Royal Caribbean Group (RCL) is a leading travel services business based in the US. It opened the day at $60.8 after a previous close of $59.71. During the day the price has varied from a low of $60.02 to a high of $62.0407. The latest price was $61.79 (25 minute delay). Royal Caribbean Group is listed on the NYSE and employs 85,300 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
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 $58.83, which is 44.56% down on its pre-crash value of $106.11 and 205.61% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $19.25.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Royal Caribbean Group shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $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 $505.35.
|52-week range||$19.25 - $135.315|
|50-day moving average||$66.1263|
|200-day moving average||$53.6759|
|Wall St. target price||$61.33|
|Dividend yield||$3.12 (5.25%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.879|
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|1 week (2020-10-15)||4.06%|
|1 month (2020-09-25)||-4.34%|
|3 months (2020-07-24)||21.56%|
|6 months (2020-04-24)||73.18%|
|1 year (2019-10-25)||-44.52%|
|2 years (2018-10-25)||-42.76%|
|3 years (2017-10-25)||-49.05%|
|5 years (2015-10-23)||-36.94%|
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 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.
However, Royal Caribbean Group's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the travel services industry or those of similar companies.
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.
However, it's sensible to consider Royal Caribbean Group's PEG ratio in relation to those of similar companies.
Royal Caribbean Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $1.2 billion (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Royal Caribbean Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
To put Royal Caribbean Group's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.
|Revenue TTM||$7.9 billion|
|Gross profit TTM||$5.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||-0.23%|
|Return on equity TTM||-17.54%|
|Market capitalisation||$13.3 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 18.0 million Royal Caribbean Group shares held short by investors – that's known as Royal Caribbean Group's "short interest". This figure is 8.8% down from 19.7 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) is the quantity of Royal Caribbean Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Royal Caribbean Group shares traded daily (recently around 7.0 million). Royal Caribbean Group's SIR currently stands at 2.58. In other words for every 100,000 Royal Caribbean Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2580 shares are currently held short.
To gain some more context, you can compare Royal Caribbean Group's short interest ratio against those of similar companies.
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 0.08% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Royal Caribbean Group shares in existence, roughly 80 shares are currently held short) or 0.102% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Royal Caribbean Group shares, roughly 102 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.
Find out more about how you can short Royal Caribbean Group stock.
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 Royal Caribbean Group.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 21.81
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Royal Caribbean Group's overall score of 21.81 (as at 10/01/2020) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 26th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Royal Caribbean Group 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.).
To gain some more context, you can compare Royal Caribbean Group's total ESG risk score against those of similar companies.
Environmental score: 7/100
Social score: 8.31/100
Governance score: 2/100
Controversy score: 3/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, Royal Caribbean Group scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that Royal Caribbean Group hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.
Wondering how that compares? Below are the controversy scores of similar companies.
|Total ESG score||21.81|
|Total ESG percentile||26.14|
|Level of controversy||3|
We're not expecting Royal Caribbean Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.
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Royal Caribbean Group's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 3 August 1998. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Royal Caribbean Group shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Royal Caribbean Group shares which in turn could have impacted Royal Caribbean Group's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Royal Caribbean Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $19.25 up to $135.315. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Royal Caribbean Group's is 2.6856. This would suggest that Royal Caribbean Group's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.
To put Royal Caribbean Group's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.
Royal Caribbean Group operates as a cruise company. The company operates cruises under the Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises, and Silversea Cruises brands. The Royal Caribbean International brand provides itineraries to destinations worldwide, including Alaska, Asia, Australia, Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, the Panama Canal, and New Zealand with cruise lengths that range from 2 to 19 nights. The Celebrity Cruises brand offers itineraries to destinations, such as Alaska, Asia, Australia, Bermuda, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, the Galapagos Islands, Hawaii, India, New Zealand, the Panama Canal, and South America with cruise lengths ranging from 2 to 19 nights. The Azamara Club Cruises brand offers cruise itineraries to destinations, including Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Northern and Western Europe, the Mediterranean, Cuba, and South America with cruise lengths ranging from 3 to 26 nights. The Silversea Cruises brand provides itineraries to destinations, including the Galapagos Islands, Antarctica, and the Arctic with cruise lengths ranging from 6 to 25 nights. As of December 31, 2019, the company operated 61 ships and had 17 ships on order. The company was formerly known as Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Royal Caribbean Group was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.
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