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Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $158.5 million.
The Miami-based company said it had profit of 69 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 75 cents per share.
The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 74 cents per share.
The cruise operator posted revenue of $1.09 billion in the period, falling short of Street forecasts. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.1 billion.
For the current quarter ending in September, Norwegian Cruise Line expects its per-share earnings to range from $1.30 to $1.35.
The company expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.80 to $2.90 per share.
Norwegian Cruise Line shares have risen 33 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has increased 88 percent in the last 12 months.
This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research.