Media stories about Six Flags Entertainment (NYSE:SIX) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Six Flags Entertainment earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.3978244969224 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
Shares of Six Flags Entertainment (NYSE SIX) traded down $0.24 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $67.18. 22,061 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 726,231. The company has a market cap of $5,689.89, a P/E ratio of 32.49, a P/E/G ratio of 3.62 and a beta of 1.17. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -3.53, a current ratio of 0.80 and a quick ratio of 0.71. Six Flags Entertainment has a one year low of $51.25 and a one year high of $69.99.
Several analysts have weighed in on SIX shares. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $72.00 price objective on shares of Six Flags Entertainment in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Zacks Investment Research cut Six Flags Entertainment from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. FBR & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Six Flags Entertainment in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. SunTrust Banks reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $70.00 target price on shares of Six Flags Entertainment in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded shares of Six Flags Entertainment from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $68.20.
In related news, CEO James Reid-Anderson sold 41,008 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $65.06, for a total value of $2,667,980.48. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 3,570,602 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $232,303,366.12. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Insiders sold a total of 281,139 shares of company stock valued at $18,706,366 in the last ninety days. 6.90% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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Six Flags Entertainment Company Profile
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (Six Flags) is a regional theme park operator. The Company operates in the theme parks segment. The Company operates approximately 19 regional theme and water parks. Its parks occupy approximately 4,500 acres of land. Its parks are located in geographically diverse markets across North America.
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