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Six Flags Entertainment Corp (NYSE:SIX) SVP Walter Hawrylak unloaded 12,645 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $36.82, for a total value of $465,588.90. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 240,110 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,840,850. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.

A number of research firms have recently commented on SIX. Analysts at Goldman Sachs reiterated a “positive” rating on shares of Six Flags Entertainment Corp in a research note on Monday, June 23rd. Analysts at Credit Suisse raised their price target on shares of Six Flags Entertainment Corp from $47.00 to $49.00 in a research note on Friday, June 20th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.

Six Flags Entertainment Corp (NYSE:SIX) traded up 1.51% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $36.87. 775,601 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Six Flags Entertainment Corp has a 52-week low of $31.86 and a 52-week high of $43.19. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $40.55 and its 200-day moving average is $40.02. The company has a market cap of $3.513 billion and a P/E ratio of 26.49.

Six Flags Entertainment Corp (NYSE:SIX) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 21st. The company reported $1.03 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.38. The company had revenue of $376.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $396.22 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.47 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 3.5% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Six Flags Entertainment Corp will post $1.45 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX), incorporated on December 09, 1997, owns and operates regional theme, water and zoological parks.

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