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Six Flags Entertainment Corp (NYSE:SIX) SVP Walter Hawrylak sold 1,487 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.34, for a total transaction of $55,524.58. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 249,449 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $9,314,426. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Goldman Sachs reiterated a “positive” rating on shares of Six Flags Entertainment Corp in a research note on Monday, June 23rd. Analysts at Credit Suisse raised their price target on shares of Six Flags Entertainment Corp from $47.00 to $49.00 in a research note on Friday, June 20th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.

Six Flags Entertainment Corp (NYSE:SIX) traded down 0.43% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $37.00. 1,234,459 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Six Flags Entertainment Corp has a one year low of $31.86 and a one year high of $43.19. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $38.5 and its 200-day moving average is $40.14. The company has a market cap of $3.525 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.10.

Six Flags Entertainment Corp (NYSE:SIX) last announced its earnings results on Monday, July 21st. The company reported $1.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.38. The company had revenue of $376.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $396.22 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.47 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Six Flags Entertainment Corp will post $1.45 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Monday, September 15th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.47 per share. This represents a $1.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 29th.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX), incorporated on December 09, 1997, owns and operates regional theme, water and zoological parks.

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