Home Sectors Consumer Cyclical Latest Trend: Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX)

Latest Trend: Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX)


Six Flags Entertainment Corporation trades as part of the consumer cyclical sector and is part of the travel and leisure industry. The company CEO is James W.P. Reid-Anderson. Six Flags Entertainment Corp is the owner and operator of regional theme and water parks in the United States, Mexico and Canada. It offers thrill rides, water attractions, themed areas, concerts and shows, restaurants, game venues and retail outlets.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The SIX stock showed a previous change of -1.37% with an open at 69.95 and a close of 69.24. It reached an intraday high of 70.44 and a low of 69.01.

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The stock has a market cap of $5.8b with 83.5m shares outstanding, of which the float is 75.8m shares. Trading volume reached 801,242 shares compared to its average volume of 1,000,050 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Six Flags Entertainment Corporation shares returned -1.56% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 8.75%. Over three months, it changed 12.77%. In one year it has changed 25.81% and within that year its 52-week high was 73.38 and its 52-week low was 51.25. SIX stock is 35.10% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 63.55 and a 50 day moving average of 66.86. Currently SIX stock is trading 8.95% above its 200 day moving average.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 3.19 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 21.71. Based on 8 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.93. The TTM EPS is 2.11, which comes to a TTM PE of 32.82. Historically, the PE high was 73.80 and the PE low was 9.60. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 20.25, which is a decrease of -70.75%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
03-31-2018:  -0.74
12-31-2017:  0.15
09-30-2017:  2.11
06-30-2017:  0.59

The dividend per share is currently 3.12, which is a dividend yield of 4.44%. SIX stock may not have enough earnings to cover future dividends and still be able to invest in the business, therefore the dividend may be cut in the future.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 55.62, which means it may be overvalued by -24.48%

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest is 12,952,499, which is 15.50% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 11.05. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 1.11

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company's return on assets is 10.24%, profit margin is 25.37%, price-to-sales is 6.07 and price-to-book is 213.68.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 5  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 2  :Future Growth Score
 3  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks. Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.


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