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Seaworld Entertainment (NASDAQ:SEAS) reached a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Monday , American Banking News.com reports. The company traded as low as $27.39 and last traded at $28.01, with a volume of 1,034,267 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $28.55.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Seaworld Entertainment from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Thursday. They now have a $26.70 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Longbow Research upgraded shares of Seaworld Entertainment from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 7th. They now have a $37.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, analysts at Longbow Research initiated coverage on shares of Seaworld Entertainment in a research note on Thursday, June 5th. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $35.93.

The stock’s 50-day moving average is $29.44 and its 200-day moving average is $30.92. The company has a market cap of $2.477 billion and a P/E ratio of 61.93.

Seaworld Entertainment (NASDAQ:SEAS) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, May 14th. The company reported ($0.56) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.47) by $0.09. The company had revenue of $212.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $217.51 million. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 11.0% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Seaworld Entertainment will post $1.40 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other Seaworld Entertainment news, Insider Brad Andrews unloaded 1,000 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.46, for a total transaction of $28,460.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc is a theme park and entertainment company. The Company is engaged in delivering personal, interactive and educational experiences that blend imagination with nature and enable its customers to celebrate, connect with and care for the natural world.

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