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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
CCL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 1193 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. CCL: 0.03 )
CCL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 9999
Current: 0.03

0.03
9999
Equity to Asset 0.60
CCL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
77% of the 1155 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. CCL: 0.60 )
CCL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 0.72
Current: 0.6

0.53
0.72
Interest Coverage 6.22
CCL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
62% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 15.20 vs. CCL: 6.22 )
CCL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.24   Max: 9999.99
Current: 6.22

4.24
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.51
M-Score: -2.57
WACC vs ROIC
4.53%
5.99%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 12.55
CCL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1195 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.27 vs. CCL: 12.55 )
CCL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 8.75   Max: 29.79
Current: 12.55

8.75
29.79
Net-margin (%) 8.21
CCL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1194 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.67 vs. CCL: 8.21 )
CCL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 6.97   Max: 29.27
Current: 8.21

6.97
29.27
ROE (%) 5.34
CCL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.96 vs. CCL: 5.34 )
CCL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.45   Max: 21.19
Current: 5.34

4.45
21.19
ROA (%) 3.27
CCL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. CCL: 3.27 )
CCL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.72   Max: 13.28
Current: 3.27

2.72
13.28
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.03
CCL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1200 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 10.00 vs. CCL: 6.03 )
CCL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.16   Max: 33
Current: 6.03

4.16
33
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.70
CCL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. CCL: 0.70 )
CCL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 22.4
Current: 0.7

0.7
22.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -5.40
CCL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. CCL: -5.40 )
CCL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.5   Max: 32.8
Current: -5.4

-6.5
32.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -13.10
CCL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. CCL: -13.10 )
CCL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -17.3   Max: 19.6
Current: -13.1

-17.3
19.6
» CCL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

CCL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ray Dalio 319,835 sh (+50.27%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,640,400 sh (+18.44%)
Murray Stahl 54,526 sh (+10.79%)
Arnold Schneider 572,352 sh (+6.92%)
Brian Rogers 6,500,000 sh (unchged)
Julian Robertson 7,350 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 1,100 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 20,495,235 sh (-0.94%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,466,569 sh (-1.68%)
Jim Simons 974,100 sh (-12.72%)
Paul Tudor Jones 27,803 sh (-21.29%)
James Barrow 9,027,941 sh (-38.36%)
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Q3 2014

CCL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 272,077 sh (New)
Sarah Ketterer 2,362,400 sh (+44.01%)
Arnold Schneider 676,352 sh (+18.17%)
Paul Tudor Jones 28,597 sh (+2.86%)
Murray Stahl 54,832 sh (+0.56%)
PRIMECAP Management 20,510,172 sh (+0.07%)
Julian Robertson 7,350 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 6,500,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 1,100 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,425,392 sh (-2.81%)
James Barrow 7,695,437 sh (-14.76%)
Jim Simons 593,400 sh (-39.08%)
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Q4 2014

CCL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Ray Dalio 16,332 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 130,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 927,200 sh (+56.25%)
Paul Tudor Jones 42,461 sh (+48.48%)
Arnold Schneider 764,767 sh (+13.07%)
PRIMECAP Management 23,115,518 sh (+12.70%)
Sarah Ketterer 2,485,379 sh (+5.21%)
Brian Rogers 6,500,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 1,100 sh (unchged)
Julian Robertson 7,350 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,419,434 sh (-0.42%)
Murray Stahl 53,336 sh (-2.73%)
James Barrow 7,122,732 sh (-7.44%)
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Q1 2015

CCL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Brian Rogers 6,250,000 sh (-3.85%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 27.80
CCL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1377 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 55.00 vs. CCL: 27.80 )
CCL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.44   Max: 31
Current: 27.8

5.44
31
Forward P/E 13.99
CCL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 1377 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CCL: 13.99 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 27.80
CCL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1377 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 54.00 vs. CCL: 27.80 )
CCL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.49   Max: 31.11
Current: 27.8

5.49
31.11
P/B 1.61
CCL's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 1377 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. CCL: 1.61 )
CCL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 3.11
Current: 1.61

0.65
3.11
P/S 2.28
CCL's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 1377 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. CCL: 2.28 )
CCL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 4.93
Current: 2.28

