Seaworld Entertainment Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages (NASDAQ:SEAS)
Seaworld Entertainment (NASDAQ:SEAS) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the ten brokerages that are currently covering the stock, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have issued a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $30.95.
Shares of Seaworld Entertainment (NASDAQ:SEAS) opened at 18.66 on Thursday. Seaworld Entertainment has a one year low of $17.83 and a one year high of $35.30. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $27.37 and its 200-day moving average is $30.31. The company has a market cap of $1.618 billion and a P/E ratio of 17.01.
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. Analysts expect that Seaworld Entertainment will post $1.30 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on SEAS shares. Analysts at Barclays downgraded shares of Seaworld Entertainment from an “overweight” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Thursday. They now have a $40.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Seaworld Entertainment in a research note on Thursday. They now have a $21.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $34.00. Finally, analysts at Macquarie downgraded shares of Seaworld Entertainment from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday.
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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