Six Flags to operate OKC's Frontier City, White Water Bay

Institutional investors own 94.48% of the company's stock.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX) tumbled -3.06% year-to-date.

A number of other brokerages have also recently commented on SIX. Ostrum Asset Management purchased a new position in shares of Six Flags during the first quarter valued at about $110,000. Bank of America downgraded the stock to "Sell" rating in Tuesday, September 5 report. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. grew its position in shares of Six Flags by 1,477.8% during the fourth quarter.


Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Finally, Assetmark Inc. raised its holdings in Six Flags by 251.0% in the 4th quarter. BB&T Securities LLC now owns 40,300 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,682,000 after acquiring an additional 1,041 shares during the last quarter. The shares have slowed down in recent weeks, with their price down about -6.99% in the past three months. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 15,738 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,033,514.46. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. The shares were sold at an average price of $66.57, for a total value of $39,742.29. Following the completion of the purchase, the chief executive officer now owns 981,464 shares in the company, valued at $58,819,137.52. Zacks Investment Research cut Six Flags from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Saturday, February 3rd. Also, the Hold rating count is 1, as of 5/18/18. Oppenheimer set a $80.00 price target on shares of Six Flags and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 24th. The stock of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX) has "Underperform" rating given on Thursday, April 26 by Macquarie Research. Finally, B. Riley raised their price objective on shares of Six Flags from $78.00 to $80.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, April 26th. Roth Capital maintained it with "Buy" rating and $14.0 target in Friday, January 26 report.

Shares of Six Flags opened at $64.11 on Wednesday, according to Marketbeat.com. The firm has a market cap of $5.63 billion, a PE ratio of 49.76 and a beta of 1.18. Over the 52-week time span, the stock notched a high price of $70.44 and its minimum price was $51.25. The company has a current ratio of 0.37, a quick ratio of 0.30 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.90. The company reported ($0.74) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.79) by $0.05. Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New had a net margin of 9.14% and a negative return on equity of 297.44%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 29.6% compared to the same quarter previous year. A month ago, they told us to expect earnings of US$2.29 per share while three months ago their EPS consensus estimate was US$2.16. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 1st were paid a dividend of $0.64 per share. This represents a $2.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.24%. The company said that with their addition, another 20 million people will be within a 100-mile radius of a Six Flags park.

More notable recent Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX) news were published by: Fool.com which released: "Why Norfolk Southern, Six Flags Entertainment, and Intrepid Potash Jumped Today" on April 25, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: "Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Patterson Companies, Zayo Group, Six Flags ..." published on May 09, 2018, Fool.com published: "Theme Parks Crushed It in Q1, but Q2 Will Be Different" on May 12, 2018. It is already the largest regional theme park operator in the world.

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