Six Flags Entertainment Corp

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SIX : NYSE : Services
$57.26 | %
Today's Range: 0.00 - 0.00
Avg. Daily Volume: 833,800
07/28/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

SIX FLAGS ENTERTAINMENT CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 168.01% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)407.07386.07
EBITDA ($mil)170.24163.71
EBIT ($mil)144.32138.13
Net Income ($mil)60.8965.53

Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.0154.79
Total Assets ($mil)2590.292698.3
Total Debt ($mil)1651.431526.41
Equity ($mil)-92.15135.48

Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin56.2456.76
EBITDA Margin41.8242.4
Operating Margin35.4535.78
Sales Turnover0.510.44
Return on Assets6.692.45
Return on Equity0.048.4
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio0.01.31
Interest Expense0.018.97
Interest Coverage0.07.28

Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)92.8894.76
Div / share0.580.52
Book value / share-0.991.43
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume841722.0905705.0


BUY. SIX FLAGS ENTERTAINMENT CORP's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 28.81 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.07. 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.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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SIX 31.67 Peers 28.81   SIX 11.03 Peers 13.13

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

SIX is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


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

SIX is trading at a discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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SIX 27.52 Peers 25.35   SIX 1.32 Peers 2.80

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 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 significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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SIX NM Peers 8.38   SIX 188.70 Peers 18.91

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.

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  Sales Growth
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SIX 4.00 Peers 2.91   SIX 9.89 Peers 8.80

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 exceeds its peers.



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