The Bear Case for SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS)

Merlin Entertainments PLC

SeaWorld spikes on reports that another theme park company wants to buy it

Thanks to the latest 4.6% increase, it now trades at $14.11. The company operates in the Consumer Cyclical sector with a market capitalization of 1.32 Million. This represents an increase of 1,058% compared to the average daily volume of 2,460 put options. The stock touched 52-week High of $20.13 on 02/28/17 and 52-week Low of $11.10 on 08/08/17.

The company's corporate policy prevents it from owning whales and dolphins, which means the Busch Gardens theme park in Florida is most likely to be its target.

With these kinds of figures it is worthy to note that SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.

Shares in Merlin were up 2% at 459.50 Thursday, while shares in SeaWorld last closed up 4.6% at 14.11 in NY on Wednesday. (NYSE:SEAS) is 0.067179. The Return on Invested Capital is a ratio that determines whether a company is profitable or not. 1 analysts say it's a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell. The average investment recommendation on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong buy, 3 a hold, and 5 a sell) is 2.60, which implies that analysts are generally neutral in their outlook for SEAS over the next year.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.is 10.4%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -7.1%. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $1.06/share and a low EPS of $0.69/share.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS)'s Bullish picture have been built after taking the consideration of last five trading activity.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The company's quarterly revenue was up.7% on a year-over-year basis. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,839,176 shares of the company's stock valued at $46,194,000 after buying an additional 43,358 shares in the last quarter.

Seaworld Entertainment Inc Co (SEAS) presently has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 171.31. The company's 50-day moving average price is $12.97 and its 200-day moving average price is $15.57. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of -14.92 Percent.

The stock is now showing YTD performance of -25.46 Percent. 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. With ROE, Investors can see if they're getting a good return on their money, while a company can evaluate how efficiently they're utilizing shareholder's equity. These inputs included a growing difference between net income and cash flow from operations, increasing receivable days, growing day's sales of inventory, increasing other current assets, decrease in depreciation relative to gross property plant and equipment, and high total asset growth. NYSE:SEAS is 5.087. A lower price to book ratio indicates that the stock might be undervalued.

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