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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.07
SEAS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 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 lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SEAS: 0.25 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.34
Current: 0.25

0.18
0.34
Interest Coverage 2.15
SEAS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

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

0.43
2.15
Z-Score: 1.40
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 13.78
SEAS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SEAS: 13.78 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.83   Max: 15.93
Current: 13.78

4.83
15.93
Net-margin (%) 3.46
SEAS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SEAS: 3.46 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.8   Max: 5.44
Current: 3.46

-3.8
5.44
ROE (%) 7.72
SEAS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SEAS: 7.72 )
SEAS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.19   Max: 17.22
Current: 7.72

2.19
17.22
ROA (%) 1.95
SEAS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SEAS: 1.95 )
SEAS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 3.07
Current: 1.95

0.75
3.07
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.36
SEAS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SEAS: 11.36 )
SEAS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 8.26   Max: 12.78
Current: 11.36

8.26
12.78
» SEAS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

SEAS Guru Trades in

Q2 2013

SEAS Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Ron Baron 11,200 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 12,780 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 202,500 sh (New)
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Q3 2013

SEAS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steve Mandel 1,736,193 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 215,007 sh (+1582.37%)
Ron Baron 11,200 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q4 2013

SEAS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Keeley 11,780 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 750,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 56,247 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 2,848,150 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
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SEAS

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Steve Mandel 2013-12-31 Add 76.15%0.16%$27.66 - $32.82 $ 30.011%3058260
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 New Buy0.06%$27.66 - $32.82 $ 30.011%750000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.04%$27.66 - $32.82 $ 30.011%56247
John Keeley 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$27.66 - $32.82 $ 30.011%11780
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 Sold Out $27.66 - $32.82 $ 30.011%0
Steve Mandel 2013-09-30 New Buy0.23%$28.65 - $38.92 $ 30.01-12%1736193
Ron Baron 2013-06-30 New Buy$32.32 - $38.88 $ 30.01-16%11200
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 58.90
SEAS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SEAS: 58.90 )
SEAS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 51.75   Max: 115.08
Current: 58.9

51.75
115.08
P/B 4.30
SEAS's P/B is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SEAS: 4.30 )
SEAS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.52   Max: 5.49
Current: 4.3

3.52
5.49
P/S 1.80
SEAS's P/S is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SEAS: 1.80 )
SEAS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.72   Max: 2.26
Current: 1.8

1.72
2.26
PFCF 21.90
SEAS's PFCF is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SEAS: 21.90 )
SEAS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 21.05   Max: 33.61
Current: 21.9

21.05
33.61
EV-to-EBIT 21.30
SEAS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SEAS: 21.30 )
SEAS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 20.2   Max: 27.9
Current: 21.3

20.2
27.9

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.70
SEAS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SEAS: 2.70 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 2.1
Current: 2.7

0.52
2.1
Dividend Payout 1.05
SEAS's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SEAS: 1.05 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 1.05
Current: 1.05

Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.70
SEAS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SEAS: 2.70 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 2.1
Current: 2.7

0.52
2.1

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 22.10
SEAS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SEAS: 22.10 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 21.15   Max: 21.15
Current: 22.1

Price/Median PS Value 1.00
SEAS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SEAS: 1.00 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 0.9
Current: 1

Price/Graham Number 7.40
SEAS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SEAS: 7.40 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 7.07   Max: 7.07
Current: 7.4

Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.70
SEAS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SEAS: 4.70 )
SEAS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 5
Current: 4.7

3.6
5

Business Description

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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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