Headlines about Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New (NYSE:SIX) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.7214632837322 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

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Shares of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New (NYSE SIX) opened at 54.32 on Friday. Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New has a 12 month low of $47.61 and a 12 month high of $65.19. The firm has a market cap of $4.65 billion, a PE ratio of 50.48 and a beta of 1.13. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $57.57 and a 200 day moving average price of $59.52.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New (NYSE:SIX) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The company reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.11. The firm had revenue of $422.37 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $438.04 million. Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New had a negative return on equity of 41.86% and a net margin of 7.49%. Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.64 EPS. On average, equities research analysts expect that Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New will post $1.88 EPS for the current year.

SIX has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Wedbush decreased their target price on Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New from $70.00 to $60.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, June 8th. ValuEngine upgraded Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Macquarie cut Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Hilliard Lyons cut Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, April 27th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $66.55.

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In other Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New news, VP Lance C. Balk sold 48,998 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $57.10, for a total transaction of $2,797,785.80. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. 6.90% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New Company Profile

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (Six Flags) is a regional theme park operator. The Company operates in the theme parks segment. The Company operates approximately 19 regional theme and water parks. Its parks occupy approximately 4,500 acres of land. Its parks are located in geographically diverse markets across North America.

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