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Royal Caribbean Cruises Earnings Report Preview For Friday's Release $RCL

Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) is expected to report earnings for last fiscal quarter before the opening bell on April 20, 2012.

Who They Are: 

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. operates in the cruise vacation industry worldwide. It owns five cruise brands, which comprise Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur, Azamara Club Cruises, and CDF Croisières de France. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida. Royal Caribbean Cruises trades an average of 2.2 million shares per day and has a marketcap of $0 Million.

Book Value: $38.74
Float Short: 4.46%

What To Expect:

On average, 9 Analysts are expecting a drop of $-0.02 in earnings per share compared to last quarter's results of $0.17. Investors will be looking to top $0.15 per share based on the estimated mean earnings.
Currently, $0.13 on the low end and $0.19 per share on the high side is what market participants are anticipating in the report.

Recent Stock and Valuation Performance:

The stock has fallen in price -8.77% in the last month, with a change from a year ago of -25.82%.
The stock has done about the same compared to the overall market. When comparing to the S&P 500, the year to date difference is 0.98%.

The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $607.42 million for vs. $515.65 million for .The company's earnings before interest and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $931.63 million for vs. $802.63 million for .

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