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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 shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-23.
52-week range$16.06 - $51.75
50-day moving average $47.82
200-day moving average $35.98
Wall St. target price$49.64
PE ratio 9.9119
Dividend yield $0.25 (0.51%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.93

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Is Six Flags Entertainment Corporation under- or over-valued?

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 10x. In other words, Six Flags Entertainment Corporation shares trade at around 10x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-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 $265.6 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 $356.6 million
Gross profit TTM $-62,454,000
Return on assets TTM -7.28%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -118.74%
Book value $-8.89
Market capitalisation $4.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Six Flags Entertainment Corporation shares

There are currently 5.0 million Six Flags Entertainment Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 26% down from 6.8 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Six Flags Entertainment Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 1.5 million). Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.23. In other words for every 100,000 Six Flags Entertainment Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3230 shares are currently held short.

However Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Six Flags Entertainment Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Six Flags Entertainment Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Six Flags Entertainment Corporation shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.065% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Six Flags Entertainment Corporation shares, roughly 65 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Six Flags Entertainment Corporation.

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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 $16.06 up to $51.75. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

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 2.5444. 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. .

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