It’s been a crucial week for SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS); here’s what analysts have to say.

April 17, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.33 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.20, from 1.53 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 25 investors sold SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. shares while 33 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 67.60 million shares or 0.83% less from 68.16 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Managed Asset Portfolios Ltd Com holds 384,440 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt, a New York-based fund reported 25,625 shares. Metropolitan Life Ny holds 0% or 20,175 shares. 53,908 were accumulated by Manufacturers Life Insurance Company The. Tudor Corp Et Al reported 49,901 shares stake. Great West Life Assurance Can has 0% invested in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) for 11,780 shares. Fairpointe Capital Limited Liability Co reported 161,967 shares. Nordea Investment Mngmt Ab reported 0.01% stake. 300 were reported by Ruggie Grp. Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership holds 1.61 million shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Moreover, Sterling Capital Management Limited Liability Co has 0.44% invested in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) for 3.58 million shares. New Jersey-based State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D has invested 0.15% in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS). 137,214 are owned by Impala Asset Mgmt Ltd Co. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas owns 23,495 shares. Pitcairn Company has invested 0.02% in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS).

Since March 6, 2018, it had 3 buys, and 0 selling transactions for $12.03 million activity. Hill Path Capital Partners Co-Investment S LP bought $6.00M worth of stock or 409,900 shares. $28,800 worth of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) shares were bought by MOLONEY THOMAS E.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering SeaWorld (NYSE:SEAS), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. SeaWorld had 9 analyst reports since October 23, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, March 9 by Citigroup. As per Monday, October 23, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $15 target in Wednesday, November 8 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) rating on Friday, December 1. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $15.0 target. On Tuesday, February 27 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy”. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, March 2 by Macquarie Research. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, November 13 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, February 28. Below is a list of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) latest ratings and price target changes.

09/03/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $13 New Target: $15 Maintain
02/03/2018 Broker: Macquarie Research Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Underperform Downgrade
27/02/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $18.0 Maintain
28/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $17 New Target: $20 Maintain
01/12/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $15.0 Maintain
13/11/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Neutral Old Target: $14 New Target: $13 Maintain
08/11/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy Old Target: $16 New Target: $15 Maintain
07/11/2017 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Hold
23/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain

The stock increased 1.60% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $16.15. About 739,213 shares traded. SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) has declined 20.01% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.56% the S&P500.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a theme park and entertainment firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.46 billion. The firm operates marine-life theme park under the SeaWorld brand name 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 in Orlando, San Antonio, and San Diego. It currently has negative earnings. It also operates the Adventure Island name in Tampa; Water Country USA name in Williamsburg; Discovery Cove marine life theme park in Orlando; and Sesame Place, a seasonal park in Langhorne.

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