Seaworld Entertainment Stock Rating Reaffirmed by JPMorgan Chase & Co. (SEAS)
Seaworld Entertainment (NASDAQ:SEAS)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating restated by JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research note issued on Thursday. They currently have a $21.00 price objective on the stock, down from their previous price objective of $34.00. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s price target points to a potential upside of 11.11% from the company’s current price.
Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Macquarie downgraded shares of Seaworld Entertainment from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday. Separately, 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. Finally, 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. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $30.95.
Shares of Seaworld Entertainment (NASDAQ:SEAS) traded down 4.76% on Thursday, hitting $18.00. 16,323,370 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Seaworld Entertainment has a 52-week low of $18.17 and a 52-week 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 $1.592 billion and a P/E ratio of 41.00. 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 released its earnings data on Wednesday, August 13th. The company reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters 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. Analysts expect that Seaworld Entertainment will post $1.40 EPS 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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