Johnston Asset Management Increased By $14.74 Million Its Melco Resort Entertainment L (MPEL) Stake; Profile of 5 Analysts Covering Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL)

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Johnston Asset Management Corp increased Melco Resort Entertainment L (MPEL) stake by 8.77% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Johnston Asset Management Corp acquired 867,250 shares as Melco Resort Entertainment L (MPEL)’s stock 0.00%. The Johnston Asset Management Corp holds 10.76M shares with $189.59 million value, up from 9.89M last quarter. Melco Resort Entertainment L now has $ valuation. The stock increased 0.42% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $18.97. It is down 0.00% since March 17, 2018 and is . It has underperformed by 4.37% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE:RCL), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Royal Caribbean Cruises had 10 analyst reports since September 24, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) earned “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Monday, February 25. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, September 24. Bank of America maintained Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) on Wednesday, September 26 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research given on Friday, October 26. Nomura maintained Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) rating on Friday, October 26. Nomura has “Buy” rating and $152 target. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Monday, October 29. Wedbush maintained Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) on Friday, March 1 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 18 by Nomura. Citigroup maintained Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) on Tuesday, October 30 with “Buy” rating. See Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) latest ratings:

06/03/2019 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Hold Maintain
01/03/2019 Broker: Wedbush Rating: Buy New Target: $140 Maintain
25/02/2019 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $145 New Target: $155 Maintain
30/10/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $136 New Target: $125 Maintain
29/10/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $150 New Target: $145 Maintain
26/10/2018 Broker: Nomura Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $153 New Target: $152 Maintain
26/10/2018 Broker: Macquarie Research Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $103 New Target: $104 Maintain
18/10/2018 Broker: Nomura Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $156 New Target: $153 Maintain
26/09/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $138 New Target: $150 Maintain
24/09/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $147 New Target: $165 Maintain

More notable recent Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Bristow Group, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Molina Healthcare, Noble Midstream Partners LP, MDU Resources Group, and Insperity — Discovering Underlying Factors of Influence – GlobeNewswire” on February 21, 2019, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Royal Caribbean Cruises Named One Of The 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies® By Ethisphere For The Fourth Consecutive Year – PRNewswire” published on February 26, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Royal Caribbean +4% after positive outlook – Seeking Alpha” on January 30, 2019. More interesting news about Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Royal Caribbean Cruises declares $0.70 dividend – Seeking Alpha” published on December 04, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “10 Biggest Price Target Changes For Monday – Benzinga” with publication date: February 25, 2019.

The stock increased 0.63% or $0.73 during the last trading session, reaching $117.18. About 1.14 million shares traded. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) has declined 5.07% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 9.44% the S&P500. Some Historical RCL News: 26/04/2018 – ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES LTD QTRLY NET CRUISE COSTS EXCLUDING FUEL PER APCD WERE UP 11.2% IN CONSTANT-CURRENCY (UP 12.5% AS-REPORTED); 26/04/2018 – Royal Caribbean Expects Net Yield Increase of 2% to 3.75% on Constant Currency Basi; 15/03/2018 – Royal Caribbean Eyes Next Generation of Cruisers with Multibillion-Dollar Investment In Ships, Experiences and Destinations; 26/04/2018 – Royal Caribbean Raises FY18 View To Adj EPS $8.70-Adj EPS $8.90; 26/04/2018 – ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES LTD QTRLY ADJUSTED EARNINGS OF $1.09 PER SHARE; 23/03/2018 – A New Adventure Begins – Royal Caribbean Welcomes The World’s Largest Cruise Ship; 15/03/2018 – Royal Caribbean, Carnival Named Most Instagrammed Cruise Lines According to Seahub.com; 26/04/2018 – ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES LTD QTRLY GROSS YIELDS WERE UP 3.1% IN CONSTANT-CURRENCY (UP 5.1% AS-REPORTED); 26/04/2018 – ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES – NCC EXCLUDING FUEL ARE EXPECTED TO BE UP ABOUT 2.5% IN CONSTANT-CURRENCY AND UP 3.0% TO 3.5% AS-REPORTED FOR FY; 26/04/2018 – ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES LTD – QTRLY TOTAL REVENUE $2.03 BLN VS $2.01 BLN REPORTED LAST YEAR

Since November 19, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $1.11 billion activity. Howe Stephen R. Jr. bought 420 shares worth $50,190. $168,179 worth of stock was sold by REITAN BERNT on Monday, November 19. $554.74M worth of stock was sold by Wilhelmsen Arne Alexander on Tuesday, February 5. $554.74M worth of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) was sold by A WILHELMSEN A S. On Thursday, December 13 Fain Richard D bought $2.00M worth of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) or 18,900 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.14, from 0.99 in 2018Q3. It worsened, as 69 investors sold Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. shares while 192 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 146 raised stakes. 142.27 million shares or 0.74% less from 143.34 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Brandywine Glob Mngmt Ltd Co accumulated 0.14% or 194,241 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers L P has 0% invested in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) for 26,581 shares. D E Shaw And reported 0.2% stake. 24,501 were accumulated by South Dakota Inv Council. Keybank Natl Association Oh has 4,448 shares. Moreover, Cohen Klingenstein Ltd Llc has 0.04% invested in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL). Legg Mason Asset Management (Japan) Ltd invested in 5,500 shares or 0.67% of the stock. Foster Motley, Ohio-based fund reported 4,016 shares. Credit Suisse Ag owns 251,242 shares. Moreover, Bp Public Limited Com has 0.06% invested in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL). Mufg Americas Holdg Corp invested 0.26% of its portfolio in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL). Tyvor Lc invested 6.42% of its portfolio in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL). Commerce Comml Bank holds 0.01% or 5,572 shares in its portfolio. Jpmorgan Chase & Co reported 5.81 million shares stake. Amp invested 0.03% in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL).

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