Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE:RCL – Get Free Report) and Cool (NYSE:CLCO – Get Free Report) are both consumer cyclical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, valuation and earnings.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Royal Caribbean Cruises and Cool’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Royal Caribbean Cruises||$13.17 billion||2.06||-$2.16 billion||$3.20||33.07|
|Cool||$161.96 million||3.32||$85.74 million||$2.37||5.66|
Cool has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Royal Caribbean Cruises. Cool is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Royal Caribbean Cruises, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This table compares Royal Caribbean Cruises and Cool’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Royal Caribbean Cruises||6.98%||34.59%||3.67%|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
75.6% of Royal Caribbean Cruises shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 20.7% of Cool shares are held by institutional investors. 8.7% of Royal Caribbean Cruises shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Royal Caribbean Cruises and Cool, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Royal Caribbean Cruises||0||3||10||0||2.77|
Royal Caribbean Cruises presently has a consensus target price of $111.00, suggesting a potential upside of 4.91%. Given Royal Caribbean Cruises’ higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Royal Caribbean Cruises is more favorable than Cool.
Royal Caribbean Cruises beats Cool on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Royal Caribbean Cruises
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. operates as a cruise company worldwide. The company operates cruises under the Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, and Silversea Cruises brands, which comprise a range of itineraries. As of February 13, 2023, it operated 64 ships. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.
Cool Company Ltd. engages in the ownership, operation, and management of liquefied natural gas carriers (LNGCs) that provides supply chain support solutions for energy industry. The company owns and operates a fleet of LNGCs, including tri-fuel diesel electric vessels; and floating storage and regasification units for third parties. Cool Company Ltd. was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.
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