SeaWorld Entertainment Company Profile (NYSE:SEAS)

About SeaWorld Entertainment

SeaWorld Entertainment logoSeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. is a theme park and entertainment company. It owns or licenses a portfolio of brands, including SeaWorld, Sea Rescue and Busch Gardens. It has a diversified portfolio of approximately 10 destination and regional theme parks that are located across the United States. Its theme parks feature a range of rides, shows and other attractions. The Company operates SeaWorld theme parks in Orlando, Florida; San Antonio, Texas, and San Diego, California, and Busch Gardens theme parks in Tampa, Florida, and Williamsburg, Virginia. The Company operates water park attractions in Orlando, Florida (Aquatica); San Diego, California (Aquatica); Tampa, Florida (Adventure Island), and Williamsburg, Virginia (Water Country USA). The Company also operates a reservations-only attraction offering interaction with marine animals (Discovery Cove) and a seasonal park in Langhorne, Pennsylvania (Sesame Place).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Sporting Activities
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: SEAS
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $13.96
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $13.37
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $15.68
  • 52-Week Range: $11.77 - $21.85
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 57.45
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.86
  • P/E Growth: -22.57
  • Market Cap: $1.19B
  • Outstanding Shares: 85,272,000
  • Beta: 0.58
  • Net Margins: 1.52%
  • Return on Equity: 12.97%
  • Return on Assets: 2.46%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.88%
  • Current Ratio: 0.37%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.26%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: $14.08 (0.88% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/22/2016Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$11.77 -> $14.00View Rating Details
9/20/2016MacquarieSet Price TargetHold$13.00View Rating Details
9/21/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingSell$16.00View Rating Details
9/20/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingOutperform$15.00View Rating Details
9/2/2016Dougherty & CoLower Price TargetBuy$6.00 -> $5.50View Rating Details
8/16/2016Barclays PLCSet Price TargetUnderweight$16.00 -> $12.00View Rating Details
8/11/2016Credit Suisse Group AGUpgradeUnderperform -> Neutral$15.00 -> $12.00View Rating Details
8/8/2016Janney Montgomery ScottReiterated RatingNeutral$19.00 -> $14.50View Rating Details
8/8/2016KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$22.00 -> $17.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$18.00 -> $14.00View Rating Details
6/27/2016WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral$18.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details
3/18/2016Wells Fargo & Co.UpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
3/4/2016Buckingham ResearchReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/5/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$25.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details
2/27/2015Longbow ResearchDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$24.00View Rating Details
12/15/2014Moffett NathansonReiterated RatingBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2014 forward)


Earnings History for SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/4/2016Q216$0.21$0.21$377.19 million$371.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116($0.64)($0.56)$216.37 million$220.24 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q415($0.10)($0.11)$267.70 million$267.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$1.17$1.14$509.45 million$496.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.40$0.22$398.90 million$391.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115($0.58)($0.51)$211.07 million$214.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414($0.14)($0.21)$252.60 million$264.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/12/2014Q314$1.13$1.01$495.40 million$495.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/13/2014Q214$0.59$0.43$445.29 million$405.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/14/2014Q114($0.47)($0.56)$217.51 million$212.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/13/2014Q413($0.15)($0.13)$271.42 million$272.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2013Q313$1.23$1.33$546.70 million$538.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/13/2013Q2 2013$0.51$0.41$434.50 million$649.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/22/2013Q1 2013($0.49)$212.44 million$238.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.59 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.74 EPS


