Investors purchased shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NCLH) on weakness during trading hours 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 companies 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

A number of research firms recently issued reports on NCLH. Stifel Nicolaus lowered their target price on shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings from $69.00 to $55.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 5th. Sterne Agee CRT began coverage on shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings in a report on Tuesday, June 7th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $60.00 target price for the company. Tigress Financial upgraded shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 31st. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG restated a “buy” rating on shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings in a report on Tuesday, May 24th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fifteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $62.14.

The company has a 50-day moving average price of $42.51 and a 200-day moving average price of $47.16. The stock has a market cap of $9.33 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.15.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NASDAQ:NCLH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 10th. The company reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.01. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.27 earnings per share. The firm had revenue of $1.10 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.10 billion. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’s quarterly revenue was up 14.9% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts anticipate that Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. will post $3.75 EPS for the current year.

Other hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Rhumbline Advisers raised its stake in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings by 3.5% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 112,783 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,609,000 after buying an additional 3,820 shares in the last quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. increased its position in shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings by 30.1% in the fourth quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 518,580 shares of the company’s stock worth $30,389,000 after buying an additional 120,090 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings by 8.7% in the fourth quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 10,959,113 shares of the company’s stock worth $642,204,000 after buying an additional 875,828 shares in the last quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP increased its position in shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings by 72.8% in the fourth quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 18,556 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,087,000 after buying an additional 7,817 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Financial Counselors Inc. increased its position in shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings by 44.7% in the fourth quarter. Financial Counselors Inc. now owns 42,935 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,516,000 after buying an additional 13,256 shares in the last quarter.

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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