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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
SIX's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. SIX: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SIX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.06 Max: 0.45
Current: 0.01
0.01
0.45
Equity to Asset -0.03
SIX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. SIX: -0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SIX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.2  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.53
Current: -0.03
-0.2
0.53
Interest Coverage 5.09
SIX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
62% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.16 vs. SIX: 5.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SIX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 2.73 Max: N/A
Current: 5.09
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.81
M-Score: -2.97
WACC vs ROIC
10.18%
17.34%
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 30.28
SIX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 852 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.47 vs. SIX: 30.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SIX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.42  Med: 15.20 Max: 28.15
Current: 30.28
3.42
28.15
Net-margin (%) 13.76
SIX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 854 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.68 vs. SIX: 13.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SIX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.32  Med: -2.24 Max: 33.07
Current: 13.76
-32.32
33.07
ROE (%) 239.16
SIX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.92 vs. SIX: 239.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SIX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -409.91  Med: 18.85 Max: 124.69
Current: 239.16
-409.91
124.69
ROA (%) 7.00
SIX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. SIX: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SIX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.15  Med: -0.84 Max: 12.41
Current: 7
-9.15
12.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 30.90
SIX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9.65 vs. SIX: 30.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SIX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.36  Med: 12.38 Max: 28.1
Current: 30.9
-6.36
28.1
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.20
SIX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. SIX: 10.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SIX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -0.40 Max: 60.5
Current: 10.2
0
60.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.50
SIX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. SIX: 7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SIX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -4.90 Max: 207.7
Current: 7.5
0
207.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -21.20
SIX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. SIX: -21.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SIX' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.25 Max: 33.9
Current: -21.2
0
33.9
» SIX's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-22)


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

SIX Guru Trades in Q1 2015

RS Investment Management 5,981 sh (+310.22%)
Steven Cohen 739,900 sh (+43.14%)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,852 sh (-16.41%)
Jim Simons 243,200 sh (-43.40%)
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Q2 2015

SIX Guru Trades in Q2 2015

RS Investment Management 631,365 sh (+10456.18%)
Steven Cohen 200,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen 612,400 sh (-17.23%)
Jim Simons 191,900 sh (-21.09%)
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Q3 2015

SIX Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jeremy Grantham 101,300 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 60,000 sh (New)
George Soros 6,200 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,097 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 1,074,530 sh (+70.19%)
Steven Cohen 693,500 sh (+13.24%)
Jim Simons 81,300 sh (-57.63%)
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Q4 2015

SIX Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Joel Greenblatt 656,923 sh (New)
Jim Simons 273,600 sh (+236.53%)
Paul Tudor Jones 32,067 sh (+52.00%)
RS Investment Management 1,209,760 sh (+12.59%)
Paul Tudor Jones 22,200 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 95,700 sh (-5.53%)
Steven Cohen 158,700 sh (-77.12%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 32.99
SIX's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
72% of the 599 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 21.00 vs. SIX: 32.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SIX' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.09  Med: 32.30 Max: 557.21
Current: 32.99
9.09
557.21
Forward P/E 19.23
SIX's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
70% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 16.18 vs. SIX: 19.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 32.99
SIX's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
72% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 20.75 vs. SIX: 32.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SIX' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.25  Med: 32.85 Max: 798.67
Current: 32.99
9.25
798.67
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 19.41
SIX's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
51% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 18.81 vs. SIX: 19.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
SIX' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.25  Med: 17.22 Max: 34.32
Current: 19.41
10.25
34.32
P/S 4.59
SIX's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. SIX: 4.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SIX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.79  Med: 3.43 Max: 7.73
Current: 4.59
1.79
7.73
PFCF 16.31
SIX's PFCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 16.25 vs. SIX: 16.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SIX' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.81  Med: 14.22 Max: 115.5
Current: 16.31
8.81
115.5
POCF 12.33
SIX's POCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. SIX: 12.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SIX' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.32  Med: 10.50 Max: 59.23
Current: 12.33
6.32
59.23
EV-to-EBIT 20.64
SIX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
60% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 16.52 vs. SIX: 20.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SIX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.7  Med: 19.30 Max: 73.9
Current: 20.64
-40.7
73.9
EV-to-EBITDA 15.68
SIX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
65% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 11.61 vs. SIX: 15.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SIX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8  Med: 13.00 Max: 33.6
Current: 15.68
8
33.6
Shiller P/E 148.47
SIX's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
90% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 23.89 vs. SIX: 148.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SIX' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 118.8  Med: 216.72 Max: 611.71
Current: 148.47
118.8
611.71
Current Ratio 0.84
SIX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. SIX: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SIX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.05 Max: 4.2
Current: 0.84
0.46
4.2
Quick Ratio 0.76
SIX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. SIX: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SIX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.91 Max: 4.08
Current: 0.76
0.38
4.08
Days Inventory 17.56
SIX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
58% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 25.91 vs. SIX: 17.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SIX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.75  Med: 17.60 Max: 105.12
Current: 17.56
13.75
105.12
Days Sales Outstanding 17.99
SIX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
61% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 24.24 vs. SIX: 17.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SIX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.65  Med: 10.07 Max: 18.43
Current: 17.99
6.65
18.43
Days Payable 16.10
SIX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
82% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 47.16 vs. SIX: 16.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SIX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.35  Med: 22.07 Max: 112.51
Current: 16.1
13.35
112.51

