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Cruise stocks charge up more than 20% after upbeat news on Pfizer, BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine candidate

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By Tomi Kilgore

Shares of cruise operators soared Monday, as investors cheered news that Pfizer Inc.'s /zigman2/quotes/202877789/composite PFE +0.31% and BioNTech Inc.'s /zigman2/quotes/214419716/composite BNTX +1.53% COVID-19 vaccine candidate achieved "success" in an interim analysis from a Phase 3 study. Carnival Corp.'s stock /zigman2/quotes/202325446/composite CCL +5.46% rocketed 29.5% in active premarket trading, Royal Caribbean Group shares /zigman2/quotes/208854639/composite RCL +4.07% soared 21.1% and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. shot up 24.6%. Cruise operators have been among the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, as they have struggled to resume operations amid government restrictions in the U.S. and abroad. Investor celebration wasn't limited to the cruise sector, as futures /zigman2/quotes/210407078/delayed YM00 -0.22% for the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.24% powered up more than 1,500 points, or 5.5%, ahead of the open.

/zigman2/quotes/202877789/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 41.81
+0.13 +0.31%
Volume: 23.72M
July 26, 2021 4:03p
P/E Ratio
21.27
Dividend Yield
3.73%
Market Cap
$233.31 billion
Rev. per Employee
$533,860
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/zigman2/quotes/214419716/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 286.26
+4.30 +1.53%
Volume: 4.03M
July 26, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
50.65
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$68.10 billion
Rev. per Employee
$283,276
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/zigman2/quotes/202325446/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 23.16
+1.20 +5.46%
Volume: 37.05M
July 26, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
$24.50 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/208854639/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 80.88
+3.16 +4.07%
Volume: 4.65M
July 26, 2021 4:03p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
$19.79 billion
Rev. per Employee
$25,986
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/zigman2/quotes/210407078/delayed
US : U.S.: CBOT
$ 34,956.00
-78.00 -0.22%
Volume: 9,078
July 27, 2021 1:37a
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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
35,144.31
+82.76 +0.24%
Volume: 264.80M
July 26, 2021 5:03p
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