NYSE:SIX - Six Flags Entertainment Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$59.15 +0.76 (+1.30 %)
(As of 12/12/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$58.39
Today's Range$59.13 - $61.19
52-Week Range$51.91 - $73.38
Volume544,282 shs
Average Volume1.10 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.86 billion
P/E Ratio27.77
Dividend Yield5.49%
Beta1.25
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation owns and operates regional theme and water parks under the Six Flags brand name. The company's parks offer various thrill rides, water attractions, themed areas, concerts and shows, restaurants, game venues, and retail outlets. It owns and operates 20 parks, including 17 parks in the United States; 2 parks in Mexico; and 1 park in Montreal, Canada. The company was formerly known as Six Flags, Inc. and changed its name to Six Flags Entertainment Corporation in April 2010. Six Flags Entertainment Corporation was founded in 1961 and is based in Grand Prairie, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Miscellaneous amusement & recreation services
Sub-IndustryLeisure Facilities
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNYSE:SIX
Previous Symbol
CUSIP83001A10
Phone972-595-5000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio0.86
Quick Ratio0.77

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio27.77
Forward P/E Ratio22.84
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.36 billion
Price / Sales3.67
Cash Flow$3.7342 per share
Price / Cash Flow15.84
Book Value($6.03) per share
Price / Book-9.81

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.13
Net Income$273.81 million
Net Margins20.30%
Return on Equity-35.16%
Return on Assets8.26%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,000
Outstanding Shares84,420,000
Market Cap$4.86 billion
OptionableOptionable

Six Flags Entertainment (NYSE:SIX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Six Flags Entertainment's stock symbol?

Six Flags Entertainment trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SIX."

How often does Six Flags Entertainment pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Six Flags Entertainment?

Six Flags Entertainment announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.82 per share on Monday, December 10th. This represents a $3.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.55%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 28th. This is a boost from Six Flags Entertainment's previous quarterly dividend of $0.78. View Six Flags Entertainment's Dividend History.

How will Six Flags Entertainment's stock buyback program work?

Six Flags Entertainment declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Thursday, April 6th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 9.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Six Flags Entertainment's earnings last quarter?

Six Flags Entertainment Corp (NYSE:SIX) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The company reported $2.16 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.32 by $0.16. The company had revenue of $619.82 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $633.03 million. Six Flags Entertainment had a negative return on equity of 35.16% and a net margin of 20.30%. View Six Flags Entertainment's Earnings History.

When is Six Flags Entertainment's next earnings date?

Six Flags Entertainment is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Six Flags Entertainment.

What price target have analysts set for SIX?

9 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Six Flags Entertainment's shares. Their forecasts range from $54.00 to $80.00. On average, they expect Six Flags Entertainment's stock price to reach $68.1250 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Six Flags Entertainment.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Six Flags Entertainment?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Six Flags Entertainment in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Six Flags Entertainment.

Has Six Flags Entertainment been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about SIX stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Six Flags Entertainment earned a daily sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Six Flags Entertainment's key competitors?

Who are Six Flags Entertainment's key executives?

Six Flags Entertainment's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James W. P. Reid-Anderson, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Marshall Barber, Chief Financial Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Lance C. Balk, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 60)
  • Mr. Brett Petit, Sr. VP of Marketing & Sales (Age 54)
  • Ms. Catherine Aslin, Sr. VP of HR (Age 42)

Who are Six Flags Entertainment's major shareholders?

Six Flags Entertainment's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.73%), BlackRock Inc. (7.49%), Capital Research Global Investors (6.13%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (5.86%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (4.03%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.20%). Company insiders that own Six Flags Entertainment stock include Brett Petit, Catherine Aslin, James Reid-Anderson, John M Duffey, Jon L Luther, Lance C Balk, Marshall Barber, Richard Roedel, Usman Nabi and Wilson Taylor Brooks. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Six Flags Entertainment.

Which institutional investors are selling Six Flags Entertainment stock?

SIX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Research Global Investors, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, BlackRock Inc., SG Capital Management LLC, Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd., Baird Financial Group Inc. and FIL Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Six Flags Entertainment company stock in the last year include Catherine Aslin, James Reid-Anderson, Lance C Balk, Marshall Barber and Wilson Taylor Brooks. View Insider Buying and Selling for Six Flags Entertainment.

Which institutional investors are buying Six Flags Entertainment stock?

SIX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Rehmann Capital Advisory Group, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Morgan Stanley and Blair William & Co. IL. Company insiders that have bought Six Flags Entertainment stock in the last two years include John M Duffey, Jon L Luther and Richard Roedel. View Insider Buying and Selling for Six Flags Entertainment.

How do I buy shares of Six Flags Entertainment?

Shares of SIX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Six Flags Entertainment's stock price today?

One share of SIX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $59.15.

How big of a company is Six Flags Entertainment?

Six Flags Entertainment has a market capitalization of $4.86 billion and generates $1.36 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $273.81 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.13 on an earnings per share basis. Six Flags Entertainment employs 2,000 workers across the globe.

What is Six Flags Entertainment's official website?

The official website for Six Flags Entertainment is http://www.sixflags.com.

How can I contact Six Flags Entertainment?

Six Flags Entertainment's mailing address is 924 AVENUE J EAST, GRAND PRAIRIE TX, 75050. The company can be reached via phone at 972-595-5000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Six Flags Entertainment (NYSE SIX)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  423 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  259 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  682
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Six Flags Entertainment and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SIX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SIX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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