Dsm Capital Partners LLC Has Trimmed Holding in Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) by $70.11 Million

April 23, 2018 - By Louis Casey

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.32 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.07, from 1.25 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 38 investors sold RCL shares while 175 reduced holdings. 85 funds opened positions while 197 raised stakes. 153.74 million shares or 0.36% more from 153.19 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Chicago Equity Lc stated it has 70,040 shares or 0.25% of all its holdings. California Public Employees Retirement System has invested 0.06% in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL). British Columbia Corp owns 151,597 shares. Macquarie Gp stated it has 52,379 shares. Jaffetilchin Inv Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.33% or 8,272 shares. Bogle Investment Lp De owns 0.07% invested in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) for 8,019 shares. Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky reported 140,000 shares or 0.2% of all its holdings. Cleararc Cap Incorporated accumulated 4,377 shares. Brandywine Glob Lc holds 193,937 shares. 52,572 are held by Cap Ca. Moreover, Disciplined Growth Invsts Inc Mn has 2.52% invested in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) for 1.07M shares. Amundi Pioneer Asset Mngmt accumulated 149,288 shares or 0.03% of the stock. 529 were accumulated by Hanseatic Mgmt. Highbridge Capital Mngmt Limited Co reported 25,000 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Janney Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability has invested 0.52% of its portfolio in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL).

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 insider sales for $21.32 million activity. $1.43M worth of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) was sold by Liberty Jason T on Wednesday, February 21. Lutoff-Perlo Lisa had sold 7,404 shares worth $996,208 on Monday, January 29. 14,808 shares were sold by Bayley Michael W, worth $1.81M.

Dsm Capital Partners Llc decreased its stake in Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) by 15.83% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Dsm Capital Partners Llc sold 589,182 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.28% with the market. The hedge fund held 3.13 million shares of the marine transportation company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $373.62M, down from 3.72M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Dsm Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Royal Caribbean Cruises for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $25.43B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $118.97. About 856,530 shares traded. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) has risen 19.16% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.61% the S&P500.

Dsm Capital Partners Llc, which manages about $5.78B and $7.18 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Russell 1000 Growth (IWF) by 32,458 shares to 34,903 shares, valued at $4.70M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Monster Beverage by 287,786 shares in the quarter, for a total of 4.67 million shares, and has risen its stake in Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:REGN).

Analysts await Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) to report earnings on April, 27. They expect $0.96 EPS, down 3.03 % or $0.03 from last year’s $0.99 per share. RCL’s profit will be $205.20M for 30.98 P/E if the $0.96 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.34 actual EPS reported by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -28.36 % negative EPS growth.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering Royal Caribbean (NYSE:RCL), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Royal Caribbean had 17 analyst reports since November 6, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of RCL in report on Monday, November 13 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Tigress Financial on Friday, November 17. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 6 by Wells Fargo. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 25 by SunTrust. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna on Thursday, January 18 with “Buy”. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, January 25 by JP Morgan. The stock has “Buy” rating by Wedbush on Thursday, January 25. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of RCL in report on Wednesday, November 8 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, April 19. As per Wednesday, November 8, the company rating was maintained by Buckingham Research.

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