4203958 said its normalized net income for the fiscal fourth quarter ended Nov. 30, 2016, came to 53 cents per share, compared with the S&P Capital IQ consensus estimate of 58 cents per share.
EPS climbed year over year from 20 cents.
Normalized net income, which excludes unusual gains or losses on a pre- and after-tax basis, was $383.1 million, an increase from $156.9 million in the prior-year period.
The normalized profit margin increased to 9.7% from 4.2% in the year-earlier period.
Total revenue increased 6.0% on an annual basis to $3.94 billion from $3.71 billion, and total operating expenses decreased from the prior-year period to $3.28 billion from $3.42 billion.
Reported net income grew year over year to $607.3 million, or 83 cents per share, from $268.8 million, or 35 cents per share.
For the year, the company's normalized net income totaled $2.37 per share, compared with the S&P Capital IQ consensus normalized EPS estimate of $3.36.
EPS rose 65.8% from $1.43 in the prior year.
Normalized net income was $1.77 billion, an increase of 59.0% from $1.11 billion in the prior year.
ull-year total revenue rose from the prior-year period to $16.39 billion from $15.71 billion, and total operating expenses declined year over year to $13.37 billion fro Carnival PLC.