Media headlines about SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. SeaWorld Entertainment earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 45.963703574988 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Several analysts have commented on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a $12.00 price objective on shares of SeaWorld Entertainment in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of SeaWorld Entertainment from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. BidaskClub raised shares of SeaWorld Entertainment from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, November 10th. B. Riley reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $14.00 price objective on shares of SeaWorld Entertainment in a research report on Friday, December 8th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus lowered their price objective on shares of SeaWorld Entertainment from $16.00 to $15.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $15.73.
Shares of SeaWorld Entertainment (SEAS) opened at $13.76 on Friday. SeaWorld Entertainment has a 12-month low of $10.42 and a 12-month high of $20.13. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.04, a current ratio of 0.57 and a quick ratio of 0.45. The stock has a market cap of $1,244.40, a P/E ratio of -6.06 and a beta of 0.74.
SeaWorld Entertainment Company Profile
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc is a theme park and entertainment company. The Company owns or licenses a portfolio of brands, including SeaWorld, Sea Rescue and Busch Gardens. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had a diversified portfolio of 12 destination and regional theme parks that are located across the United States.
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