CCL : Analysis & Opinions

  1. #PreMarket Primer: Tuesday, March 25: Group Of Seven Calls For ...

    March 25, 2014
    Two decades after integrating Russia into international decision making, world leaders gathered at an emergency meeting ...
  2. #PreMarket Primer: Tuesday, March 11: BOJ Continues With Stimulus ...

    March 11, 2014
    The Bank of Japan elected to continue with its massive monetary stimulus at Tuesday’s policy meeting, nothing that the region’s ...
  3. #PreMarket Primer: Thursday, March 6: Ukrainian Crisis Pressures ...

    March 6, 2014
    The Obama administration has come under pressure to ease regulations on US natural gas exports in light of the current situation ...
  4. #PreMarket Primer: Friday, February 28: Tension Between Russia ...

    February 28, 2014
    The ongoing problems in Ukraine have begun to reach further than the country’s borders as tension between the West and Russia ...
  5. Market Primer: Tuesday, October 8: US Treasury Yields Climb As ...

    October 8, 2013
    Yields for one month US Treasury bills spiked as investors backed away in fear of a default. On Tuesday, the T-bills traded ...
  6. McDonald's And Other Restaurant Stocks To Sell Now (DRI, MCD, ...

    September 24, 2013
    New research from Oppenheimer suggests that many leisure stocks may be overpriced now. The analysts suggest that investors ...
  7. Bear of the Day: Carnival Corp. (CCL) - Bear of the Day

    July 7, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Carnival Corp. (CCL) - Bear of the Day
  8. Earnings Expectations for the Week of June 24

    June 23, 2013
    Quarterly reports from Nike (NYSE: BBRY) will be among the highlights on the earnings front this week. Here is a quick look ...
  9. Disney Does It Again

    May 8, 2013
    Disney comes through again, but valuation is getting pretty high.
  10. Buy or Sell: Norwegian Cruise Line's IPO Up 31% On First Day ...

    January 24, 2013
    NCLH gained 31% on November 17, its first day of trading. Does this mean it is a buy, sell or hold?
  11. Carnival Re-establishes $1B Buyback - Analyst Blog

    January 22, 2013
    Miami-based Carnival Corporation (CCL) recently announced the decision to re-establish its share repurchase authorization ...
  12. Carnival plc and Other Big Movers In Services on December 20, ...

    December 20, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq has declined 0.4%, the S&P 500 has been relatively flat and the Dow has slipped ...
  13. Consumer Spending Down, Fiscal Cliff Lurks - Analyst Blog

    November 30, 2012
    This morning's lackluster Personal Income & Outlays report for October shows that the economy may not be strong enough to ...
  14. Ahead of Wall Street - Nov. 30, 2012 - Ahead of Wall Street

    November 30, 2012
    Friday, November 30, 2012 This morning's lackluster Personal Income & Outlays report for October shows that the economy ...
  15. Carnival Grants Special Dividend - Analyst Blog

    November 28, 2012
    Carnival Corporation (CCL), the world's largest cruise operator, has decided to reward its shareholders with a special dividend. ...
  16. 3 Picks from a Small-Cap Fund Manager

    August 29, 2012
    Mutual-fund manager Tom Laming tells MoneyShow about three companies from various industries where he sees potential. These ...
  17. Bull vs. Bear - Now's The Time To Buy Travel Stocks

    August 8, 2012
    There is little concern among investors that online travel companies will continue to grow their sales rapidly going forward. ...
  18. Five Stocks for the NBA's Champion the Miami Heat

    June 22, 2012
    In perhaps the biggest sporting non-event in recent memory, the star-studded Miami Heat beat the Oklahoma City Thunder on ...
  19. Zacks #5 Rank Additions for Wednesday - Tale of the Tape

    May 9, 2012
    Here are 5 stocks added to the Zacks #5 Rank ("strong sell") List today: AFC Enterprises (AFCE) Bank of America ...
  20. Four Quarterly Earnings Releases To Watch

    September 19, 2011
    Here are four companies that will be releasing their earnings on September 20.
  21. 3 Reasons To Own Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines

    September 15, 2011
    Despite a global economy that is still sick, I'll look at three reasons Royal Caribbean is worth buying right now.
  22. Four Stocks Insiders Are Buying Right Now

