SIX Six Flags Entertainment

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  • SIX
  • Price as of: Dec 19, 10:24 PM EST
  • $41.95
  • -$0.02
  • -0.0%
  • Industry
  • Entertainment - diversified
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SIX Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    4.96% Services Average 2.40%
  • Annual Payout
    $2.08 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    208.0% EPS $1.00
  • Dividend Growth
    4 yrs Since 2010
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Dividend Uptrend Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Dividend payouts are consistent, but increases small.
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Growth History

SIX Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for SIX 395.1% 34.8% 4 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

SIX Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.8200 2013 34.8%
$1.3500 2012 1700.0%
Historical Dividend Data

SIX Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.5200 2014-10-21 2014-11-21 2014-11-25 2014-12-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4700 2014-08-20 2014-08-29 2014-09-03 2014-09-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4700 2014-05-08 2014-05-23 2014-05-28 2014-06-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4700 2014-02-12 2014-02-24 2014-02-26 2014-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4700 2013-11-07 2013-11-21 2013-11-25 2013-12-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4500 2013-08-21 2013-08-30 2013-09-04 2013-09-16 Yes Regular Quarter
2-for-1 2013-05-08 2013-06-27 2013-06-12 2013-06-26 NM Stock Split NM
$0.4500 2013-05-08 2013-05-28 2013-05-30 2013-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4500 2013-02-07 2013-02-25 2013-02-27 2013-03-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4500 2012-10-24 2012-11-23 2012-11-27 2012-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2012-08-07 2012-08-30 2012-09-04 2012-09-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2012-05-02 2012-05-24 2012-05-29 2012-06-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2012-02-08 2012-02-28 2012-03-01 2012-03-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0300 2011-11-03 2011-12-01 2011-12-05 2011-12-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0150 2011-08-04 2011-09-01 2011-09-06 2011-09-19 Yes Regular Quarter
2-for-1 2011-05-05 2011-06-28 2011-06-15 2011-06-27 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0150 2011-05-05 2011-05-26 2011-05-31 2011-06-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0150 2011-02-04 2011-02-24 2011-02-28 2011-03-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0150 2010-12-06 2010-12-16 2010-12-20 2010-12-30 Yes Regular Quarter
2-for-1 1998-07-17 1998-08-10 1998-07-24 1998-08-07 NM Stock Split NM
Company Profile

SIX Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Services

Six Flags Entertainment (SIX) - this company owns and operates regional theme, water, and zoological parks in North America. As of May 14, 2010, the company operated 19 parks in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. It also offers advertising opportunities through its television, outdoor cinema, board, and radio networks, as well as outdoor and experiential marketing channels. 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 1971 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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Six Flags Entertainment News

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  • Before the opening bell on Monday morning, Six Flags Entertainment (SIX)  reported its second quarter results, posting record revenues and...
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  • Six Flags Entertainment Corp Swings to Profit (SIX)

    On Wednesday, Six Flags Entertainment Corp (SIX) reported an unexpected profit, surprising analysts who had estimated that the theme park owner would report a net loss. SIX's Earnings in Brief
    • SIX posted earnings of $36 million, or 15 cents per share, compared to a loss of 2 cents per share a year ago.
    • Revenue rose 7% to $154.19 million.
    • On average, analysts expected the company to reported a net loss of 21 cents and revenue of $149.12 million.
    CEO Commentary

    Jim Reid-Anderson, SIX's chairman, president, and CEO, commented: "Strategic focus and excellent execution have been the key drivers of our fourth year of record financial performance. With 2013 guest-satisfaction scores also at a record high, our guests recognize we are providing innovative rides and attractions, superb service, and great value for their money. We are well-positioned as we enter the 2014 season and remain focused on delivering our target of $500 million of Modified EBITDA by 2015, equating to almost $3 of cash earnings per share."

