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How to buy Norwegian Cruise Line (NCLH) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Norwegian Cruise Line shares.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd (NCLH) is a leading travel services business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$17.97 after a previous close of US$17.5. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD17.87 to a high of USD18.215. The latest price was USD18 (25 minute delay). Norwegian Cruise Line is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Norwegian Cruise Line

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a company listed in the US from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. Look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, which will typically include your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Norwegian Cruise Line. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: NCLH. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment that matches your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Norwegian Cruise Line reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying using consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$17.5, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Norwegian Cruise Line, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Norwegian Cruise Line. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights.

Norwegian Cruise Line stock price (NYSE:NCLH)

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Norwegian Cruise Line shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-06-12.
OpenUS$17.97
HighUS$18.215
LowUS$17.87
CloseUS$18
Previous closeUS$17.5
Change US$0.5
Change % 2.8571%
Volume 11,139,538
Information last updated 2024-06-05.
52-week rangeUS$12.705 - US$22.75
50-day moving average US$17.6962
200-day moving average US$17.1283
Target priceUS$20.69
PE ratio 22.7654
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$0.81

Norwegian Cruise Line share growth calculator

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Norwegian Cruise Line price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $18

1 week (2024-06-06) -0.94%
1 month (2024-05-13) 13.64%
3 months (2024-03-13) -9.41%
6 months (2023-12-13) -6.35%
1 year (2023-06-12) -2.23%
2 years (2022-06-10) 36.78%
3 years (2021-06-11) -44.15%
5 years (2019-06-13) -66.49%

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Is it a good time to buy Norwegian Cruise Line stock?

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Is Norwegian Cruise Line under- or over-valued?

Valuing Norwegian Cruise Line stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Norwegian Cruise Line's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Norwegian Cruise Line's P/E ratio

Norwegian Cruise Line's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 23x. In other words, Norwegian Cruise Line shares trade at around 23x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Norwegian Cruise Line's PEG ratio

Norwegian Cruise Line's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.3845. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Norwegian Cruise Line's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Norwegian Cruise Line's EBITDA

Norwegian Cruise Line's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$2.1 billion (£1.6 billion).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Norwegian Cruise Line's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure stock profitability.

Norwegian Cruise Line share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Norwegian Cruise Line's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$12.705 up to US$22.75. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Norwegian Cruise Line's is 2.597. This would suggest that Norwegian Cruise Line's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Norwegian Cruise Line financials

Revenue TTM US$8.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 9.97%
Gross profit TTM US$576.7 million
Return on assets TTM 3.73%
Return on equity TTM 261.18%
Profit margin 3.84%
Book value 0.844
Market capitalisation US$7.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Norwegian Cruise Line share dividends

We're not expecting Norwegian Cruise Line to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Norwegian Cruise Line's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Norwegian Cruise Line.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Norwegian Cruise Line's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 29.48

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Norwegian Cruise Line's overall score of 29.48 (as at 12/31/2018) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 52nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Norwegian Cruise Line is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Norwegian Cruise Line's environmental score

Environmental score: 16.54/100

Norwegian Cruise Line's environmental score of 16.54 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Norwegian Cruise Line is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Norwegian Cruise Line's social score

Social score: 13.47/100

Norwegian Cruise Line's social score of 13.47 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Norwegian Cruise Line is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Norwegian Cruise Line's governance score

Governance score: 6.96/100

Norwegian Cruise Line's governance score puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Norwegian Cruise Line is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Norwegian Cruise Line's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Norwegian Cruise Line scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Norwegian Cruise Line has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 29.48
Total ESG percentile 52.32
Environmental score 16.54
Environmental score percentile 6
Social score 13.47
Social score percentile 6
Governance score 6.96
Governance score percentile 6
Level of controversy 2

Norwegian Cruise Line overview

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a cruise company in North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. The company operates through the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands. It offers itineraries ranging from three days to a 180-days calling on various ports, including Scandinavia, Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, the Greek Isles, Alaska, Canada and New England, Hawaii, Asia, Tahiti and the South Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, Africa, India, South America, the Panama Canal, and the Caribbean. It distributes its products through retail/travel advisor and onboard cruise sales channels, as well as meetings, incentives, and charters. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. was founded in 1966 and is based in Miami, Florida.

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