Which insiders are buying SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS)?

Friday, 08 Dec, 2017

The stock has a market cap of $1.47 billion, a P/E ratio of 152.48 and a beta of 0.69. The institutional investor held 4.75 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $77.26 million, down from 6.35 million at the end of the previous reported quarter.

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc (NYSE:SEAS) major shareholder Hill Path Holdings Llc acquired 256,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 22nd. The shares were last seen trading 4.93% higher, taking the closing price at $12.99 on 12/05/2017.

Shares of Microsoft, Facebook and Google-parent Alphabet rose more than 1 percent as the technology sector recovered from a recent selloff. (NYSE:SEAS). Ahl Llp reported 0.21% of its portfolio in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. It has underperformed by 13.32% the S&P500.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, SEAS's beta remains at 0.79. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 0.4% while institutional stake was 96.3%. When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 5.71% whereas Month Volatility is at 5.83%. (SEAS) in trading session dated August 29, 2017. In a transaction dated August 24, 2017, the shares were bought at an average price of $13.32, giving away a sum of $4,488,840. The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR) has risen 26.23% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending.

On average, equities research analysts forecast that SeaWorld Entertainment Inc will post $0.67 EPS for the current year. The company's quarterly EPS surprised Wall Street by as much as -16% to the downside in its last earnings announcement, so investors should note this tendency when assessing consensus estimates. They expect $-0.18 EPS, down 28.57% or $0.04 from last year's $-0.14 per share. The company reported ($0.66) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.53) by $0.13.

10% Owner, Hill Path Capital Partners Lp, purchased 337,000 common shares of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. FBR & Co cut shares of SeaWorld Entertainment from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating and decreased their price target for the stock from $20.00 to $15.00 in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th.

How Active Are SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.

Sell side analysts plays vital role in buying and selling a stock where 0 analysts rated SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Therefore 44% are positive.

Receive News & Ratings for SeaWorld Entertainment Inc Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for SeaWorld Entertainment Inc and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter. The stock of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Symons Capital Management Inc. now owns 19,787 shares of the company's stock valued at $375,000 after buying an additional 1,812 shares in the last quarter. FBR Capital downgraded SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Janney Capital initiated it with "Neutral" rating and $20 target in Thursday, February 4 report. (NYSE:SEAS) earned "Outperform" rating by Macquarie Research on Wednesday, December 14. (NYSE:SEAS). Bluefin Trading Lc owns 91,585 shares or 0.16% of their United States portfolio. (NYSE:SEAS) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, September 14 by Citigroup. The firm has "Outperform" rating by FBR Capital given on Wednesday, November 9. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 0.40, current ratio was 0.60, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 5.04 and Total Debt/Equity ratio stands at 5.12, while Payout ratio is 0.00.

Since June 16, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $2.46 million activity. Its up 0.04, from 0.92 in 2017Q1. (NYSE:SEAS). Millennium Ltd invested in 0.01% or 439,800 shares. 16 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. Voya Invest Mgmt Lc has invested 0% of its portfolio in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS). Overbrook accumulated 148,360 shares. (NYSE:SEAS). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage reported 41,708 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

328,256 were reported by Parametric Limited Company.

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Consequently Seaworld Entertainment Inc Co (NYSE:SEAS)'s weekly and monthly volatility is 5.71%, 5.83% respectively. (SEAS) shows a multiple bottoms pattern with $12.60 target or 3.00 % below today's $12.99 share price.