Home / Market Movers / Services Sector Gets a Lift from 3.15% Morning Gain for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) on September 22

Services Sector Gets a Lift from 3.15% Morning Gain for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) on September 22

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) has been one of the best performers amongst all NYSE and NASDAQ listed stocks in the services sector during morning trading on September 22. At the lunch break, shares of RCL have tacked on 3.15% to $70.0 after closing the day prior at $67.86. In the first two and a half hours of trading, the stock has gone as high as $70.55 and as low as $68.22. Today’s rise has come with about 1.73 million shares changing hands, compared to an average 30-day volume of 2.18 million for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.. The price is currently below the 30-day volume weighted average price of $69.77 for RCL.

The share appreciation gives the company a market capitalization of $14.61 billion based upon 215.26 million shares outstanding. It also means that RCL has a price-to-book ratio of 1.79:1.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of RCL have traded as low as $64.21 and as high as $103.4. Technical traders will take note that at $70.0, shares of RCL are trading below their 200-day MA at $76.63 and below their 50-day MA at $70.31. Technical analysts pay close attention to these key moving averages because they often serve as technical support and resistance levels and because a move through or holding above them is typically regarded as bullish.

Who is RCL?

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd operates in cruise vacation industry. It owns six cruise brands, Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur, Azamara Club Cruises, and CDF Croisieres de France. The company’s 66100 employees are led by CEO Richard D. Fain from the corporate headquarters at 1050 Caribbean Way in Miami, FL.

For more information on RCL and other companies trading on the major exchanges, as well as the over the counter markets, or to be considered for contributing content for our distribution network, visit FinancialPress.com today.

All data provided by QuoteMedia, with stock data accurate as of 12:00 PM ET. FinancialPress.com is not responsible for inaccuracies in third-party supplied information.

About FinancialPress.com

FinancialPress.com is a leading publisher of market and investment news, commentary, proprietary research and videos from seasoned journalists, analysts and contributors covering the financial markets and global economies. Leveraging our extensive distribution network and social media presence, we have cultivated a valuable audience of engaged market enthusiasts, which in turn delivers a variety of unique opportunities for industry partnerships, corporate communications, market exposure and investment. A complete disclaimer can be viewed here.

DISCLOSURE: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors, and do not represent the views of FinancialPress.com. Readers should not consider statements made by the author as formal recommendations and should consult their financial advisor before making any investment decisions. To read our full disclosure, please go to: http://financialpress.com/legal-disclaimer/.

Check Also

XG Technology Inc (XGTI) Falls, Weighing on Tech with a Slide of 10.0% on September 30

XG Technology Inc (XGTI) was one of the weakest stocks in the technology sector of …