Focus on Orca captivity hurting SeaWorld, shares -5.3%

|About: SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (SEAS)|By:, SA News Editor

Shares of SeaWorld Entertainment (SEAS -5.3%) as lower after lawmakers in California start to work on and publicize proposed legislation in the region to phase out Orca Whale captivity.

The group points out that other states already limit the practice of displaying the large marine animals in enclosed spaces.

The company is likely to be called out during a press conference later today by Assemblyman Richard Bloom.