The Cruise Stock Hit With a Rare Downgrade

Marco Green
November 15, 2017

Disciplined Growth Investors Inc sold 4,550 shares as Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd Co (RCL)'s stock rose 11.49%. The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 18 Buy, 2 Overweight, 0 Sell, 5 Hold and 0 Underweight. Mig Capital Llc who had been investing in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $26.44B market cap company. The stock increased 0.21% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $124.48. About 768,618 shares traded. Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has declined 21.80% since November 14, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 21.52% the S&P500.

Montag A & Associates Inc increased Exxon Mobil Corp Com (XOM) stake by 5.1% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The Montag A & Associates Inc holds 101,368 shares with $8.18M value, up from 96,446 last quarter. The stock decreased 0.80% or $0.99 during the last trading session, reaching $123.51.

About 525,423 shares traded. It has outperformed by 9.27% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.26 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.47, from 0.89 in 2017Q1. Capital International Inc sold 33,850 shares as Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL)'s stock rose 11.49%. Lombard Odier Asset Mgmt (Europe) Limited invested in 0.01% or 2,169 shares. (NYSE:FNF). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested 0.02% in FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Victory Capital Management reported 799,350 shares. Oak Ridge Invs Ltd Liability Company holds 1.08M shares or 1.3% of its portfolio. Accuvest Glob Advsr accumulated 4,576 shares. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney And Strauss Limited Liability holds 0.52% or 3.12M shares. Guild Invest Management reported 25,590 shares or 3% of all its holdings. Metropolitan Life Ins Company invested in 32,142 shares. Hsbc Holdg Public Limited Liability Corporation reported 44,599 shares. Federated Pa accumulated 151 shares. Winslow Asset Management holds 12,033 shares. American International Group Inc now owns 59,419 shares with a value of $7,044,000. The hedge fund held 320,747 shares of the marine transportation company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $35.04M, down from 349,247 at the end of the previous reported quarter. It also upped Kimberly (NYSE:KMB) stake by 8,703 shares and now owns 135,228 shares. Akamai Technologies Com (NASDAQ:AKAM) was raised too.

Since June 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $5.11 million activity. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $24 target. Therefore 64% are positive. Exxon Mobil had 75 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Sell" rating by UBS on Thursday, January 19. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, August 2 by Deutsche Bank. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Monday, October 12 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned "Sell" rating on Thursday, January 19 by Goldman Sachs. The stock has "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, September 6. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, August 4 by Argus Research. The firm has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co given on Tuesday, July 25. You're invited." with publication date: "November 13, 2017.

BeiGene stock received mixed messages from analysts after the biotech reported third-quarter earnings last night and said it's initiating a trial for a pair of its lymphoma treatments. It has a 52.43 P/E ratio. After $0.34 actual earnings per share reported by Pra Group Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 8.82% EPS growth. Moore Cap Lp reported 0.34% of its portfolio in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL). Days to cover increased 1.0 to 3.0 and the short interest percentage is 0.02% as of October 13. RCL's profit will be $254.76M for 25.74 P/E if the $1.19 EPS becomes a reality. As of the last earnings report the EPS was $7.49 with 214.09M shares outstanding.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.is a cruise company.

Among 30 analysts covering Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. had 56 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, January 27 by Pareto Securities. JP Morgan maintained the shares of RCL in report on Thursday, January 26 with "Neutral" rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL) on Tuesday, August 1 with "Buy" rating. On October 15 SunTrust Banks held the stock rating at "Buy" targeting a price of $126.00. (NASDAQ:GILD) on Friday, October 27 with "Hold" rating. The firm has "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan given on Thursday, July 20.

November 8 investment analysts at Wedbush made no change to the stock rating of "Outperform" with a current price target of $139.00. Current price level places the company's stock about -6.93% from the 52-week high and 58.03% away from the 52-week low. Fain Richard D had sold 20,000 shares worth $2.16 million on Monday, May 15.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.26 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.19, from 1.07 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 35 investors sold RCL shares while 160 reduced holdings. 86 funds opened positions while 160 raised stakes. Bankshares Of Nova Scotia Tru holds 0.13% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) for 14,539 shares. 215.86 million shares or 1.58% less from 219.33 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Harding Loevner Lp holds 0.79% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) or 1.60M shares. Calamos Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.03% or 37,230 shares. Laurion Mngmt L P reported 0.03% stake. 307,849 are held by Canada Pension Plan Board. South Dakota Council has 0.1% invested in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL). Apg Asset Mngmt Nv stated it has 0.09% of its portfolio in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL).

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.is a cruise company. 194,657 were accumulated by Td Asset Management Inc. Oppenheimer And Communications has 0.01% invested in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL). Buckingham Cap Mngmt has 142,025 shares for 1.81% of their portfolio. Baillie Gifford & invested 1.95% of its portfolio in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL).

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