SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) is at least 26.85% than its current record low price of $11.77. There was a -3.05% decline on 7/14/2017 that led the price to move at $14.93. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $14.87 and $15.4. This company shares are 32.28% off its target price of $19.75 and the current market capitalization stands at $1.39B. The recent change has given its price a -11.73% deficit over SMA 50 and -25.83% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -12.54% declines, -7.78% declines and -19.86% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found SEAS’s volatility during a week at 2.92% and during a month it has been found around 3.16%.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $1.46 billion or 93.8% in SEAS stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Blackstone Group L.P. owns $300.33 million in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc., which represents roughly 21.61% of the company’s market cap and approximately 20.64% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Llc, which owns 7,324,087 shares of the stock are valued at $112.79 million. The third largest holder is Capital World Investors, which currently holds $97.75 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 7.03% of its market capitalization.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of March 2017 reporting period, 64 institutional holders increased their position in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) by some 10,876,641 shares, 90 decreased positions by 8,619,513 and 19 held positions by 74,993,622. That puts total institutional holdings at 94,489,776 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 21 new institutional investments totaling 2,464,050 shares while 29 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 2,445,112 shares.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that 10% Owner Hill Path Capital Partners LP has acquired 83,900 shares of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS) in trading session dated Jul. 06, 2017. These shares are worth $1,297,094 and were traded at $15.46 each. The SEC filing shows that Hill Path Capital Partners Co- performed a purchase of 83,900 shares. The 10% Owner added these shares by way of transaction on Jul. 06, 2017. The company’s shares were assimilated at $15.46 per share worth to an investment of some $1,297,094 on account of Hill Path Capital Partners Co-.

10% Owner, Hill Path Capital Partners LP, purchased 54,500 common shares of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS) in the open market. In a transaction dated Jun. 27, 2017, the shares were bought at an average price of $15.54, giving away a sum of $846,930. After this purchase, 12,024,537 common shares of SEAS are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $179,526,337.

In the transaction dated Jun. 27, 2017, the great number of shares acquired came courtesy the 10% Owner; Hill Path Holdings LLC added a total of 54,500 shares at an average price of $15.54, amounting to approximately $846,930. The insider now directly owns 12,024,537 shares worth $179,526,337.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS), with 6 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 2 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 0 buy, 1 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 1.78 average brokerage recommendation.

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