FBR Capital Markets Upgrades SeaWorld Entertainment to “Outperform” (SEAS)
SeaWorld Entertainment (NASDAQ:SEAS) opened at 19.01 on Friday. SeaWorld Entertainment has a 52 week low of $17.83 and a 52 week high of $35.30. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $26.30 and a 200-day moving average of $29.92. The company has a market cap of $1.648 billion and a P/E ratio of 17.90.
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 $0.83 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at Credit Agricole initiated coverage on shares of SeaWorld Entertainment in a research note on Monday. They set an “outperform” rating and a $23.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Credit Suisse initiated coverage on shares of SeaWorld Entertainment in a research note on Monday. They set an “outperform” rating and a $23.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Barclays downgraded shares of SeaWorld Entertainment from an “overweight” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 14th. They now have a $40.00 price target on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. SeaWorld Entertainment currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $30.10.
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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