Finance Friday II: NCL Goes Public

You can now own a part of NCL. NCL recently filed an S-1 forum that they wish to create an Initial Public Offering. IPO’s are the first step towards being a publically traded company and then being listed in a ...

Finance Friday Part I: RCI’s Q3 Earnings

And they were surprising! For Q3 Revenue of $2.1 Billion Net Income of $356.8 million Net Cruise Costs were down(a good thing) 2.3% and omitting fuel expenses, they were down 2.8% As a result, upon anno...

Finance Friday: Carnival Q3 Earnings

Carnival Corporation, the world largest cruise line, recently posted their 3rd Quarter earnings report. Lets take a look at the numbers. Total revenue was $4.4 billion. Up from $4.1 billion last year. Total net income was $1.3 billion yielding $1.62 per ...

Finance Friday: Seadream Declares Second Bankruptcy

My first Finance Friday was from last Friday where I analyzed the Q2 reports. CIN is reporting that the former founder of Seabourn Cruise Line and the current CEO of Seadream Yachts is having some troubles....

Finance Friday: Cruise Line Financial Reports Q2 2010

As we head into the weekend, I think this would be a good time to analyze the Cruise Line’s recent financial statements. Carnival Who better to start things off than the Industry leader and cash machine Carni...