Wcm Investment Management Has Upped Verisk Analytics (VRSK) Position By $4.30 Million; Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings LTD (NCLH) Has 1.82 Sentiment

February 21, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. operates as a cruise company. The company has market cap of $13.52 billion. It offers itineraries to approximately 510 destinations worldwide. It has a 18.47 P/E ratio. The firm offers its products through independent travel agents, wholesalers, and tour operators.

Wcm Investment Management increased Verisk Analytics Inc (VRSK) stake by 8.48% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Wcm Investment Management acquired 51,775 shares as Verisk Analytics Inc (VRSK)’s stock declined 6.47%. The Wcm Investment Management holds 662,322 shares with $55.10 million value, up from 610,547 last quarter. Verisk Analytics Inc now has $16.51 billion valuation. The stock increased 3.28% or $3.18 during the last trading session, reaching $100.22. About 546,412 shares traded. Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) has risen 4.02% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.68% the S&P500.

Analysts await Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NCLH) to report earnings on February, 22 before the open. They expect $0.63 EPS, up 31.25% or $0.15 from last year’s $0.48 per share. NCLH’s profit will be $143.93 million for 23.48 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.86 actual EPS reported by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -66.13% negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 0.36% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $59.16. About 384,863 shares traded. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) has risen 6.36% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.34% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Norwegian Cruise Line’s analysts are positive. Out of 6 Wall Street analysts rating Norwegian Cruise Line, 0 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 6 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $42.0 while the high is $45.0. The stock’s average target of $43.50 is -26.47% below today’s ($59.16) share price. NCLH was included in 6 notes of analysts from October 4, 2016. On Wednesday, November 23 the stock rating was downgraded by Bernstein to “Mkt Perform”. As per Tuesday, October 4, the company rating was initiated by Macquarie Research. Morgan Stanley initiated the shares of NCLH in report on Tuesday, December 13 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by UBS on Wednesday, October 5. Wedbush downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, October 14 report. The company was downgraded on Thursday, October 27 by JP Morgan.

Apollo Management Holdings L.P. holds 24.8% of its portfolio in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. for 30.48 million shares. Tyvor Capital Llc owns 758,360 shares or 7.79% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Mig Capital Llc has 5.35% invested in the company for 689,000 shares. The New York-based Roystone Capital Management Lp has invested 5.04% in the stock. Waterfront Capital Partners Llc, a New York-based fund reported 452,058 shares.

Since September 6, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 9 selling transactions for $16.70 million activity. On Friday, October 20 the insider Thompson Kenneth E sold $6.83 million. MILLS ANDREW G also sold $247,500 worth of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) shares. On Wednesday, December 13 WRIGHT DAVID B sold $1.42 million worth of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) or 15,000 shares. $37,485 worth of stock was bought by Shavel Lee on Wednesday, January 10. $1.00M worth of stock was sold by LEHMAN JOHN F on Friday, December 15.

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