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 most optimistic price target was 73, which equates to a potential upside of 23.25 percent. The lowest price target was 64, implying potential capital losses of 8.05 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -3.44 percent. That number becomes -2.76 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.74 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.78 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 6 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 4 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of SIX's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 89.87 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. SIX has a PEG ratio of 0.59.

SIX has a 52-week high of 65.19 and a 52-week low of 47.61. Currently the stock is 24.41 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 9.14 percent. SIX has a price/earnings 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.