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.66
SIX's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
72% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. SIX: 3.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SIX' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 4.16 Max: 5.55
Current: 3.66
0.08
5.55
Dividend Payout 1.21
SIX's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
86% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. SIX: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SIX' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.46 Max: 2.54
Current: 1.21
0.42
2.54
Dividend Growth (3y) 16.60
SIX's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
69% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. SIX: 16.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SIX' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 177.8
Current: 16.6
0
177.8
Forward Dividend Yield 3.86
SIX's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
73% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. SIX: 3.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.66
SIX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
63% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. SIX: 3.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SIX' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 4.16 Max: 5.55
Current: 3.66
0.08
5.55
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.10
SIX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. SIX: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SIX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -138.8  Med: -0.60 Max: 36.4
Current: 4.1
-138.8
36.4

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 2.69
SIX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
75% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. SIX: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SIX' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.44  Med: 2.77 Max: 8.55
Current: 2.69
2.44
8.55
Price/Median PS Value 1.34
SIX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. SIX: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SIX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.23
Current: 1.34
0.67
1.23
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.93
SIX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
59% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. SIX: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
SIX' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.22 Max: 1.77
Current: 1.93
0.39
1.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.80
SIX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. SIX: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SIX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 5.10 Max: 6.8
Current: 4.8
1.4
6.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 23.79
SIX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9.03 vs. SIX: 23.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SIX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.6  Med: 1.90 Max: 26.4
Current: 23.79
-4.6
26.4

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1294
EPS $ 1.82
Beta1.33
Short Percentage of Float7.41%
52-Week Range $41.60 - 62.69
Shares Outstanding(Mil)93.27

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 1,320 1,386
EPS($) 2.64 3.07 2.09
EPS without NRI($) 2.64 3.07 2.09

Business Description

Industry: Travel & Leisure » Leisure
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Six Flags Entertainment Corp is a Delaware Corporation. The Company owns and operates regional theme, water and zoological parks. It is a theme park operator. Of the 18 regional theme and water parks, 16 are located in the United States, one is located in Mexico City, Mexico and one is located in Montreal, Canada. Its US theme parks serve the top 10 designated market areas. The Company's theme parks serve an aggregate population of approximately 100 million people and 175 million people within a radius of 50 miles and 100 miles, respectively. Its parks occupy approximately 4,500 acres of land and in addition, it owns approximately 1,100 acres of potentially developable land. It owns the Six Flags brand name in the United States and foreign countries throughout the world. To capitalize on this name recognition, 16 of its parks are branded as Six Flags parks. It holds exclusive long-term licenses for theme park usage throughout the United States (except the Las Vegas metropolitan area), Canada, Mexico and other countries of certain Warner Bros. and DC Comics characters. These characters include Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety Bird, Yosemite Sam, Batman, Superman and others. Its parks are located in geographically diverse markets across North America and they generally offer a selection of state-of-the-art and traditional thrill rides, water attractions, themed areas, restaurants, concerts and shows, game venues and retail outlets, and thereby provide a complete family-oriented entertainment experience. In the aggregate, during 2012 its theme parks offered approximately 800 rides, including over 130 roller coasters. Its parks compete directly with other theme parks, water and amusement parks and indirectly with all other types of recreational facilities and forms of entertainment within their market areas, including movies, sports attractions and vacation travel. The Company's operations are subject to federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations including laws and regulations governing water and sewer discharges, air emissions, soil and groundwater contamination, the maintenance of underground and above-ground storage tanks and the disposal of waste and hazardous materials.
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