What Will Carnival’s Top Institutional Shareholders Think of This Plan?

Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL): The cruise line company, which has been beleaguered with problems due to various ship malfunctions, has announced that it will be reimbursing the government for the costs of its assistance in the rescue of the Triumph and Splendor cruise ships. U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.), who has been pressuring the company to repay for the aid, said the Coast Guard spent $780,000 on the Triumph incident and $1.54 million responding to the Splendor. Additionally, the Navy spent $1.88 million on the Splendor debacle.

These institutional firms indicated owning shares of Carnival Corporation in Q1 2013. They reported owning a total of 27.365 million shares on 03/31/2013. The shares closed at $34.30 on 03/31/2013.

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Here are the nine largest positions in Carnival Corporation at the end of March 31st, 2013.

Vanguard Group Inc. held 20,072,739 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $688,494,932. This brought the portfolio total to 0.08%.

Edinburgh Partners LTD held 4,439,128 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $152,263,000. This brought the portfolio total to 9.27%.

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC held 767,264 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $26,317,155. This brought the portfolio total to 0.09%.

Employees Retirement System of Texas held 446,400 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $15,311,520. This brought the portfolio total to 0.21%.

Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. held 314,632 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $10,791,877. This brought the portfolio total to 0.1%.

British Columbia Investment Management Corp. held 243,626 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $8,356,000. This brought the portfolio total to 0.1%.

Rockefeller Financial Services Inc. held 209,107 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $7,172,370. This brought the portfolio total to 0.14%.

Korea Investment Corp. held 150,500 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $5,162,150. This brought the portfolio total to 0.07%.

ExxonMobil Investment Management Inc. held 132,874 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $4,557,578. This brought the portfolio total to 0.11%.

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