SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) saw an upside of 1.97% to close Tuesday at $58.57 after adding $1.13 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 1,033,740 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $61.85 in the past week. An average of 1,011,400 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 1,149,078.
SEAS’s 1-month performance is 7.94% or $6.03 on its low of $51.60 reached on 09/13/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $19.56 and high of $61.85, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 10/08/21. YTD, SEAS has achieved 85.41% or $26.98. However, the current price is down -5.30%% from the 52-week high price.
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On Oct 06, 7 days have gone by since the last insider trading activity for SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (SEAS). Gulacsy Elizabeth (See Remarks) most recently sold 3,187 shares at $57.49 per share on Oct 06. This transaction cost the insider $183,221. Chief Human Resources Officer, Nadeau Sharon P, sold 2,028 shares at a price of $59.83 on Oct 05. Then, on Sep 24, Chief Human Resources Officer Nadeau Sharon P sold 7,434 shares at a price of $59.50 per share. This transaction amounted to $442,323.
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (SEAS) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 21.70 for the broader industry and 30.86 for the sector. The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 159.00 and a low of 6.602. SEAS stock has a beta of 2.31. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 5.39 while the price to cash flow ratio at 49.37.
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.’s quick ratio for the period ended June 29 was 1.40, with the current ratio over the same period at 1.50 meaning that SEAS stock is able to fulfill its debt obligations. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 38.90%. The trailing 12-month EBITDA margin is -22.05% while for the period ending June 29; SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.’s operating margin was 7.50%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $6.59 million against revenue of $431.78 million.
For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Analysts expected SEAS to announce $0.25 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $1.59, representing a 536.00% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $205.22 million. SEAS stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 2.81 billion, with total debt at $2.31 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $79.18 million
Let’s look briefly at SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (SEAS) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 12 October was 57.08% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 39.27%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $58.91, reflecting a +0.05% or $0.03 change from its current price. SEAS is currently trading +7.59% above its 20-day SMA, +14.02% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by +24.27% and +91.66% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 52.33% and 65.55% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 2.04. The RSI (14) points at 58.65%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 53.01% with the period’s ATR at 2.09. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at -0.16 and 0.18 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: SEAS), B. Riley Securities reiterated its a Buy rating for the company but lifted their price target by $72 to $77. Analysts offering their rating for SEAS stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate SEAS as a “sell,”, while 4 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 1 rates the stock as overweight while 6 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is SEAS’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $50.00 and a high of $79.00, with their median price target at $61.00. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (SEAS) stock is $64.00.