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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
SEAS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. SEAS: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SEAS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.06 Max: N/A
Current: 0.03
Equity to Asset 0.21
SEAS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
86% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. SEAS: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SEAS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.34
Current: 0.21
0.16
0.34
Interest Coverage 1.97
SEAS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
85% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 20.82 vs. SEAS: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SEAS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.97 Max: 2.18
Current: 1.97
0.43
2.18
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.19
M-Score: -2.93
WACC vs ROIC
3.75%
4.99%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 12.30
SEAS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.89 vs. SEAS: 12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SEAS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.83  Med: 11.66 Max: 15.93
Current: 12.3
4.83
15.93
Net-margin (%) 4.02
SEAS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 769 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.98 vs. SEAS: 4.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SEAS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.8  Med: 3.56 Max: 5.44
Current: 4.02
-3.8
5.44
ROE (%) 9.75
SEAS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.57 vs. SEAS: 9.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SEAS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.38  Med: 8.80 Max: 11.71
Current: 9.75
4.38
11.71
ROA (%) 2.22
SEAS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. SEAS: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SEAS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.5  Med: 2.02 Max: 3.06
Current: 2.22
1.5
3.06
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.63
SEAS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9.59 vs. SEAS: 9.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SEAS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9.12  Med: 11.23 Max: 16.32
Current: 9.63
9.12
16.32
» SEAS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

SEAS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

James Barrow 9,011,740 sh (New)
James Barrow 9,011,740 sh (New)
Westport Asset Management 150,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 1,822,457 sh (+15401.00%)
Jim Simons 719,500 sh (+221.78%)
Eric Mindich 2,901,000 sh (+93.40%)
RS Investment Management 6,764,835 sh (+5.91%)
James Barrow 9,011,740 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
Jana Partners Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
John Keeley Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 11,500 sh (-26.13%)
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Q4 2014

SEAS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 746,592 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 131,800 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 104,411 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 538,382 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 559,650 sh (+4766.52%)
Jim Simons 1,465,700 sh (+103.71%)
Westport Asset Management 155,000 sh (+3.33%)
James Barrow 9,022,232 sh (+0.12%)
James Barrow 9,022,232 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 86,092 sh (-95.28%)
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Q1 2015

SEAS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Mario Cibelli 375,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 747,716 sh (+616.13%)
Steven Cohen 1,665,500 sh (+123.08%)
Paul Tudor Jones 1,148,085 sh (+105.14%)
Jim Simons 1,762,100 sh (+20.22%)
James Barrow 9,071,395 sh (+0.54%)
Julian Robertson 538,382 sh (unchged)
Westport Asset Management 155,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 109,990 sh (-16.55%)
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Q2 2015

SEAS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 113,520 sh (+3.21%)
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Mario Cibelli Adds to Stakes in SeaWorld, Fidelity National Financial
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 28.04
SEAS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
63% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 23.30 vs. SEAS: 28.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SEAS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 17.52  Med: 34.36 Max: 115.08
Current: 28.04
17.52
115.08
Forward P/E 17.99
SEAS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
56% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.06 vs. SEAS: 17.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 28.60
SEAS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
62% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 23.40 vs. SEAS: 28.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SEAS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 17.44  Med: 34.20 Max: 116.12
Current: 28.6
17.44
116.12
P/B 3.01
SEAS's P/B is ranked lower than
69% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. SEAS: 3.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SEAS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.42  Med: 3.73 Max: 5.49
Current: 3.01
2.42
5.49
P/S 1.11
SEAS's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. SEAS: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SEAS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1  Med: 1.76 Max: 2.26
Current: 1.11
1
2.26
PFCF 11.26
SEAS's PFCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 19.53 vs. SEAS: 11.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SEAS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.11  Med: 17.18 Max: 33.61
Current: 11.26
11.11
33.61
POCF 5.34
SEAS's POCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 12.20 vs. SEAS: 5.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SEAS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.14  Med: 7.98 Max: 12.48
Current: 5.34
5.14
12.48
EV-to-EBIT 18.75
SEAS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.93 vs. SEAS: 18.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SEAS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 14.1  Med: 20.20 Max: 27.9
Current: 18.75
14.1
27.9
Current Ratio 0.46
SEAS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. SEAS: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SEAS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.64 Max: 1.16
Current: 0.46
0.46
1.16
Quick Ratio 0.34
SEAS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. SEAS: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SEAS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.50 Max: 1.02
Current: 0.34
0.34
1.02
Days Inventory 17.22
SEAS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
61% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 28.26 vs. SEAS: 17.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SEAS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 7.39  Med: 15.02 Max: 15.49
Current: 17.22
7.39
15.49
Days Sales Outstanding 10.18
SEAS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
76% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 25.77 vs. SEAS: 10.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SEAS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 9.8  Med: 10.47 Max: 12.61
Current: 10.18
9.8
12.61

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 4.77
SEAS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. SEAS: 4.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SEAS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.52  Med: 2.81 Max: 5.26
Current: 4.77
0.52
5.26
Dividend Payout 1.31
SEAS's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
87% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. SEAS: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SEAS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.49
Current: 1.31
0.15
0.49
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.76
SEAS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
76% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. SEAS: 4.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SEAS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.52  Med: 2.81 Max: 5.26
Current: 4.76
0.52
5.26

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Median PS Value 0.63
SEAS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. SEAS: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SEAS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.00 Max: 1.18
Current: 0.63
0.64
1.18
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.36
SEAS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. SEAS: 5.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SEAS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.6  Med: 4.95 Max: 7.1
Current: 5.36
3.6
7.1

Business Description

Industry: Travel & Leisure » Leisure
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Traded in other countries:W2L.Germany,
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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