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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.04
SEAS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. SEAS: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SEAS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.04 Max: N/A
Current: 0.04
Equity to Asset 0.19
SEAS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 854 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. SEAS: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SEAS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.34
Current: 0.19
0.16
0.34
Interest Coverage 1.09
SEAS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
91% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 13.45 vs. SEAS: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SEAS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.99 Max: 2.43
Current: 1.09
0.43
2.43
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.14
M-Score: -2.98
WACC vs ROIC
4.68%
1.16%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 4.77
SEAS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.01 vs. SEAS: 4.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SEAS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.77  Med: 11.65 Max: 15.64
Current: 4.77
4.77
15.64
Net-margin (%) -0.87
SEAS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.91 vs. SEAS: -0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SEAS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.8  Med: 3.57 Max: 5.21
Current: -0.87
-3.8
5.21
ROE (%) -2.53
SEAS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.18 vs. SEAS: -2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SEAS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.53  Med: 9.07 Max: 11.23
Current: -2.53
-2.53
11.23
ROA (%) -0.48
SEAS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. SEAS: -0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SEAS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.48  Med: 2.04 Max: 2.93
Current: -0.48
-0.48
2.93
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.76
SEAS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9.57 vs. SEAS: 3.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SEAS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.76  Med: 9.49 Max: 16.32
Current: 3.76
3.76
16.32
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.20
SEAS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 709 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. SEAS: -2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SEAS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.2  Med: -1 Max: 3.8
Current: -2.2
-2.2
3.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -7.10
SEAS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. SEAS: -7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SEAS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.1  Med: -4 Max: 3
Current: -7.1
-7.1
3
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

SEAS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Joel Greenblatt 447,784 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 48,544 sh (New)
Mario Cibelli 490,000 sh (unchged)
Westport Asset Management 155,000 sh (unchged)
Julian Robertson Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 9,235,122 sh (-1.63%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 88,710 sh (-43.25%)
Jim Simons 71,400 sh (-50.52%)
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Q1 2016

SEAS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 444,000 sh (+521.85%)
Paul Tudor Jones 54,204 sh (+11.66%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 9,245,395 sh (+0.11%)
Mario Cibelli 490,000 sh (unchged)
Westport Asset Management 155,000 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 180,795 sh (-59.62%)
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Q2 2016

SEAS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Robert Olstein 383,855 sh (New)
Westport Asset Management 155,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Cibelli 490,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 7,752,153 sh (-16.15%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,800 sh (-76.39%)
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Q3 2016

SEAS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Robert Olstein 544,495 sh (+41.85%)
Mario Cibelli 490,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 7,672,757 sh (-1.02%)
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Business Description

Industry: Travel & Leisure » Leisure    NAICS: 713110    SIC: 7996
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SeaWorld Entertainment Inc is a theme park and entertainment company. It delivers personal, interactive and educational experiences that blend imagination with nature and enable its customers to celebrate, connect with and care for the natural world.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. was incorporated in Delaware on October 2, 2009 to effect the purchase of all the outstanding equity interests of Busch Entertainment LLC and affiliates from Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc. The company, through its wholly owned subsidiary SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Inc., owns and operates ten theme parks within the United States. It is owned by ten limited partnerships, owned by affiliates of The Blackstone Group L.P. and certain co-investors. Till now, the company has built a diversified portfolio of 11 premier destination and regional theme parks that are grouped in key markets across the United States. In addition to theme parks, the company is also building its brand in media, entertainment and consumer products. The Company operates SeaWorld theme parks in Orlando, Florida; San Antonio, Texas; and San Diego, California; and Busch Gardens theme parks in Tampa, Florida; and Williamsburg, Virginia. It also operates water park attractions, including Aquatica in Orlando, Florida; Adventure Island in Tampa, Florida, and Water Country USA in Williamsburg, Virginia. In addition, it operates Discovery Cove, a reservations-only attraction offering interaction with marine animals and Sesame Place, a seasonal park in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. The company derives its revenues from the ticket sales as well as the in-park per capita spending for culinary, merchandise and other in-park experiences.

