Traders bought shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NCLH) on weakness during trading on Friday. $19.48 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $7.18 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $12.30 million into the stock. Of all equities tracked, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings had the 25th highest net in-flow for the day. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings traded down ($0.01) for the day and closed at $41.11

NCLH has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Tigress Financial upgraded Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 31st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $56.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, May 5th. Wells Fargo & Co. restated a “buy” rating on shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings in a research note on Thursday, May 12th. Credit Suisse Group AG restated a “buy” rating on shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings in a research note on Tuesday, May 24th. Finally, Nomura Holdings Inc. restated a “buy” rating and issued a $65.00 price objective on shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings in a research note on Sunday, May 15th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fifteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $62.14.

The firm has a market cap of $9.33 billion and a P/E ratio of 18.15. The company’s 50 day moving average is $42.51 and its 200 day moving average is $47.16.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NASDAQ:NCLH) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May 10th. The company reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.01. The firm earned $1.10 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.10 billion. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.27 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 14.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. will post $3.75 EPS for the current year.

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in NCLH. Marshall Wace LLP boosted its stake in shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings by 179.9% in the fourth quarter. Marshall Wace LLP now owns 128,533 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,532,000 after buying an additional 82,608 shares during the period. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management CO. LTD. boosted its stake in shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings by 6.5% in the fourth quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management CO. LTD. now owns 20,070 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,176,000 after buying an additional 1,220 shares during the period. Cowen Group Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings during the fourth quarter worth about $1,714,000. Monashee Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings during the fourth quarter worth about $2,942,000. Finally, Bank of Montreal Can boosted its stake in shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings by 14.3% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 144,278 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,455,000 after buying an additional 18,038 shares during the period.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. is a diversified cruise operator. The Company operates cruise lines under the Norwegian, Oceania and Regent brands. Norwegian offers cruises ranging in length from one day to three weeks. Each of Norwegian’s 13 ships has been built to consistently deliver the Freestyle Cruising product offering.

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