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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.07
SEAS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. SEAS: 0.07 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.07

Equity to Asset 0.25
SEAS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
52% of the 971 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. SEAS: 0.25 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.34
Current: 0.25

0.16
0.34
Interest Coverage 2.15
SEAS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. SEAS: 2.15 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 2.15
Current: 2.15

0.43
2.15
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.30
M-Score: -3.04
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 : 4/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 13.49
SEAS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9.14 vs. SEAS: 13.49 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.83   Max: 15.93
Current: 13.49

4.83
15.93
Net-margin (%) 4.38
SEAS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. SEAS: 4.38 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.8   Max: 5.44
Current: 4.38

-3.8
5.44
ROE (%) 9.64
SEAS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.39 vs. SEAS: 9.64 )
SEAS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.38   Max: 11.71
Current: 9.64

4.38
11.71
ROA (%) 2.36
SEAS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. SEAS: 2.36 )
SEAS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 3.06
Current: 2.36

1.5
3.06
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.56
SEAS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 12.26 vs. SEAS: 10.56 )
SEAS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 11.35   Max: 16.51
Current: 10.56

11.35
16.51
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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

SEAS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 56,247 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 2,848,150 sh (New)
John Keeley 11,780 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 750,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 233,400 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,026,645 sh (+377.49%)
Steve Mandel 3,058,260 sh (+76.15%)
Ron Baron Sold Out
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Q1 2014

SEAS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Larry Robbins 1,479,777 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 3,769,871 sh (+32.36%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 840,740 sh (+12.1%)
Jim Simons 250,598 sh (+7.37%)
John Keeley 11,880 sh (+0.85%)
Steve Mandel 2,114,123 sh (-30.87%)
Joel Greenblatt 17,377 sh (-69.11%)
Steven Cohen 23,083 sh (-97.75%)
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Q2 2014

SEAS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 15,568 sh (New)
George Soros 500,000 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 1,087,400 sh (New)
Eric Mindich 1,500,000 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 3,379,777 sh (+128.4%)
RS Investment Management 6,387,055 sh (+69.42%)
John Keeley 12,280 sh (+3.37%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 840,740 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 300,400 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Jim Simons 223,600 sh (-10.77%)
Joel Greenblatt 11,757 sh (-32.34%)
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Q3 2014

SEAS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

James Barrow 9,011,740 sh (New)
Westport Asset Management 150,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 1,822,457 sh (+15401%)
Jim Simons 719,500 sh (+221.78%)
Eric Mindich 2,901,000 sh (+93.4%)
RS Investment Management 6,764,835 sh (+5.91%)
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
John Keeley Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 11,500 sh (-26.13%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SEAS

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Leon Cooperman 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.41%$18 - $29.59 $ 17.39-27%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 15401%0.35%$18 - $29.59 $ 17.39-27%1822457
James Barrow 2014-09-30 New Buy0.24%$18 - $29.59 $ 17.39-27%9011740
George Soros 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.11%$18 - $29.59 $ 17.39-27%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.06%$18 - $29.59 $ 17.39-27%0
John Keeley 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$18 - $29.59 $ 17.39-27%0
Leon Cooperman 2014-06-30 New Buy0.41%$28 - $31.75 $ 17.39-42%1087400
Steve Mandel 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.28%$28 - $31.75 $ 17.39-42%0
George Soros 2014-06-30 New Buy0.11%$28 - $31.75 $ 17.39-42%500000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -32.34%$28 - $31.75 $ 17.39-42%11757
Steve Mandel 2014-03-31 Reduce -30.87%0.12%$27.79 - $35.11 $ 17.39-46%2114123
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -69.11%0.03%$27.79 - $35.11 $ 17.39-46%17377
Steve Mandel 2013-12-31 Add 76.15%0.16%$27.66 - $32.82 $ 17.39-42%3058260
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 New Buy0.06%$27.66 - $32.82 $ 17.39-42%750000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.04%$27.66 - $32.82 $ 17.39-42%56247
John Keeley 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$27.66 - $32.82 $ 17.39-42%11780
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 Sold Out $27.66 - $32.82 $ 17.39-42%0
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 24.50
SEAS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 30.80 vs. SEAS: 24.50 )
SEAS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 17.79   Max: 115.08
Current: 24.5

17.79
115.08
P/B 2.52
SEAS's P/B is ranked higher than
69% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. SEAS: 2.52 )
SEAS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.29   Max: 5.49
Current: 2.52

2.29
5.49
P/S 1.10
SEAS's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. SEAS: 1.10 )
SEAS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1   Max: 2.26
Current: 1.1

1
2.26
PFCF 12.33
SEAS's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 43.04 vs. SEAS: 12.33 )
SEAS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.85   Max: 33.61
Current: 12.33

10.85
33.61
EV-to-EBIT 16.35
SEAS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 22.57 vs. SEAS: 16.35 )
SEAS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 13.9   Max: 27.9
Current: 16.35

13.9
27.9
Current Ratio 0.89
SEAS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. SEAS: 0.89 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 1.16
Current: 0.89

0.52
1.16
Quick Ratio 0.74
SEAS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. SEAS: 0.74 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.02
Current: 0.74

0.4
1.02

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.72
SEAS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
86% of the 630 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. SEAS: 4.72 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 5.2
Current: 4.72

0.52
5.2
Dividend Payout 1.19
SEAS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
70% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SEAS: 1.19 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.49
Current: 1.19

0.15
0.49
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.60
SEAS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
75% of the 634 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. SEAS: 4.60 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 5.2
Current: 4.6

0.52
5.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 16.56
SEAS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.37 vs. SEAS: 16.56 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 13.17   Max: 80
Current: 16.56

13.17
80
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
SEAS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. SEAS: 0.60 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 1.14
Current: 0.6

0.68
1.14
Price/Graham Number 4.36
SEAS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
72% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.53 vs. SEAS: 4.36 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 4.9   Max: 12.9
Current: 4.36

4.9
12.9
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.10
SEAS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
80% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. SEAS: 6.10 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 7.2
Current: 6.1

3.6
7.2

Business Description

Industry: Travel & Leisure » Leisure
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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.
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