Ratios

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Forward P/E 36.63
SEAS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
93% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 16.95 vs. SEAS: 36.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 39.89
SEAS's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
75% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 18.33 vs. SEAS: 39.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
SEAS' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.91  Med: 73.75 Max: 241.59
Current: 39.89
25.91
241.59
P/B 3.48
SEAS's P/B is ranked lower than
77% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. SEAS: 3.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SEAS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.26  Med: 3.47 Max: 5.49
Current: 3.48
2.26
5.49
P/S 1.19
SEAS's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. SEAS: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SEAS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.24 Max: 2.26
Current: 1.19
0.77
2.26
PFCF 17.89
SEAS's PFCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.17 vs. SEAS: 17.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SEAS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.11  Med: 14.81 Max: 35.03
Current: 17.89
11.11
35.03
POCF 6.01
SEAS's POCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 10.64 vs. SEAS: 6.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SEAS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 6.02 Max: 12.65
Current: 6.01
3.9
12.65
EV-to-EBIT 49.80
SEAS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
84% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.44 vs. SEAS: 49.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SEAS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.1  Med: 26.2 Max: 49.8
Current: 49.8
14.1
49.8
EV-to-EBITDA 12.03
SEAS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
51% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 12.11 vs. SEAS: 12.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SEAS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.1  Med: 10.3 Max: 15.9
Current: 12.03
8.1
15.9
Current Ratio 0.64
SEAS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. SEAS: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SEAS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.63 Max: 1.16
Current: 0.64
0.37
1.16
Quick Ratio 0.50
SEAS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. SEAS: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SEAS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.5 Max: 1.02
Current: 0.5
0.26
1.02
Days Inventory 15.45
SEAS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
61% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 26.04 vs. SEAS: 15.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SEAS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.39  Med: 14.83 Max: 15.49
Current: 15.45
7.39
15.49
Days Sales Outstanding 13.40
SEAS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
71% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 26.62 vs. SEAS: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SEAS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.8  Med: 10.53 Max: 13.4
Current: 13.4
9.8
13.4
Days Payable 31.80
SEAS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
64% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 47.33 vs. SEAS: 31.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SEAS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.8  Med: 41.93 Max: 47.84
Current: 31.8
31.8
47.84

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 3.90
SEAS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
77% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. SEAS: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SEAS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 4.21 Max: 6.52
Current: 3.9
0.52
6.52
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.90
SEAS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
65% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.76 vs. SEAS: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SEAS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 4.21 Max: 6.52
Current: 3.9
0.52
6.52
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.10
SEAS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. SEAS: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SEAS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3  Med: -1.6 Max: -0.1
Current: -0.1
-3
-0.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.96
SEAS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. SEAS: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SEAS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.67
Current: 0.96
0.69
1.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.00
SEAS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. SEAS: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SEAS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 3.8 Max: 7.1
Current: 2
2
7.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,345
EPS (TTM) $ -0.15
Beta0.56
Short Percentage of Float32.55%
52-Week Range $11.77 - 21.85
Shares Outstanding (Mil)88.97

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,345 1,358 1,410
EPS ($) 0.26 0.51 0.96
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.26 0.51 0.96
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.52
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Mario Cibelli Adds to Stakes in SeaWorld, Fidelity National Financial Jun 09 2015 
James Barrow Wheels and Deals in Third Quarter Nov 13 2014 
Corsair Capital Q2 2014 Pitch For Seaworld Entertainment Aug 01 2014 
10 Stocks Enticing Investors with Higher Dividends May 19 2014 
Weekly 3-Year Lows Highlight: SEAS, AMTG, AHH, NCTY, CDXS Dec 30 2013 
5-year lows: Blackberry Ltd, Buenaventura Mining Company Inc, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc, AU Optroni Dec 09 2013 
Weekly 3-Year Low Highlights: SEAS, RBA, PGEM, WLH Sep 02 2013 

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