    August 10, 2011
    Learn more about four stocks that saw heavy insider buying last week.
  23. Harley-Davidson Looking A Little Over-Revved

    July 25, 2011
    Harley-Davidson had a great quarter, but investors should be skeptical.
  24. Earnings Preview for June 21

    June 20, 2011
    Here are four companies that will be releasing their earnings on June 21.
  25. Three Reasons To Own Steiner

    June 15, 2011
    Steiner's stock has been range bound for the last five years. Consider it for the long-term benefits.
  26. Cedar Fair Poised For Better Year

    May 10, 2011
    Amusement park operator Cedar Fair has all the ingredients in place for another strong year if only fuel prices will cooperate.
  27. Cedar Fair Gets Better

    February 23, 2011
    Amusement park operator Cedar Fair finished up a rough year with a strong fourth quarter and full year results.
  28. Cedar Fair Rolls Forward

    August 9, 2010
    Cedar Fair recorded a net income loss of its second quarter, but its operational picture is actually much better than the ...
  29. June's Worst Large Cap Stocks

    July 5, 2010
    As the market correction continues, many large cap stocks were hammered much worse than the indexes.
  30. Finding Airline Alternatives

    June 17, 2010
    We check in with United and see if there are better ways to invest in the American travel industry.
  31. Taking Stock In A Vacation

    May 18, 2010
    The return of the leisure traveler should benefit these companies.
  32. Cear Fair-Apollo Deal Dead

    April 8, 2010
    Poison pills and a shareholder revolt seem to have soured a possible buyout.
  33. The Cedar Fair-Apollo Deal's Wild Ride

    March 19, 2010
    Cedar Fair postponed its vote on the Apollo deal, though a "no" vote was likely. What does this mean for Cedar?
  34. Play The 2011 Tax Game

    February 24, 2010
    The 15% dividend tax comes to an end in 2010. If Obama doesn't extend it, what are the implications and who'll do what to ...
  35. Four Price-To-Sales Bargains

    February 5, 2010
    Keeping an eye out for companies that trade at discounts to sales can provide investors with opportunities for nice profits.
  36. Live Nation Goes Vertical

    January 29, 2010
    Live Nation's merger leaves unanswered questions for concertgoers and shareholders.
  37. Pleasure Stocks For 2010

    January 11, 2010
    Discretionary service companies should be analyzed very carefully during any market environment as they always face immense ...
  38. Investors Should Stick With Steiner

    November 4, 2009
    Steiner is a wonderfully-run company that should continue to deliver.
  39. Will Boeing Soar Or Get Grounded?

    September 30, 2009
    In this piece I touch on Boeing's upcoming earnings announcement and provide commentary on the company.
  40. Summer's Not Over Yet

    August 4, 2009
    With the economy where it is this summer Americans have bee holding off on vacation plans.
  41. Cruise Lines On The Rebound?

    July 22, 2009
    Though they haven't gotten a lot of attention lately, cruise lines may be on their way back up.
  42. Book Value Plays

    May 1, 2009
    Solar stocks could see a bright spot due to expressed interest in government plans.
  43. Insiders Cruising For Royal Caribbean Stocks

    March 10, 2009
    This cruise line's recent insider buys make it a company worth further consideration.
  44. Cruise Lines Battered But Not Sunk

    February 23, 2009
    RCL earnings were down drastically at the end of 2008, and its bookings and those of the cruise industry are expected to ...
  45. Dissecting Recent Earnings Surprises

    October 14, 2008
    A peek at companies that are estimate beating or guidance retreating, with a focus on Nike, Carnival and Host Hotels & Resorts.
  46. Stay The Course With Steiner

    September 5, 2008
    Steiner Leisure is a leader in spa services, but business slowed thanks to the global economic slowdown. The company rebounded ...
  47. Cruise Control

    June 12, 2008
    Oil prices are hurting airlines and all other businesses that rely on gas. Despite this, Royal Caribbean continues to make ...
  48. Stocking Stuffer Stocks - Part Two

    December 4, 2007
    We examine a few stocks that are priced right and could be set to beat the market in the new year.
  49. Five Big Names Going Green (HPQ, PCG, C)

    November 2, 2007
    We examine companies that have made eco-friendly strides in recent years while maintaining shareholder value.
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