Olstein Capital Management L.P. lifted its holdings in SeaWorld Entertainment Inc (NYSE:SEAS) by 12.2% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,120,000 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 122,000 shares during the period. SeaWorld Entertainment comprises about 1.9% of Olstein Capital Management L.P.’s portfolio, making the stock its 9th largest holding. Olstein Capital Management L.P.’s holdings in SeaWorld Entertainment were worth $15,198,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Parametrica Management Ltd acquired a new stake in SeaWorld Entertainment in the 4th quarter worth about $142,000. Sterling Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of SeaWorld Entertainment during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $214,000. Quantbot Technologies LP acquired a new position in shares of SeaWorld Entertainment during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $185,000. Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc. acquired a new position in shares of SeaWorld Entertainment during the 4th quarter worth approximately $262,000. Finally, Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of SeaWorld Entertainment during the 4th quarter worth approximately $285,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 96.50% of the company’s stock.

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. B. Riley restated a “neutral” rating on shares of SeaWorld Entertainment in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. BidaskClub upgraded SeaWorld Entertainment from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded SeaWorld Entertainment from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. ValuEngine cut SeaWorld Entertainment from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 target price on shares of SeaWorld Entertainment in a report on Friday, November 10th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. SeaWorld Entertainment presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $15.73.

Shares of SeaWorld Entertainment Inc (SEAS) opened at $15.77 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $1,430.70, a P/E ratio of 17.01 and a beta of 0.84. The company has a current ratio of 0.57, a quick ratio of 0.45 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.04. SeaWorld Entertainment Inc has a 12-month low of $10.42 and a 12-month high of $20.13.

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SeaWorld Entertainment Profile

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc is a theme park and entertainment company. The Company owns or licenses a portfolio of brands, including SeaWorld, Sea Rescue and Busch Gardens. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had a diversified portfolio of 12 destination and regional theme parks that are located across the United States.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS)

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