SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new stake in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NCLH) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 21,565 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,148,000.

A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Janus Henderson Group PLC increased its stake in Norwegian Cruise Line by 11.1% in the third quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 8,232,552 shares of the company’s stock valued at $444,968,000 after acquiring an additional 822,804 shares during the last quarter. DSM Capital Partners LLC boosted its position in Norwegian Cruise Line by 106.1% in the third quarter. DSM Capital Partners LLC now owns 3,591,761 shares of the company’s stock valued at $194,135,000 after buying an additional 1,848,761 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp boosted its position in Norwegian Cruise Line by 1.2% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 2,950,384 shares of the company’s stock valued at $160,177,000 after buying an additional 35,511 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in Norwegian Cruise Line by 11.2% in the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,670,028 shares of the company’s stock valued at $144,307,000 after buying an additional 269,534 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Jennison Associates LLC boosted its position in Norwegian Cruise Line by 7.3% in the third quarter. Jennison Associates LLC now owns 1,690,024 shares of the company’s stock valued at $91,346,000 after buying an additional 115,635 shares in the last quarter. 88.85% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of brokerages have weighed in on NCLH. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded shares of Norwegian Cruise Line from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research report on Monday, February 5th. Barclays raised their target price on shares of Norwegian Cruise Line from $64.00 to $67.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Norwegian Cruise Line from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and issued a $67.00 target price (down previously from $69.00) on shares of Norwegian Cruise Line in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Finally, Argus began coverage on shares of Norwegian Cruise Line in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $68.00 target price on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $63.38.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) opened at $57.60 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $13,140.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.97, a PEG ratio of 0.56 and a beta of 1.17. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.08, a quick ratio of 0.31 and a current ratio of 0.34. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. has a fifty-two week low of $46.96 and a fifty-two week high of $61.48.

In other news, major shareholder Apollo Management Holdings Gp, sold 5,000,000 shares of Norwegian Cruise Line stock in a transaction on Monday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $54.11, for a total transaction of $270,550,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. 0.98% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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Norwegian Cruise Line Profile

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) is a global cruise company. The Company operates the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands. The Company had 25 ships with approximately 50,400 Berths, as of May 1, 2017. The Company’s brands offer itineraries to various destinations around the world, including Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, South America, Africa, Canada, Bermuda, Caribbean, Alaska and Hawaii.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Norwegian Cruise Line (NASDAQ:NCLH)

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