Six Flags Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:SIX)’s share price was down 2.7% during trading on Monday . The company traded as low as $51.50 and last traded at $51.53, with a volume of 718,857 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $52.98.

SIX has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Six Flags Entertainment Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 20th. TheStreet raised shares of Six Flags Entertainment Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and set a $65.00 price target on shares of Six Flags Entertainment Corp. in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. FBR & Co cut their price target on shares of Six Flags Entertainment Corp. from $65.00 to $62.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a report on Friday, July 29th. Finally, Wedbush reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $68.00 price target (up from $64.00) on shares of Six Flags Entertainment Corp. in a report on Thursday, April 28th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $60.88.

The firm has a market capitalization of $4.79 billion and a P/E ratio of 29.14. The company has a 50 day moving average of $56.71 and a 200 day moving average of $55.85.

Six Flags Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:SIX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 27th. The company reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.06. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.67 EPS. The company had revenue of $407 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $406.13 million. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 5.4% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that Six Flags Entertainment Corp. will post $1.91 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, VP Lance C. Balk sold 20,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $59.11, for a total transaction of $1,182,200.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 90,343 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $5,340,174.73. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Usman Nabi sold 240,422 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $59.09, for a total transaction of $14,206,535.98. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Other large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in Six Flags Entertainment Corp. by 7.0% in the fourth quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 5,280,577 shares of the company’s stock valued at $290,115,000 after buying an additional 344,091 shares in the last quarter. RS Investment Management Co. LLC boosted its position in Six Flags Entertainment Corp. by 12.6% in the fourth quarter. RS Investment Management Co. LLC now owns 1,209,760 shares of the company’s stock worth $66,464,000 after buying an additional 135,230 shares during the period. Westfield Capital Management Co. LP boosted its position in Six Flags Entertainment Corp. by 10.0% in the fourth quarter. Westfield Capital Management Co. LP now owns 1,244,133 shares of the company’s stock worth $68,353,000 after buying an additional 113,490 shares during the period. Finally, Suntrust Banks Inc. boosted its position in Six Flags Entertainment Corp. by 26.7% in the fourth quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 22,427 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,231,000 after buying an additional 4,732 shares during the period.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (Six Flags) is a regional theme park operator. The Company operates in the theme parks segment. The Company operates approximately 20 regional theme and water parks. Its parks occupy approximately 4,500 acres of land, and it owns approximately 800 acres of other developable land.

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