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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.02
SIX's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. SIX: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SIX' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.07 Max: N/A
Current: 0.02
Equity-to-Asset -0.08
SIX's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. SIX: -0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SIX' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.26  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.53
Current: -0.08
-0.26
0.53
Interest Coverage 3.55
SIX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
72% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 13.06 vs. SIX: 3.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SIX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 3.49 Max: N/A
Current: 3.55
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 1.32
Beneish M-Score: -3.29
WACC vs ROIC
7.28%
13.92%
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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 22.90
SIX's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
84% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.15 vs. SIX: 22.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SIX' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.93  Med: 19.11 Max: 28.15
Current: 22.9
3.93
28.15
Net Margin % 8.26
SIX's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
64% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.82 vs. SIX: 8.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SIX' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.08  Med: 6.47 Max: 34.19
Current: 8.26
-26.08
34.19
ROA % 4.29
SIX's ROA % is ranked higher than
63% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. SIX: 4.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SIX' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.26  Med: 3.03 Max: 12.83
Current: 4.29
-8.26
12.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 23.93
SIX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
73% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9.60 vs. SIX: 23.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SIX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.36  Med: 19.03 Max: 28.1
Current: 23.93
-6.36
28.1
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 8.10
SIX's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. SIX: 8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SIX' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.7 Max: 130
Current: 8.1
0
130
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 3.30
SIX's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
52% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. SIX: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SIX' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.3 Max: 207.7
Current: 3.3
0
207.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 2.20
SIX's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
51% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. SIX: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
SIX' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.2 Max: 35.9
Current: 2.2
0
35.9
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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

SIX Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Steven Cohen 495,276 sh (+26.68%)
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Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Jim Simons 160,800 sh (-71.46%)
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Q3 2016

SIX Guru Trades in Q3 2016

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Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q4 2016

SIX Guru Trades in Q4 2016

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Jim Simons 9,800 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 527,100 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 56,450 sh (+201.73%)
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Q1 2017

SIX Guru Trades in Q1 2017

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Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Travel & Leisure » Leisure    NAICS: 713110    SIC: 7996
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Traded in other countries:6FE.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Six Flags Entertainment Corp is the owner and operator of regional theme and water parks in the United States, Mexico and Canada. It offers thrill rides, water attractions, themed areas, concerts and shows, restaurants, game venues and retail outlets.

Six Flags owns and operates theme parks worldwide. Its 29 American parks are located in metropolitan areas in California, Texas, Illinois, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kentucky, Colorado, Ohio, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Massachusetts. It also has a total of nine parks in Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, France, and Mexico. The parks generally offer various rides, water attractions, themed areas, concerts, restaurants, game venues, and merchandise outlets. The company's parks have an aggregate annual attendance of 46.5 million.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 50.25
SIX's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 23.23 vs. SIX: 50.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
SIX' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.1  Med: 33.08 Max: 584.39
Current: 50.25
9.1
584.39
Forward PE Ratio 19.92
SIX's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 19.57 vs. SIX: 19.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 50.25
SIX's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
83% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 23.23 vs. SIX: 50.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
SIX' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.27  Med: 33.38 Max: 599
Current: 50.25
9.27
599
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 30.61
SIX's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
70% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 19.47 vs. SIX: 30.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
SIX' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.23  Med: 26.63 Max: 54.74
Current: 30.61
12.23
54.74
PS Ratio 4.04
SIX's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. SIX: 4.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SIX' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.79  Med: 3.6 Max: 7.73
Current: 4.04
1.79
7.73
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 17.00
SIX's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
53% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 19.49 vs. SIX: 17.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
SIX' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.81  Med: 14.64 Max: 19.16
Current: 17
8.81
19.16
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 11.70
SIX's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
57% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 11.33 vs. SIX: 11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SIX' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.32  Med: 10.81 Max: 1540
Current: 11.7
6.32
1540
EV-to-EBIT 23.20
SIX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 18.08 vs. SIX: 23.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SIX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.7  Med: 19.7 Max: 73.9
Current: 23.2
-40.7
73.9
EV-to-EBITDA 16.91
SIX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
67% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 12.54 vs. SIX: 16.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SIX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8  Med: 13.8 Max: 33.6
Current: 16.91
8
33.6
PEG Ratio 4.19
SIX's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. SIX: 4.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
SIX' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.52  Med: 3.14 Max: 6.08
Current: 4.19
1.52
6.08
Shiller PE Ratio 81.59
SIX's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 30.69 vs. SIX: 81.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
SIX' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 77.9  Med: 131.23 Max: 611.71
Current: 81.59
77.9
611.71
Current Ratio 0.47
SIX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. SIX: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SIX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.01 Max: 9.95
Current: 0.47
0.31
9.95
Quick Ratio 0.38
SIX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. SIX: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SIX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.89 Max: 9.68
Current: 0.38
0.23
9.68
Days Inventory 20.85
SIX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
55% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 25.42 vs. SIX: 20.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SIX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.75  Med: 16.09 Max: 105.12
Current: 20.85
13.75
105.12
Days Sales Outstanding 15.60
SIX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
66% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 26.89 vs. SIX: 15.60 )
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: 19.09
Current: 15.6
6.65
19.09
Days Payable 26.08
SIX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
68% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 47.56 vs. SIX: 26.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SIX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.35  Med: 17.71 Max: 112.51
Current: 26.08
13.35
112.51

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 4.45
SIX's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
78% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. SIX: 4.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
SIX' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 4.12 Max: 5.55
Current: 4.45
0.08
5.55
Dividend Payout Ratio 2.16
SIX's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. SIX: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
SIX' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.56 Max: 2.54
Current: 2.16
0.42
2.54
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 9.40
SIX's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. SIX: 9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
SIX' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 177.8
Current: 9.4
0
177.8
Forward Dividend Yield % 4.47
SIX's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
76% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. SIX: 4.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 56.77
SIX's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
99% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. SIX: 56.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
SIX' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 52.56 Max: 70.8
Current: 56.77
1.02
70.8
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.40
SIX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. SIX: 1.40 )
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: -51.5  Med: -0.2 Max: 34.9
Current: 1.4
-51.5
34.9

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.11
SIX's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. SIX: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SIX' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 2.98 Max: 60.07
Current: 2.11
1.6
60.07
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.13
SIX's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. SIX: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SIX' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1 Max: 1.96
Current: 1.13
0.5
1.96
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 5.39
SIX's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
94% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. SIX: 5.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
SIX' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.85 Max: 21.66
Current: 5.39
0.39
21.66
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.36
SIX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
50% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. SIX: 4.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SIX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3  Med: 4.65 Max: 6.8
Current: 4.36
-3
6.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 13.83
SIX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
66% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.73 vs. SIX: 13.83 )
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: 2.85 Max: 26.4
Current: 13.83
-4.6
26.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,303.51
EPS (TTM) $ 1.12
Beta1.00
Short Percentage of Float7.49%
52-Week Range $47.61 - 65.19
Shares Outstanding (Mil)90.61

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,412 1,483
EPS ($) 2.88 3.13
EPS without NRI ($) 2.88 3.13
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 2.55 2.81
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