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

June 26, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.43, from 1.33 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 24 investors sold SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. shares while 48 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 72.48 million shares or 7.21% more from 67.60 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Catalyst Capital Lc invested in 0.02% or 36,000 shares. Blackrock Incorporated reported 0% in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS). M&T State Bank Corp holds 0% in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) or 49,683 shares. Hap Trading Limited Liability Corp accumulated 3.13M shares. Huntington Bancorporation accumulated 351 shares or 0% of the stock. Legal & General Group Public Limited Com invested in 0% or 71,092 shares. Pinnacle Assocs Limited owns 1.27 million shares. Lpl Fincl reported 15,530 shares stake. Thompson Siegel And Walmsley Ltd Com holds 0.25% of its portfolio in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) for 1.34M shares. 21,285 are held by Metropolitan Life Insurance. Signaturefd Limited Liability Corporation owns 0% invested in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) for 1,980 shares. Ruggie Gp invested in 300 shares. Pnc Fincl Svcs Grp Inc Incorporated Inc reported 0% stake. Raymond James And Assocs reported 115,759 shares stake. Credit Suisse Ag owns 84,623 shares or 0% of their US portfolio.

Since March 6, 2018, it had 3 buys, and 2 sales for $11.65 million activity. On Thursday, March 15 the insider MOLONEY THOMAS E bought $28,800. $6.00 million worth of stock was bought by Hill Path Capital Partners Co-Investment S LP on Tuesday, March 6. Roddy Jack also sold $179,903 worth of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) on Tuesday, June 5. Shares for $200,750 were sold by Reilly John T.

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

Among 5 analysts covering SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. SeaWorld Entertainment had 9 analyst reports since February 28, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, March 2 by Macquarie Research. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of SEAS in report on Wednesday, May 9 with “Buy” rating. SunTrust maintained SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) on Tuesday, February 27 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, February 28 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, June 7 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, May 2 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) has “Sell” rating given on Tuesday, June 12 by Citigroup. The stock has “Neutral” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, May 9. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Friday, March 9. Below is a list of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) latest ratings and price target changes.

12/06/2018 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Sell New Target: $15.0000 Downgrade
07/06/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $22 New Target: $25 Maintain
09/05/2018 Broker: FBR Capital Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $15 New Target: $17 Maintain
09/05/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $21 New Target: $22 Maintain
02/05/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $20 New Target: $21 Maintain
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

The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $22.35. About 651,767 shares traded. SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) has declined 2.14% since June 26, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.71% 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 $1.98 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.

More important recent SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Pop Star Pink Confronts SeaWorld On PETA’s Behalf During Shareholder Meeting” on June 13, 2018, also Bizjournals.com published article titled: “SeaWorld stock nears year-high as Orlando summer tourist season begins”, Fool.com published: “Summer Fumbles the Kickoff for Central Florida Theme Parks” on June 09, 2018. More interesting news about SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) was released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “3 Reasons Why Citi Projects 28% Downside In SeaWorld Shares” with publication date: June 12, 2018.

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