Current Dividend Information for SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS)
Annual Dividend:$0.40
Dividend Yield:2.87%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:181.83% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
67.80% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
54.05% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 96.85%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/15/2016John T ReillyInsiderSell1,214$20.80$25,251.20View SEC Filing  
4/1/2016Alessandro David F DDirectorSell106,285$20.79$2,209,665.15View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Joel K ManbyInsiderBuy14,500$17.11$248,095.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2015Scott HelmstedterInsiderSell1,500$18.52$27,780.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2015Alessandro David F DDirectorSell50,000$20.55$1,027,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2015Scott HelmstedterInsiderSell1,500$21.61$32,415.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015Thomas E MoloneyDirectorBuy4,000$21.35$85,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2015Scott HelmstedterInsiderSell1,500$21.63$32,445.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2015Scott HelmstedterInsiderSell1,500$19.27$28,905.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Scott HelmstedterInsiderSell1,500$18.69$28,035.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2015Scott HelmstedterInsiderSell1,500$18.00$27,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2015Scott HelmstedterInsiderSell1,500$18.01$27,015.00View SEC Filing  
12/29/2014Scott HelmstedterInsiderSell1,500$18.00$27,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014Brad AndrewsInsiderSell1,000$15.61$15,610.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Brad AndrewsInsiderSell1,000$16.95$16,950.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Scott HelmstedterInsiderSell1,500$19.19$28,785.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2014Scott HelmstedterInsiderSell1,500$19.12$28,680.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2014Brad AndrewsInsiderSell1,000$20.64$20,640.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2014Scott HelmstedterInsiderSell2,000$20.48$40,960.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2014Brad AndrewsInsiderSell1,000$18.15$18,150.00View SEC Filing  
7/21/2014George Anthony TaylorInsiderSell2,339$28.08$65,679.12View SEC Filing  
7/15/2014Brad AndrewsInsiderSell1,000$28.46$28,460.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2014George Anthony TaylorInsiderSell2,339$30.36$71,012.04View SEC Filing  
6/16/2014Brad AndrewsInsiderSell1,000$30.05$30,050.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Daniel Bruce BrownInsiderSell2,000$30.47$60,940.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2014George Anthony TaylorInsiderSell2,339$30.70$71,807.30View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014Brad AndrewsInsiderSell1,000$29.19$29,190.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014George Anthony TaylorInsiderSell6,654$30.61$203,678.94View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014Daniel Bruce BrownInsiderSell2,000$30.00$60,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/21/2014George Anthony TaylorInsiderSell2,339$29.87$69,865.93View SEC Filing  
4/15/2014Brad AndrewsInsiderSell1,000$29.63$29,630.00View SEC Filing  
4/9/2014Holdings L.P. Blackstone IIImajor shareholderSell1,750,000$28.88$50,540,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2014Daniel Bruce BrownInsiderSell2,000$30.36$60,720.00View SEC Filing  
3/21/2014George Anthony TaylorInsiderSell2,339$32.83$76,789.37View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014Brad AndrewsInsiderSell1,000$32.52$32,520.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014James AtchisonInsiderSell4,000$35.02$140,080.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014Daniel Bruce BrownInsiderSell1,000$35.00$35,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014Daniel Bruce BrownInsiderSell2,000$33.75$67,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2014Daniel Bruce BrownInsiderSell3,000$35.07$105,210.00View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014George Anthony TaylorInsiderSell2,339$33.58$78,543.62View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Brad AndrewsInsiderSell1,000$33.25$33,250.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014James AtchisonInsiderSell50,000$31.55$1,577,500.00View SEC Filing  
1/21/2014George Anthony TaylorInsiderSell2,339$33.24$77,748.36View SEC Filing  
1/15/2014Brad AndrewsInsiderSell1,000$30.73$30,730.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2014Daniel Bruce BrownInsiderSell2,000$30.00$60,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2013George Anthony TaylorInsiderSell2,339$29.33$68,602.87View SEC Filing  
12/5/2013James HeaneyCFOSell1,450$29.65$42,992.50View SEC Filing  
12/4/2013James AtchisonInsiderSell21,700$29.70$644,490.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013James AtchisonInsiderSell28,300$29.91$846,453.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2013George Anthony TaylorInsiderSell2,339$31.38$73,397.82View SEC Filing  
11/4/2013Alessandro David F DDirectorSell43,179$29.54$1,275,507.66View SEC Filing  
10/21/2013George Anthony TaylorInsiderSell4,086$29.70$121,354.20View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS) Chart for Saturday, October, 22, 2016

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