Investing.com - Carnival (NYSE:CCL) Corp reported fourth quarter earnings that matched analysts' expectations on Thursday and revenue that topped forecasts.
The firm reported earnings per share of $0.7 on revenue of $4.46B. Analysts polled by Investing.com expected EPS of $0.7 on revenue of $4.45B. That compared to EPS of $0.63 on revenue of $4.26B in the same period a year earlier. The company had reported EPS of $2.36 on revenue of $5.84B in the previous quarter.
For the year, Carnival Corp shares are down 25.22%, under-performing the S&P 500 which is down 7.92% year to date.
Carnival Corp follows other major Services sector earnings this month
On December 13, Costco reported first quarter EPS of $1.61 on revenue of $35.07B, compared to forecasts of EPS of $1.62 on revenue of $37.57B.
Walgreens Boots earnings beat analyst's expectations on Thursday, with first quarter EPS of $1.46 on revenue of $33.79B. Investing.com analysts expected EPS of $1.43 on revenue of $33.82B
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