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) pushed the Leisure industry higher today making it today's featured leisure winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.4%. By the end of trading, Royal Caribbean Cruises rose $0.63 (1.4%) to $44.26 on average volume. Throughout the day, 2,205,041 shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,897,700 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $43.51-$44.59 after having opened the day at $43.76 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.63. Other companies within the Leisure industry that increased today were:
), up 7.8%,
), up 7.7%,
), up 6.6% and
), up 4.5%.
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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. operates as a cruise company worldwide. It owns five cruise brands comprising Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur, Azamara Club Cruises, and CDF Croisieres de France. Royal Caribbean Cruises has a market cap of $9.4 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 133.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 28.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Royal Caribbean Cruises a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
Royal Caribbean Cruises
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity.
- You can view the full Royal Caribbean Cruises Ratings Report.
On the negative front,
), down 6.2%,
), down 4.0%,
), down 2.6% and
), down 2.5% , were all laggards within the leisure industry with
) being today's leisure industry laggard.
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