Carnival (CCL) reported 1st Quarter February 2018 earnings of $0.52 per share on revenue of $4.2 billion. The consensus earnings estimate was $0.43 per share on revenue of $4.1 billion. The Earnings Whisper number was $0.47 per share. Revenue grew 11.6% on a year-over-year basis.
The company said it expects second quarter earnings of $0.56 to $0.60 per share and now expects fiscal 2018 earnings of $4.20 to $4.40 per share. The company's previous guidance was for fiscal year earnings of $4.00 to $4.30 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.50 per share for the quarter ending May 31, 2018 and $4.30 per share for the year ending November 30, 2018.
Carnival Corp is a leisure travel company operating a
portfolio of 100 cruise ships. Its brands include Carnival Cruise Lines, in North America;
P&O Cruises and Cunard in the UK; AIDA Cruises in Germany; Costa Cruises in