The firm maintains its "equal weight" rating on shares of the Doral, FL-based travel company.
Carnival recently provided positive third quarter 2016 net yield guidance that fell within the upper range of the consensus and announced that the booking curve is still growing, starting 2017 out on "solid footing," the firm said.
However, Carnival stock performed poorly in Tuesday's market, down 0.21% versus the S&P 500 advancing 1.78%.
Barclays cited current concerns about growing supply in China and a general growing industry supply as "attracting a segment of the investment community that believes 'now is as good as it gets.'" Investors see risks in next year's earning forecasts.
Barclays added, however, that it "believes otherwise" and has confidence in the stock's future.
Separately, TheStreet Ratings rated this stock as a "buy" with a ratings score of B+.
The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, TheStreet Ratings feels they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results.
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