SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS) Short Interest Up 18.7% in August

Postado Setembro 17, 2017

The shares were purchased at an average price of $12.72 per share, with a total value of $567,312.00. The shares were bought at an average cost of $12.67 per share, for a total transaction of $4,469,976.00.

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.53 million shares versus an average volume of 1.24 million shares during last trading session. The stock was acquired at an average price of $15.54 per share, for a total transaction of $846,930.00.

On Friday, June 9th, Hill Path Capital Partners Lp acquired 18,250 shares of SeaWorld Entertainment stock. Over the last five days, shares have managed 7.13% gains and now is down -22.07% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $16.16.

On Friday, June 2nd, Hill Path Capital Partners Lp acquired 584,000 shares of SeaWorld Entertainment stock.

Turning to Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS), its shares were trading at $37.75 a gain of $1, on the trading floor. The stock's market cap is $1.12 billion. SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 4.59%.

Shares of SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE SEAS) traded down 1.51% on Friday, reaching $13.02. Next quarter's EPS is estimated at $-0.15 and the next full year EPS is projected to be $0.50. SeaWorld Entertainment had a negative net margin of 13.95% and a positive return on equity of 23.32%. The company had revenue of $373.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $395.24 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.21 earnings per share. The firm's quarterly revenue was up.7% compared to the same quarter past year.

In the last earnings report the EPS was $-2.15 and is expected to be $-1.13 for the current year with 86,001,000 shares now outstanding. Inc. grew its position in SeaWorld Entertainment by 39.5% during the second quarter. "(SEAS) Stock" was first posted by Dispatch Tribunal and is owned by of Dispatch Tribunal. If you are accessing this report on another site, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States & global trademark & copyright law. The legal version of this piece of content can be viewed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/09/15/insider-buying-seaworld-entertainment-inc-seas-major-shareholder-purchases-5562808-02-in-stock.html.

Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 5 of analysts who cover SEAS having a buy-equivalent rating. Citigroup Inc. cut SeaWorld Entertainment from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 30th. They now have a United States dollars 25 price target on the stock. FBR & Co reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of SeaWorld Entertainment in a research note on Thursday, December 15th. (The) raised shares of SeaWorld Entertainment from a "sell" rating to a "neutral" rating and boosted their price target for the company from $14.44 to $16.00 in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. BidaskClub downgraded SeaWorld Entertainment from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. The stock presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $17.42.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Sterling Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of SeaWorld Entertainment in the 2nd quarter valued at about $214,000. Alpha Windward LLC purchased a new stake in SeaWorld Entertainment during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $403,000. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. acquired a new position in SeaWorld Entertainment during the 1st quarter worth approximately $466,000. Finally, Paloma Partners Management Co acquired a new position in shares of SeaWorld Entertainment in the 1st quarter valued at about $486,000.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.is a theme park and entertainment company.