NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Tales of a vacation getaway on a rudderless ship without lights, showers or hot meals haven't held back the share prices of Carnival (CUK) and Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL - Get Report).The companies' stocks have far outpaced the benchmark S&P 500 Index's 6% return this year, with Carnival rising 24% and Royal Caribbean up 59%. Both cruise companies touched 52-week highs this month.
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