CDC reports 205 passenger and crew ill on Cunard Cruise Line's Queen Mary 2 The Center for Disease Control and Prevention gave an update on an illness reported on the Queen Mary 2: The number of passengers who have reported being ill during the voyage out of total number of passengers onboard: 194 of 2,613 (7.42%) and the number of crew who have reported being ill during the voyage out of total number of crew onboard: 11 of 1,255 (0.88%). Reference Link
Carnival upgraded to Buy from Neutral at SunTrust SunTrust upgraded Carnival to Buy from Neutral and maintained its $53 price target. The firm's cruise line pricing survey observed three consecutive months of strong forward pricing, implying a favorable earnings outlook for Carnival. SunTrust said Carnival shares are still off the most from 2008 peak net yields compared to peers and the firm thinks its stock has the most room to run among the group.