0.88
4.93
PFCF 66.26
CCL's PFCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 1377 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CCL: 66.26 )
CCL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 19.36   Max: 638.75
Current: 66.26

19.36
638.75
POCF 9.68
CCL's POCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 1377 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 19.18 vs. CCL: 9.68 )
CCL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.79   Max: 14.94
Current: 9.68

3.79
14.94
EV-to-EBIT 23.37
CCL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 1377 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 30.48 vs. CCL: 23.37 )
CCL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.9   Max: 32.1
Current: 23.37

7.9
32.1
Shiller P/E 23.04
CCL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 1377 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CCL: 23.04 )
CCL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.91   Max: 31.32
Current: 23.04

5.91
31.32
Current Ratio 0.19
CCL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. CCL: 0.19 )
CCL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 1.32
Current: 0.19

0.19
1.32
Quick Ratio 0.15
CCL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CCL: 0.15 )
CCL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 1.26
Current: 0.15

0.15
1.26
Days Inventory 13.07
CCL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
85% of the 1377 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 84.50 vs. CCL: 13.07 )
CCL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 8.03   Max: 14.94
Current: 13.07

8.03
14.94
Days Sales Outstanding 7.59
CCL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 1377 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 48.67 vs. CCL: 7.59 )
CCL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 6.08   Max: 18.56
Current: 7.59

6.08
18.56

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.16
CCL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
54% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. CCL: 2.16 )
CCL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 10.15
Current: 2.16

0.23
10.15
Dividend Payout 0.60
CCL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
84% of the 1377 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CCL: 0.60 )
CCL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 12.5
Current: 0.6

0.06
12.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.20
CCL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
50% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. CCL: 2.20 )
CCL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 10.15
Current: 2.2

0.23
10.15
Share Buyback Rate 0.50
CCL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. CCL: 0.50 )
CCL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.2   Max: -12
Current: 0.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.97
CCL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 1377 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.67 vs. CCL: 1.97 )
CCL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 5.36
Current: 1.97

1.13
5.36
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.51
CCL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1377 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CCL: 1.51 )
CCL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 6.7
Current: 1.51

0.75
6.7
Price/Median PS Value 1.09
CCL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 1377 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CCL: 1.09 )
CCL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 3.96
Current: 1.09

0.52
3.96
Price/Graham Number 1.59
CCL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
82% of the 1377 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. CCL: 1.59 )
CCL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 3.08
Current: 1.59

0.55
3.08
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.30
CCL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. CCL: 4.30 )
CCL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 12.7
Current: 4.3

3.1
12.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -1.62
CCL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
64% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9.32 vs. CCL: -1.62 )
CCL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.8   Max: 18.7
Current: -1.62

-1.8
18.7

Business Description

Industry: Travel & Leisure » Leisure
Compare:SIX, PCLN, RCL, FUN, SWGAY » details
Traded in other countries:CVC1.Germany,
Carnival Corp is incorporated in Panama in 1972 and Carnival plc is incorporated in England and Wales in 2000. Carnival Corporation and Carnival plc operate a dual listed company ('DLC'), whereby the businesses of Carnival Corporation and Carnival plc are combined through a number of contracts and through provisions in Carnival Corporation's Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws and Carnival plc's Articles of Association. The Company is a global cruise company and one of the vacation companies in the world. The Company operates 100 cruise ships within a portfolio of ten leading cruise brands that sell cruise products and services in all the world's major vacation markets. They are also a provider of vacations to all major cruise destinations throughout the world. The Company competes with land-based vacation alternatives throughout the world, including hotels, resorts (including all-inclusive resorts), theme parks, organized tours, casinos and vacation ownership properties. Its main cruise competitors are RCCL, Norwegian Cruise Line and MSC Cruises. RCCL owns Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises, CDF Croisieres de France and Pullmantur. RCCL and TUI AG, the leading German tour operator, jointly own TUI Cruises, a German cruise competitor. The Company's ships are regulated by various international, national, state and local laws, regulations, treaties and other legal requirements that govern health, environmental, safety and security matters in relation to our guests, crew and ships. The ships are registered, or flagged, in The Bahamas, Bermuda, Italy, Malta, the Netherlands, Panama, Portugal and the UK, which are also referred to as Flag States.
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