Are Analysts Bullish about SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) after last week?

May 19, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

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.
53,868 were accumulated by Ubs Asset Americas. Ngam L P reported 0.01% stake. Moreover, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss has 0.14% invested in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS). State Street Corporation holds 0% or 1.37M shares in its portfolio. Ruggie Gp reported 300 shares stake. Olstein Capital L P accumulated 1.12 million shares. Wedge Cap L L P Nc holds 0% in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) or 27,355 shares. Old Natl National Bank In invested 0.02% in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS). Parallax Volatility Advisers Ltd Partnership has invested 0.03% in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS). Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan stated it has 0.18% in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS). The New York-based Millennium Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.04% in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS). California State Teachers Retirement System reported 0% stake. Canyon Cap Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 100,000 shares stake. Royal Financial Bank Of Canada invested 0% in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS). Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Limited holds 4,748 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio.

Since March 6, 2018, it had 3 buys, and 1 sale for $11.82 million activity. Another trade for 409,900 shares valued at $6.00M was made by Hill Path Capital Partners Co-Investment S LP on Tuesday, March 6. MOLONEY THOMAS E had bought 2,000 shares worth $28,800. Another trade for 409,900 shares valued at $6.00M was bought by Hill Path Capital Partners LP.

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

Among 5 analysts covering SeaWorld (NYSE:SEAS), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. SeaWorld had 8 analyst reports since December 1, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Tuesday, February 27. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Macquarie Research given on Friday, March 2. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, December 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, May 9 with “Buy”. The stock of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, February 28. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Wednesday, May 2. On Friday, March 9 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”. The stock of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, May 9 by FBR Capital. Below is a list of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) latest ratings and price target changes.

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
01/12/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $15.0 Maintain

The stock decreased 1.28% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $16.97. About 1.81 million shares traded. SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) has declined 20.01% since May 19, 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 $1.50 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 notable recent SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital Enters Office Depot (ODP), Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) (more…) – 13F” on May 15, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Soak zone: See inside SeaWorld Aquatica’s new Ray Rush attraction (Video)” published on May 11, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “Disney, Universal see bumps in Orlando theme park attendance” on May 17, 2018. More interesting news about SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “SeaWorld Orlando shares debut date for new Aquatica attraction (Video)” published on May 07, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “7 things to know today and SeaWorld woos summer travelers with free beer” with publication date: May 17, 2018.

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