Seaworld Entertainment Stock Rating Lowered by Macquarie (SEAS)
Seaworld Entertainment (NASDAQ:SEAS) was downgraded by Macquarie from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note issued on Thursday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports.
SEAS has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Wells Fargo & Co. downgraded shares of Seaworld Entertainment from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Thursday. Separately, analysts at FBR Capital Markets cut their price target on shares of Seaworld Entertainment from $37.00 to $21.00 in a research note on Thursday. They now have a “market perform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Bank of America downgraded shares of Seaworld Entertainment to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $32.94.
Seaworld Entertainment (NASDAQ:SEAS) opened at 18.90 on Thursday. Seaworld Entertainment has a 1-year low of $18.17 and a 1-year high of $35.30. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $27.95 and its 200-day moving average is $30.51. The company has a market cap of $1.671 billion and a P/E ratio of 61.06. Seaworld Entertainment also saw unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Stock investors purchased 565 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 247% compared to the average daily volume of 163 put options.
Seaworld Entertainment (NASDAQ:SEAS) last issued its quarterly earnings data 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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