Carnival PLC (NYSE:CUK) shares saw unusually-high trading volume on Monday . Approximately 917,800 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 185% from the previous session’s volume of 321,944 shares.The stock last traded at $46.91 and had previously closed at $49.50.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Carnival PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 28th.

The company has a 50 day moving average price of $47.61 and a 200-day moving average price of $49.35. The firm has a market capitalization of $34.95 billion and a PE ratio of 16.16.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 16th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 26th will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 24th. This represents a $1.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.98%.

Carnival plc is a leisure travel company. The Company’s segments include North America, and Europe, and Australia & Asia (EAA). Its North America segment includes Carnival Cruise Lines, Princess Cruises (Princess), Holland America Line and Seabourn. Its EAA segment includes Costa Cruises (Costa), AIDA Cruises (AIDA), P&O Cruises (United Kingdom), P&O Cruises (Australia) and Cunard.

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