Were Analysts Bullish SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) This Week?

April 17, 2018 - By reb123z

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.
163,789 were accumulated by Royal National Bank & Trust Of Canada. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Ltd Llc accumulated 7.12M shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage accumulated 40,692 shares. Element Cap Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.13% or 397,129 shares in its portfolio. 366,350 are owned by Parametric Assoc Limited Co. Invesco Ltd has 0% invested in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) for 38,812 shares. Shellback Capital L P reported 0.46% stake. Goldman Sachs Grp Inc owns 1.20M shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Art Limited Liability Company has 0.04% invested in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS). Jane Street Gru Ltd Llc has 43,902 shares. Salzhauer Michael has 0.1% invested in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS). Nomura Holdings holds 0% or 66,975 shares in its portfolio. Cubist Systematic Strategies Lc holds 0% or 5,120 shares in its portfolio. Citigroup holds 0% or 40,060 shares in its portfolio. Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt accumulated 25,625 shares or 0.01% of the stock.

Since March 6, 2018, it had 3 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $12.03 million activity. The insider Hill Path Capital Partners Co-Investment S LP bought $6.00M. 409,900 shares valued at $6.00M were bought by Hill Path Capital Partners LP on Tuesday, March 6.

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 firm has “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Monday, October 23. Citigroup maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $15 target in Friday, March 9 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Monday, November 13. The stock of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 8 by Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of SEAS in report on Friday, December 1 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, February 28 report. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Friday, March 2 by Macquarie Research. SunTrust maintained it with “Buy” rating and $18.0 target in Tuesday, February 27 report. 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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