Analyst Ratings for SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (SEAS)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. SEAS had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

14 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 7 gave SEAS a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 2 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SEAS. The highest price target was 25, implying potential capital gains of 70.77 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 15, implying a possible loss of 2.46 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -2.9 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 8.13 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -9.27 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

SEAS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 448.07 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of SEAS is 0.27.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SEAS hit 20.13 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 11.77. Today's price is 24.38 percent above the 52-week low, and 27.27 percent lower than its 52-week high. SEAS has a price/earnings ratio of 122. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SEAS value stock report compares SEAS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SEAS is $1.36 billion. SEAS's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.