(Corrects headline and paragraph 1 to say Carnival warned it
might post a loss, not forecast a loss)
March 25 Carnival Corp, the world's
largest cruise operator, barely broke even on an adjusted
per-share basis in the first quarter and warned it might post a
loss for the current quarter due to a rise in costs.
The company, which operates the Carnival, Holland America
and Costa cruise lines, reported a net loss of $15 million, or 2
cents per share, for the first quarter ended Feb. 28 compared
with a profit of $37 million, or 5 cents per share, a year
Revenue fell marginally to $3.58 billion.
(Reporting by Shailaja Sharma in Bangalore; Editing by Kirti