NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Six Flags Entertainment

(NYSE:

SIX

) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $41.56, above its previous 52-week high of $41.50 with 117,937 shares traded as of 3:45 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 408,500 shares over the past 30 days.

Six Flags Entertainment has a market cap of $2.26 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

leisure

industry. Shares are up 50.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation owns and operates regional theme, water, and zoological parks in North America. As of December 31, 2010, the company operated 19 parks.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Six Flags Entertainment as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and generally poor debt management. You can view the full

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