Research Analysts’ Recent Ratings Updates for SeaWorld Entertainment (SEAS)

A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE: SEAS):

  • 5/14/2022 – SeaWorld Entertainment was downgraded by analysts at StockNews.com from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 5/13/2022 – SeaWorld Entertainment was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. is a theme park and entertainment company operating primarily in the United States. The company owns and operates U.S. theme parks, including the popular SeaWorld(R), Busch Gardens(R) and Sesame Place(R) brands. SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. is headquartered in Orlando, Florida. “
  • 5/6/2022 – SeaWorld Entertainment had its price target lowered by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from $74.00 to $68.00.
  • 5/5/2022 – SeaWorld Entertainment was upgraded by analysts at StockNews.com from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 4/27/2022 – SeaWorld Entertainment was downgraded by analysts at StockNews.com from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 4/25/2022 – SeaWorld Entertainment is now covered by analysts at Rosenblatt Securities. They set a “buy” rating and a $92.00 price target on the stock.
  • 4/21/2022 – SeaWorld Entertainment had its price target raised by analysts at B. Riley from $83.00 to $94.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 4/19/2022 – SeaWorld Entertainment had its price target raised by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from $72.00 to $74.00. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 4/19/2022 – SeaWorld Entertainment was upgraded by analysts at StockNews.com from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 4/8/2022 – SeaWorld Entertainment was downgraded by analysts at StockNews.com from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 3/31/2022 – SeaWorld Entertainment is now covered by analysts at StockNews.com. They set a “buy” rating on the stock.

SeaWorld Entertainment stock opened at $55.91 on Tuesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $67.39 and its 200 day moving average price is $65.36. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 183.53, a current ratio of 1.14 and a quick ratio of 1.05. The company has a market cap of $4.06 billion, a PE ratio of 15.23 and a beta of 2.13. SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. has a 1-year low of $41.94 and a 1-year high of $76.57.

SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEASGet Rating) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, May 5th. The company reported ($0.12) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.14) by $0.02. The company had revenue of $270.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $263.23 million. SeaWorld Entertainment had a negative return on equity of 690.93% and a net margin of 18.25%. SeaWorld Entertainment’s quarterly revenue was up 57.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned ($0.57) earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. will post 4.44 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other news, insider Elizabeth Gulacsy sold 10,500 shares of the company’s 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 directly 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 can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Marc Swanson sold 6,298 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, March 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $73.88, for a total value of $465,296.24. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 26,800 shares of company stock worth $1,957,859. 1.00% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of SeaWorld Entertainment in the third quarter valued at about $15,362,000. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of SeaWorld Entertainment by 15.5% in the fourth quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 2,390 shares of the company’s stock valued at $142,000 after buying an additional 320 shares in the last quarter. Strs Ohio grew its stake in shares of SeaWorld Entertainment by 13.9% in the fourth quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 4,100 shares of the company’s stock valued at $265,000 after buying an additional 500 shares in the last quarter. PCJ Investment Counsel Ltd. acquired a new stake in shares of SeaWorld Entertainment in the third quarter valued at about $1,124,000. Finally, Allianz Asset Management GmbH grew its stake in shares of SeaWorld Entertainment by 65.6% in the third quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH now owns 27,378 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,515,000 after buying an additional 10,845 shares in the last quarter.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a theme park and entertainment company in the United States. The company operates SeaWorld theme parks in Orlando, Florida; San Antonio, Texas; and San Diego, California, as well as Busch Gardens theme parks in Tampa, Florida, and Williamsburg, Virginia.

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