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Stocks on the Move: Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NCLH) & SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI)

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NCLH)

Norwegian Cruise Line is a cruise line operator. It offers cruise itineraries in various locations, including destinations in the Caribbean, Bermuda, the Bahamas, Mexico, Alaska, Europe, Hawaii, New England, Central America, North Africa, and Scandinavia. The company markets its services primarily through retail/travel agents. Norwegian Cruise Line is headquartered in Miami, Florida.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NCLH)’s Financial Overview

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ) surged 0.04% yesterday to close its trading session at $46.19. The company has 1 year Price Target of $62.88. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. has 52-Week high of $61.18 and 52-Week Low of $39.36. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 61.18 and 52-Week Low on 39.36. The stock traded with the volume of 1.61 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $10.23 Billion.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $2.27/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $2.21/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.06 a share with a surprise factor of 2.7%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 5.11 Percent, SMA50 of -1.14 Percent and SMA200 of -8.99 percent. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. has P/S value of 1.73 while its P/B value stands at 1.65. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 6.1 percent, Return on Equity of 15.5 percent and Return on Investment of 8.5 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 44.1 percent and 20 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 1.7 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 19 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd have a median target of 65.00, with a high estimate of 75.00 and a low estimate of 55.00. The median estimate represents a +40.72% increase from the last price of 46.19.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. is estimated to report earnings on 02/28/2019. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company’s historical reporting dates.Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 8 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.79. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.68.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI)

SunTrust Banks, Inc. is a purpose-driven company dedicated to Lighting the Way to Financial Well-Being for the people, businesses, and communities it serves. It operates through three segments: Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management, Wholesale Banking, and Mortgage Banking. Its flagship subsidiary, SunTrust Bank, operates an extensive branch and ATM network throughout the high-growth Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states, along with 24-hour digital access. Certain business lines serve consumer, commercial, corporate, and institutional clients nationally. SunTrust had total assets of $208 billion and total deposits of $163 billion. The Company provides deposit, credit, trust, investment, mortgage, asset management, securities brokerage, and capital market services. SunTrust leads onUp, a national movement inspiring Americans to build financial confidence.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI)’s Financial Outlook

The 26 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for SunTrust Banks Inc have a median target of 69.00, with a high estimate of 88.00 and a low estimate of 56.00. The median estimate represents a +23.72% increase from the last price of 55.77.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. is expected* to report earnings on 01/18/2019 before market open. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2018. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 12 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $1.4. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.09.

According to Zacks Investment Research, SunTrust Banks, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.74. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged 0.72% and closed its last trading session at $55.77. The company has the market capitalization of $24.88 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $75.08 and 52-Week low of $46.05. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 75.08 and 52-Week low on 46.05. The company has volume of 4.25 Million shares. The company has a total of 446.06 Million shares outstanding.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $1.56/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $1.39/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.17. This shows a surprise factor of 12.2 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 10.57 percent. Beta for SunTrust Banks, Inc. stands at 1.45 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.66. The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.37%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.12%%.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 7.99%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -3.23 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -15.47%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 1.3 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 12.3 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 13.5% with Gross margin of 0 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 82.2% and 39.8% respectively.