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Six Flags Entertainment Corp
SIX : NYSE : Services
$58.52 -0.28 | -0.48%
Today's Range: 58.26 - 58.75
Avg. Daily Volume: 915,200
05/04/16 - 10:42 AM ET

Financial Analysis


SIX FLAGS ENTERTAINMENT CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company grew its sales and net income significantly quarter versus same quarter a year prior, and was able to outpace the average competitor in the industry when comparing revenue growth, but not when comparing net income growth.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 158.74% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)115.4285.16
EBITDA ($mil)-25.09-59.98
EBIT ($mil)-51.12-86.77
Net Income ($mil)-46.94-70.33


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.016.35
Total Assets ($mil)2393.362480.43
Total Debt ($mil)1576.531474.24
Equity ($mil)-73.19124.59


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin9.68-6.33
EBITDA Margin-21.74-70.43
Operating Margin-44.29-101.9
Sales Turnover0.540.48
Return on Assets7.442.69
Return on Equity0.053.25
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.77
Debt/Capital1.050.92
Interest Expense0.018.71
Interest Coverage0.0-4.64


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)93.2594.87
Div / share0.580.52
EPS-0.51-0.75
Book value / share-0.781.31
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume905705.0694915.0

Valuation


HOLD. SIX FLAGS ENTERTAINMENT CORP's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 29.10 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 23.99. Normally, for additional comaprison, we would look at the price-to-book ratio; however, this company's price-to-book ratio is negative making the value useless for comparisons. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, SIX FLAGS ENTERTAINMENT CORP seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SIX 33.59 Peers 29.10   SIX NA Peers 14.20

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

SIX is trading at a premium to its peers.

 

Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

Ratio not available.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SIX 30.10 Peers 25.03   SIX 1.97 Peers 2.57

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

SIX is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

SIX trades at a discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
SIX NM Peers 28.23   SIX 193.54 Peers 25.03

Neutral. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

SIX's P/B is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

SIX is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SIX 4.41 Peers 2.94   SIX 9.01 Peers 5.10

Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

SIX is trading at a significant premium to its industry.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

SIX has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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