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How to buy Royal Caribbean Group shares in Ireland | $58.83

6 steps guide to buying and managing Royal Caribbean Group share in just a few minutes.

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Royal Caribbean Group is a travel services business based in the US. Royal Caribbean Group shares (RCL) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Royal Caribbean Group employs 85,300 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$4.7 billion.

How to buy shares in Royal Caribbean Group from Ireland

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Royal Caribbean Group Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: RCL. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Royal Caribbean Group reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$58.83, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Royal Caribbean Group, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Royal Caribbean Group. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

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How has coronavirus impacted Royal Caribbean Group's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Royal Caribbean Group's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was USD$58.83, which is 44.56% down on its pre-crash value of USD$106.11 and 205.61% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$19.25.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Royal Caribbean Group shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$242.15 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$505.35.

Royal Caribbean Group share price

Use our graph to track the performance of RCL stocks over time.

Royal Caribbean Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-14.
Latest market closeUSD$58.83
52-week rangeUSD$19.25 - USD$133.985
50-day moving average USD$75.5794
200-day moving average USD$64.5606
Wall St. target priceUSD$69.58
PE ratio 57.3059
Dividend yield USD$3.12 (5.25%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.879

Is it a good time to buy Royal Caribbean Group stock?

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Royal Caribbean Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $58.83

1 week (2021-01-14) -22.43%
1 month (2020-12-21) -18.09%
3 months (2020-10-21) -3.06%
6 months (2020-07-21) 11.42%
1 year (2020-01-21) -54.63%
2 years (2019-01-18) -46.20%
3 years (2018-01-19) -54.38%
5 years (2016-01-21) -31.18%

Is Royal Caribbean Group under- or over-valued?

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

Royal Caribbean Group's P/E ratio

Royal Caribbean Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 57x. In other words, Royal Caribbean Group shares trade at around 57x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Royal Caribbean Group's PEG ratio

Royal Caribbean Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.3105. 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 Royal Caribbean Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Royal Caribbean Group's EBITDA

Royal Caribbean Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$1.2 billion.

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

Royal Caribbean Group financials

Revenue TTM USD$4.7 billion
Gross profit TTM USD$5.1 billion
Return on assets TTM -3.88%
Return on equity TTM -39.56%
Profit margin -88.6%
Book value $38.791
Market capitalisation USD$17.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Royal Caribbean Group shares

There are currently 11.9 million Royal Caribbean Group shares held short by investors – that's known as Royal Caribbean Group's "short interest". This figure is 23.1% down from 15.5 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Royal Caribbean Group shares can be evaluated.

Royal Caribbean Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Royal Caribbean Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Royal Caribbean Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Royal Caribbean Group shares traded daily (recently around 4.9 million). Royal Caribbean Group's SIR currently stands at 2.42. In other words for every 100,000 Royal Caribbean Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2420 shares are currently held short.

However Royal Caribbean Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Royal Caribbean Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable Royal Caribbean Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Royal Caribbean Group's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Royal Caribbean Group shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.06% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Royal Caribbean Group shares, roughly 60 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Royal Caribbean Group.

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