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Seaworld Entertainment (NASDAQ:SEAS) was downgraded by equities research analysts at Bank of America to a “neutral” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday.

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Seaworld Entertainment from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 17th. 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, four have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Seaworld Entertainment presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $32.94.

Shares of Seaworld Entertainment (NASDAQ:SEAS) traded down 2.75% on Thursday, hitting $18.3799. 3,832,544 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Seaworld Entertainment has a 1-year low of $18.17 and a 1-year high of $35.30. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $27.95 and a 200-day moving average of $30.51. The company has a market cap of $1.625 billion and a P/E ratio of 41.00. Seaworld Entertainment also was the target of some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Stock traders acquired 565 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 247% compared to the average volume of 163 put options.

Seaworld Entertainment (NASDAQ:SEAS) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 13th. The company reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.16. The company had revenue of $405.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $445.29 million. On average, analysts predict that Seaworld Entertainment will post $1.40 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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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