Analyst Advice And Earnings Insight: Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH), Loews Corporation (L)

The recently concluded session had traders exchanging Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NCLH) low level. Roughly 1.51 million shares changed hands compared to the three-month volume average 1.96 million shares. The first trade took place at $47.71 and the stock went down -0.36% to attain the closing price of $47.6.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) Analyst Opinion

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. has a consensus outperform rating from 20 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 2.07% of shares outstanding. The stock sank -8.02% last month and is down -10.61 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 15 of analysts who cover NCLH having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $65 price target on Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., suggesting a 36.55% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -22.58% below its 52-week high.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. Earnings Surprise

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.6 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.54. Its revenue totaled $1.29 billion up 3.15% from the previous quarter.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NCLH) Intraday View

This stock (NCLH) is ahead of its 52-week low with 3.12%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 1.71% which for the week stands at 2.41%. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -5.67% and stays -7.73% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have managed 1.15% gains and now is down -12.96% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $54.38. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) has made its way to a 12-month decline of -11.9%.

Turning to Loews Corporation (NYSE:L), its shares were trading at $49.91 a retreat of $-0.15, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $50.12, touched a high of $50.24 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.3. Loews Corporation has 1 buy ratings, 2 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -6.87% from its high of $53.59 to a $15.74 billion market value through last close.

Loews Corporation (L) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 2.33 to 2.33 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $51 a share. The target implies a 2.18% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 2.18% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.24 million shares versus an average volume of 1.28 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 1.41% which for the week approaches 1.26%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $49.585 and compares with the $45.01 52-week low. The stock recovered 10.89% since its low point and has performed -0.24% year-to-date.