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Breakout for Carnival Corp (NYSE: CCL)

|Includes: Carnival Corporation (CCL)

December 22, 2010

Shares of Carnival Corp (NYSE: CCL) broke out to new 2010 highs and have now reached their highest level since December 2007.

Carnival rallied on a better than expected fourth-quarter earnings report. Earnings rose 29% as the cruise ship company benefited from improving demand. The stock rose 4.3% in heavy volume, closing at $45.18.

New highs are always bullish, but considering the economy is only just starting to get back on its feet, there could be a great deal of continued good earnings results in future months.

The short term target for this advance is $47.95. If this level is surpassed, traders can look for Carnival shares to reach as high as $52.71 over coming months.

The ( Stock Timing Strategy has no position in the Carnival Corp.