SeaWorld Entertainment (SEAS) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.12

News articles about SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. SeaWorld Entertainment earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 47.261065070902 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Shares of SeaWorld Entertainment (SEAS) opened at $13.25 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.45, a current ratio of 0.57 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.04. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,198.28, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.25 and a beta of 0.74. SeaWorld Entertainment has a twelve month low of $10.42 and a twelve month high of $20.13.

SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.64 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.78 by ($0.14). The firm had revenue of $437.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $453.58 million. SeaWorld Entertainment had a negative net margin of 15.32% and a positive return on equity of 22.94%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 9.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.77 EPS. analysts forecast that SeaWorld Entertainment will post -2.27 EPS for the current year.

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on SEAS shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered SeaWorld Entertainment from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. KeyCorp initiated coverage on SeaWorld Entertainment in a research report on Wednesday, August 30th. They set an “overweight” rating on the stock. Janney Montgomery Scott restated a “buy” rating on shares of SeaWorld Entertainment in a report on Friday, October 6th. FBR & Co restated a “hold” rating and set a $14.00 price objective on shares of SeaWorld Entertainment in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group restated a “neutral” rating and set a $12.00 price objective on shares of SeaWorld Entertainment in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. SeaWorld Entertainment presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $15.73.

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About SeaWorld Entertainment

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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