Active Stock Picking: Seaworld Entertainment Inc Co (SEAS)

Annette Crawford
December 7, 2017

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that 10% Owner Hill Path Capital Partners Lp has acquired 417,942 shares of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. State Street Corp invested in 1.31M shares or 0% of the stock. The Return on Equity ratio of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS). New York-based State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0.01% in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS). Ahl Llp reported 0.21% of its portfolio in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:JEC). Notis holds 4,500 shares or 0.16% of its portfolio. Financial Bank Of Montreal Can reported 0% in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. TheStreet lowered shares of SeaWorld Entertainment from a "c-" rating to a "d" rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. 100.50 million shares or 1.03% less from 101.55 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. The company's beta value is at 0.79. (NYSE:JEC). Tradewinds Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability has 315 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 78,207 shares. Moreover, Salzhauer Michael has 0.07% invested in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) Earnings Growing Rapidly?

More news for SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS)'s 14-day Relative Strength Index (RSI) has reached 63.58, putting it inside a neutral zone. New Jersey Better Educational Savings Tru holds 34,000 shares.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for SeaWorld Entertainment, -35.7%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 5.6%. In this case, shares are 24.65% higher, the worst price in 52 weeks suffered on November 24, 2017, but are collecting gains at -22.26% for the past six months. Analysts‟ target price forecasts are a prediction of a stock‟s future price, generally over the 12 months following the release date (Asquith et al., 2005). In Play Stocks are volatile enough to produce good risk and reward trading opportunities for both bull and bear traders intraday.

Having a look in a broader way analysts from brokerage firms on the street with an extensive view have high price target of Harmonic Inc (NASDAQ:HLIT) at $6.5 and with a conformist view have low price target of $3.5 while the stock's latest closing price was $4.1. The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (NYSE:DNB) has declined 12.51% since December 5, 2016 and is downtrending. About 4.37M shares traded or 53.37% up from the average. (SEAS), during the trading sessions, it is clear to see that the prices of their shares moved to $12.38. It has underperformed by 13.32% the S&P500. (NYSE:SEAS) to report earnings on February, 27. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.77 earnings per share. The company reported ($0.66) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.53) by $0.13.

In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Seaworld Entertainment Inc Co (NYSE:SEAS) has analysts' mean recommendation of 2.6. Therefore 38% are positive. Their average price target spell out an upbeat performance - a 5% and would give SEAS a market capitalization of almost $1.22B. SeaWorld Entertainment Inc had 50 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, February 26, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The firm has "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, September 28. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse on Thursday, August 11 to "Neutral". OLD National Bancorp IN purchased a new position in shares of SeaWorld Entertainment during the 3rd quarter valued at $316,000. As per Friday, June 16, the company rating was maintained by Janney Capital.'s article titled: "SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc". The stock has "Outperform" rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, March 1. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 11 by FBR Capital. (NYSE:SEAS) rating on Wednesday, November 9. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with "Buy" rating and $9700 target in Thursday, August 10 report. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. As per Wednesday, October 5, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. The stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $15.82. "Reports Third Quarter and Nine Months 2017 Results" and published on November 07, 2017 is yet another important article.

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