-01-25) 7.86%
2 years (2020-01-24) -62.71%
3 years (2019-01-24) 4100
5 years (2017-01-24) 4175

Is Carnival under- or over-valued?

Valuing Carnival stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Carnival's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Carnival's PEG ratio

Carnival's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.8466. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Carnival's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Carnival's EBITDA

Carnival's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £2.7 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Carnival's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Carnival financials

Revenue TTM £1.9 billion
Gross profit TTM £-809,000,000
Return on assets TTM -7.41%
Return on equity TTM -53.65%
Profit margin 0%
Book value 13.11p
Market capitalisation £17.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Carnival's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Carnival.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Carnival's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 25.72

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Carnival's overall score of 25.72 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 29th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Carnival is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Carnival's environmental score

Environmental score: 11.93/100

Carnival's environmental score of 11.93 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Carnival is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Carnival's social score

Social score: 12/100

Carnival's social score of 12 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Carnival is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Carnival's governance score

Governance score: 4.29/100

Carnival's governance score puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Carnival is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Carnival's controversy score

Controversy score: 3/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Carnival scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that Carnival hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.

Carnival share dividends

We're not expecting Carnival to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Carnival's shares ever split?

Carnival's shares were split on a 1:3 basis on 21 April 2003. So if you had owned 3 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Carnival shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 200% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Carnival shares which in turn could have impacted Carnival's share price.

Carnival share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Carnival's shares have ranged in value from as little as 1129p up to 1890.2p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CCL.LSE volatility(beta: 2.19)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (LSE average) beta is 1, while Carnival's is 2.185. This would suggest that Carnival's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Carnival overview

Carnival Corporation & plc operates as a leisure travel company. Its ships visit approximately 700 ports under the Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, P&O Cruises (Australia), Seabourn, Costa Cruises, AIDA Cruises, P&O Cruises (UK), and Cunard brand names. The company also provides port destinations and other services, as well as owns and operates hotels, lodges, glass-domed railcars, and motor coaches. It sells its cruises primarily through travel agents and tour operators. The company operates in the United States, Canada, Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, and internationally. It operates 87 ships with 223,000 lower berths. The company was incorporated in 1972 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.

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