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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. [RCL] took an upward turn with a change of -0.44%, trading at the price of $109.89 during the trading session on Thursday. The price movement in correlation with percentage of the mentioned increase can allow a valuable insight to investors. During the last trading session 1.07 million shares changed hands being bought and sold, while Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. shares have an average trading volume of 1.55M shares for that time period. RCL monthly volatility recorded N/A, in the meanwhile having share price volatility for the week set at N/A. PS value for RCL stocks is 2.30 with PB recorded at 2.05.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. [NYSE:RCL]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Equities traders often pay a significant amount of attention to what top market analysts have to say about a potential stock investment. In regards to Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. [RCL], the most recent average analyst recommendation we can read comes from the fiscal quarter ending in December. On average, stock market experts give RCL an Outperform rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 89.48 to 133.60. This is compared to its latest closing price of $110.38.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. [RCL] is sitting at 1.58. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 1.55.

For the quarter ending in Mar-19 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. [RCL] generated $2.44 billion in sales. That’s 2.46% higher than the average estimate of $2.38 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.

Keep your eyes on this company’s next financial results, which are scheduled to be made public on Thu 1 Aug (In 21 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. [RCL]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. [RCL] sitting at +20.07 and its Gross Margin at +33.79, this company’s Net Margin is now 18.60%. These measurements indicate that Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. [RCL] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 9.37, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 8.80%. Its Return on Equity is 16.61, and its Return on Assets is 7.24. These metrics all suggest that Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is doing well at using the money it earns to generate returns.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. [RCL] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 97.05. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 49.25, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 38.91. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 75.24, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 38.18. This company has a healthy balance between its debt and its current holdings, suggesting it is a reliable investment due to its ability to leverage debt in an efficient way.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 11.85 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 3.68. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 3.50, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.34. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. [RCL] has a Price to Book Ratio of 1.84, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 5.95 and P/E Ratio of 12.57. These metrics all suggest that Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. [RCL] earns $123,297 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 29.52 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.38. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.15 and its Current Ratio is 0.17. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. [RCL] has 206.17M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $22.76B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 89.48 to 133.60. At its current price, it has moved down by -17.75% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 22.81% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 32.07. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. [RCL] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. [RCL], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.