Insiders Have Increased Positions in: SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS)

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS)'s short interest is 33 million shares, or % of the float.

The stock's 50-day average volume has been 3,046,984 shares, with an average of 75% of medium term indicators pointing toward Sell. Over the course of the past year SEAS has set a 52-week high of $20.13 while the corresponding low set was $10.42. The business is scheduled to announce its next earnings report on Tuesday, February 27th. This estimate is provided by 9 analysts. For the next fiscal year, analysts forecast that the firm will report sales of $1.29 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $1.24 billion to $1.30 billion.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. on 9/29/2017 reported its EPS as $-0.14 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $-0.11. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,839,176 shares of the company's stock worth $46,194,000 after acquiring an additional 43,358 shares during the last quarter.

The company's quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.4 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 0.6. SeaWorld Entertainment had a positive return on equity of 22.94% and a negative net margin of 15.32%. The firm had revenue of $437.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $453.58 million. The stock sank -0.09% last month and is down -38.62 this year. The company's quarterly revenue was down 9.8% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Finally, State Street Corp raised its position in SeaWorld Entertainment by 6.6% during the second quarter. Stifel Nicolaus restated a "buy" rating and set a $16.00 target price (down previously from $23.00) on shares of SeaWorld Entertainment in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd. BidaskClub upgraded shares of SeaWorld Entertainment from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Friday, November 10th.

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In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -20.74% per annum. Out of the analyst recommendations 4 rate Seaworld Entertainment Inc Co (NYSE:SEAS) stock a Buy, 1 rate the stock Outperform, 7 rate Hold, 2 rate Underperform and 0 recommend a Sell. SeaWorld Entertainment presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $15.82.

University of MI professor and noted insider trading researcher discovered that when insiders bought shares of their own companies, the stocks outperformed the total market by 8.9% over the next 12-month period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its holdings in SeaWorld Entertainment by 14.3% in the 3rd quarter. Also included in the list of sellers for the last 3 months Anthony Esparza who executed a direct sell for 8,663 shares on September 8, 2017.Officer Swanson Marc sold 265 shares on September 1, 2017, bringing his total number of shares held to 120687. Russell Investments Group Ltd. raised its position in SeaWorld Entertainment by 36.7% in the second quarter. This represents a decrease of -1% in the number of shares being shorted compared to the previous reading, and implies that investors felt less pessimistic about the stock during the past two weeks. Strs Ohio raised its position in SeaWorld Entertainment by 27.0% in the second quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 96.35% of the company's stock.

Shares of SeaWorld Entertainment Inc (NYSE SEAS) traded up $0.46 on Thursday, reaching $11.62. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.03. The stock has a market cap of $1,009.27, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.00 and a beta of 0.73. If you are viewing this news story on another website, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of USA & global copyright & trademark legislation. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. The Company owns or licenses a portfolio of brands, including SeaWorld, Sea Rescue and Busch Gardens.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc is a theme park and entertainment company.

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