Analyst Ratings for Six Flags Entertainment Corp. (SIX)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Six Flags Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:SIX) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, SIX was issued an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 13 analysts covering the stock, 9 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave 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.

Several price targets were given for SIX by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 73, implying a possible profit of 23.25 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 64, implying a possible loss of 8.05 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -3.44 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -2.76 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.74 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.78 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 6 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 4 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of SIX to grow at a rate of 89.87 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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 SIX is 0.59.

SIX has a 52-week high of 65.19 and a 52-week low of 47.61. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 24.41 percent, and 9.14 percent below the high. SIX has a P/E ratio of 52.88. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SIX value stock report compares SIX to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.06 billion. SIX's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.