SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) Valuation According To Analysts

The shares were purchased at an average price of $13.32 per share, with a total value of $4,488,840.00. Hill Path Capital LP grew its position in SeaWorld Entertainment by 172.8% during the second quarter. They now have a Dollars 12 price target on the stock.

On Thursday, August 10th, Hill Path Capital Partners Lp acquired 352,800 shares of SeaWorld Entertainment stock.

SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $15.52 per share, for a total transaction of $997,936.00.

On Friday, June 9th, Hill Path Capital Partners Lp acquired 18,250 shares of SeaWorld Entertainment stock. The shares were bought at an average cost of $17.26 per share, for a total transaction of $2,934,200.00. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of SeaWorld Entertainment by 3.0% in the 2nd quarter. (NYSE:SEAS) opened at $12.82, and ended 2.64% higher at $13.22. 1,121,886 shares of the company's stock traded hands. The stock's market capitalization is 1.14B. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $13.32 and a 200 day moving average price of $16.12.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) may have great momentum, but how has it been performing relative to the market? The company reported $1.09 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.77. SeaWorld Entertainment had a negative net margin of 13.95% and a positive return on equity of 23.32%. Its revenue totaled $394.39 million up 111.63% from the previous quarter. During the same period a year ago, the firm posted $0.21 earnings per share. The company's revenue for the quarter was up.7% on a year-over-year basis.

In the last earnings report the EPS was $-2.15 and is expected to be $-1.13 for the current year with 86,001,000 shares now outstanding.

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SEAS has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. KeyCorp initiated coverage on SeaWorld Entertainment in a research report on Wednesday, August 30th. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 4.47% which for the week stands at 3.69%. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $23.00 target price on shares of SeaWorld Entertainment in a research note on Wednesday, May 24th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of SeaWorld Entertainment from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. (The) raised shares of SeaWorld Entertainment from a "sell" rating to a "neutral" rating and boosted their price target for the company from $14.44 to $16.00 in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. Janney Montgomery Scott reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $25.00 price target on shares of SeaWorld Entertainment in a research report on Friday, June 16th.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Van Berkom & Associates Inc. purchased a new position in SeaWorld Entertainment during the first quarter valued at approximately $54,199,000.

03/18/2016 - SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. was upgraded to "outperform" by analysts at Wells Fargo. Alpha Windward LLC purchased a new stake in SeaWorld Entertainment during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $403,000.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.is a theme park and entertainment company. The Company owns or licenses a portfolio of brands, including SeaWorld, Sea Rescue and Busch Gardens.