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Is the Carnival share price cheap?

Jack Brumby

Carnival (LON:CCLis a large cap cruise specialist with operations across North America, Europe, and Australia & Asia. Its North America segment includes Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises (Princess), Holland America Line and Seabourn and Its EAA segment includes Costa Cruises (Costa), AIDA Cruises (AIDA), P&O Cruises (the United Kingdom), P&O Cruises (Australia) and Cunard.

Right now the Carnival share price displays favourable value traits, as evidenced by its Value Rank of 76. Let's explore this in more detail.


Breaking down Carnival's Value Rank

We can see by using Carnival’s StockReport that the group has a:

  • Rolling price to book value of 1.28,
  • Trailing twelve month price to earnings ratio of 10.8
  • Trailing twelve month price to free cashflow of 
  • Rolling dividend yield of 4.29%
  • Trailing twelve-month price to sales ratio of 1.56

This combination of financial traits suggests that Carnival stock might be good value at current levels, although further research is required if this is to be confirmed.

Studies indicate that combining factors such as Value, Quality and Momentum is a more effective way of outperforming the market over longer time frames. That's why we have constructed our StockReports to give an instant impression of how well exposed Carnival (LON:CCL) is to these three factors. We go into greater detail on factor investing in this video

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