Carnival executives strike on options

Carnival UK CEO Noyes and Costa’s Thamm grab $393,000 worth of shares and sell some.

Two key Carnival executives have taken up options to buy company shares at a deep discount, and both have sold part of the holding.

They received shares in the New York and London-listed cruise giant with a market value of about $393,000.

Costa Group chief executive Michael Thamm used his options to buy about 5,070 shares at $1.66 each. He then sold 2,620 shares at GBP 36.31 ($51.44) each.

Carnival UK chief executive David Noyes exercised options to buy nearly 2,680 shares at $1.66 apiece.

He sold 1,480 of the shares for GBP 36.31 apiece.