Six Flags Entertainment Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday (SIX)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Six Flags Entertainment (NYSE: SIX) is Monday, February 25, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 90 cents per share. At a price of $68.24 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.4%.

The average volume for Six Flags Entertainment has been 576,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Six Flags Entertainment has a market cap of $3.57 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 9.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation owns and operates regional theme, water, and zoological parks. The company's parks offers various selection of state-of-the-art and traditional thrill rides, water attractions, themed areas, concerts and shows, restaurants, game venues, and retail outlets. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Six Flags Entertainment as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Six Flags Entertainment Ratings Report.

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