Dividend Growth of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.(SEAS)

SeaWorld Entertainment(SEAS) is having a Dividend Yield of 2.08% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $0.73. SeaWorld Entertainment has a 5 year average dividend yield of 3.5% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $0.4. SeaWorld Entertainment(SEAS) formally announced its most recent dividend on September 20, 2016 with a Dividend per share of $0.1. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $0.4. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 2.08%. SeaWorld Entertainment(SEAS) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 1.29 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.91. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 0.38. The 5 year historical dividend growth of SeaWorld Entertainment(SEAS) is at the rate of 1.63% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 0.1% or 0.02 points. After the session commenced at $19.24, the stock reached the higher end at $19.34 while it hit a low of $19.055. With the volume soaring to 624,881 shares, the last trade was called at $19.24. The company has a 52-week high of $21.845. The company has a market cap of $1,712 million and there are 88,971,588 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $11.77. Shares of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. rose by 0.89% in the last five trading days and 2.12% for the last 4 weeks. SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. is up 15.49% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 1.64%.

Currently the company Insiders own 3.4% of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 91.42% of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. shares. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Apr 19, 2016, John T Reilly (Chief Parks Operations Officer) sold 1,214 shares at 20.80 per share price.On Apr 5, 2016, Alessandro David F D (director) sold 106,285 shares at 20.79 per share price.On Nov 18, 2015, Joel K Manby (director officer ) purchased 14,500 shares at 17.11 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.SeaWorld Entertainment Inc was Upgraded by Macquarie to Outperform on Dec 14, 2016.

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 8, 2016. The company reported $0.77 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.29. Analyst had a consensus of $1.06. The company had revenue of $485.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $485.96 million. The companys revenue was down -2.3 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.14 EPS.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. is a theme park and entertainment company operating primarily in the United States. The company owns and operates U.S. theme parks, including the popular SeaWorld(R), Busch Gardens(R) and Sesame Place(R) brands. SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.

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