SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS) had its target price hoisted by Citigroup from $21.00 to $22.00 in a research report released on Tuesday. They currently have a sell rating on the stock.
Several other analysts also recently weighed in on SEAS. Zacks Investment Research downgraded SeaWorld Entertainment from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, December 5th. KeyCorp set a $35.00 price objective on SeaWorld Entertainment and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Monday, December 17th. ValuEngine downgraded SeaWorld Entertainment from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a report on Thursday, December 20th. Wells Fargo & Co upgraded SeaWorld Entertainment from a market perform rating to an outperform rating and set a $32.00 price objective for the company in a report on Thursday, January 17th. Finally, Wedbush lifted their price objective on SeaWorld Entertainment from $25.00 to $30.00 and gave the company a neutral rating in a report on Friday, March 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $31.51.
SEAS stock opened at $25.70 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.36, a current ratio of 0.47 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.64. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.21 billion, a P/E ratio of 25.20 and a beta of 1.49. SeaWorld Entertainment has a 1-year low of $13.87 and a 1-year high of $32.47.
Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Quantamental Technologies LLC bought a new position in SeaWorld Entertainment in the fourth quarter worth about $31,000. Advisor Group Inc. raised its holdings in SeaWorld Entertainment by 47.7% in the fourth quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 1,595 shares of the company’s stock worth $35,000 after purchasing an additional 515 shares in the last quarter. Enlightenment Research LLC bought a new position in SeaWorld Entertainment in the fourth quarter worth about $38,000. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in SeaWorld Entertainment in the fourth quarter worth about $81,000. Finally, Cerebellum GP LLC raised its holdings in SeaWorld Entertainment by 10.1% in the fourth quarter. Cerebellum GP LLC now owns 6,505 shares of the company’s stock worth $144,000 after purchasing an additional 596 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 80.43% of the company’s stock.
About SeaWorld Entertainment
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a theme park and entertainment company in the United States. The company operates marine-life theme park under the SeaWorld brand in San Diego, Orlando, and San Antonio; Busch Gardens theme parks, which are family-oriented destinations with foreign geographic settings in Tampa and Williamsburg; and water parks under the Aquatica brand name in Orlando, San Antonio, and San Diego.
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