SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS – Get Rating) insider Elizabeth Gulacsy sold 10,500 shares of SeaWorld Entertainment stock in a transaction on Monday, April 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $73.34, for a total value of $770,070.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 67,479 shares in the company, valued at $4,948,909.86. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website.
SeaWorld Entertainment stock traded up $0.61 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $74.07. 29,130 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,067,411. SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. has a 52-week low of $41.94 and a 52-week high of $76.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $68.28 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $64.76. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 183.53, a quick ratio of 1.45 and a current ratio of 1.53. The company has a market cap of $5.60 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.81 and a beta of 2.19.
SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS – Get Rating) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, February 24th. The company reported $0.92 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.59. SeaWorld Entertainment had a negative return on equity of 639.40% and a net margin of 17.06%. The business had revenue of $370.82 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $341.95 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned ($0.58) earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 140.7% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, sell-side analysts expect that SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. will post 4.15 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of SEAS. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC boosted its holdings in SeaWorld Entertainment by 21.2% during the 1st quarter. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC now owns 6,414 shares of the company’s stock valued at $477,000 after acquiring an additional 1,124 shares during the period. First Hawaiian Bank bought a new position in SeaWorld Entertainment during the 1st quarter valued at approximately $534,000. Norges Bank bought a new position in SeaWorld Entertainment during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $26,921,000. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in SeaWorld Entertainment by 1.4% during the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 3,493,366 shares of the company’s stock valued at $226,581,000 after purchasing an additional 48,511 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its position in SeaWorld Entertainment by 30.3% during the 4th quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 93,301 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,052,000 after purchasing an additional 21,699 shares during the last quarter.
SeaWorld Entertainment Company Profile (Get Rating)
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc is a holding company, which engages in the ownership and operation of theme parks. It operates through the following brands: SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, Aquatica, Discovery Cove, Sesame Place, and Sea Rescue. The company was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Orlando, FL.
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