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How to buy Six Flags Entertainment Corporation stock

Learn how to easily invest in Six Flags Entertainment Corporation stock.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is a leisure business based in the US. Six Flags Entertainment Corporation shares (SIX) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Six Flags Entertainment Corporation employs 1,950 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Six Flags Entertainment Corporation stock price (NYSE: SIX)

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Six Flags Entertainment Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-10.
Latest market close$40.68
52-week range$30.88 - $51.75
50-day moving average $40.91
200-day moving average $42.86
Wall St. target price$53.56
PE ratio 90.9337
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.48

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Six Flags Entertainment Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $40.68 from 2022-01-14

1 week (2022-01-07) -7.04%
1 month (2021-12-17) 1.12%
3 months (2021-10-15) -6.91%
6 months (2021-07-16) 2.37%
1 year (2021-01-15) 11.42%
2 years (2020-01-16) 6.49%
3 years (2019-01-16) 62.27
5 years (2017-01-13) 60.6

Is Six Flags Entertainment Corporation stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Six Flags Entertainment Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's P/E ratio

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 91x. In other words, Six Flags Entertainment Corporation shares trade at around 91x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's PEG ratio

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.12. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's EBITDA

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $387.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $1.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 21.04%
Gross profit TTM $-62,454,000
Return on assets TTM 5.73%
Return on equity TTM -9999999%
Profit margin 3.58%
Book value $-8.89
Market capitalisation $3.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Six Flags Entertainment Corporation.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 33.49

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's overall score of 33.49 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 64th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's environmental score

Environmental score: 20.53/100

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's environmental score of 20.53 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's social score

Social score: 18.13/100

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's social score of 18.13 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's governance score

Governance score: 10.34/100

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Six Flags Entertainment Corporation scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Six Flags Entertainment Corporation has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 33.49
Total ESG percentile 63.92
Environmental score 20.53
Environmental score percentile 8
Social score 18.13
Social score percentile 8
Governance score 10.34
Governance score percentile 8
Level of controversy 2

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Six Flags Entertainment Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's shares ever split?

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 26 June 2013. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Six Flags Entertainment Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Six Flags Entertainment Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's share price.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $30.88 up to $51.75. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SIX.US volatility(beta: 2.43)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's is 2.4288. This would suggest that Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation overview

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation owns and operates regional theme and waterparks under the Six Flags name. Its parks offer various thrill rides, water attractions, themed areas, concerts and shows, restaurants, game venues, and retail outlets. As of March 18, 2021, the company operated 26 parks in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The company was formerly known as Six Flags, Inc. and changed its name to Six Flags Entertainment Corporation in April 2010. Six Flags Entertainment Corporation was founded in 1961 and is based in Arlington, Texas. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.512% of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation shares are held by insiders and 90.965% by institutions.
How many people work for Six Flags Entertainment Corporation?
Latest data suggests 1,950 work at Six Flags Entertainment Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Six Flags Entertainment Corporation?
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Six Flags Entertainment Corporation based?
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's address is: 1000 Ballpark Way, Arlington, TX, United States, 76011
What is Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's ISIN number?
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's international securities identification number is: US83001A1025
What is Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's CUSIP number?
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 740540208

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