Jefferies raised the price target for the Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX) stock from “a Hold” to “a Buy”. The rating was released on October 30, 2020. We previously noted in another research note published on October 02, 2020 by Goldman that upgraded the stock from a Sell to a Neutral with a price target of $21 for SIX stock. The research report from B. Riley FBR has reiterated the stock to Buy, with a price target set at $26. The stock was upgraded by Janney, who disclosed in a research note on July 09, 2020, from Neutral to Buy and set the price objective to $30. In their research brief published June 15, 2020, B. Riley FBR analysts upgraded the Six Flags Entertainment Corporation stock from Neutral to Buy with a price target of $31.
Historical Earnings Surprises and Revenue Forecasts
Profit is the most critical financial performance measure. Every investor in a business is looking forward to the earnings report as stock price to increase when earnings exceed market expectations and progressively decrease when earnings do not meet expectations. The firm reported an earnings per share (EPS) of -$1.12 during the last quarter as opposed to a consensus estimate of -$1.28, which indicates the company beat its estimate by $0.16, which implies that the company surprised the market by 12.50%. It appears that the average earnings per share estimate for the current quarter (ending in Jun 2021) is -$0.15. This is an average of 11 analysts’ earnings, where the high earnings per share estimate is $1.15 and the low earnings per share estimate is -$1.17. According to 11 analyst estimates, an average revenue estimate of $332.35M is projected for the current quarter with a high revenue estimate of $486.78M and a low estimate of $236.03M.
The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX) raised 5.18% to close Friday’s market session at $43.67, higher as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $42.4385 and $43.94 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 2805375 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 1.52 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated 0.32% within the last five trades and -10.90% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price increased 48.44% in the last 6 months and -1.42% was subtracted to its value over the previous 3 months. SIX stock is trading at a margin of -2.20%, -6.09% and 29.43% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, SIX deals in the Consumer Cyclical domain. The stock is trading -15.61 percent below its 52-week high and 171.92 percent above its 52-week low. For example, looking both at the price and the high and low measurements of 52 weeks will give you a clearer picture of the direction the price is heading. The firm’s Weighted Alpha is 93.32. A positive weighted alpha indicates the firm has done well over the course of the year, whereas one below 0 indicates that the firm has done poorly.
What Does Six Flags Entertainment Corporation’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $3.55 billion as of the last trading session. Market capitalization is the total value of all outstanding shares of a corporation and it is used to measure a company’s market value. The price-to-earnings ratio is a method of assessing corporate values by comparing them to their per-share profit. Forward P/E stands at 22.33. Forward price-to-earnings is calculated using predicted earnings for the next financial year’s P/E determination. The stock has achieved an effective Price-to-Sales Ratio of 10.55 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market.
Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?
Almost all investors and traders prefer to invest in shares controlled by the management of a corporation as a management company will be more likely to run the business itself and to never conduct things against the management’s desires and will always try to do what is best for their shareholders. Currently, 1.10 percent of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation shares are owned by insiders, and 89.10 percent are held by financial institutions. Brooks Wilson Taylor, the VP, Chief Accounting Officer at Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (SIX) has sold 2,614 shares of firm on May 07 at a price of $43.93 against the total amount of $0.11 million. In another inside trade, Cellar Kurt Matthew, Director of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX) sold 4,500 shares of the firm on Mar 15 for a total worth of $0.23 million at a price of $50.30. An inside trade which took place on Mar 09, Director of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation Cellar Kurt Matthew sold 11,500 shares of firm against total price of $0.57 million at the cost of $49.46 per share.
How Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (SIX) Stock Is Sustainable?
To Conclude, the score of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) has been traditionally used by investors to measure the actions of corporations and to make their future financial predictions. According to the ESG rating scale, there are five hazard levels in the scale: marginal, weak, moderate, high, and extreme. The next generation ESG score is a scale from 0 to 100 where 100 represents the most extreme situation. The score was designed to assist investors at safety and investment level in identifying and recognizing financially relevant ESG threats. A current assessment of the Six Flags Entertainment Corporation’s sustainability factors indicates that it scores at 59 or 59th percentile overall, with an Environment Score of 14 or 14 percentile, a Social Score of 12 or 12 percentile, and a Governance Score of 4 or 4 percentile.