    SIX's Dividend SIX will pay its next quarterly dividend of 47 cents on March 10. We expect the company to declare its next dividend in May.  Stock Performance  Six Flags shares were mostly flat during pre-market trading Wednesday. The stock is up 3.88% YTD.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Six Flags Entertainment Corp (SIX) have a 4.92% yield based on Tuesday's closing price of $38.25. Six Flags Entertainment Corp (SIX) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Six Flags Entertainment Q2 Profit Slides; Earnings and Revenues Miss Estimates (SIX)

    Before the opening bell on Monday, theme park operator Six Flags Entertainment Corp (SIX) reported a decline in both second quarter profits and revenues, missing analysts' expectations. The Grand Prairie, Texas-based company posted a second quarter net income of $47.36 million, or 47 cents per share, down from $72.27 million, or 64 cents per share, earned in the same period a year ago. According to analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, Six Flags was expected to earn 53 cents per share in the quarter. Revenues also dipped year-over-year, coming in at $363.7 million in the most recent quarter versus last year's revenues of $374.91 million. Analysts were expecting the company to post $370 million in revenues for the quarter. Six Flags saw a decline in revenues from theme park admissions, food and merchandise, and accommodations. However, revenues from sponsorship, licensing, and other fees increased. Six Flags shares were down 48 cents, or 1.34%, during morning trading on Monday. The stock has gained 15.07% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of Six Flags (SIX) have a dividend yield of 5.14% based on Monday's intraday trading price of $35.05 and the company's annualized dividend payout of $1.80 per share. Six Flags Entertainment Corp (SIX) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Goldman Sachs Begins Coverage of Six Flags; "Conviction Buy" (SIX)

    Goldman Sachs reported on Wednesday that it has initiated coverage of theme park operator, Six Flags Entertainment Corp (SIX) . The firm has begun coverage of SIX with a "Conviction Buy" rating and $83.50 price target. This price target suggests a 12% upside from the stock's current price of $73.72. Goldman Sachs has put the company on its Conviction Buy list due to its margin expansion and improved pricing. The firm views the company's pricing opportunity as "driven by new management’s focus on raising prices, reducing discounts, and providing compelling attractions and events for consumers." Six Flags was able to exit bankruptcy in 2010, and has been reducing expenses and improving on revenue. The firm sees even more improvement made by the company. The company, which has increased its dividend twice since 2010, has $287.7 million remaining on its $500 million authorization. Six Flags shares were up 65 cents, or 0.89% during premarket trading Wednesday. The stock has increased 56% in the past year. The Bottom Line Shares of Six Flags Entertainment Corp (SIX) have a 4.93% yield, based on Tuesday's closing price of $73.07. Six Flags Entertainment Corp (SIX) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Six Flags Turns a Q4 Profit; Adjusted Net Beats Estimates (SIX)

    Before the bell on Wednesday, amusement park operator Six Flags Entertainment Corp (SIX) reported that it was able to turn a profit in the fourth quarter with adjusted net and revenue coming in above Wall Street expectations. The Grand Prairie, Texas-based company posted a net income of $143.83 million, or $2.59 per share, versus a loss of $102.01 million, or $1.85 per share, in the same quarter a year earlier. This earnings result was favorably impacted by some accounting measures that enabled the company to partially reverse a net operating loss. Without accounting for that earnings manipulation, Six Flags reported a loss of 4 cents per share. However, this was better than the analyst expectation of a 50 cents per share loss in the quarter. Revenue for the quarter came in at $143.93 million, up from $137.56 million in the prior year quarter. Analyst had projected a fourth quarter revenue of $135.96 million for Six Flags. Six Flags shares were up $3.11, or +4.88%, during pre-market trading on Wednesday. The stock is up about 35% over the past year. The Bottom Line Shares of Six Flags (SIX) have a dividend yield of 5.65% based on last night's closing price of $63.73 and the company's annualized dividend payout of $3.60 per share. Six Flags Entertainment Corp (SIX) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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