Hunter Associates Investment Management LLC Cuts Position in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS)

Hunter Associates Investment Management LLC reduced its stake in shares of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEASFree Report) by 30.5% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 13,313 shares of the company’s stock after selling 5,839 shares during the quarter. Hunter Associates Investment Management LLC’s holdings in SeaWorld Entertainment were worth $610,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of SEAS. UBS Group AG increased its position in shares of SeaWorld Entertainment by 25.2% during the third quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 58,637 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,712,000 after purchasing an additional 11,802 shares in the last quarter. Swiss National Bank lifted its stake in SeaWorld Entertainment by 1.0% in the third quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 84,300 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,899,000 after buying an additional 800 shares during the last quarter. Qsemble Capital Management LP purchased a new stake in SeaWorld Entertainment in the third quarter valued at approximately $560,000. New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its holdings in shares of SeaWorld Entertainment by 13.7% in the third quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 228,747 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,580,000 after acquiring an additional 27,570 shares during the period. Finally, Barclays PLC grew its position in shares of SeaWorld Entertainment by 83.6% during the third quarter. Barclays PLC now owns 54,212 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,509,000 after acquiring an additional 24,691 shares during the last quarter.

SeaWorld Entertainment Stock Performance

NYSE:SEAS opened at $49.08 on Monday. SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. has a 1 year low of $40.87 and a 1 year high of $68.19. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $50.82 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $48.85. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.14 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.02 and a beta of 1.82.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

A number of analysts recently weighed in on the stock. B. Riley decreased their price target on shares of SeaWorld Entertainment from $78.00 to $71.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. Morgan Stanley lowered SeaWorld Entertainment from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and lowered their price target for the stock from $60.00 to $57.00 in a report on Thursday, December 14th. Stifel Nicolaus reduced their price objective on SeaWorld Entertainment from $73.00 to $67.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Truist Financial lifted their target price on SeaWorld Entertainment from $58.00 to $60.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a “neutral” rating and set a $57.00 price target (down previously from $67.00) on shares of SeaWorld Entertainment in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the company currently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average target price of $66.55.

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About SeaWorld Entertainment

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SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a theme park and entertainment company in the United States. It operates SeaWorld theme parks in Orlando, Florida; San Antonio, Texas; and San Diego, California, as well as Busch Gardens theme parks in Tampa, Florida, and Williamsburg, Virginia.

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