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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for SEAS. The maximum price target given was 25, implying a possible profit of 70.77 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 15, which equates to a potential downside of 2.46 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -2.9 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 8.13 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -9.27 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of SEAS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 448.07 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. SEAS has a PEG ratio of 0.27.

SEAS has traded between a high of 20.13 and a low of 11.77 over the past year. Currently the stock is 24.38 percent higher than its low, and 27.27 percent below the 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.