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) pushed the Services sector lower today making it today's featured Services laggard. The sector as a whole closed the day up 0.3%. By the end of trading, Royal Caribbean Cruises fell $0.80 (-2.2%) to $35.89 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 2,768,768 shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,621,400 shares. The stock ranged in price between $35.67-$36.50 after having opened the day at $36.36 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.69. Other companies within the Services sector that declined today were:
), down 13.8%,
), down 11.8%,
), down 9.2% and
), down 8.6%.
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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 $8.5 billion and is part of the leisure industry. Shares are up 13.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Royal Caribbean Cruises a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 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, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally higher debt management risk.
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On the positive front,
), up 29.8%,
), up 14.9%,
), up 11.8% and
), up 11.4% , were all gainers within the services sector with
) being today's featured services sector leader.
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